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中国文化与宗教 Distinguished Lecture


中国历史文化研究中心 Specialist Lecture

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Property and Financial Management of Manchu Imperial Princesses in Qing China, 1617–1911 During the Qing period (1644–1911), the property right of Women who married Manchu imperial family members were protected by Qing laws, but not the one of Manchu imperial princesses. Those Qing imperial princesses did not own full ownership of their property, only occupancy, use, and income rights, but not act of disposition. Their offspring did not have righ

13 Apr 2022


Spectacular Benevolence:  Operatic Entertainment and Court Politics  in Qing-Dynasty China Theatrical performance occupied a central place in the emotional and political life of the Qing dynasty imperial household. For over two centuries, the Qing court poured a tremendous amount of human and material resources into institutionalizing the theatrical arts for the purposes of entertainment and edification. The emperors and empresses, as ardent pat

7 Dec 2021


Cultural Habitus and Religious Doxa:  Theorizing the Confucian-Buddhist Encounter in Late Imperial China The paper explores Confucianism’s interaction with Buddhism in late imperial China by examining the mediating and defining role of the latter, especially its Chan iteration. The fact that Chan, a predominant Sinitic Buddhist sect, exerted enormous influences on the origination and development of Neo-Confucianism is commonly acknowledged and g

28 Sep 2021


Origin of Hong Kong and the Relationship between Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland The presentation focuses on the historical evolution of Hong Kong, the historical and cultural ties between Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland, and the unique position of Hong Kong in the historical development of China. 1. Ancient Hong Kong 2. British Occupation of Hong Kong 3. Hong Kong and the 1911 Revolution 4. Hong Kong and the Anti-Japanese War 5. New China

28 Sep 2021

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Abstract (based on the abstract of Chapter 1) In this CIHK webinar, we will discuss the material conditions of and historical background to the use of Classical Chinese or Literary Sinitic in writing-mediated brush conversation between literati of Sinitic engaged in cross-border communication within Sinographic East Asia or the Sinographic cosmopolis, which corresponds with today’s China, North Korea, South Korea, Japan (including Okinawa, former

21 Apr 2022


Confucius Institute Day

孔子學院 - 中国古代女性的日常生活

“國風雅集香港漢服文化協會” 服飾展示與舞蹈表演

中国古代女性的日常生活 - 服飾展示與舞蹈表演

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