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Distinguished Lectures on Chinese Culture and Religion (3)

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's Policy on Hong Kong
6. Hong Kong and China's Reform and Opening
7. The Friendship between Two Places

Speaker's Profile:

Professor Liu Shuyong is an expert in Hong Kong history, a researcher at the Institute of Modern History of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, a senior research fellow at the Hong Kong and South China Historical Research Programme of Lingnan University and an affairs consultant of the Hong Kong Chronicles Institute. 

His major publications include "A Brief History of Hong Kong", "A Brief History of Hong Kong—From Ancient Times to the 1997 Handover", "Chronicles of Hong Kong - Summary - Major Events", "Liu Shuyong's Collection of Hong Kong History", "Hong Kong in the 19th Century", "Hong Kong in the 20th Century", "Hong Kong Economy in the 20th Century", "An Outline History of Hong Kong", etc. 


Confucius Institute of Hong Kong, PolyU

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