Young scholars and researchers from Hong Kong and the Mainland explore China studies issues


本港及內地青年學者及研究員共同探討中國研究課題

Date: 19 Dec 2013 (Thursday)

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Young scholars and researchers gather at HKBU to explore new frontiers in China studies

青年學者及研究員聚首浸大 探討中國研究課題

The China Studies Programme and the Advanced Institute for Contemporary China Studies of HKBU and the School of Humanities, the School of Social Sciences, and the Institute of Education of Tsinghua University held the “Transformation and Transmission: Young Scholars’ Conference on China Studies” at HKBU last week, during which over 40 young scholars and researchers explored the new frontiers in China studies from difference perspectives

Professor Xiong Zhiyong of China Foreign Affairs University delivered a keynote speech onSino-US Relations from Chinese Domestic Perspectives.” A total of 16 panels were held which covered the themes of international relations of ancient and contemporary China, historiography, culture heritage and resource management, sinology, new perspectives in urban studies, transformation in contemporary politics, political thought in the last century, new ideas during the Republic era, socio-economic issues, education and higher education. Experienced faculty members from HKBU and Tsinghua University acted as discussants on every panel, sharing their views to sharpen the papers of young scholars and inspire them. Dr. Wong Man-kong, Director of the China Studies Programme, Miss Gao Yang of the School of Humanities of Tsinghua University, Professor Zhao Kejing of the School of Social Sciences of Tsinghua University and Professor Ye Fugui of the Institute of Education of Tsinghua University concluded the conference. 

The conference marked a long-term collaboration between HKBU and Tsinghua University. It gave young scholars from both universities an opportunity to learn from each other and advance their studies and research network.

浸大中國研究課程、當代中國研究所與清華大學人文學院、社會科學院及教育研究院於上周合辦「變革與傳承」─中國研究青年學者研討會,讓來自本港及內地超過四十名青年學者與研究員聚首浸大,共同探討中國研究課題。 

大會邀得北京外交學院熊志勇教授作主題演講「從中國內政角度看中美關係」。為期兩天的會議進行了十六節討論,青年學者就不同歷史階段的中國國際關係課題、史學研究、文化遺產的開拓與資源管理、國學考釋、都市研究新視角、當代政治轉型、百年政治思想、民國時代的新思潮、中國教育、經濟、高等教育等議題,進行深入及具體的討論。大會並安排了浸大及清華大學的資深老師擔任評論員,為每篇論文提供深度評論。浸大中國研究課程主任黃文江博士、清華大學人文學院高陽老師、社會科學院趙可金教授及教學研究院葉富貴教授為會議作總結。

多年來,浸大與清華大學在中國研究課程建立了良好的合作夥伴關係。這次研討會更為兩校的年青學者們提供發揮的平台,讓他們發表研究成果、砥礪互勉、開拓眼界,更可得到相關領域的資深學者指導。