Maritime Silk Road Suite

Date: 
27/03/2017 to 30/04/2017

The "Maritime Silk Road Suite" is a series of academic activities to be held at The Chinese University of Hong Kong that is jointly organized by the T. T. Ng Chinese Language Research Centre, Institute of Chinese Studies and the Department of Chinese Language and Literature, co-organized by the Global China Research Programme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library and The Commercial Press (H.K.) Ltd., and sponsored by the United College and the New Asia College, focusing on the linguistic properties of Chinese spoken in the countries and areas along the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.

Voices of the Maritime Silk Road
The CUHK University Bookstore Activity Room (1/F Yasumoto International Academic Park)
4:30pm-6:00pm (Tea reception at 4:00pm)

2017.3.27 Movies, Education, and Cultures in Southeast Asia - Prof. Grace Mak (Department of Chinese Language and Literature, CUHK) & Mr. Lee Chih Hsien (Department of History, CUHK)
2017.4.3 A Dialogue between Two Non-native Speakers – Mr. Phra Jessadah Kattiyothaivong & Mrs. Dimple Shah
2017.4.5 Glimpses of Singapore Chinese Culture – Prof. Liang-hee Wee (Department of English Language and Literature, Hong Kong Baptist University)

Book Exhibitions on the Maritime Silk Road
3.27-4.9, The CUHK University Bookstore (1/F Yasumoto International Academic Park)
3.27-4.30, The University Library (Exhibition Summary (Chinese only), Bibliography)

International Symposium on Chinese in the Maritime Silk Road
2017.4.7-8 

Invited Speakers
Daryoosh AKBARZADEH
Research Institute of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization, Iran

Kaushal Kishore CHANDEL
Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

Cheng Hai CHEW
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Henning KLÖTER
Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

Hoang Anh NGUYEN
University of Languages and International Studies of Vietnam National University, Vietnam

Kingkarn THEPKANJANA
Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Benjamin T’SOU
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Opening Ceremony & Invited Speeches (I) 
2017.4.7
Cho Yiu Hall, University Administration Building

Invited Speeches (II) & Closing Ceremony 
2017.4.8
LT4 Yasumoto International Academic Park

Parallel Sessions 
2017.4.7-8
4/F Yasumoto International Academic Park

Workshop on Chinese Teaching and Learning for Non-Chinese Speaking Students in Hong Kong
2017.4.7-8
4/F Yasumoto International Academic Park

Organizers
T. T. Ng Chinese Language Research Centre
Institute of Chinese Studies
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Department of Chinese Language and Literature
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Co-organizers
Global China Research Programme
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library

The Commercial Press (H.K.) Ltd.

Sponsors
United College
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

New Asia College
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Details: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/ics/clrc/msr-chinese/index.html

Maritime Silk Road Suite