Latest Tan Lark Sye Professor


Latest Tan Lark Sye Professor


Professor Kam LOUIE
Honorary Professor, Hong Kong University 
Adjunct Professor, University of New South Wales

Period of Visit: September 2019
About Professor Kam LOUIE
Kam Louie FHKAH FAHA was Dean of the Arts Faculty, MB Lee Professor of Humanities and Medicine at Hong Kong University (HKU) and founding President of The Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities. He is currently Honorary Professor at HKU and University of New South Wales. His research interests cover interdisciplinary studies of Chinese gender, history, language, literature, and philosophy. He has published 18 books and numerous academic reports, book chapters and articles on diverse topics. 

Representative books include Inheriting Tradition: Interpretations of the Classical Philosophers in Communist China, 1949-1966 (1986), The Literature of China in the Twentieth Century (co-authored) (1997) and Theorising Chinese Masculinity: Society and Gender in China (2002). 

Professor Louie migrated to Australia when he was 10, and studied at Sydney University, Chinese University of Hong Kong and Peking University. He has taught at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Nanjing University, Auckland University and Murdoch University. He has also served as Professor of Chinese Studies and Head of Department at University of Queensland and Australian National University. As well as serving on various committees such as the Australia-China Council, Cultural and Educational Advisory Committee of the Queensland-China Council, he has been active in promoting Asian Studies by taking on roles such as Head of the Asian Studies Section of the Australian Humanities Academy. He was also Chief Editor of Asian Studies Review and is an Editorial Board member of various scholarly journals. ​

Public Lecture 1 (Chinese)​ 
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(Love and Class in the Talented Scholar Jia Baoyu)
1 September 2019 (Sunday), 3 pm to 4.30 pm
 Venue 新加坡华族文化中心创意室,六楼
Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, Level 6
(1 Straits Boulevard, Singapore 018906)

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Public Lecture 2 (English)
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The May Fourth Confucian Junzi Image in the Last Century
​4 September 2019 (Wednesday), 5.30pm - 7pm​
Chinese Heritage Centre Auditorium, Level 2
(46 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639817​)

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