30 November, 2011
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On 21 November, Mr Bernard Chan, Chairman of the University Council, conferred honorary fellowships on four distinguished individuals in recognition of their valuable contributions to education and the well-being of the community.

An inauguration ceremony was held for Simon & Eleanor Kwok Building on 4 November.

President Chan Yuk-Shee debuts in a live interview with u21, the online portal of the Hongkong Federation of Youth Groups.

Over 300 staff members and local and overseas students celebrated the Thanksgiving Day together in a fun-filled evening.

Lingnan artist-in-residence Tony Ng Kwun-lun and his artist friend Yip Lap-wing jointly presented “Moving Mountain”, an installation art exhibition on campus.

Argentinian flautist and composer Eduardo Tami brought to Lingnan a flavour of Latin America culture and music in a tango concert.

Dr William Lo shared his insights on career development strategy at the Lions Club of Metropolitan Hong Kong Business and Career Mentoring Forum 2011.

Research and academic activities

Prof Douglas Robinson discussed the resentment of Harold Bloom and the “theory wars” over the literary canon in the US.

Four newly elected District Councillors spoke at a forum hosted by Lingnan’s Department of Political Science.

The Department of Visual Studies has organised a three-day conference to discuss what constitutes a favourable environment from an aesthetic perspective.

Dr Derek Scissors analyses the expansion of the state in China under the leadership of President Hu Jintao since 2003 and the subsequent weakening in the outlook for long-term prosperity.


 

Mr Po Chung, co-founder and chairman emeritus of DHL International (HK) Ltd, speaks on post-industrial service leadership in a university assembly.

Prof Deng Xiaonan, an expert in the history of medieval China, was invited to speak on women’s life in Tang and Song Dynasties.


 

Dr Jonathan Choi Koon-shum was invited to share experiences on business and social networking in mainland China as well as his secret to success during the CGCC Forum.


 

Lingnan University has completed the Hong Kong Youth Development Indicators Study and announced its findings on 23 November.

Awards and people

Prof Leung Ping-kwan’s latest novel has won him for the third time the Hong Kong Biennial Award for Chinese Literature (Fiction).

A dinner reception was held on 16 November for students who received academic honours in 2010/11 in recognition of their outstanding academic performance.

Four business students of Lingnan University won the bronze prize in the 12th Challenge Cup Paper Presentation Competition.

Publications

Dr Lau Chi-pang, associate professor of history, launched a new book on Tat Tak College, the second university in Hong Kong.


 

Upcoming events

More information on upcoming activities available at http://www.ln.edu.hk/events