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The 24th Session of I·CARE Salon: Prospect of Chinese Culture: Critical Philosopher Lao Sze-Kwang

I∙CARE Salon is an iconic programme under the University Lecture on Civility which promotes reflective thinking on different topics. It enables participants to achieve inner significance through continued exchange of ideas and insights.

The 24th session of I∙CARE Salon is to be presided by Prof. Lau Kwok-ying* on "Prospect of Chinese Culture: Critical Philosopher Lao Sze-Kwang". Details are set out below:

Date: 16 March 2023 (Thursday) [updated] Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm Venue: Lecture Theatre 2, Lee Shau Kee Building [updated] Language: Cantonese Host: Dr. Lau Po-hei (Office of University General Education) Registration: CUHK Student and Staff: Please click here [Quota is Full]

CUHK Alumni and Public: Please click here [Quota is Full]

On-site registration and seating will be arranged according to the infection control measures laid down by the University.

* Speaker’s Biography

Prof. LAU Kwok-ying received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from University of Paris I. He is Emeritus Professor at the Department of Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He was Programme Director of M.A. in Philosophy and Head of Graduate Division of Philosophy at CUHK, Director of Edwin Cheng Foundation Asian Centre for Phenomenology, and Visiting Professor at various universities in France and Taiwan. His monographs include, among others, Phenomenology and Intercultural Understanding: Toward a New Cultural Flesh (2016) (awarded the Edwin Ballard Prize for the Best Book in Phenomenology 2019 by the Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology, USA) and Traces of Phenomenology in France: From Sartre to Derrida (in Chinese, 2018). He is editor of Infinite Horizons: Professor Lao Sze-Kwang as Scholar and Thinker (in Chinese, 2003), Traveling at Ease Across a Thousand Schools: A Festschrift for Lao Sze-Kwang in Honour of His Eightieth Birthday (in Chinese, 2010) and several books by Professor Lao Sze-Kwang, including Lectures on Philosophy of Culture (in Chinese, 2002) and one of the editors in chief of A New Compilation of Professor Lao Sze-Kwang’s Academic Works (13 volumes, 1998-2001).



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