Overseas and local scholars share insights on diverse topics on early China

2018-02-05
Scholars share insights on Chinese culture at HKBU workshop

A workshop entitled “Text, Artifact and Context: A Workshop on Cultural Practices in Early China” was jointly organised by the Department of History, the Department of Chinese Language and Literature, the Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology, and the Mr. Simon Suen and Mrs. Mary Suen Sino-Humanitas Institute on 13 December. It provided a platform for participants focusing on research on Early China to share their recent findings and insights.
 
A total of 19 scholars from prestigious institutions in the United States, Canada, Japan, Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong took part in the workshop and shared their latest research and insights with participants. The workshop consisted of four sessions covering diverse topics on early China, ranging from the study of material cultures, archaeology and art history, to studies of both excavated and transmitted texts.