Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Public Lectures on "From the Treasure House: Jewels from the Library of The Chinese University of Hong Kong "



To celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and to showcase the collections of rare books in the University libraries, the University Library System and the University's Art Museum are mounting a joint exhibition titled 'From the Treasure House: Jewels from the Library of The Chinese University of Hong Kong' to enable the public to have a glimpse of the wide range of valuable publications, manuscripts and artworks in the University's holdings.

The University Library System will be organizing two free public lectures as follows:


Topic 1: The Stories behind the Rare Books in the “From the Treasure House” exhibition

Date: March 9, 2013
Time: 2:30 – 4:00 p.m (4:00 – 4:30 Guided tour)
Venue:Conference Room, East Wing, Art Museum, CUHK
Speaker:Mr. CK Lam, Head of Special Collection, University Library System, CUHK

Topic 2: Reminiscences of early Hong Kong through the exhibits of "From the Treasure House"

Date: March 16, 2013
Time: 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. (4:00 – 4:40 Guided tour)
Venue:Conference Room, East Wing, Art Museum, CUHK
Speaker:Ms. YW Chau, Branch Librarian, United College Wu Chung Multimedia Library, University Library System, CUHK


Enquiries: 3943 8740
Website:http://www.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/Exhibition/ULS_Treasures/talk.htm

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