News in 2020-2021

18May, 2022

An Extended Interview of Prof. Clarke in HKADC’s Oral History and Archives Project

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An extended interview with our Honorary Professor David Clarke is now available online in the Hong Kong Arts Development Council's Oral History and Archives Project website. With 15 video clips, transcribed and translated, the interview offers detailed accounts on both his academic and artistic work, his teaching philosophy, as well as his participation in and contribution to the local art scene.

19Apr, 2022

Extension of application deadline: MA in Art History

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We have extended the application deadline to 3 May 2022, 12 noon. Our HKU Master of Arts in Art History (MAAH) programme is the first MA in Hong Kong to focus on art history. We provide advanced training in research and writing for students and specialists pursuing further academic study in art history or professional careers in museums and other art-related fields. It is important to understand that our programme is not primarily a curatorial studies programme, nor does it focus on navigating the art market. We do include training in a number of curatorial skills that are [...]

14Apr, 2022

Resuming Normal Opening Hours after the Easter Break

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Opening hours of the Department Office and the Resource Centre will return to normal after the Easter break. From 19 April 2022 on, all staff will be on duty in person from Monday to Friday, 9am-1pm, 2pm-5:30pm. Students are welcome to use the facilities and our library collection without making any advanced appointment. All users are expected to wear a mask at all times, perform hand hygiene frequently, and maintain an appropriate physical distance with others. We look forward to your return to campus!

4Apr, 2022

Reopening of Office and Resource Centre

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The Department's General Office and the Resource Centre will operate on a reduced schedule until further notice. Monday to Friday, 9:30am-1pm, 2pm-5pm We will take cautious measures to minimize the risk of infection. Our staff will have students’ temperature measured before they enter the centre. Students should also wear a mask inside. With social distancing still in practice, we will keep the maximum number of students using our collection to 6 at a time.

15Mar, 2022

Making Images of Feelings by Lara Blanchard

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Dr Hammers would like to invite students and friends to an upcoming online talk, "Making Images of Feelings: Interiority, Passion, and Meaning in Song Dynasty Paintings of Women," by Prof. Lara C. W. Blanchard. It is an event organized by the Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong, in which Dr Hammers will be a discussant. Date: Tuesday 22nd March 2022, 7pm (HKT) "In this talk, Professor Blanchard will examine the ways in which paintings of women from China’s Song dynasty (960–1279) reveal emotions and even passion through their correspondence to erotic poetry. Through scrutiny of paintings including the [...]



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