Religion, Politics, and Contemporary Chinese Academia

A Conversation & Dialogue

Monday, December 02, 2013
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
10367 Bunche Hall

On behalf of Professor Poo Mu-chou (the Chair Professor of History at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, CUHK) and Professor Hsiung Ping-chen (the director of Research Institute for the Humanities and Professor of History at CUHK), both presently the Visiting Professors of History here at UCLA, we are excited to invite everyone to come to our lunch sharing and reception with Professor Lu Zongli. Professor Lu is the Professor in the Division of Humanities at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and an expert on Chinese history from early to early medieval periods.
On Monday, December 2, we are having a lunch sharing and reception with Prof. Lu Zongli from 12:00 to 13:30 at 10367 Bunche Hall. After the courtesy remarks given by Professor Hsiung, Professor Poo will introduce Professor Lu and chair the session.  This is a great chance to meet renowned professors and share scholarly thoughts.
Please email Chung-yu Chen, Professor Poo’s assistant, at by 5 PM, Wednesday, November 27 so that we can plan the catering accordingly. Please direct questions in the above-mentioned email as well. Thank you very much and we hope to see you all there.

Professor Zongli Lu
The Division of Humanities, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Professor Lu received his MA in Chinese literature in 1992 and Ph.D in Chinese cultural history in 1995 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he taught Classical Chinese part-time from 1990 to 1995. Before beginning his doctorate program at Wisconsin, he had taught Chinese literature at East China Normal University, and worked as Associate Professor and Vice-Director of the section of Warring States and Ch'in and Han Studies at the Institute of History, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

Research Interests
Chinese political, social, and intellectual history from early to early medieval periods; Chinese cultural history; political institutions and systems; classical textual studies; popular beliefs and religions.

Sponsor(s): Asia Pacific Center

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