Past News and Events

2012 / 04 / 13

FREE seminar and exhibition to celebrate International Archives Day on 9 June 2012. SAVE THE DATE! 

The Hong Kong Archives Society is proud to present a day of talks and exhibits in celebration of International Archives Day. Three distinguished speakers will explore the future and relevance of Hong Kong’s archives around the seminar topic: “Archives of Hong Kong: More than Cherished Memories?” Eight of Hong Kong’s distinguished cultural institutions will come together to demonstrate the rich diversity of the territory’s historic treasures. Each institution will present records from their archival collections. Be sure not to miss this unique opportunity to discover Hong Kong’s archival heritage!

Date: 9 June 2012
Time: 12:00 – 4:00
Venue: 2/F, HKU SPACE Po Leung Kuk Community College, 66 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

1:00 – 1:45pm:  Stacy Belcher Gould, University Archivist, The University of Hong Kong (English) 
2:00 – 2:45pm:  Dr. Lau Chi-pang, Director, Lingnan University Archives Project (Cantonese)
3:00 – 3:45pm:  Simon Chu, Chairman of the Hong Kong Archives Society (Cantonese)
Participating Archives:
HSBC Asia Pacific Archives
The Hong Kong Heritage Project
University Archives, The University of Hong Kong
The Legislative Council Archives
Po Leung Kuk Museum
Records and Heritage Office, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals
Hong Kong Maritime Museum
St. Stephen’s College