Past News and Events

 
2013 / 05 / 08
International Archives Day 2013

Your Story, Our History: Archives of Hong Kong
 
FREE seminar, exhibition and workshops in celebration of International Archives Day 2013
Register seminar and workshops now at http://hkuspace.hku.hk/event/series/iad-2013-series
For further information or get in touch, please contact us at: iadhk2013@gmail.com
 
Exhibition and Seminar: Saturday 1 June 2013
Workshops: Monday 3 June – Friday 7 June 2013 
 
Join us in celebrating International Archives Day in Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Archives Society, supported by HKU SPACE, The Hong Kong Heritage Project and The Hong Kong Maritime Museum is proud to present ‘Your Story, Our History: Archives of Hong Kong’ a series of presentations, workshops and exhibits celebrating the diverse array of archives available in Hong Kong and an exploration of the role of records in society. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to discover the city’s documentary heritage and hear presentations from leading members of Hong Kong’s archive and heritage community. 
 
Exhibition and Seminar  
Date: Saturday 1 June 2013 
Time: 10:30 – 17:00
Venue: HKU SPACE Admiralty Learning Centre, room 204 (seminar) and room 205 (exhibition), 2/F, Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong, 
 
Language: Talks will be in both Cantonese and English

Schedule
10:30 – 10:50 registration
10:50 – 11:00 welcome message
  
Community Archives Panel 
11:00 – 11:20 Sarah Choy, Chief Archivist, Legislative Council Archives
11:20 – 11:40 Stella See, Head, Records and Heritage Office, Tung Wah Museum
11:40 – 12:00 Dr. Wong Wai Ling, The Hong Kong Memory Project 
12:00 – 12:15 Q&A
            
Lunch: 12:15 – 13:45 (not provided) 
 
Business Archives Panel
14:00 – 14:20 Helen Swinnerton, Senior Archives Manager – Asia Pacific, HSBC Archives
14:20 – 14:40 Edward Kwong, Manager – Strategic Partnerships, The Hong Kong Heritage Project  
14:40 – 15:00 Vaudine England, author of The Quest of Noel Croucher
The Quest of Noel Croucher  Vaudine England 
15:00 – 15:15 Q&A
15:15 – 15:30 Break (tea and coffee provided) 
 
Family Archives Panel 
15:30 – 15:50 Patricia Lim, author of Forgotten Souls, A Social History of the Hong Kong Cemetery 
  Forgotten Souls, A Social History of the Hong Kong Cemetery 
15:50 – 16:10 Dr. Lau Yee Cheung, Adjunct Associate Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
16:30 – 16:45 Q&A 
16:45 – 17:00 Wrap-up message
 
Participating Archives 
Hong Kong Maritime Museum
HSBC Archives
The Hong Kong Heritage Project 
The Legislative Council Archives 
Swire Hong Kong Archive Service
Hong Kong Film Archive
Asia Art Archive 
Po Leung Kuk Museum 
Records and Heritage Office, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals 
St Stephen’s College 
Hong Kong Butt's Clansmen's Association
 
 
Workshops  
Date: Monday 3 June – Friday 7 June 2013
Time: 18:30 – 19:30
Venue: CSSC Maritime Heritage Resource Centre, Hong Kong Maritime Museum Ground Floor, Ferry Pier No. 8, Central
Registration: Spaces are limited to 20 per workshop so register now to avoid disappointment
 
Schedule  
Monday 3 June: Robert Trio, Hong Kong Maritime Museum, on digitizing historic collections 
Tuesday 4 June: Jody Beenk, Head, Preservation and Conservation and Kate Chan, Assistant Conservator, University of Hong Kong Libraries, on  conserving historic materials  
Wednesday 5 June: Hong Kong Film Archive representative, on preserving film and photographs 
Thursday 6 June: Shirley Surya, Assistant curator (Design and Architecture), M+ Museum for Visual Culture (West Kowloon Cultural District Authority), on Curating the Works of Yung Ho Chang & FCJZ: A Curatorial Researcher's Point of View 
Friday 7 June: Dr. Ng Chun-hung, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, The University of Hong Kong, on James Wong and Hong Kong Popular Culture: Recollection and Reconstruction
 
Join us in celebrating International Archives Day in Hong Kong !
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