Chinese wartime science through the lens of Joseph Needham exhibition : opening ceremony and public talk
Joseph Needham Foundation for Science and Civilisation Hong Kong
Library, Lingnan University
12:30 p.m. -- 01:30 p.m.
Foyer, Fong Sum Wood Library, Lingnan University
Co-organized with Joseph Needham Foundation for Science and Civilisation in Hong Kong, Chinese Wartime Science through the Lens of Joseph Needham Exhibition features 11 banners with photos documenting Dr. Needham’s first encounter with wartime China and its Free Universities in the Southwest, and a slideshow highlighting the life adventures of Dr. Needham. Thanks for the help of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Library, Dr. Needham’s 3-volume masterpiece “Chemical Embryology” which earned him the membership at the prestigious Royal Society at the age of 41 will be displayed too.
The President, Prof Leonard K. Cheng and Dr. Peter Lee, Chairman of the Joseph Needham Foundation for Science and Civilisation in Hong Kong officiated at the opening ceremony held on October 8 at the University Library. It was followed by a public talk titled “Joseph Needham and the “Science and Civilisation in China”: An East-West Journey of Destiny” conducted by Dr. Peter Lee. The talk by Dr. Peter Lee focus on Dr. Joseph Needham, who befriended 3 young graduate students from China pursuing their PhD in the same laboratory.
Joseph Needham Exhibition Slideshow - 26 Oct 2017.pptx (33020 kB)
Cheng, K. H. L., Lee, P., & Lam, M. C. L. (2018, October). Chinese wartime science through the lens of Joseph Needham exhibition: Opening ceremony and public talk [Video podcast]. Retrieved from http://commons.ln.edu.hk/videos/761/