Chinese Culture Talks: An introduction to Chinese History and Culture

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Launched by the Office of Academic Links, CUHK-Shenzhen, CCT aims to offer international students, teachers and faculty a multifaceted approach to understanding China. During these interactive sessions, the audience will learn from CUHK-Shenzhen faculty members about the different aspects of China, such as Chinese history, culture, art, philosophy, geography, economy, etc. Local industry leaders will also be invited to talk about the Chinese market, boosting economy and the entrepreneurship that features the vibrant city of Shenzhen.


CCT will take place in three sessions virtually on Zoom in the fall term 2022. You are welcome to join the first session on 23 September 2022.

Topic: An introduction to Chinese History and Culture

Time: 16:00-17:30 Beijing Time (UCT+8)

Speaker: Prof. Yongchang Peng

School of Humanities and Social Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

Language: English


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Meeting ID: 817 544 0498

Abstract: China is one of the biggest countries in the world. More and more foreigners are traveling, learning, and working in China. But how much do you know about Chinese history and culture? In this talk, we will give a basic introduction to Chinese history and culture, and try to find answers to those questions. Why can China be regarded as one of the four ancient civilizations? Why do China town be called Tangrenjie 唐人街? Who is Confucius and what does Confucianism? How did China interact with the other parts of the world and transform from an ancient country into a modern nation? I hope this talk will help your understanding on China and enrich your experience in China.