The HKU Museum Society is pleased to invite Ms Lee Meiyin to present a lecture on the Palace Museum (also known as the Forbidden City). The lecture will cover the magnificent architectural structures, layout, orientations and its imperial collection. The evacuation of its collection shortly before the outbreak of World War II. Ms Lee will also highlight some of the artefacts currently on display at the Hong Kong Palace Museum
Ms. Lee Meiyin’s areas of research include the history, art and costumes of the ethnic minorities of China, Buddhist art, Dunhuang art, silk and embroideries. She previously served as HKUSPACE guest lecturer (2000-2010), as well as a member of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee. She is currently a specially appointed research fellow of Dunhuang Academy, a visiting associate professor of the Chu Hai College, and a Vice President of the Friends of Dunhuang (Hong Kong). She also serves on the Board of Dunhuang Grottoes Preservation and Research Foundation of China, and as an expert advisor to the public museums of Hong Kong.