Joint-UMAG Programme – Pre-trip Lecture - Tradition & Modernity: a Tour of Fujian-Taiwan With Professor David Lung 龍炳頤教授
This lecture is presented in conjunction with the Museum Society’s upcoming trip, “Tradition & Modernity: A Tour of Fujian-Taiwan” with Professor David Lung (龍炳頤教授). All are welcome to attend.
In this lecture, Professor Lung will discuss about the cultural diversity of sites in the Fujian Province where Christianity, Manichaeism, Islamism, Buddhism, Taoism once flourished. He will talk about the communal way of living of the Hakka people in the traditional mud buildings. The lecture will also touch upon the Kinmen Island, a restricted military combat zone for over 5 decades in Taiwan.
Professor David Lung led a Museum tour to Chaozhou two years ago. He has retired from teaching and is currently holding honorary professorships in Department of Architecture and the Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences at HKU. His research interest is in the areas of vernacular architecture, heritage conservation and history of Christian thought, liturgy and ecclesiastical architecture.