6th Jao Tsung-I Lecture in Chinese Culture (HKU Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole)
6th Jao Tsung-I Lecture in Chinese Culture
From Tangut Scripts to Oracle Bones: The Peregrainatio
Speaker：Professor Li Fanwen（Research Fellow & Honorary Director of Ningxia Academy of Social Sciences）
Date: May 27, 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 14:30 - 17:00
Venue: Large Moot Court, 2/F, Cheng Yu Tung Tower, The University of Hong Kong
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Known as the world famous Tangutologist, Prof. Li Fanwen is currently the Research Fellow and Honorary Director of Ningxia Academy of Social Sciences, China. His research covers a wide range of Xixia (Tangut) Studies including the language, literature, history, culture and archaeology. During his 60-odd-ear pursuit of studies, Prof. Li has published many influential books and over 80 research articles, and has also received various honours and awards. His magnum opus Tangut-Chinese Dictionary has won the Prix Stanislas Julien, the “Nobel Prize of Sinology” in 2013.
Introduction of Prof. Li Fanwen
Known as the world famous Tangutologist, Prof. Li Fanwen is a prolific scholar whose research covers a wide range of Xixia (Tangut) Studies including the language, literature, history, culture and archaeology. In this lecture, he will share with the audience his research experience of Tangut studies. He will also talk about his thoughts on the studies from Tangut scripts to Oracle Bones, with highlight on his books A Dictionary for Tangut Studies, A Dictionary of Eight Chinese Ethnic Scripts and A Four-Corner-Indexed Dictionary of Oracle Bone Scripts.
Introduction of Jao Tsung-I Lecture
Organized by Jao Tsung- I Petite Ecole, HKU and funded by Jao Tsung-I Foundation Ltd., the Jao Tsung-I Lecture is established in honor of Prof. Jao Tsung-I, the world-renowned sinologist, to enhance scholarly and cultural exchange and academic excellence. The Lecture shall invite distinguished scholar in the field of Chinese culture, to share with the local academic community their elite insight of the art.