Latest Past Events

13th Spring History Symposium: Making Modern Identities

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13th Spring History Symposium Making Modern Identities   The Department of History at the University of Hong Kong is pleased to host the 13th Spring History Symposium at HKU on 3 and 4 May 2024.   The theme of this year’s Symposium is Making Modern Identities. The modern era has given rise to myriad systems for […]

[BOOK TALK] Tea: Consumption, Politics, and Revolution, 1773-1776

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Tea: Consumption, Politics, and Revolution, 1773-1776 Speaker: Professor James Fichter (HKU) Respondent: Dr. Noah Shusterman (CUHK) Chair: Dr. Staci Ford (HKU) In Tea, James R. Fichter reveals that despite the so-called Boston Tea Party in 1773, two large shipments of tea from the East India Company survived and were ultimately drunk in North America. Their survival shaped […]