Every week, all around Hong Kong, there are many fascinating talks and lectures happening, on a variety of topics. You can easily find them online by looking at the websites of our universities, societies, and libraries. We've chosen ten for you to listen to here on Radio 3. For the next few Sunday mornings, starting Sunday 9th July at 7.30am, Carol Mang will be introducing abridged versions of what we think are a great selection of talks for you to listen to, and indulge your... Mind Matters.
Sunday mornings at 7.30... on Radio 3
In this week's episode, we’ll continue to look at the work of Yu Ying-shih. He is one of China’s most famous historians and is known for his mastery of sources for Chinese history and philosophy. Professor Michael Puett from Harvard University will tell us how we can understand the emergence of capitalism by reviewing some of Professor Yu’s ideas. Professor Puett was invited by New Asia College, the Department of History of Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Museum of History to give us a talk entitled Culture and History: Yu Ying-shih, Weber, and Approaches to Comparative History.