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 will have the University of Oxford’s Professor Debin Ma back and analyse China’s road to unity over the years. He has compiled a large amount of data about political regimes and incidences of warfare, and argues that the mythical historical Chinese rests in China’s unique geography, ideology of a single unified ruler for all and the institution of direct administrative rule. He was invited by the University of Hong Kong to give a talk entitled “States and Wars : China’s Long March towards Unity and its Long-Term Consequences”.