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Lecture - Nose in the Books: The Making of a Library of the Humanities in the City - Dr. Chloe Lai and Mr. Harry Yeung

  • LT4, Centre for Visual Arts 7A Kennedy Road Hong Kong Island Hong Kong (map)

The team behind the first community library of the humanities in Hong Kong will come and tell their story.

Dr Chloe Lai is a journalist-turned-storyteller. She curates a digital story museum named Urban Diary (https://www.urbandiarist.com/en/). Urban Diary is a collage of stories which features the acts and crafts of ordinary Hong Kong people that make the city vibrant, diverse and resilient. Dr Lai uses engaged journalism to narrate stories of everyday life. She firmly believes in discovering different way of living in the ruthlessly development-driven Hong Kong.

Mr Harry Yeung is the librarian of Nose in the Books, the first library of the humanities in Hong Kong. He is also an MPhil candidate at Comparative Literature Department, HKU. His research focuses on critical theory and digital culture.

Time: Reception desk opens 6.30

Admission: RAS members HK$100; non-members/guests HK$150

Booking: Please email membership@royalasiaticsociety.org.hk