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GE2017-04
Prof. Lung Yingtai: To Believe or Not to Believe
Date 日期:  20 Oct 2017
 
Time 時間: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
 
Venue 地點: Loke Yew Hall
 
Medium 語言: English
 
Speaker(s) 講師: 龍應台教授 Prof. Lung Yingtai
 
Summary 內容: Many leaders of our societies today are students of the 1970's, who shared certain values of the time. What has happened to these values four decades later? Can today's students draw inspiration from the transformation?

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Bio of Speaker(s) 講者簡介: Former Minister of Culture, is also a celebrated writer. Having written 30 books, she enjoys a large readership in Greater China. During her 13 years' sojourn in Europe, Lung was a also regular contributor for European papers such as the Frankfurter Allgemeinung Zeitung. Lung Yingtai was first appointed Commissioner of Culture by the Mayor of Taipei in 1999 and then Minister of Culture in May 2012.
In 2008 she was awarded the title "Hung Leung Hau Ling Distinguished Fellow in Humanities" by The University of Hong Kong.
She left her post as Culture Minister in December 2014. Currently Lung is based in Taipei and Hong Kong.