27 November 2009

Nov 30 – Creative Commons – Public Seminar – Opportunities for Public Life, Work and Play

Local Internet pioneer and entrepreneur Pindar Wong discusses the challenges, opportunities and responsibilities facing Hong Kong’s first digital generation. The talk will focus on Creative Commons, a progressive copyright system that allows to share, remix, […]
27 November 2009

Professor Ying Chan Contributes Op-Ed to New York Times

Professor Ying Chan, JMSC Director, has contributed an Op-Ed to the New York Times, China dated November, 11, 2009: In the propaganda skirmish, Beijing outmaneuvered the U.S. president at nearly every turn
25 November 2009

Nov 27 – 5th Lecture in Professor Leo Lee’s Humanities Now Series

Reminder: Professor Leo Leo will give the fifth lecture in his series on Humanities Now; Perspectives Across Cultures on Friday, November 27 at  the Convocation Room, Main Building, HKU from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. The lecture […]
25 November 2009

Dec 3 – Dr Rossella Ferrari on Cultures and Trajectories of the Avant-garde in the Chinese Performing Arts

Dr Rossella Ferrari from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London will reflect on new ways of conceptualizing the avant-garde by shifting the debate away from a purely West-centric perspective […]
25 November 2009

JMSC Students Secure Winter Internships Across Asia

JMSC Master of Journalism student, Rebecca Valli, is off to Cambodia for Christmas this year. Not on holiday – for an internship at the Phnom Penh Post. “I am sure it will be a blast. […]
23 November 2009

MJ Graduate Converts Internship to Job at Leading News Agency

Cornelius Rahn, 27, is the perfect example of how a young journalist can turn an internship into a full time job. After graduating with a distinction from the JMSC Master of Journalism programme this summer, he took a three month internship as a reporter at the financial and business news provider, Bloomberg, in Frankfurt, Germany.
23 November 2009

Nov 26 – Film-maker Nancy Tong to Speak on Documentaries and Global Identities

Veteran documentary film-maker Nancy Tong, visiting associate professor at the JMSC, will be one of three speakers presenting at a workshop called Crossing Borders/Traveling the World: Documentaries and Global Identities, on November 26. The workshop […]
15 November 2009

Classwork: Courting Creativity

A US art school finds itself embroiled in a dispute over a disused magistracy in hong Kong, reports Alison Jenner.