Barren Rock and the City: A Walk to the City Boundary – Lecture
March 1, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
You are invited to a walk to the city boundary.
We always heard that Hong Kong has a hilly terrain and it is hard to build the city on the “Barren Rock”. To what extent the physical terrain really shapes our city? On the other hand, we have made every effort to conquer the difficult terrain, from land levelling, reclamation and these actions greatly. Transformed the landscape. In this seminar and fieldwork, we’ll have a review to the changes in relations to the characteristics of city development in the “City Boundary” zone of Kennedy Town: An area that has been marked once upon a time as the “No go zone” of the city…
Activities include the seminar and a fieldwork to Mount Davis.
Lecture: 1st March 2017 (Wed), 8:00pm-10:00pm, Studio Room 304
Field Trip: 4th March 2017 (Sat), 10:00am-12:30pm
Guest speaker: Dr Michael W. H. Chan Dr Chan is currently an Honorary Assistant Professor in HKU Department of Geography, and Assistant Professor in Department of General Education at Hang Seng Management College. He is passionate in teaching and sharing with students. His research interests are focused on Hong Kong issues, including Urban Development Studies, Historical and Cultural Studies, Cultural Tourism and Heritage Management in Hong Kong.