Past Events

17
Sep
2017

Boat Field trip to Tung Ping Chau

Sunday, 17 Sep 2017
Leader: Smriti Safaya
To reserve places, please email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
14
Sep
2017

Labour Migration in China: The Effects on the Families of the Children “Left Behind”

Thursday, 14 Sep 2017
Prof Rachel Murphy, Professor of Chinese Development and Society at the University of Oxford
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
Function Room, Ladies’ Recreation Club, 10 Old Peak Road, Mid-Levels
Registration method: Please register at the event
13
Sep
2017

"Mind Over Matter" : A Luncheon with Sir Ranulph Fiennes, the World’s Greatest Explorer

Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017
Sir Ranulph Fiennes
12:15pm - 2:15pm
Island Ballroom, Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Central
This luncheon requires pre-registration and pre-payment. This luncheon is full now.
12
Sep
2017

Chungking Mansions: a Ghetto at the Centre of the World

Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017
Professor Gordon Mathews
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
Jardine Penthouse, 48/F Jardine House, One Connaught Place, Central
This event requires pre-registration and pre-payment. This event is full. Please email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to put on the waiting list
9
Sep
2017

5th Annual Photography Masterclass and Competition

Saturday, 9 Sep 2017
John McDermott
2.00 pm to 5.30 pm
Jockey Club Lecture Theatre, Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay
This event requires pre-registration and pre-payment
7
Sep
2017

Preserving China’s Ancient Buildings

Thursday, 7 Sep 2017
Stefaan Poortman & Li Kuanghan of the Global Heritage Fund
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
Bloomberg, 22/F, Champion Tower (former Citibank Tower), 3 Garden Road
Registration method: Pre-payment is required.
5
Sep
2017

Southeast Asia in a State of Flux: Why one of the world’s fastest growing regions is also a place of conflict

Tuesday, 5 Sep 2017
Michael Vatikiotis
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
Macquarie Securities, Level 22, One International Finance Centre, 1 Harbour View Street, Central
Registration method: Please register at the event
28
Aug
2017

Film Screening: The Ivory Game

Monday, 28 Aug 2017
Huang Hongxiang
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Film Screening 7.30 pm
52/F, Two International Finance Centre, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong
Please note that this lecture requires pre-registration and payment. This event is now full.
27
Jul
2017

Luoyang: In Search of China’s Ancient Capital

Thursday, 27 Jul 2017
Thomas Bird & Harvey Thomlinson
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
6/F Three Pacific Place, 1 Queen's Road East
Please note that this lecture requires pre-registration and payment. Please scroll down to the bottom for payment.
17
Jul
2017

Lessons for the Planet from the Hong Kong Countryside

Monday, 17 Jul 2017
Professor Stephen Blackmore CBE VMH FRSE, The Queen's Botanist and Chairman of Botanic Gardens International
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
7/F, Two Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central
Pre-registration is required; please copy https://goo.gl/forms/XFy1mjdeHvsWKOcD3 to a new webpage and do the online registration.
11
Jul
2017

Field trip: A Visit to Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl)

Tuesday, 11 Jul 2017
To reserve places, please write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; you’ll receive confirmation of your places from our Events Department. No walk-in for this field trip.
5
Jul
2017

The Mediterranean: Circumnavigating 17 countries of the Middle Sea by Bike, Kayak, Rowing and on Foot

Wednesday, 5 Jul 2017
Huw Kingston
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
1/F, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central
Member: Mr T Pierson-Smith. Please note that no denim, T-shirts or sportswear are permitted at the Hong Kong Club
28
Jun
2017

Adventures on the Great Wall

Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017
Nathan Gray
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
8/F Prince's Building, Central
23
Jun
2017

Thriving in 2017’s Accelerating World (Fully booked)

Friday, 23 Jun 2017
Thomas Friedman
Reception at 5.30 pm; Talk at 6.00 pm
Suite 511, 5/F Hutchison House, Central
Please note the earlier time and venue. This talk requires pre-booking.
22
Jun
2017

Making Sense of Modern Chinese History: What Everyone Needs to Know

Thursday, 22 Jun 2017
Dr Jeff Wasserstrom
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
Function Room, Ladies’ Recreation Club, 10 Old Peak Road, Mid-Levels
19
Jun
2017

Patagonia: A Journey to the End of the World

Monday, 19 Jun 2017
Andrea Oschetti
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
11/F, Two Exchange Square, Central
15
Jun
2017

From Veil to Peak: One Woman’s Journey from Islamic Iran to Scaling Everest

Thursday, 15 Jun 2017
Parvaneh Kazemi
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
1/F, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central
Please note that no denim, T-shirts or sportswear are permitted at the Hong Kong Club. In view of the likely popularity of this lecture, please reply to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., stating the names of attendees who wish to book; there is no need to pay for your tickets in advance.
14
Jun
2017

Routes of Change: Five-Years Around the Planet Without a Motor

Wednesday, 14 Jun 2017
Markus Pukonen
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
Conference Centre, 23/F, Euro Trade Centre, 21- 23 Des Voeux Road Central (this venue is 10 seconds walk from MTR Central Station Exit A)
5
Jun
2017

On the Frontline against Poachers: Fighting to Protect the Elephants of Africa

Monday, 5 Jun 2017
Erik Mararv, Manager of Garamba National Park, Congo, Josias Mungabwa, Officer of the Zambian Wildlife Authority, Cheryl Lo, the Senior Wildlife Crime Officer at WWF Hong Kong
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Lecture 7.30 pm
Ming Hua College, Glenealy, Central
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