2015-16 GE Student Seminar (Mar 2017)

Sponsored by the General Education Foundation Development Fund

Time:
Date:

11:00am – 5:00pm
11 March 2017 (Saturday)

Venue:

1516Seminar

Programme Rundown

10:50am – 11:00am

Morning Registration (University Bookstore, YIA)

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11:00am – 11:10am

Welcome Address by Prof LEUNG Mei Yee

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Presentation Session I: In Dialogue with Humanity

11:10am – 11:20am

A Trial Curriculum of Classics for First Year University Students: Journey to Knowledge and Happiness
WONG Hor Yau Serena (Laws/Yr2/Lee Woo Sing)

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11:20am – 11:30am

If Life is a Journey, These are the Rules to Live Well
LI Jing Woei (Medicine/Yr2/Wu Yee Sun)

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11:30am – 11:40am

Conflict, Contract and Society
LEUNG Man Fung (Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Science/Yr2/Lee Woo Sing)

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11:40am – 11:50am

A Drinking Party with Peter Singer, Aristotle and Karl Marx: Discussion on the Animal Liberation Movement
LAM Kai Chak (Philosophy/Yr2/Chung Chi)

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11:50am – 12:30pm

Feedback and Discussion

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12:30pm –2:00pm

Lunch Break

 

2:00pm – 2:10pm

Afternoon Registration (University Bookstore, YIA)

 

Presentation Session II: In Dialogue with Nature

 

2:10pm – 2:20pm

The Change of Modern Science to a New Religion to the General Public after the Scientific Revolution
MA Yau Ka (Science/Yr2/Morningside)

video

2:20pm – 2:30pm

論人類之於自然──是超然,是有限制?
FUNG Kin Yiu (Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Science/Yr3/United)

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2:30pm – 2:40pm

Reflection on My Decision Making Processes: How Observation, Intuition and Deduction Play Important Roles
YUAN Jiayi (Quantitative Finance/Yr2/Morningside)

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2:40pm – 3:10pm

Feedback and Discussion

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3:10pm – 3:20pm

Closing Remarks

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3:20pm – 3:30pm

Registration for Award Presentation Ceremony (YIA G/F LT1)

 

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Best Essay Award Presentation Ceremony
(Officiated by Prof. Benjamin Wah, the Provost and Prof. Poon Wai Yin, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on General Education)

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Student Activity Fund Sharing and Presentation of Certificates

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Sharing on Summer Study Trip Scheme and Presentation of General Education Foundation Programme (GEFP) Scholarship Certificates
List of Scholarship Awardees

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4:30pm – 5:00pm

Phototaking

 

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