New Asia Lectures on Confucianism 2023


4 Oct 2023 - 9 Oct 2023


Professor YU Wanli

Biography of Speaker:

Chair Professor, Ma Yifu Academy of Zhejiang University


Mr. Jack Wong, Dean of Students’ Office (Tel: 3943-1690; Email: or Miss Angela Leung, Dean of Students’ Office (Tel: 3943-9589; Email:

Event Details:

“New Asia Lectures on Confucianism” is generously sponsored by the Moonchu Foundation. The 9th New Asia Lectures on Confucianism will be held in October 2023, and it is our honor to have invited Professor YU Wanli to be our speaker. Professor Yu is the Chair Professor, Ma Yifu Academy of Zhejiang University. Details of the lectures are as follows:

1st Lecture

  • Topic: “Tracing the Source: Confucian Classics the Book of Poetry and the Analects”
  • Moderator: Professor CHEUNG Kam Siu, Department of Chinese Language and Literature, CUHK
  • Date: 4 October 2023 (Wednesday)
  • Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
  • Venue: Sir Run Run Shaw Hall, CUHK
    (This lecture will be held at the College Bi-weekly Assembly)

2nd Lecture

  • Topic: “Confucius’s Joy and Concern: Seen from Confucian Classics”
  • Moderator: Professor CHENG Chung Yi, Department of Philosophy, CUHK
  • Date: 7 October 2023 (Saturday)
  • Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Venue: Function Room AC2, 4/F, Administration Building, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

3rd Lecture

  • Topic: “Stone Classics in Han and Wei Dynasties: Similarities and Differences between New Text School and Old Text School”
  • Moderator: Professor David Chai, Department of Philosophy, CUHK
  • Date: 9 October 2023 (Monday)
  • Time: 4:30pm – 6:15pm
  • Venue: Cho Yiu Conference Hall, G/F, University Administration Building, CUHK
    (This Lecture is jointly organized by New Asia College and Department of Philosophy, CUHK)

Online Registration:

Meanwhile, there is a display of publications by Professor Yu Wanli at G/F, New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library from 18 September to 22 October 2023.


All lectures will be conducted in Putonghua.

Participation in person or via Zoom online is also welcome. (A Zoom link will be sent to registrants by email two days before the event)