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Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark 10th Anniversary Public Lecture Series

The Hong Kong Geopark and the Hong Kong Science Museum will jointly organise six public lectures from July to October to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark and the opening of Earth Science Gallery in Hong Kong Science Museum.

Renowned local geologists, Geopark guides, history and culture experts, geopark community representatives and landscape photographer will be invited to introduce the features of Hong Kong Geopark from various perspectives.

Title and Speaker Date
Rediscover Hong Kong Geopark

Geopark Guides
25-07-2021
(Sun)
The Secrets of Hexagonal Columns

Dr. Denise Tang (Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Civil Engineering and Development Department)
01-08-2021
(Sun)
The Story of Hong Kong Fossils

Dr. Michael Pittman (Research Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, The University of Hong Kong)
08-08-2021
(Sun)
Custom and Cultural Heritage of Geopark Communities

Prof. Liu Tik Sang (Associate Professor, Division of Humanities, Director of South China Research Centre, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
12-09-2021
(Sun)
Collective Memory of Geopark Communities

Representatives of Geopark Communities
26-09-2021
(Sun)
Hong Kong Geopark in the Eyes of a Master Photographer

Mr. Kelvin Yuen (Winner of the 2020 International Landscape Photographer of the Year)
10-10-2021
(Sun)

 

Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, 1/F, Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: Cantonese
Lecture synopsis: Please click here to view
Free admission on a first come, first served basis
Enquiries: 2732 3223 (Mon to Fri: 9:00am – 1:00pm, 2:00pm – 5:00pm, except public holidays)

Jointly organised by the Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark and the Hong Kong Science Museum


 


 

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