[SYMPOSIUM] ASIA-OCEANIA AND THE FRENCH-SPEAKING WORLD
Venue: Drake Gallery, 1/F Fung Ping Shan Building, University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU, 90 Bonham Road, Pokfulam
Language: English or French (*No interpretation available)
Cost: Free admission, all are welcome. Please click the date and time to register.
Co-organisers: The University of Hong Kong, Laval University and Medias 19
Our 2-day conference presents papers on the reception of China in France in written reports, as well as the adaptation of China in France in objects and architecture, during the 17th to the 19th centuries. Presenters have backgrounds in French and Comparative Literature, Anthropology, History and Art History and work on inter-disciplinary subjects, art and archival sources, as well as the press. While the first day of our conference will focus on art, religion and contemporary written accounts, the second day will concentrate on the French-language press in the Asia-Oceania region (China, Japan, Vietnam, Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, etc.). Presentations will include the development of local newspapers and the history of Francophone migration, relations with France.
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