International Symposium on Liu Yuxi (10/2019)

The International Symposium on Liu Yuxi was held in Changde, Hunan Province, China on 26 October 2019. The first-ever international symposium on the study of Liu Yuxi, it was organised by the Chinese Society of Liu Yuxi and Hunan University of Arts and Science, and co-organised by the Changde Society of Liu Yuxi, School of Humanities of Guangzhou University, and the HKBU ​Mr. Simon Suen and Mrs. Mary Suen Sino-Humanitas Institute. It attracted more than 80 scholars from home and abroad on relevant fields to participate, and over 70 papers were presented.

Topics discussed at the symposium included the life, thoughts, writing, background, acceptance and etc. of Liu Yuxi, as well as his interactions with other intellectuals at his time.

Wuyi Alley of Nanjing, scene of one of Liu Yuxi’s most well-known poems of the same title
江上清風1961, CC BY 3.0