SHI was very honoured to invite Professor Qiu Xigui, renowned philologist and Professor at the Center for Research on Chinese Excavated Classics and Paleography, Fudan University, China to visit HKBU and deliver a open lecture of the Lecture Series by Distinguished Scholars of Sinology.
Date: 9 December 2011
Venue: RRS 905, 9/F, Sir Run Run Shaw Building, HSH Campus, HKBU
Topic: Traces of Bamboo Strip Writing in Chinese Language
Speaker: Professor Qiu Xi-gui (Professor, Center for Research on Chinese Excavated Classics and Paleography, Fudan University)
About the speaker:
A globally eminent philologist and paleographer, Professor Qiu Xigui has spent decades studying Chinese philology, ancient Chinese documents (Pre-Qin period, Qin and Han dynasties). He is an expert in interpreting inscriptions on oracle bones, bronzes, bamboo slips, wooden slips and silk pieces, etc. His books include A Synopsis of Philology, which were printed over 20 times and translated into English, Korean and Japanese since its initial release in 1998.