Professor Dr Michael Lackner, Chair Professor of Chinese Studies at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, visited the School of Humanities and Social Science (SHSS) of HSUHK and delivered a Distinguished Lecture on “Another China. Representations of China and the Chinese in European Comics and Graphic Novels” on 12 Mar 2019. The Lecture examined a number of European comics depicting the elements of Chinese culture and the Western perceptions of China.
Professor Gilbert Fong, Provost and Professor Kwok-kan Tam, Dean of SHSS welcomed Professor Michael Lackner, Director of International Consortium for Research in the Humanities (2nd from left), Dr Yan Xu-Lackner, Director of Confucius Institute Nuremberg-Erlangen (2nd from right), and Professor Tze-ki Hon from Department of Chinese and History of City University of Hong Kong (1st from left).
The lecture was well-received by students and academic staff.
Professor Dr Michael Lackner used interesting examples to illustrate his idea.