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“Regnum Chinae: The Printed Western Maps of China to 1735”: Book Launch and Donor Appreciation Ceremony

Book Launch and Donor Appreciation Ceremony

The publication of the first carto-bibliography of China, Regnum Chinae, marks the completion of the Western Maps of China research project.

This event celebrates the book launch as well as expresses our gratitude to Dr. Ko Pui-Shuen, the project sponsor: 

  • Date: 13 October 2022 (Thursday) 
  • Time: 5:00pm
  • Venue: Kaisa Group Lecture Theatre (IAS LT), Lo Ka Chung Building, Lee Shau Kee Campus, HKUST (Map)
  • Officiating Guests:
    • The Hon Andrew Liao Cheung-Sing, GBM, GBS, SC, JP, Chairman of Council, HKUST
    • Dr. Ko Pui Shuen, Chairman, Kingrich Asia Holdings Limited
    • Professor Wei Shyy, JP, President, HKUST
    • Prof. Nancy Ip, President-designate, HKUST
    • Mr. Arjen van den Berg, Consul-General, Netherlands Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macao
    • Mr. Carmelo Ficarra, Consul-General, Consulate General of Italy in Hong Kong
    • Mr. Amr Elhenawy, Consul-General, Consulate General of Egypt in Hong Kong
    • Dr. Peter Van der Krogt, Research Leader, Explokart and Jansonius curator, Allard Pierson, University of Amsterdam
    • Mr. Arjan van Dijk, Publishing Director, BRILL
    • Dr. Gabrielle Wong, Director of Library Services, HKUST
    • Dr. Marco Caboara, Manager (Digital Scholarship & Archives), Library, HKUST

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last modified 21 October 2022