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PUBLISHED : Saturday, 05 April, 2008, 12:00am
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Schools & Families

Paragon Saturday book club: circus arts for children four-12. F2/F, 111 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay. Today, 12.30pm- 1.30pm. Tel Agnes Tang, 2838 1220.

Yew Chung International School: early childhood education section introductory meeting. 3 To Fuk Road, Kowloon Tong. Thursday, 2.15pm-5pm. Tel 2338 7106.

Higher & Continuing

Putonghua proficiency test and personal career development: HKBU School of Continuing Education seminar. Room 703, Chan Wu Wan Kwai SCE Tower, BaptistU Road Campus. Today, 2.30pm-3.15pm. [2] Correcting common English pronunciation errors. Same date, time and venue, Room 704.

Tel 3411 5409/2889.

Campus master plan: CUHK steering committee workshops: 103 John Fulton Centre. Today, Monday and Tuesday, and Room C1, T.C. Cheng Building, United College, Friday. Various times. Details at cuhk.edu.hk/cmp/

University of Toronto Asia-Pacific graduation ceremony: Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. Tomorrow, 11am. Tel 2375 8258.

Translation and cultural studies: WarwickU information session on postgraduate study. Monday, 11.30am-12.30pm. Room 908, Great Eagle Centre, 23 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. Tel Manita, 2525 4604; e-mail: info@warwick.com.hk

Using the WTO for the protection of human rights in China? HKUST Division of Social Sciences seminar. Speaker Prof Phil Chan, VanderbiltU, US. Room 3362, HSS conference centre (lifts 13-15), Academic Building, HKUST. Monday, noon-1.30pm. Tel Peggy Chan, 2358 7822.

Migration and identity - the Chinese in Europe/Belgium: HKU Dept of Sociology/Centre for Anthropological Research seminar. Speaker Dr Ching Lin Pang. Monday, 1pm-2pm. Room 1118, K.K. Leung Building, HKU. E-mail Davy Lau, hrnslwy@hkucc.hku.hk

Public speaking and ESU scholarships: English-speaking Union meeting. Speakers Patrick Li, Karen Cheung and Carol Wong. The Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association of HK, Room 602, 3 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai. Monday, 6.45pm-8pm. Tel Venni Tam, 2186 8449; e-mail esuhk@netvigator.com

FOCUS roundtable: monthly meeting. Suite 2909, Pacific Plaza, 418 Des Voeux Road West. Tuesday, 10am-noon. Tel 2849 8218.

Contesting and contested narratives - English as the lingua franca of newsworthy events: British Council dialogue series. Speakers Mona Baker, ManchesterU, UK; Yuen-ying Chan, HKU; Andy Kirkpatrick, HKIEd; and Victor Mallet, Financial Times (Asia). 3/F, British Council, 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty. Tuesday, 6pm-7.30pm. www.britishcouncil.org.hk/

European Union - institutions, law and governance: HKBU Dept of Government and International Studies seminar. Speaker Prof Wolfgang Pape; EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Co-operation. Room 802, Lam Building, Shaw Campus. Wed, 2.30pm-4pm. [2] Middle East and the Lebanon crisis: Speaker Prof Kamel Abu Jaber, Jordan. Thurs, 3.30pm-5pm. Tel 3411 5726.

The next great extinction? - conservation of freshwater biodiversity in a warmer world: HKU Faculty of Science seminar. Speaker Prof D. Dudgeon, HKU. LT/1, 1/F, Meng Wah Complex, HKU. Wednesday, 5.30pm-7pm. E-mail science@hku.hk

Archival research on colonialism and modernity in East Asia: CUHK Dept of Cultural and Religious Studies seminar. Speaker Prof Liao Ping-hui, National Tsing HuaU, Taiwan. LT/1, K.C. Li Hall, Sino Building, Chung Chi College, CUHK. Thursday, 6.30pm-8pm. Tel 2696 1269.

The independence of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and safeguards against political influence: CityU School of Law seminar. Speaker Hon J. Sang-Hyun Song, ICC judge, The Hague. Jurors' Assembly Room, 1/F High Court, 38 Queensway, Admiralty. Thursday, 5.30pm-7.30pm. E-mail lwlouisa@cityu.edu.hk/

Educational stratification in China - a view from the top: HKBU Faculty of Social Sciences seminar. Speaker Dr Ruan Danching, HKBU. Room 802, Lam Building, Shaw Campus. Friday, 12.30pm-2pm. Tel 3411 7119.

Exhibitions & Events

Art East and West workshops: CUHK United College art and cultural activities. Until Wednesday. Tel 2609 7455/7598.

The fine people you meet in Wonderland: CUHK joint exhibition. Hui GalleryK. Until April 11. Monday to Friday, 9.30am-4.35pm; Saturdays, 9.30am-noon; closed Sundays and public holidays. Tel 2609 7612.

Art Through My Ages: prints and sculpture by Hon-ching Lee. CUHK United College and Art Museum. Exhibition Hall, University Library, CUHK. Now until April 29.

A-Glow-Glow: macro interactive media arts exhibition: HK Arts Development Council/Microwave/British Council. Avenue of Stars, Tsim Sha Tsui. Friday until April 20.

Concert celebration - a tribute to music educators: HKIEd Faculty of Music. Sha Tin Town Hall. Friday, 8pm-10pm. Tel 2948 7092/8410.

Lion Rock poetry reading: HKBU Faculty of Arts. Y.C. Cheng LT/3, 5/F, Cha Chi-ming Science Tower, HSH Campus. Next Saturday, 10am-12.30pm. Tel 3411 7204.

Joy of an octogenarian: exhibition of Chinese calligraphy by Yee Kee Fu. CUHK Shaw College/college life promotion committee. Yueh Chiao Art Gallery Lecture Theatre, Shaw College. Until next Saturday. Mon-Fri, 11am-6pm; Sat 2pm-7pm. Tel 2609 8538.

Centre for Chinese Archaeology and Art: exhibitions on recent research activities. Gallery IV, Art Museum, CUHK. Until April 30. Monday to Sunday, 10am-5pm. [2] The earliest jade earrings in the world. Gallery III, same date and times. [3] The Studio and the Altar: Daoist art in China. Gallery I. Until

May 11. Tel 2609 7416.

Wildlife photographer of the year: Natural History Museum of London/British Council promotion. Special Exhibition Hall, HK Science Museum. Until May 1. Tel 2732 3232.

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