The List

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 14 March, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 14 March, 2009, 12:00am

Schools & Families

Study Canada: Canadian Education Centre secondary school seminar. Speaker: Ruth Ann Penny, Branksome Hall boarding school for girls, Toronto. CEC, Room 1216, China Merchants Tower, Shun Tak Centre, Central. Today, 2pm-4pm. Tel 2524 9668.

Personal project exhibition: Works by students in the IB middle years. CIS, 1 Hau Yuen Path, Braemar Hill. Monday-Thursday, 9am-3pm. E-mail:

Higher & Continuing

Professional development day and English learning fair: Native English-speaking Teachers' Association. Hong Kong Community College, 8 Hung Lok Road, Hung Hom Bay, Kowloon. Today, 12.30pm-5pm. Tel 9774 1325.

Fiction and life: HKBU international writers' workshop. Speakers: Hwang Chun-ming and Prof Chung Ling. Central Library, Causeway Bay. Tomorrow, 11am-12.30pm. Tel 3411 7173.

Sharing the products of a collectively owned world in a non-atomic game: HKU Dept of Politics and Public Administration seminar. Speaker: Prof Alex Coram, Western AustraliaU. Room 631, Meng Wah Complex, HKU, Pokfulam Road. Tuesday, 10.15am-midday. E-mail:

A systems approach to health and wellbeing in the urban environment: PolyU seminar. Speaker: Dr Dov Jaron, DrexelU, US. Room Y301, Dept of Health Technology and Informatics, PolyU. Wednesday, 4.30pm-5.30pm. Tel 3400 8577.

Passionate about science? Royal Veterinary College, LondonU seminar. Wednesday and Thursday, (undergraduate/postgraduate respectively) 7pm-9pm. 3/F, British Council, 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty.

Geopolitical aspects of Sino-Japanese relations: HKBU Dept of Government and International Studies seminar. Speaker: Dr Istvan Szerdahelyi, HKBU. Room 802, Lam Building, Shaw Campus. Thursday, 2.30pm-4.30pm. Tel 3411 5726.

'Prospects for political reform in Burma': LingnanU Centre for Asian Pacific Studies/Dept of Political Science seminar. Speaker: Prof Ian Holliday, HKU. Room G12, Main Building, LingnanU. Thursday, 3pm-4.30pm. Tel Roger Huang, 2616 7427.

Hwang Chunming's novels and the film adaptations: HKBU Dept of Cinema and TV seminar. Speaker: Hwang Chunming. Room 814, S.H. Au Centre for Film & TV, HSH Campus, HKBU. Friday, 10am-12.30pm. Tel: 3411 7395.

The greatest uncontrolled power within the global financial system: The rating agencies - their influence, how their mistakes affect the financial markets and what the law can do about it. HKU Faculty of Law seminar. Speaker: Dr Ulrich Schroeter, Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg. Room LG105, K.K. Leung Building, HKU. Friday, 1pm-2pm. Tel 2859 2941.

Consolidating party oligarchy? Indonesia's political parties and 2009 general elections. CityU Southeast Asia Research Centre seminar. Speaker: Dr Nankyung Choi. Y5-108, 5/F, Yellow zone, Academic Building (Lift 9), CityU. Friday, 3.30pm-5pm. E-mail

After 60 years of communism, Chinese ageism gets worse: Grassroots reports on elderly learning in rural Shaanxi and Jiangsu. HKIEd seminar. Speaker: Prof Roger Boshier, British ColumbiaU. Room D2-G/F-01, HKIEd, Friday, 4pm-5.30pm. Tel 2948 8761.

EducationUSA: community colleges information seminar. Speaker: Bradley Moon. Institute of International Education, Room 202 General Commercial Building, 156-164 Des Voeux Road, Central. Friday, 5pm-6pm. Tel 2603 5771.

Chinese-English dual-language education: A symposium for educators: Chinese International School, 1 Hau Yuen Path, Braemar Hill. Friday and Saturday, 8am-4pm.

Under the radar: Women activists in Hong Kong. Women's Studies Research Centre workshop. Centre of Asian Studies reading room, HKU. Next Saturday, 9.30am-1pm. E-mail

Exhibitions & Events

Drawings by the Buckners: Art exhibition. United College/Chung Chi College Admin. Building Lobby Gallery. Monday until April 7. Weekdays 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-1pm. Tel 2609 8140/2696 1844.

HKUST Arts Festival: Photography workshop: 'Things you don't like to shoot'. Exposition Hall, Monday, 6.30pm-8pm. In Cantonese. [2] Oil painting and mixed media arts workshops. LG4 Student Common Room, Tuesday, 6.30pm-9.30pm. In Cantonese. [3] Exhibitions by Sindy Lau and Tommy Tung. Exposition Hall, Monday until March 27. Tel 2358 6149.

Piano recital: By Gustavo Romero. CUHK Dept of Music. Lee Hysan Concert Hall. Tuesday and Thursday, 7.30pm. Master class, same venue Friday, 2pm. Tel 2609 6718/6510.

Career Exhibition and Jobs Fair: Podium, PolyU. Thursday and Friday, 10.30am-4.30pm. Tel 2766 6790.

Calligraphy and seal exhibition: By S.M. Hui. Yueh Chiao Art Gallery LT, Shaw College, CUHK. Friday until April 3. Weekdays 11am-6pm, Sat 2pm-6pm. Tel 2609 8538.