SCHOOLS ISF Academy Open Day: 373 Queen's Road East, Wanchai. Today, 9am-12pm. Tel 2202 2022 or visit www.theisfacademy.edu.hk Yew Chung Arts and Language Centre/ International School: music and dance performance by students. Foyer, HK Cultural Centre, today, 2.30pm-3.30pm. Stress Reduction Carnival: Fun and games to mark the 45th anniversary of Rosaryhill School. Macpherson Playground, Mong Kok, next Sunday, 10am-4pm. All welcome. Enquiries to David Liu, 2835 5138. English Fun Christmas Camp: Australian International School. AM or PM half-day sessions. December 22, 23 and 27, for children aged four to 10. Free reading seminar for parents. Tel 2478 9809 or 9191 1169 or visit www.cskms.edu.hk/mid HIGHER Poetry Reading: Department of English, CUHK. Speaker Prof Andrew Parkin. E-Zone, Room 332, Fung King Hey Building, CUHK. Monday, 3pm. Free. Tel 2609 6716. Modelling Congestion in Hospitals: colloquium by Maths Dept, HKBU. Speaker Professor Terry Mills, La TrobeU, Australia. FSC 1217, Fong Shu Chuen Library Building, Ho Sin Hang Campus, HKBU. Monday, 11.30am-12.30pm. Tel 3411 5056 Son of Palestine in Contemporary China: seminar organised by the Centre of Asian Studies (CAS), HKU. Speaker Stella Ip Sui-lin. CAS Reading Room, Tang Chi Ngong Building, Room G4, HKU. Monday, 4pm. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org The State and Urban Transformation in China: international conference on globalisation by Urban China Research Network; State University of New York, Albany; Centre for China Urban and Regional Studies, and Geography Department, HKBU. Lam Woo International Conference Centre, Shaw Campus, HKBU Renfrew Road, Kowloon Tong. Monday to Wednesday, 9am-5pm. Tel 3411 6061. Trends in Central-Local Relations - From Principal Agent to Choice Model: speaker Professor John Loughlin, Cardiff University, UK. DLB802, David C. Lam Building, Shaw Campus, HKBU. Tuesday, 10.30am-12.30pm. Tel 3411 5726. Western Uses of the Principle of Charity in Interpretation of Chinese Philosophers: interdisciplinary research seminars - East Meets West - by the Arts Faculty, HKU, co-sponsored by the Centre for Anthropological Research. Speaker Professor C. Hansen. Room 1118, 11/F, KK Leung Building, HKU. Tuesday, 4.15pm-5.45pm. Tel Dr Alexandra Cook, 2859 2796 or e-mail: email@example.com Public Lecture series: Globalisation of Higher Education: by the Faculty of Education, HKU. Speaker Prof Philip G. Altbach, Boston College. Thursday, Meng Wah Theatre 2, HKU, 5pm-6.30pm. Tel. 2859 2781, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org ,Y or visit www.hku.hk/education/cevents.htm Cultural Relations Between Shanghai and Hong Kong - Connections and Interactions: marking CUHK 40th anniversary. Cho Yiu Hall, CUHK. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 11am-5.30pm and 9am-5.15pm respectively. Tel 2609 6737, e-mail email@example.com , or view www.cuhk.edu.hk/shkdi College of American Pathologists - Laboratory Accreditation - Some Local Experiences: seminar organised by the Department of Chemical Pathology, CUHK. Speaker Dr Sidney Tam. Seminar Room 1, 2/F, Clinical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Friday, 9.15am-10.30am. Tel 2632 2960 or 2855 3202. EXHIBITIONS Sssshhh Fairy Tales: performed by HKYAF. Atrium, 2/F, Cityplaza, Taikoo Shing. Monday, Tuesday, 3pm; Wednesday-Friday 3pm, 7pm. Renditions 30th Anniversary Book Exhibition: by Research Centre for Translation, CUHK. Exhibition Gallery of Joint Publishing (HK) Co Ltd, Queen Victoria Road, Central. Monday to Thursday, 12pm-7pm. Tel 2609 7415 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Send listings to Ian Watson, Education, South China Morning Post, 16/F, Somerset House, Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay. Fax 2811 1048, e-mail email@example.com . Deadline is noon Tuesday.