Schools & Families Christmas party talent quest: Paragon Saturday Club, 2/F, 111 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay. Next Saturday, 12.30pm-1.30pm. Tel 2838 1220. EF Brittin College: A-levels scholarship seminar. Room 307, British Council, 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty. Friday, 7pm-9pm. Tel 2158 2904. Higher & Continuing Doctor of Education (Ed.D) information session: HKU Faculty of Education programme. Theatre LG06, Hui Oi Chow Science Building, HKU. Today, 2.30pm. Tel 2241 4852. Doubleness: photography of Chien-chi Chang. HKU Journalism and Media Studies Centre lecture. Speaker: C.C. Chang, Magnum Photos. Agnes b Cinema! Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. Today, 7pm-8.30pm. Tel 2219 4416. E-mail email@example.com ; http://jmsc.hku.hk/magnum Improving health outcomes: using knowledge of human genetic variation: HKU Dept of Biochemistry lecture. Speaker: Dr David Cox, Pfizer Inc, US. K.H. Cheung Conference Centre LT, HKU. Monday, 5pm-6.30pm. Tel 2819 9240. Social capital and volunteering in modern ageing cities: CityU Dept of Applied Social Studies conference. CityU, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong. Monday-Wednesday. Tel 2788 8700. Postgraduate study in translation: WarwickU seminar on translation, media and comparative cultural studies. Suite 908, Great Eagle Centre, 23 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. Speaker Dr Piotr Kuhiwczak. Tuesday, 4pm-6pm. Tel 2525 4604. National emergencies and necessities: do they and should they relieve states of their investment obligations? CityU 15th annual Goff arbitration lecture. Speaker: Prof Michael Reisman, Yale Law School. International Arbitration Centre, 38/F, Two Exchange Square, Central. Tuesday, 5.30pm-6.45pm. Tel 2788 7203. Applications of nanosystems to environment and energy issues: HKUST IAS seminar. Speaker: Dr Jean-Alain Dalmon, IRCE Lyon, CNRS, France. K.C. Chen Forum (LT-H), HKUST. Wednesday, 10am-midday. The economics of religion in early China: HKUST OUDPA seminar. Speaker: Prof Roel Sterckx, CambridgeU. O.T. Cheung LT-E, HKUST. Wednesday, 4pm-5pm. Back to the future? performance-related pay, empirical research and the perils of persistence. HKU Dept of Politics and Public Administration seminar. Speaker: Prof James Perry, IndianaU. Wednesday, 4.30pm-6pm. Room 631, Meng Wah Complex, HKU, Pokfulam Road. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tax in the virtual world: HKU Faculty of Law seminar. Speaker: Dr Michael Walpole, New South WalesU. Room 303, K.K. Leung Building, HKU. Thursday, 1pm-2pm. Tel 2859 2941. Biosensing and bio-actuation: interface of living and engineering systems. HKUST OUDPA public seminar. Speaker: Dr S.C. Liu. Room 6580, Technology Education Corridor (lifts 27-28), HKUST. Thursday, 3pm-4pm. PolyU information day for postgraduate programmes: Academic Secretariat. PolyU campus, Next Saturday, 2pm-6pm. Tel 2333 0600. Exhibitions & Events Fee, Fi, Fo Fum: Ace Productions/Kids' Gallery. McAulay Studio, HK Arts Centre, Wan Chai. Today and tomorrow, 7.45pm. Tel 2501 4842. Chinese classical guitar concert: soloist Xuefei Yang. Premiere Performances HK. City Hall Theatre, Tomorrow. Tel 2111 5999/2734 9009. The art of Chinese shadow: Sichuan University Museum exhibition. CityU Chinese Civilisation Centre. Gallery Level 6, Amenities Building, CityU. Ends tomorrow, December 14, 10am-7pm. Tel 2194 2477. Moving poetry day camp: HKU School of English. Room 113G, Main Building, HKU. Friday to next Sunday. Day 1, 5pm-8pm; thereafter 10am-4pm. Registration deadline: Monday, December 15. HK$3,200/student. Tel Marina Ma, 2859 2755. Tangible Traces: Dutch architecture and design in the making. HKBU exhibition. Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin Street, Shek Kip Mei. Until December 21. Opening, 8/12, 5pm, then Mondays-Sundays, 10am-8pm. Tel 2353 1311.