Professor Lin Jianhua was scheduled to give a guest lecture on "Globalisation in Higher Education" to some 300 students today, but the event was cancelled on Sunday, because of "an emergency business engagement" that kept the scholar on the mainland. Photo: Reuters Professor Lin Jianhua was scheduled to give a guest lecture on "Globalisation in Higher Education" to some 300 students today, but the event was cancelled on Sunday, because of "an emergency business engagement" that kept the scholar on the mainland. Photo: Reuters
Professor Lin Jianhua was scheduled to give a guest lecture on "Globalisation in Higher Education" to some 300 students today, but the event was cancelled on Sunday, because of "an emergency business engagement" that kept the scholar on the mainland. Photo: Reuters

'Not a good time': Peking University president cancels lecture at HKU citing 'urgent business'

President of top mainland university calls off scheduled lecture, citing 'urgent business'

Topic |   HKU council controversy
Professor Lin Jianhua was scheduled to give a guest lecture on "Globalisation in Higher Education" to some 300 students today, but the event was cancelled on Sunday, because of "an emergency business engagement" that kept the scholar on the mainland. Photo: Reuters Professor Lin Jianhua was scheduled to give a guest lecture on "Globalisation in Higher Education" to some 300 students today, but the event was cancelled on Sunday, because of "an emergency business engagement" that kept the scholar on the mainland. Photo: Reuters
Professor Lin Jianhua was scheduled to give a guest lecture on "Globalisation in Higher Education" to some 300 students today, but the event was cancelled on Sunday, because of "an emergency business engagement" that kept the scholar on the mainland. Photo: Reuters
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