Past Events

16
Oct
2019

Field Trip" Sunset Survivors Walking Tour and Lunch

Wednesday, 16 Oct 2019
Lindsay Varty
10.45am to 2.15pm
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15
Oct
2019

Sunset Survivors: the People Keeping Hong Kong's Traditional Industries Alive

Tuesday, 15 Oct 2019
Lindsay Varty
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
Jacada Travel, 29/F Wyndham Place, 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
Pre-payment is requested.
12
Oct
2019

Field Trip "Sunset Survivors Walking Tour and Lunch"

Saturday, 12 Oct 2019
Leader: Lindsay Varty
For registration, please send your request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please state how many places you would like to reserve.
10
Oct
2019

Mongolian Extremes: Living as a nomad with Kazakhs and Eagle Hunters of the West of Mongolia

Thursday, 10 Oct 2019
Christopher Schrader
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
UBS, 52/F, Two International Finance Centre, 8 Finance Street, Central
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9
Oct
2019

Film Screening: The Loop: Around Hong Kong Island's Complete Coastline

Wednesday, 9 Oct 2019
Paul Niel & Esther Roling
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
2/F, Chater House, 8 Connaught Road Central, Central
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8
Oct
2019

Out of the Gobi: My Story of China and America

Tuesday, 8 Oct 2019
Weijian Shan
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
KPMG, 8/F Prince's Building, Central
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3
Oct
2019

In the Footsteps of Sir Wally Herbert: A Ski Traverse along the Antarctic Peninsula

Thursday, 3 Oct 2019
Dr Philip Wickens
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
The Executive Centre, 43/F, Champion Tower, 3 Garden Road, Central
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28
Sep
2019

Field Trip to the Centre for Refugees

Saturday, 28 Sep 2019
10.30 am to 1.30 pm
Tsim Sha Tsui
For registration, please send your request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please state how many places you would like to reserve.
24
Sep
2019

How the South Asians Helped to Make Hong Kong

Tuesday, 24 Sep 2019
Mark O’Neill
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
Hill Dickinson, Suite 3205 Tower Two, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty
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23
Sep
2019

Brexit - What Now? The Voting Behind the Tumult

Monday, 23 Sep 2019
Professor Philip Cowley
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
KPMG, 8/F Prince's Building, Central
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17
Sep
2019

From Meadow to Metropolis: How did the environment shape human history?

Tuesday, 17 Sep 2019
Dr Jed Kaplan
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
Clifford Chance, 27/F Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central
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4
Sep
2019

The Door Opened: 1980s China - Photographing China’s Era of Reform

Wednesday, 4 Sep 2019
Adrian Bradshaw
Session 1: Drinks Reception 6.00 pm; Talk 6.30 pm. Session 2; Drinks Reception 7.30 pm; Talk 8.00 pm.
The Executive Centre, Level 43, Champion Tower, 3 Garden Road, Central
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20
Aug
2019

From London to Tokyo: 20,000 km to the Rugby World Cup

Tuesday, 20 Aug 2019
James Owens and Ron Rutland
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
2/F Chater House, 11 Connaught Road Central
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10
Aug
2019

Field Trip: Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park Tour plus Glass Bottomed Boat Excursion

Saturday, 10 Aug 2019
9.45am to 3.15pm
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25
Jul
2019

Long Peace Street: A Walk Between China's Imperial Past and Communist Present

Thursday, 25 Jul 2019
Dr Jonathan Chatwin
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
UBS, 52/F, Two International Finance Centre, 8 Finance Street, Central
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24
Jul
2019

Field Trip: A Visit to the Historic Jao Tsung-I Academy and the HSBC Archives with Lunch

Wednesday, 24 Jul 2019
11.15 am to 4.30 pm
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10
Jul
2019

Journeys of an American during the Second Opium War

Wednesday, 10 Jul 2019
Dr Gillian Bickley with readings by Dr Verner Bickley, MBE
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
Hill Dickinson, Suite 3205 Tower Two, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty
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6
Jul
2019

Field Trip "A Visit to the Crossroads Foundation - Refugee Experience"

Saturday, 6 Jul 2019
12.45 pm to 5.00 pm
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26
Jun
2019

The Story of Hong Kong's Trees: the Art and Science

Wednesday, 26 Jun 2019
Sally Bunker and Professor Richard Saunders
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
The Haven, 29/F, Wyndham Place , 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central
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25
Jun
2019

Working in War Zones with the Red Cross

Tuesday, 25 Jun 2019
Jason Yip, MH, Former Regional Head of Market in Asia for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
1/F, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central
Pre-payment is required. Please scroll down. Please notethat no denim, T-shirts, flip-flops or sportswear are permitted at the HK Club, For further details, please go to .https://docs.google.com/document/d/1w9lZnFcbD4arPUGqIYtQxJBWybAwEGPAW-Wggesz2XY/edit
20
Jun
2019

Exciting Tales from Hong Kong's History seen through its Historic Photos

Thursday, 20 Jun 2019
David Bellis
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
JC Cube, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central
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19
Jun
2019

The World in Guangzhou: Africans and Arabs in China's Global Marketplace

Wednesday, 19 Jun 2019
Professor Gordon Mathews
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
UBS, 52/F, Two International Finance Centre, 8 Finance Street, Central
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17
Jun
2019

Field Trip "A Visit to Hong Kong Observatory and Tour and Lunch at Chungking Mansions

Monday, 17 Jun 2019
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15
Jun
2019

Field Trip "Dapeng Fortress"

Saturday, 15 Jun 2019
Leader: Stanley Shea
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4
Jun
2019

The Battle of Midway

Tuesday, 4 Jun 2019
Commander Paul Sierleja
Complimentary Drinks Reception 6.30 pm; Talk 7.30 pm
Hill Dickinson, Suite 3205 Tower Two, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty
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