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Conference on Asian Urbanism and Beyond

The international conference entitled 'Inter-University Seminar on Asian Megacities: Asian Urbanism and Beyond' was held on campus from 15 to 17 August. Jointly organized by the Urban Studies Programme (URSP), the Department of Geography and Resource Management and the Faculty of Social Science, the conference was one of the celebratory events of the 50th anniversary of CUHK and marked the first anniversary of the launch of the URSP.

Prof. Fanny M.C. Cheung, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of CUHK, and Mr. Ling Kar-kan (photo), Director of Planning of the HKSAR Government, officiated at the opening ceremony. Mr. Ling also delivered opening remarks entitled 'DNA of Hong Kong Urbanism'.

Aiming to explore the nature, evolution and uniqueness of urbanization issues and processes in Asian megacities, the three-day conference featured five keynote presentations, some 20 thematic breakout sessions and three post-conference technical tours, attracting more than 150 scholars from 15 countries to participate.

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