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20June, 2024

International Conference on Travel Literature in Chinese closes at UM

A panel discussion The concluding session and closing ceremony of the 8th International Conference on Travel Literature in Chinese was held at the University of Macau (UM). Themed ‘The Journey of Hong Kong Travel Literature and Greater Bay Area Literature’, the three-day conference brought together writers and scholars from various countries and regions, including mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan and the US, to discuss the creation and development of Chinese travel li ...

7June, 2024

FAH Academic Awards Winners 2023/2024

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) recently presented the FAH Academic Awards to 4 colleagues in recognition of their excellence in teaching, research and service. The awards are given annually based on FAH students’ and colleagues’ nominations, recommendation by the respective Academic Award Selection Committees and a final review by the FAH management. We are proud to announce the 2023/2024 winners are follows: Category Winner(s) Best Teacher Hans-Georg MOELLER Department of Philosophy ...

7June, 2024

UM holds First International Forum on Traditional Chinese Medicine Culture

Maha Guru Anand   The Centre for Chinese History and Culture (CCHC) of the University of Macau (UM) held the First International Forum on Traditional Chinese Medicine Culture. The forum brought together experts, scholars, and leading figures in the field of Chinese medicine from around the world to discuss the close connection between health and Chinese medicine. Zhu Shoutong, director of CCHC, said in his speech that, Chinese medicine is a treasure of traditional Chinese culture, hoping th ...

6June, 2024

UM signs cooperation agreement with Sacred Heart Canossian College on promotion of Chinese history and culture

The signing of the agreement The Centre for Chinese History and Culture of the University of Macau (UM) and Sacred Heart Canossian College (SHCC) signed a cooperation agreement on the promotion of Chinese history and culture. SHCC is the 13th school in Macao to join UM’s base for the promotion of Chinese history and culture. According to the agreement, the two parties will jointly organise a series of outreach activities to promote Chinese history and culture in Macao, deepen students’ understan ...

24May, 2024

FAH Hosts Critical Island Studies 2024 Colloquium

FAH Hosts Critical Island Studies 2024 Colloquium   Hosted by the Department of English of FAH and in cooperation with the Critical Island Studies Consortium, the Critical Island Studies 2024 Colloquium was successfully held on April 17 and 18. Leading international scholars from the Philippines, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau participated in this two-day academic conference, which attracted over a hundred audience members. With the theme “Waves ...

17May, 2024

UM’s Portuguese Language Summer Programme now open for applications

The 38th Portuguese Language Summer Programme, organised by the Department of Portuguese of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Macau (UM), is now open for applications. The application deadline is 15 June, and interested individuals are welcome to apply. The summer programme is a key project in UM’s training of bilingual professionals. This year’s summer programme will take place from 8 July to 26 July. It will include language courses, theme-based courses, and various cultu ...

6May, 2024

UM Macao Humanities Forum discusses New Culture Movement

Chen Pingyuan The Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) of the University of Macau (UM) held the Macao Humanities Forum, featuring Chen Pingyuan, first-class professor of Philosophy and Social Sciences of China, Boya Chair Professor at Peking University, and director of the Institute of Modern Chinese Humanities at Peking University, as the guest speaker. Prof Chen delivered a lecture titled ‘The Facets of the New Culture Movement’, which attracted the participation of many on-site and online ...

3May, 2024

FAH Ph.D. Candidate from Department of English Receives International Recognition and Grants

In a fierce competition with applicants from universities around the world, University of Macau Ph.D. candidate, Mr. WU Jincheng, specializing in Linguistics from the Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, has successfully secured two prestigious international dissertation research grants under the supervision of Prof. Cecilia Guanfang Zhao. The TOEFL Grant for Doctoral Research in Language Assessment from U.S. Educational Testing Service (ETS), and the Duolingo English Test (DE ...

2May, 2024

Faculty of Arts and Humanities Collaborates with Beijing Normal University Zhuhai to Boost Student Exchange Programs between Zhuhai and Macao

Recently, a series of student activities involving the University of Macau (UM) and Beijing Normal University, Zhuhai (BNU) has successfully concluded, with nearly a hundred students from both institutions participating. The events took place on March 3, 2024, at BNU in Zhuhai, and on April 14, 2024, at UM. For more information, please refer to the Chinese version. ...

22April, 2024

Founding president of L’association Peindre en Normandie gives talk at UM on birth of Impressionism

Alain Tapié gives a talk at UM on the birth of Impressionism The University of Macau (UM) held a talk titled ‘Normandy Impressionism – The Birth of Impressionism’ as part of the University Lecture Series. Alain Tapié, founding president of L’association Peindre en Normandie and honorary curator of French museums, was the speaker. The talk was well attended by UM students and faculty members, as well as art lovers. Speaking at the event, Xu Jie, dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, said t ...

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