UM holds In-house Staff Training on “Chinese Culture and Wisdom”
No. of participants: over 140  參與人數: 逾140人

In order to enhance UM staff members’ understanding of the Chinese culture and wisdom, the Human Resources Section of the Office of Administration organised an in-house training course on the above-mentioned topic at the Mr. and Mrs. Lau Chor Tak Lecture Theatre in the Anthony Lau Building on 16 July 2021. Prof. ZHU Shoutong of Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH), who is also the Director of Research Centre for Humanities in South China and the Director of Centre for Chinese History and Culture, was invited to explain how wisdom was applied and expressed in the history and society nowadays. Over 140 staff members participated in the training.

By sharing numbers of myths, novels and historical events, Prof. ZHU explained “Wisdom and Kindness”, “Wisdom and Foolishness” and “Good Wisdom and Evil Wisdom” through the characters and incidents. Prof. ZHU then emphasized the importance of applying wisdom properly.

The University hopes that this training can arouse staff members’ interest in Chinese culture, enhance their understanding in Chinese wisdom and strengthen their patriotism.