Professor Zhu Shoutong participated in the “Heritage of Chinese Culture Day” held by Matteo Ricci middle school

The primary and secondary departments of Matteo Ricci school held the “Heritage of Chinese Culture Day” on January 18, 2020. The aim is to enhance students’ interest in learning the subject of “culture, history and geography”, stimulate students’ active learning and deepen their understanding of Chinese culture.

Through various activities, students have deepened their understanding of Chinese culture, promoted the relationship between teachers and students, and learned the knowledge of “culture, history and place” in a pleasant environment.

Later, teachers and students participated in the game of relevant booths in the classroom and the decorations added the atmosphere of New year’s Eve to the venue. The activity was successfully completed in a warm and joyful atmosphere.

After the game, the students gathered in the school hall to enjoy the cultural performances carefully prepared by the students. Through activities, students can deepen their understanding of Chinese culture and strengthen their sense of national identity. They are also proud of the extensive and profound Chinese culture!

The Chinese culture has a long history, which is worthy inheriting from generation to generation. President Xi Jinping encouraged Macao schools to shoulder such historical responsibility and praised the young generation of Macao as a promising generation, which will surely become the pillar of Macao and even the nation in the future.

 

Please refer to the Chinese Version for more details: 朱壽桐教授參加利瑪竇中學舉辦的“傳承中華文化日”寓教於樂

 

“Chinese History and Culture and Macau” Exhibition was Held at the University of Macau

“Chinese History and Culture and Macau” Exhibition was Held at the University of Macau

 

——A delegation from the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China came to visit

 

On December 26th, 2019, Tian Xuejun who is the deputy minister of the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China and the director of the State Language Committee. Ouyang Yu ,who is Gabinete da Secretária para os Assuntos Sociais e CulturaGoverno da Região Administrativa Especial de Macau. Luo Yonggang,who is the deputy director of the Liason Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao S.A.R. Lin Jincheng, who is the chairman of University Council of Universityof Macau. Liu Jin, who is the director of the Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Affairs Office of the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. Xu Xiaoping, who is the director of the Department of Language Application and Administration Management of the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. Su Zhaohui,who is the director of the Higher Education Bureau. Song Yonghua, who is the President of the University of Macau. Tian Gang, who is the Vice President of Peking University, and Zhou Zuoyu, who is the Vice President of Beijing Normal University attended the “Key Research Base for Humanities and Social Sciences of Ministry of Education” unveiling ceremony .And ,the members of the delegation of Ministry of Education visited the Center for Chinese History and Culture and were introduced the “Chinese History and Culture and Macau” exhibition under the introduction of Zhu Shoutong ,who is the interim director. This exhibition was organized by Center for Chinese History and Culture and was divided into four parts, which respectively showed the results of “Research”, “Exchange”, “Education and Training” and “Promotion and Popularization” of the Center. The purpose of the exhibition is to convey the history and inherit the cultural heritage, and contribute to China’s historical and cultural research and promotion. After the exhibition, Minister Tian affirmed the Center’s great contribution in inheriting and promoting Chinese history and culture in recent years.

interim director Zhu Shoutong introduced the exhibition to the delegation

 

This exhibition also attracted many visitors during the campus open day activities. Many students and their parents said that they have seen the efforts of the University of Macau and the Center for Chinese History and Culture through the exhibition, and they have more deeply realized the connection between the culture of Macau and Chinese history and culture. In 2020, they hope to have more time and opportunities to participate in a series of activities such as education lectures and cultural inspections.

People visit “Chinese History and Culture and Macau” exhibition

In addition, the staff of the Center also organized Chinese history and culture open day quiz game, and prepared gifts such as bookmarks and folders for the participators. In addition to the local residents of Macau and the people of the Greater Bay Area who came to visit the campus, many international students also participated to experience the interest of Chinese history and culture together.

Please refer to the Chinese Version for more details: “中國歷史文化與澳門”展在澳大舉行 ——國家教育部代表團蒞臨參觀

UM’s South China Quarterly named ‘China’s famous university publication in social sciences’

 

 

South China Quarterly, an academic journal in the fields of humanities and social sciences published by the University of Macau (UM), has been named a ‘Famous University Publication on Social Sciences in China’. Tian Weiping, the journal’s editor-in-chief, has been named an ‘Outstanding Editor-in-Chief of a Famous University Publication on Social Sciences in China’.

The event was organised by a national society for the studies of university journals in humanities and social sciences in China. The society evaluated social sciences publications from nearly 2,000 higher education institutions in China, published in the past five years. The fact that UM’s South China Quarterly was named a famous journal in the field shows national recognition of the quality of the publication. Tian spoke at the award presentation ceremony and shared the process of founding the journal.

Founded by UM and edited by the university’s Centre for Chinese History and Culture, this quarterly journal focuses on global issues, regional issues, and China issues.

 

 

First Macao Forum on Education in Humanities and Social Sciences held at UM

 

The first Macao Forum on Education in Humanities and Social Sciences was held at the University of Macau (UM) recently. Co-organised by UM’s Macao Base for Primary & Secondary Education in Humanities & Social Sciences and Centre for Chinese History and Culture, the forum aimed to promote collaboration between UM and local schools in the fields of humanities and social sciences as well as to explore new avenues for education in the fields.

UM scholars and representatives from various primary and secondary schools in Macao participated in the forum and had in-depth discussions on issues related to the creation of an environment that is conducive to education in humanities and social sciences.

UM’s University Council Chair Lam Kam Seng and UM Rector Yonghua Song met with forum participants. UM’s Vice Rector Billy So delivered a speech in which he stressed the significance of the forum, saying that it was part of UM’s effort to promote education in humanities and social sciences in partnership with local schools.

 

Source: Centre for Chinese History and Culture

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The 7th International Conference of World Travel Witting in Chinese

Host:

Ming Pao Monthly

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Macao Foundation

Co-organiser:

Hong Kong China World Association for Chinese Literatures

Hong Kong Writers’ Association

International Association of Literature in Chinese

University of Macau

Macao Chinese Culture and Art Association
Instituto Milénio de Macau

China World Association for Chinese Literatures

Organizer:

International Association of Travel Literature in Chinese

The 7th International Conference of World Travel Witting in Chinese Was Held ,providing great Tea Culture experience

” The 7th International Conference of World Travel Witting in Chinese ” organized by the Macao Foundation, the Chinese University of Hong Kong United College and “Ming Pao Monthly”in Hong Kong, co-organized by the Center for Chinese History and Culture of the University of Macau and the World Chinese Literature Association, has been held in 2019. It was successfully held in Macau for two consecutive days from November 26th to 27th. More than 70 well-known writers and scholars from the Mainland, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan ,Japan and South Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Egypt, Iran and France gathered in Macau to conduct academic discussions on the theme of ” Tour of Tea Culture “. The seminar opened at 9:30 am on the 26th at the University of Macau. Zhong Yi, Interim Chairman of the administrative council of the Macao Foundation. Xu Jie, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Macau, and Bei Junqi, Consultant of the Preparatory Committee for the 7th International Conference of World Travel Witting in Chinese. President of the seminar and President of World Chinese Travel Literature Association Pan Yaoming attended the opening ceremony and delivered a speech, together with Ms. Chen Haiyu of Shenzhen JinLuan Co., Ltd., Tutor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Professor of Department of Chinese ,Zhang Shuangqing, Chairman of Guangdong Danxia Tianxiong Tea Co., Ltd. Xie Jinzhi,interim director of the Center for Chinese History and Culture of University of Macau Zhu Shoutong, together to cut the ribbon for the conference.

Please refer to Chinese version for details:第七屆世界華文旅遊文學國際學術研討會圓滿舉行 體驗各地茶文化之美

Zhuhai Cultural Inspection of Center for Chinese History and Culture of University of Macau

Group photo

In response to the national plan for the construction of the Greater Bay Area and improve Macau teachers and students’ understanding of history and culture of the Mainland, 25 teachers and postgraduate students of the Center for Chinese History and Culture of the University of Macau went to Zhuhai for cultural investigations to strengthen the sense of culture,. The expedition started on November 30, 2019. It took two days to investigate the representative cultural addresses of Zhuhai.

Teacher Zheng Dehua introduced the history

Based on the goals to combine history, culture, and education, this inspection visited Qi’ao Island, New Garden, and Beishan Courtyard, each with Chinese and Western characteristics. Teachers and students believe that we are familiar with and love the history and culture of the motherland . With this sense of identity and pride, Macau residents should actively participate in the construction of the Great Bay Area and contribute to the prosperity of the motherland.

Please refer to the Chinese Version for more details: 澳門大學中國歷史文化中心珠海文化考察

UM holds forum of thinkers in Macao

The University of Macau (UM) recently held the second forum of thinkers in Macao. The event was co-organised by UM’s Centre for Chinese History and Culture (CCHC) and the editorial team of South China Quarterly. During the event, participants discussed the coexistence of different civilisations and its importance to Macao as well as Chinese and western cultures.

During the forum, Vice Rector (Student Affairs) Billy So said that each civilisation is a vehicle for achieving coexistence and different civilisations are connected to one another through communication. He expressed hope that participants in the forum would make contributions to the coexistence of different civilisations through exploring Chinese and western wisdom.

Officiating guests at the opening ceremony included Billy So, Zhu Shoutong, interim director of the CCHC; Tian Weiping, editor-in-chief of South China Quarterly; as well as experts and scholars from various institutions, including Peking University, Tsinghua University, Beijing Normal University, Capital Normal University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Fudan University, East China Normal University, Shanghai Normal University, Nanjing University, Sun Yat-sen University, Hunan University, Shenzhen University, and the Macau University of Science and Technology.

UM holds a forum of thinkers in Macao

UM holds a forum of thinkers in Macao

Chinese History and Culture Forum and Confucian Art and Culture Collection Held in Macau

To celebrate the 2750th year of the great educator Confucius, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, and the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Macau Special Administrative Region, the University of Macau, Center for Chinese History and Culture ,Confucius Institute, China Confucius Institute, and Changshu Overseas Association, , Suzhou Overseas Association, the Macao Base for Primary and Secondary Education in Humanities and Social Science , Choi Kai Yau College and the Cheong Kun Lun College recently held The “China History and Culture Forum and Confucian Art and Culture Collection”at the University of Macau. .

Group photo for opening ceremony

Please refer to the Chinese Version for more details:中國歷史文化論壇暨孔誕藝文匯萃在澳舉辦

UM kicks off forum on Chinese history and culture and celebration of Confucius’ birthday

UM kicks off the forum on Chinese history and culture and celebration of Confucius’ birthday

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China and the 20th anniversary of the handover of Macao, the University of Macau (UM) today (19 September) kicked off the Forum on Chinese History and Culture and Celebration of Confucius’ Birthday. The forum, cultural activities, and exhibitions aim to let the public experience traditional Confucian culture and enhance their cultural confidence. Experts and scholars from China and abroad attended the event to celebrate the birthday of Confucius. They also discussed traditional Chinese culture and its development in the contemporary society.

Rector Yonghua Song

UM Rector Yonghua Song gave a speech, in which he said that the relationship between Confucian thought and Macao goes back a long time, adding that the great philosopher left an indelible mark on Macao as part of his long-lasting impact on human civilisation. According to Song, the event aims to promote understanding of the five traditional Chinese virtues, namely humanity, integrity, propriety, wisdom, and sincerity, among UM faculty members and students, so that they will acquire the wisdom from Confucianism and history and find inspiration through the comparison of Chinese and Western cultures for achieving world peace and sustainable development. Song added that people from different countries should work together to create a harmonious world and a win-win situation for everyone.

Cheng Lin

Cheng Lin, vice chairman of the Shandong provincial committee of the People’s Political Consultative Conference, said that Shandong is the hometown of Confucius and the birthplace of Confucianism, adding that the event showcases the beauty of traditional Chinese culture, especially the beauty of Confucianism.

A group photo

At the opening ceremony, Rector Song and other guests presented flower baskets to a painting of Confucius and bowed to the painting four times. Afterwards, members of the Cultural Ambassador Programme of the Confucius Institute conducted a ceremony, during which they performed a traditional ritual dance in traditional robes to express their understanding of the five virtues.

The forum on Confucian culture

On the same day, UM kicked off a forum on Confucian culture and numerous exhibitions, including an exhibition of Confucius culture, an exhibition of the landscape paintings of Zhang Zhimin, an exhibition of the works of Mao Hongwei, Zhang Qinzhi and Dong Gang, an exhibition of intangible cultural heritage from Suzhou, an exhibition of Guqin art from Changshu, and a sharing session by two young bamboo flute performers from Macao, who are also UM students. These exhibitions are open to the public. All are welcome. For more information, please visit https://go.um.edu.mo/pjjw9jqr.

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Chi:澳大中國歷史文化論壇暨孔誕藝文匯萃揭幕

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Chi:澳大中國歷史文化論壇暨孔誕藝文匯萃揭幕

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