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Dr. YEUNG Man Shun 楊文信博士

Chinese History and Culture Programme

Senior Lecturer

BA (HK), MPhil (HK), DLitt (Kyoto)



Rm 710, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

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“A Key to Learning Chinese: The Dictionary Hán-tzé-sin-yih and the Anglophone Students in Canton, 1805–1815.” Paper presented at the 2022 Hawai'i International Conference on Chinese Studies, U.S.A., January 3-5, 2022 (held virtually).


“Learning Chinese at Canton in 1805: The Experience of Benjamin Bowen Carter, An American Pioneer in Chinese Studies.” Paper presented at the 12th International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS 12), Kyoto, Japan, August 24-27, 2021 (held virtually).


“Anglo-American Rivalry at Canton and the First Chinese Translation of an American Official Document in 1805.” Paper presented at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the American Oriental Society, U.S.A., March 11-18, 2021 (held virtually).


“The Development of the Relationship between Protestant Missionaries and Buddhist Monks Centred around Canton’s Haichuang Temple in 1840-1870.” Paper presented at the 2020 Hawai'i International Conference on Chinese Studies, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, U.S.A., January 5-9, 2020.


“The Human World in a Pure Land: The Management Strategy of the Canton Buddhist Temple Haichuang in a Century of Sino-Western Contacts, 1770s-1870s.” Paper presented at the 11th International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS 11), Leiden University, The Netherlands, July 16-19, 2019.