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Symposium: Chinese Maritime History of Ming Dynasty

07 Jun 2014 - 08 Jun 2014

Selden Map Symposium Programme

New Research into the Maritime Trades, Seafaring and Underwater Archaeology of the Ming Dynasty

Mapping Ming China’s Maritime World – The Selden Map and Treasures from the University of Oxford is a special exhibition co-presented by the Hong Kong Maritime Museum and the Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford. To celebrate this rare opportunity, the Museum holds a symposium of the latest research into the Chinese maritime history of Ming Dynasty on 7 and 8 June 2014.

This symposium is open to the public, allowing the participants to discuss topics relating to the Selden Map of China, underwater archaeological findings in China and the seafaring of the Ming Dynasty with twenty local and overseas academic scholars.

Symposium Details:

Date: 7 to 8 June, 2014
Time: 7 June (Saturday): 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

8 June (Sunday): 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Venue   :  Hong Kong Maritime Museum, Central Pier No. 8
Eligible Attendees :  Aged 18 or above
Entrance fee  :  $30 adults; $15 seniors, people with disabilities and full-     time students

For further enquiries, please contact our Librarian, Ms Kitty But:
T : (852) 3713 2516
F : (852) 2813 8033
E : resource@hkmaritimemuseum.org