HKU Public Forum: Public Space & Civic Rights
Date: 10th October 2012
Venue: Yat Sen Square, The University of Hong Kong
Project Nature: Public Engagement
With around 100 participants, the forum featured three guest speakers from different fields, who shared their views on the inter-relationships between public spaces and civil rights. The discussion highlighted the implications of “Occupy Central” campaign at the HSBC Headquarters and “Anti-National Education Protest” at the Government Headquarters, as well as the need for human-oriented public spaces where freedom of speech can be sustained.
- Dr. Miranda May Szeto
Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, HKU
- Mr. Po-yiu Tam
Immediate Past Chairman, Hong Kong Institute of Planners
- Dr. Kacey Wong
Assistant Professor, School of Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Hong Kong Public Space Initiative
HKU Architectural Students’ Association