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Professor Lee, Kar Shui 李家樹

Title:
Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law
Honorary Professor, School of Chinese and HKU SPACE

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Professor Lee, Kar Shui 李家樹

Title:
Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law
Honorary Professor, School of Chinese and HKU SPACE

Curriculum Vitae:

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
1972The University of Hong KongB.A. (First Class Honours)
1977The University of Hong KongM.Phil.
1984The University of Hong KongPh.D.
Biography

Professor K S Lee 李家樹 (BA MPhil PhD, HK; CFIL, London) was formerly Professor of Chinese at the School of Chinese of the Faculty of Arts, The University of Hong Kong, and is at present Visiting Professor of the Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, City University of Hong Kong.  He is also Honorary Professor of the School of Chinese and SPACE, HKU.  He has altogether written 15 books (9, single-authored and 6, co-authored), edited 25 books, and published about 160 articles and book chapters in his career as a university teacher for 32 years.  His specialties range from Chinese classics and the languages of Tang-Song poetry to Chinese syntax, lexicology and semantics.  The time span of his works stretches from ancient to modern and fields of study from literature to language.  He is especially respected for his researches onShijing studies, Chinese classics and the languages of Tang-Song poetry, making major breakthroughs in all these areas.  Many of his works have appeared in international journals, influential and triggered debates at times, and won awards for the contribution they make to Chinese culture and scholarship.  Professor Lee is also an expert of Chinese language.  His publications on Chinese language and Chinese language teaching have been taken up as either textbooks or important references for language education in Hong Kong and regions nearby since the nineties of the last century.  He has participated in recent years in the teaching of the Chinese judgment writing courses jointly organized by the HKSAR Judiciary and the Faculty of Law of HKU.  He is appointed as Adjunct Professor by the Faculty and teaches an undergraduate course on the use of Chinese in law.  He is also the editor of the Classical Chinese Literature Series of the Hong Kong University Press.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2010-04-01Visiting Scholar: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, April, 2010
Research Achievement
2007-10-01Honorary Professorship: College of Humanities and Law in HKU SPACE for 3 years from 1 October 2007 to 30 September 2010
Others
2004-01-01Visiting Professor: Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, 1 January, 2004 to 31 December, 2006
Research Achievement
2009-04-01Visiting Scholar: Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei, October, 2009
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
1/3/1992 - presentFellowInstitute of Linguists, London
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