Saturday, 25 April 2015

Lecture by Dr. David Chuenyan Lai: History of Hongmen and Chinese Freemasons in Canada 黎全恩博士講座:【洪門及加拿大洪門史論】


2015年5月23日(星期六)下午 2:00 – 3:30
大溫哥華中華文化中心文物館·溫哥華哥倫比亞街555號

Saturday May 23rd, 2015 2:00 p.m. — 3:30 p.m.
Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver Museum

555 Columbia Street, Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6A 4H5

為了幫助大家瞭解加拿大華僑歷史和洪門的來龍去脈,大溫哥華中華文化中心舉辦免費講座【洪門及加拿大洪門史論】。加拿大著名學者黎全恩博士於2015年5月23日講解洪門的歷史。黎教授將講述洪門天地會的起源、組織,及孫中山加入洪門後,洪門昆仲協助其反清革命之貢獻;加拿大洪門致公堂、致公黨及民治黨的發展歷史,以及加拿大致公堂協助孫中山辛亥起義籌款的偉大貢猷和洪門與國民黨之間的衝突。

講座將以粵語進行,以漢語普通話和英語輔助。
免費入場。座位有限。請預訂座位: 604.658.8880, museum2@cccvan.com

Renowned scholar Dr. David Chuenyan Lai will give a lecture on the history of Hongmen, including its origin, organization, and contributions to the anti-Manchu revolution after Dr. Sun Yat-Sen joined the Hongmen society. Dr. Lai will talk about the evolution of the Hongmen society in Canada and British Columbia from Chee Kung Tong, to Chee Kung Party and eventually to Min Zhi Party.  The lecture will also describe the significant contributions of Chee Kung Tong to Dr. Sun Yat-Sen’s fundraising trips across Canada, and the conflict between Hongmen and Kuomintang.

The lecture will be conducted in Cantonese and supplemented by Putonghua (Mandarin) and English. 
Admission is free. Seating is limited. Please RSVP: 1 (604) 658-8880 or museum2@cccvan.com