Thursday, November 21, 2019

The Course of Democracy Never Did Run Smooth: Hongkongers’ Political Awakening (從反送中運動看港人的掙扎與蛻變), December 15 at CMU.



Cafe Philo @ Pittsburgh will present an English-language talk, The Course of Democracy Never Did Run Smooth: Hongkongers’ Political Awakening (從反送中運動看港人的掙扎與蛻變), on December 15 at Carnegie Mellon University.
The Anti-Extradition Movement in Hong Kong Political apathy seems to have reigned Hong Kong for very long. And yet the recent Anti-Extradition Movement, the largest and longest social movement in the history of Hong Kong, has been joined by over one-third of the population. Through a discussion on the Anti-Extradition Movement, this seminar aims to provide a general understanding of the struggle for democracy in Hong Kong, especially its milestones, transformations, and current obstacles, and to explore the reasons for Hongkongers' political awakening.

Speakers: Hong Kong Social Action Movements in Boston (https://www.facebook.com/HKSAMBOS/)
Date: Sunday, December 15th , 2-4 pm
Place: CMU Wean Hall 4623
Host: Café Philo-Pittsburgh
This talk will be delivered in English.

從反送中運動看港人的掙扎與蛻變

香港人一直被視為政治冷感的一群,卻有超過三分之一的人口投身至香港史上最大型、歷時最久的社會運動--反送中運動中。本哲正旨在解說香港反送中運動的因由、香港民眾的抗爭經歷及心態的轉變,並探究香港人為何會有所謂的政治覺醒。

講者|波士頓香港人權組織 (https://www.facebook.com/HKSAMBOS/)
時間|2019/12/15 (星期天)下午 2:00-4:00
地點|卡內基大學 Wean Hall 4623
主辦|哲學星期五@匹茲堡