Dear Colleagues and Students,

You are cordially invited to the following events in conjunction with the exhibition titled “Sha Fei: A Humanist Photographer at War (1912-1950)”:

Guided Tours

Students enrolled in the course “HUMA 4000H: Picturing History: Photographers and the Making of Modern China” will lead the tours.

For details and registration, please see

Symposium & Donation Ceremony

Sha Fei (1912-1950) was one of the most influential Chinese photographers of his generation, who captured some of the most iconic images of wartime China from the late 1930s to the 1940s. The Library is currently exhibiting 69 photographs illustrating Sha Fei’s extraordinary journey as a photographer. A majority of the exhibits were donated by Ms Yan Wang (Sha Fei’s daughter) to the Library. We have also invited distinguished scholars to join us for a symposium, details are as follows:

Date & Time: 6 April 2017, 1:30 – 6:30 pm
Venue: Library Multi-Function Room, LG4, Library
Language: Putonghua
Moderator: Prof David Chang, Assistant Professor of Division of Humanities
Registration: Library Event Registration


Session I (1:30 – 3:15 pm)

  • 沙飛和他的抗日題材攝影作品司蘇實 (中山大學傳播與設計學院 沙飛影像研究中心特邀研究員)
  • 沙飛與戰時攝影機制的生成高初 (中國美術學院 中國攝影文獻研究所主任)
  • 鏡頭裡的默者: 沙飛未發表的攝影和抗日戰爭的戰爭動員高崢 (美國馬里蘭大學歷史系副教授)

Donation Ceremony (3:30 – 4:15 pm)

Officiating Guests: Prof Wei Shyy, EVPP, HKUST and Ms Yan Wang

Venue: Ping Yuan and Kinmay W Tang Gallery, G/F, Library

Session II (4:20 – 5:50 pm)

  • 魯迅葬禮中的沙飛和司徒喬:兼論抗戰之前中國藝術界的媒介競爭現象蔡濤 (廣州美術學院 藝術學研究所副研究員)
  • 沙飛攝影中的人文擔當
    楊克林 (抗日戰爭史研究者、香港自由撰稿人)
    楊一舞 (上海音樂學院 藝術管理系學生)
  • 一套從美國回來的抗戰影集背後的故事──晉察冀影像、軍調處與安娜·路易斯·斯特朗的交匯高大鯤 (努比亞品牌聯合創始人、努比亞公益基金會秘書長)

Round Table Discussion (5:50 – 6:30 pm)


For questions, please contact Alice Ho (2358-6707).

We look forward to your participation!

With Best Regards,
HKUST Library and Division of Humanities

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