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Geography of Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta

DATE

19 May - 3 June 2004

ORGANIZERS

Centre for China Urban and Regional Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University
Department of Geography, Hong Kong Baptist University
Professor Christopher J. Smith, Department of Geogrpahy and Planning, University at Albany, State University of New York

ABOUT THE FIELDTRIP

CURS played host to a group of students from the university at Albany, SUNY led by Professor Christopher J. Smith. CURS organized a series of lectures and fieldtrips on Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta over the period 19 May - 3 June 2004 for the group. Dr. Eddie C.S. Chow, Dr. Him Chung, Miss Limei Li, Professor Si-ming Li, Dr. R.B. Owen, Dr. Donggen Wang and Dr. K.K. Wong lectured on economic development, history and culture, and physical geography and environments of Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta region. The fieldtrip component included one-day trips to Tolo Harbour and the Hong Kong Housing Authority, Hong Kong's industrial districts and the Hong Kong Museum of History and six-day trip to the Pearl River Delta from 29 May to 3 June 2004. The latter covered the cities of Shenzhen, Dongguang, GUagnzhou, Shunde and Zhuhai.@

A visit to container terminal at Kwai Chung
A visit to Housing Authority Headquarter
Group photo taken in Dongguan
A visit to KELON Enterprise, Shunde
A visit to Hong Kong Museum of History
 
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