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Cantopop: From a tune down the street of old Hong Kong, to a voice in Greater China, and eventually to an ‘i-tune’ trapped in the internet

When Nov 23, 2016
from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Where Rooms 8 & 9
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Contact Phone 01223335146
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 Dr Kai Tai Chan, a professional psychiatrist and song writer from Hong Kong and currently a visiting academic in East Asian Studies at Cambridge, will give us a tour of the world of Cantopop contextualised in the transformations of Hong Kong and Greater China in the past few decades (illustrated with many music video clips).

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