Symposium Info: 

Date: November 5-6, 2009

Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Venue: Faculty Board Room, Faculty of Medicine, HKU

The International Symposium on Culture, Language, and Brain is intended to provide an important forum on the latest advances in multidisciplinary studies of culture. This symposium is organized by the State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences of the University of Hong Kong, with the Language Engineering Laboratory of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Department of Linguistics of the University of Hong Kong as Co-organizers. It is sponsored by the University of Hong Kong and the Ministry of Science and Technology of China.

Invited keynote speakers: 

  • John Gabrieli, Ph. D
    Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST) and Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Zhu Hua, Ph. D
    Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK.
  • Paul Kay, Ph. D
    Department of Linguistics and International Computer Science Institute, University of California at Berkeley, USA


No fee for registration. Please register via email and direct enquiries to Ms. Veronica Kwok at