FHTM held The Sixth Lecture of “2021 FHTM Summer Academic Week” entitled “From heritage display to local stories” by Dr. Sun Jianbing

The Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management (FHTM) of Macau University of Science and Technology held the sixth lecture of the “2021 Summer Academic Week” on July 28, 2021. The Associate Professor of Tourism Management Department of Soochow University, Dr. Sun Jianbing, was invited to give a lecture entitled "From heritage display to local stories- a case study of Pingjiang historic streets in Suzhou". This lecture hosted by Associate Professor of FHTM Dr. Zhang Yang, was conducted in a combination of online and offline methods, and attracted over a hundred FHTM teachers and students. This lecture was sponsored by the Macau Foundation.

Guest Speaker, FHTM Teachers and Students’ Group Photo

Dean of FHTM Professor Ben K. Goh delivered a welcome speech, he hopes this seminar will help to enhance the theoretical literacy of teachers and graduate students, to expand the horizon of research and to strengthen cooperation and exchanges with Soochow University through summer academic lectures. Dr. Sun’s main research directions are Cultural Heritage Protection, Heritage Tourism and Community Tourism. In this lecture, Dr. Sun explained the historical district of Pingjiang in Suzhou systematically, with an in-depth introduction from the Suzhou Gardens, Kunqu Opera, and Guildhall Culture. Dr. Sun’s wonderful sharing also brought new research directions and research perspectives to the teachers and students. After the speech, he kindly answered questions from the students and teachers. The "2021 Summer Academic Week" series of lectures came to a successful conclusion.

Dr. Sun Jianbing Delivered a Speech