13 Nov, 2008

21st November 2008: An Intermedia Event, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal

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Tomas Pereira (1645-1708), born in Vila Nova de Famalicão, Portuguese
Jesuit and musician. During his 36 years in Beijing, he was the music
teacher and a close friend of Emperor Kangxi. He was also a diplomat
for Kanxi’s court.
Augustin Hallerstein (1703-1774), born in Ljubljana, Slovene Jesuit
missionary in China. His mathematical and astronomical acquirements
led him to the court of Emperor Qianlong in Beijing, as the Chief of Department
of Mathematics, and responsible for the Astronomical Observatory.
Artists:
Cameron Bobro, Lu Yawei, Shao Wanbi (music), Huiqin
Wang, Luís Coquenão (painting)

Organization and Collaboration:
School of Music, University of Minho
Dept. of History, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Minho
Beijing Language and Culture University, China
City Hall of Vila Nova de Famalicão
The Confucius Institute of the University of Minho, Portugal
Kibla — Association for Culture and Education/ACE KIBLA/Multimedia Center KIBLA, Maribor,Slovenia

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