Seminar “Trạng nguyên Nguyễn Đăng Đạo and traditional fondness for learning of Nguyễn Đăng family in Hoài Thượng, Tiên Du, Bắc Ninh province”.

On October 13, the Centre for Scientific and Cultural Activities, Văn Miếu-Quốc Tử Giám held the seminar “Trạng nguyên Nguyễn Đăng Đạo and traditional fondness for learning of Nguyễn Đăng family in Hoài Thượng, Tiên Du, Bắc Ninh province” at Thái học House, The Văn Miếu-Quốc Tử Giám.

Trạng nguyên Nguyễn Đăng Đạo (1651-1719), was born in Hoài Thượng, Tiên Du district, Bac Ninh province. when he was 33 years old, he came first in the Royal examination held in 1863 (in the reign of Le Hy Tong), so he was awarded the academic title of Trạng nguyên (the title given by the King to the best candidate of the Royal examination)

He held such important positions in the Court as Bồi tụng(equivalent to Deputy Prime Minister), Vice Minister of Finance, Vice Minister of Interior, Court Counsellor, Minister of War…He was sent to China(Qing dynasty) to demand three caverns back, including  Ngưu Dương, Hồ Điệp, Phổ Viên that are located in Tuyên Quang province. When he passed away, he was conferred the title of Minister of Interior, and the title of Good Genius; He was worshipped in the communal house in Hoài Bão village.

The 27 discourses presented by scientists focused on :

1. Homeland and  Nguyễn Đăng family of Trạng nguyên Nguyễn Đăng Đạo

2. Trạng nguyên Nguyễn Đăng Đạo: Life and career.

3. The conservation and promotion of traditional fondness for learning  of Nguyễn Đăng family in Hoài Thượng village, Bắc Ninh province.

The seminar

Scientists also focused on discussing:

1. Trạng nguyên Nguyễn Đăng Đạo’s personality.

2. Contributions of Nguyễn Đăng Đạo in the fields he worked.

3. Role and relation of the graduates of Nguyễn Đăng family with Quốc Tử Giám

4. Giá trị di sản dòng họ Nguyễn Đăng trong điều kiện hiện nay.

Heritable value of Nguyễn Đăng family in modern time. 

A part of the workshop space will be used to display exhibits about the homeland, the family and Trạng nguyên Nguyễn Đăng Đạo. The exhibition displays nearly 100 documents, images, technical drawings and many artifacts such as Chinese books, book holders, book boxes, writing brushes, to help visitors know more about life and career of Nguyễn Đăng Đạo, graduates and traditional fondness for learning of Nguyễn Đăng family.




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