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Hua-jui Liu was a Chinese university professor.


He was born in Kiangsi, China in 1898.


Mr. Liu studied for many years in China and abroad chiefly on the subjects of philosophy and history.


Hua-jui Liu interested in the promotion of oriental civilization and organised the Association for the Development of Asiatic Culture. He represented China at the Pan-Asiatic Conference at Nagasaki, Japan in 1923 and toured Japan, studying cultural conditions. After returning to China, he travelled throughout the country and organised the Society of Oriental Civilization at Shanghai.

Mr. Liu was an acting president ana dean of the Shanghai College of Fine Arts in Shanghai, China in 1927 and served concurrently as a lecturer at the National Conservatory of Music in Shanghai, professor of oriental culture At the National Wuhan University in Wuchang, China in 1929. Then he was promoted the organization of the Institute of Chinese Arts at Shanghai, China in 1930. After that Hua-jui Liu went to Mukden 1930 to study the Manchurian problem where he became a professor of the North-Eastern University. While in Manchuria, he visited Dairen and Port Arthur and Changchun to study Japanese industrial development and also visited Harbin and Manchouli to observe Russian enterprises.

After the occupation of Mukden by the Japanese Army on September 18, 1931, he organised the People's National Salvation Association in Shanghai. When the League of Nations' Commission of Inquiry came to China in March, 1932, he was invited to be a technical advisor to the Commission and drafted the Memorandum on the diplomatic problems of the Northeastern Provinces.

Mr. Liu travelled extensively in Europe after Lord Lytton's mission to China, studying cultural and political conditions. He returned to China in 1933 and was appointed a member of the Treaty Commission of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by the National Government, promotor and founder of the China League of International Cultural Relations in Shanghai, which was re-organized in 1935 as the International League for Cultural Cooperation (in China), was advisor to the Hunan Provincial Government and concurrently to the Commander-in-Chief of the 1st Route Bandit-suppression Army in Hunan since November 1935.