In the Media


[Media] HKSI Associate Dr. David Ley retires after 45 years at UBC

April 21, 2017

"For more than 40 years, geographer David Ley has studied the Vancouver housing market, giving him a priceless academic perspective on the city’s struggle with now-epic unaffordability."


[Media] News coverage of “Hong Kong: 20 Years After” and associated events

April 20, 2017

Links to media coverage of the symposium on "Hong Kong: 20 Years After" and associated events.


[Media] Allan Cho interviewed on the importance of the SCMP historical archive

April 11, 2017

UBC Library is the first institution in Canada to provide access to the South China Morning Post’s digital archives to its users. First published in 1903, the English-language newspaper is a premier publication known for its authoritative, influential and independent reporting on all of Asia.


[Media] Leo Shin interviewed on the early history of Hong Kong

March 17, 2017

Dr. Leo Shin was interviewed on OMNI News (Toronto) on the importance of studying the early history of Hong Kong. (In Cantonese)


[Media] Leo Shin interviewed on his new course on the history of Hong Kong

February 16, 2017

Dr. Leo Shin was recently interviewed on OMNI News about his new course on the history of Hong Kong and about his aspirations for the recently-established Hong Kong Studies Initiative at UBC.


[Media] Raymond Pai interviewed on teaching Cantonese at UBC

December 30, 2016

Raymond Pai was featured by the The Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he is an alumnus of Biology, for his dedication and achievements in teaching Cantonese.


[Media] Ross King interviewed on CBC Radio on the future of Cantonese studies at UBC

January 4, 2015

On January 3rd Dr. Ross King, Head of the Department of Asian Studies, was invited to CBC radio to discuss the Cantonese language and the University’s plans for the future program.