After the Protest

A Vancouver Archive of the Umbrella Movement

The 79-day Umbrella Movement of 2014 was a watershed moment in the history of Hong Kong. Not only has the protest movement transformed the political and social dynamics of this former British colony, it has also deeply affected overseas Hong Kong and Chinese communities. Our goal for this project is to create a publicly accessible oral history archive, both as a means to learn about the impacts of the Umbrella Movement in general but also as a way to better understand the Hong Kong community in Vancouver in particular.


Alfred Li
Jenny Liu
Emily Fung
Ringo L.
Mike Luk
Victor Lam
Stanley Tsui
Mabel Tung
Paul Yeung

Project Team

Leo K. Shin, Ph.D.
Kennedy Chi Pan Wong

Elliott Cheung
Justin Cheng
Michelle To
Ryan Sun

The "After the Protest" project team gratefully acknowledges:

  • Our participants who have generously shared their personal experiences.
  • Other contributors who have facilitated the project: Allan Cho, Cindy Cheng, Clement Tong, Desmond Cheung, Eugene Ip, Florence Lee, Miu Chung Yan, Tian Ip, Venus Fung, Winnie Tse, and Zoe Lam.
  • The Public History Initiative of the UBC Department of History as well as the Interdisciplinary Histories Research Cluster for their financial support.