[Celebration] End-of-Term Celebration for HKSI/Cantonese Language Program

[Updated 7 July 2019: For friends who might have missed our end-of-term celebration back in April, here is the photo album.]

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 12:00–1:45 pm
Place of Many Trees (formerly the Multipurpose Room)
Liu Institute for Global Issues, UBC
6476 NW Marine Dr., Vancouver
Presentations and screenings begin @ 12:30
Free and open to the UBC community

Light lunch will be provided. Registration recommended.

Come celebrate the end of another exhilarating academic year for the UBC Hong Kong Studies Initiative and the UBC Cantonese Language Program with food, drinks, highlights of student projects, and a guest presentation:

British-Chinese Communities and Identities Between the UK and HK
Dr. Desmond Cheung (Portland State University)

Desmond Cheung (PhD, UBC) is a China historian and assistant professor at Portland State University, Oregon. His research to date has mainly been focused on the Ming period (1368-1644), with projects on the history of Hangzhou’s famous sites as well as the late imperial statecraft tradition. He has also begun to work on the history of Chinese in the United Kingdom, starting with oral histories collected from the British-Chinese community.


Hosted by the Hong Kong Studies Initiative and the Cantonese Language Program and co-sponsored by: Department of Asian Studies, Department of History, Centre for Chinese Research, and St. John’s College.

Registration for: End-of-term Celebration

Online registration is now closed. To find out if it is still possible to attend, please email us @ hksi.ubc@ubc.ca.