[Series] City in Protest 我衛 • 我城


The Hong Kong Studies Initiative presents “City in Protest,” a series of public lectures, conversations, and events to reflect on the challenges facing Hong Kong.

Unless otherwise noted (*), all events are conducted in English and are free and open to the public. For latest information, please follow the links. Registration is strongly encouraged.

[Last updated: 16 November 2019]


Screening
Friday, 31 May 2019, 6:30 pm
1967 (Re-run) / 回溯重構:《1967》
Aquatic Ecosystems Research Lab 120, UBC
2202 Main Mall, Vancouver

Roundtable
Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 3:00–5:00 pm
Taking It to the Streets: Hong Kong’s Resistance to the Extradition Bill
Room 120, C. K. Choi Building, UBC
1855 West Mall, Vancouver

Seminar
Friday, 19 July 2019, 12:00–2:00 pm
Making Sense of Recent Events in Hong Kong: A Perspective from Popular Opinions
Prof. Stephen W. K. Chiu 趙永佳 (Education University of Hong Kong)
Room 351, C. K. Choi Building, UBC
1855 West Mall, Vancouver

Community Forum
Sunday, 11 August 2019, 12:30–3:00 pm
Hong Kong at a Crossroad: Exploring Canada’s Role
Segal Building, Simon Fraser University
500 Granville Street, Vancouver

Seminar
Friday, 20 September 2019, 12:00–2:00 pm
Human Rights Lawyering under an Authoritarian Regime: An Hong Kong Experience
Randy Shek 石書銘 (Barrister-at-law)
Room 351, C. K. Choi Building, UBC
1855 West Mall, Vancouver

Public Lecture
Friday, 20 September 2019, 3:30–5:30 pm
“The Force is No Longer with You”: The Police and Hong Kong Protests
Randy Shek (Barrister-at-law)
Room 104, Allard Hall, UBC
1822 East Mall, Vancouver

*Community Talk
Sunday, 22 September 2019, 2:00–4:00 pm
Human Rights in Hong Kong? 香港《基本法》還能保障人權嗎?
Randy Shek (Barrister-at-law)
Performance Hall, Richmond Cultural Centre
7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond
*Program in Cantonese

Panel Discussion
Wednesday, September 25, 7:00–9:00 pm
Understanding Hong Kong
Prof. Leo K. Shin & Prof. Paul Evans
Liu Institute for Global Issues
6476 NW Marine Dr., Vancouver

Public Lecture
Thursday, September 26, 5:30–7:00 pm
Chinese State Capitalism in Hong Kong
Prof. Ho-fung Hung 孔誥烽 (Johns Hopkins University)
Harbour Centre 1900, Simon Fraser University
515 W. Hastings Street, Vancouver

*Community Dialogue
Saturday, 28 September 2019, 12:00–2:00 pm
A Conversation with Anthony Wong 光天化日再嬉戲: 與黃耀明對話
Harbour Centre 7000, Simon Fraser University
515 W. Hastings Street, Vancouver
*Program in Cantonese

Public Lecture
Friday, 4 October 2019, 12:00–2:00 pm
Riot, Refugee, Fire: The Borderscape of Hong Kong 1950s
Dr. Kenny K. K. Ng 吳國坤 (Hong Kong Baptist University)
120, C. K. Choi Building, UBC
1855 West Mall, Vancouver

Public Lecture
Thursday, 24 October 2019, 5:30–7:00 pm
Right to the City: Hong Kong as an Example
Prof. Laikwan Pang 彭麗君 (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Buchanan A104, UBC
1866 Main Mall, Vancouver

*Conversation 粵語沙龍
Friday, 25 October 2019, 5:30–7:00 pm
The Power of “Zines” 民眾出版力──由「民刊」到「文宣」
Reading Room, Centre A
268 Keefer St., Suite 205, Vancouver
*Program in Cantonese

Yip So Man Wat Memorial Lecture
Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 7 pm
“Where Silence Reigns, Startling Claps of Thunder 於無聲處聽驚雷
Dr. Geremie Barmé 白杰明 (Professor Emeritus, Australian National University)
Ponderosa Commons Ballroom, UBC
6445 University Boulevard, Vancouver

Book Launch
Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 2:00 pm
A Chinese Melting Pot: Original People and Immigrants in Hong Kong’s First ‘New Town’
Dr. Elizabeth Lominska Johnson and Dr. Graham E. Johnson
120, C. K. Choi Building, UBC
1855 West Mall, Vancouver

Public Seminar
Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 12:45–2:15 pm
“Prosperity and Stability”: Why Did Hong Kong Work?
Dr. John D. Wong (The University of Hong Kong)
Commentator: Dr. Clement Tong (UBC)
120, C. K. Choi Building, UBC
1855 West Mall, Vancouver

*Conversation
29 November 2019 7:00 pm
An Evening Conversation with Chapman To 與杜汶澤夜話
Asian Centre Auditorium, UBC
1871 West Mall, Vancouver
*Program in Cantonese

Archive Launch
Saturday, 30 November 2019, 2:00–4:00 pm
After the Protest: A Vancouver Archive of the Umbrella Movement
120, C. K. Choi Building, UBC
1855 West Mall, Vancouver

Exhibition
Saturday, 30 November 2019, 1:00–5:00 pm
The Hong Kong Umbrella Movement – An Artistic Diary
Tammy Flynn Seybold
Lobby, C. K. Choi Building, UBC
1855 West Mall, Vancouver

Screening+Dialogue
Saturday, 7 December 2019, 2:30 pm
Umbrella Diaries: The First Umbrella 傘上 : 遍地開花
followed by conversation with Director James Leong
Frederic Wood Theatre, UBC
6345 Crescent Road, Vancouver

More events to be announced. . . .