[Series] City Reassembled 我載 • 我城

The Hong Kong Studies Initiative presents “City Reassembled” 我載 • 我城, a series of seminars, conversations, and associated events to explore the past, present, and future of the Hong Kong diaspora.

For latest information, please follow the links. Registration is required.

This series is organized by the UBC Hong Kong Studies Initiative and co-sponsored by: Department of Asian Studies, Department of History, Centre for Chinese Research, Centre for Migration Studies, Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies, Public Humanities Hub, and the Interdisciplinary Histories Research Cluster.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Watt Family – Hong Kong Studies Initiative Fund.

[Updated: 28 June 2022]

Friday, 1 October 2021, 19:00–20:30 PDT
The Chinese and Hong Kong Diasporas in the U.S.-China Conflict
Prof. Y. Joseph Lian 練乙錚教授, International College of Liberal Arts, Yamanashi Gakuin University
via Zoom

Friday, 29 October 2021, 12:00–13:30 PDT
Late Colonialism: “Hong Kong People” and the Popular Re-imagining of an Instituting Imaginary
Prof. Gregory Lee, University of St. Andrews
via Zoom

Friday, 19 November 2021, 17:00–18:30 PST
Enrooting an Emerging Diasporic Identity: The Legacies of Hong Kong Immigrants in Canada’s Migration History
Prof. Miu Chung Yan, School of Social Work, UBC
via Zoom

Friday, 10 December 2021, 17:00–18:30 PST
Voice After Exit: How Transnational Ties Shape Hong Kong Americans’ Political Engagement and Voting Behavior
Dr. Maggie Shum and Prof. Victoria Hui, University of Notre Dame
via Zoom

Friday, 28 January 2022, 17:00–18:00 PST
Reunification (2015)
Dir. Alvin Tsang
via Zoom

Friday, 18 February 2022, 17:00–18:30 PST
What is Diaspora? A Possible Dialogue with Hong Kong Studies
Prof. Shelly Chan, University of California, Santa Cruz
via Zoom

Friday, 11 March 2022, 18:30–21:00 PST
Fear(less) and Dear 誠惶 (不) 誠恐,親愛的 (2020)
Dir. Anson Hoi Shan Mak
Asian Centre Auditorium, UBC
1871 West Mall, Vancouver

Thursday, 17 March 2022, 19:00–20:30 PDT
Hong Kong Identity: Past, Present, and Future
Prof. Gordon Mathews, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
via Zoom

Thursday, 28 April 2022, 19:00–20:30 PDT
Hongkongers’ International Front: The Global Politics of Diaspora during and after the 2019 Anti-Extradition Protest
Prof. Ming-sho Ho, National Taiwan University
via Zoom

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 17:00–18:30 PDT
The Hong Kong and Taiwanese Diaspora in the Literary Imagination
Sam Cheuk and Julia Lin
Moderated by Allan Cho
via Zoom

Thursday, 16 June 2022, 19:00–20:30 PDT
Journalism in the Age of Fakes
Speakers: Chris Yeung and Louisa Lim
Moderator: Leo K. Shin
via Zoom


See also: