[Series] City Rebegins 我繫 • 我城

In the academic year 2022/2023, the Hong Kong Studies Initiative presents “City Rebegins” 我繫 • 我城, a series of webinars, conversations, film screenings, and associated events to examine the ever-changing new normal and its implications for communities in Hong Kong, Canada and beyond.

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

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This series is organized by the UBC Hong Kong Studies Initiative and generously co-sponsored by: Department of Asian Studies, Department of History, Centre for Chinese Research, Department of Theatre and Film, Public Humanities Hub, and the School of Social Work.

Our other event partners include UBC Asian Library, UBC Community Engagement, UBC Department of Political Science, UBC Robson Square, SFU Institute for Transpacific Cultural Research, SFU Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, Ho Tam Press, and Vancouver Hong Kong Forum Society.

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

[Updated: 19 May 2023]

Friday, 7 October 2022, 17:00–18:30 PDT
Becoming Communities: The Changing Face of Community Activism in Hong Kong
Dr. Samson Yuen, Hong Kong Baptist University
via Zoom

Screening + Director’s Visit
Tuesday, 25 October 2022, 18:00–20:30 PDT
Far Far Away 緣路山旮旯
Place of Many Trees, Liu Institute for Global Studies, UBC

Wednesday, 23 November 2022, 17:30–19:00 PST
The Moral Limits of Violence in Political Resistance
Prof. Joseph Cho-wai Chan, Princeton University
Place of Many Trees, Liu Institute for Global Studies, UBC

Community Talk
Friday, 25 November 2022, 18:00–19:00 PST
Prof. Joseph Cho-wai Chan, Princeton University
Room 7000, 7/F, SFU Vancouver Harbour Centre

Book Launch & Talk
Tuesday, 27 December 2022, 14:00–16:00 PST
《我城存歿》: 新書發佈及座談會
Dr. Cheung Chan-fai 張燦輝
Room 124, UBC School of Social Work, UBC

Screening + Conversation
Thursday, 26 January 2023, 18:00–20:30 PST
Keep Rolling 動態 Rolling (2022):
Four Directors, Four Stories About Hong Kong under the Pandemic

Place of Many Trees, Liu Institute for Global Studies, UBC

Thursday, 16 February 2023, 17:00–18:00 PST
Minority Tactical ‘Be-longing’:
Conviviality through Participation among South Asian Youths in Hong Kong

Dr. Lisa Y.M. Leung, Lingnan University Hong Kong
Via Zoom | Live-streaming on UBC @ BUCH B211, Buchanan Building, 1866 Main Mall, Vancouver BC V6T 1Z1

Tuesday, 21 March 2023, 17:00–18:00 PDT
Hong Kong Takes Flight: Commercial Aviation and the Making of a Global Hub
Dr. John D. Wong, University of Hong Kong
Place of Many Trees, Liu Institute for Global Studies, UBC

Screening + Exhibition + Conversation
Saturday, 25 March 2023, 15:00-17:00 PDT
Screening of Rouge 胭脂扣 (4K Restoration) + Conversation with Director Stanley Kwan + Special Exhibition about Leslie Cheung
C300 Theatre and Foyer, UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street, Vancouver

Thursday, 13 April 2023, 17:00-18:30 PDT
End-of-term Celebration and Student Project Showcase
2/F, Arts Student Centre, UBC

Screening + Conversation
Saturday, 13 May 2023, 15:00–17:00 PDT
To Be Continued 尚未完場:
A Documentary about the State Theatre 皇都戲院 in Hong Kong

Labatt Hall, Room 1700, SFU Harbour Centre, 555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Director’s Visit + Conversation
Wednesday, 137 May 2023, 19:00–20:30 PDT
Hong Kong New Directors in Conversation: HO Cheuk Tin & KA Sing Fung
香港新生代導演對談: 何爵天 x 賈勝楓

Place of Many Trees, Liu Institute for Global Studies, UBC

Asian Heritage Month
Saturday, 27 May 2023, 14:30–16:30 PDT
Places, Histories, Communities: Exploring Queer Asian Identities through Zine-Making
1510 Tree Island Industries Conference Room, SFU Harbour Centre, 555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Book Talk
Thursday, 15 June 2023, 15:00–16:00 PDT
Contemporary Hong Kong Literature in Translation: Conversation with Dorothy Tse & James Shea
Dodson Room (302), Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, UBC Library, 1961 East Mall, Vancouver


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