In the Media


[Media] HKSI Associates respond to protests in Hong Kong

September 6, 2019

Associates of the Hong Kong Studies Initiative respond to the protests in Hong Kong.


[Profiles] Innovation in Policy: How UBC is Influencing Global Affairs

August 19, 2019

Learn about the wonderful work of HKSI Associate Dr. Yves Tiberghien of the Department of Political Science.


[Media] Dr. Miu Chung Yan on the “subethnic gap” among the Chinese population in Vancouver

July 15, 2019

HKSI Associate Dr. Miu Chung Yan of the School of Social Work was interviewed by South China Morning Post on his research on the "subethnic gap" among the Chinese population in Vancouver.


[Profiles] Faculty Spotlight with Christopher Rea

July 14, 2019

Over the last decade, Professor Christopher Rea has expanded UBC’s course offerings on modern Chinese literature and cinema. Rea hopes to continue teaching students how to be critical thinkers of cultural history while having fun with the language.


[Media] Friends of HKSI Drs. Betsy and Graham Johnson on their new book on Tsuen Wan

July 8, 2019

Excellent interview with friends of HKSI Drs. Betsy and Graham Johnson on their new book on Tsuen Wan (hkupress.hku.hk/pro/1681.php).


[Media] Student Associate Kennedy Wong on the phenomenon of “re-returnees”

June 19, 2019

Student Associate Kennedy Chi-pan Wong was interviewed by the South China Morning Post on his research findings on the so-called re-returnees.


[Media] Emeritus Associate Prof. Diana Lary recalls the events of June 4, 1989

June 11, 2019

Emeritus Associate Prof. Diana Lary recounts her experience as the resident sinologist at the Canadian Embassy in Beijing during the June 4 crackdown in 1989.


[Media] HKSI Convenor Dr. Leo K. Shin on the oral history project “After the Protest”

May 17, 2019

Dr. Leo K. Shin was interviewed by Hong Kong Citizens News on the oral history project "After the Protest: A Vancouver Archive of the Umbrella Movement of 2014."


[Profiles] Faculty spotlight with Dr. Alison Bailey

March 31, 2019

HKSI Associate Dr. Alison Bailey discusses her current research on the cultural history of filial revenge in Chinese literature and law. Recently appointed Assistant Professor in Pre-modern Chinese Literature, Dr. Bailey hopes she can give students the same sense of respect that she has developed for Chinese culture.


[Media] Hong Kong studies thrives and withers in unexpected places

March 19, 2019

HKSI is one of the initiatives featured in this article published in the newsletter of the International Institute for Asian Studies.