In the Media


[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.


[Media] Dr. Ma Ngok on the widening value gap between generations

March 2, 2019

News coverage of of the community talk by Dr. Ma Ngok by Ming Pao Daily (Vancouver). See also photos: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmz1tt3v.


[Profiles] HKSI Associate Dr. Henry Yu profiled by the Department of History

February 18, 2019

Check out the good work of HKSI Associate Dr. Henry Yu of the Department of History and the Asian Canadian & Asian Migration program at UBC.


[Media] HKSI Associate Dr. Laifong Leung on the passing of novelist Jin Yong (1924–2018)

October 31, 2018

HKSI Associate Dr. Laifong Leung was interviewed by Ming Pao Daily (Vancouver) on the importance of the martial arts novels of Jin Yong (pen name of Dr. Louis Cha), who was awarded an honorary degree by the University of British Columbia in 1992.


[Media] Series on HK20 honored

October 30, 2018

"Hongkongers in Canada - on the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover,” a series produced by Ming Pao Daily (Vancouver) in partnership with HKSI, was honored with the 2018 Jack Webster Award for Best Reporting (Chinese Language).


[Media] Students on learning the Cantonese language

October 27, 2018

Students in the UBC Cantonese Language Program interviewed by OMNI Cantonese (BC).


[Media] HKSI Associate Dr. Clement Tong on his new course “History of Cantonese Worlds”

October 20, 2018

HKSI Associate Dr. Clement Tong was interviewed by Singtao Daily (Vancouver) on his new course "History of Cantonese Worlds" (ASIA 323/HIST 377).


[Media] Convenor Dr. Leo K. Shin on the importance of Hong Kong studies

September 28, 2018

Interview of HKSI Convenor Dr. Leo K. Shin on his research, teaching, and the importance of the UBC Hong Kong Studies Initiative.


[Media] HKSI Associate Dr. Henry Yu interviewed on the close ties between Canada and Hong Kong

September 19, 2018

“These crosscurrents are about a network – a network that has been long standing.”