News


[Resources] Hongkong News Online now available at UBC!

January 22, 2019

// Printed on the abandoned presses of the South China Morning Post, The Hongkong News offers scholars the undiluted voice and mindset of the Japanese administration of Occupied Hong Kong. This significant Japanese Occupation holding of The Hongkong News started publication on 31st December 1941, six days after the Christmas Day surrender of the British Crown Colony, and lasted until August 17, 1945, the day that the Shōwa Emperor’s Rescript ordered Japanese forces to surrender to the Allies. //


[Community] Consultation for BC’s Chinese Canadian Museum

January 2, 2019

// The Minister will host a small number of in-person community meetings during the month of January 2019. This will be an opportunity for participants to share their thoughts for how best to recognize key moments in our shared history. //


[Albums] 2018 Year in Review

December 31, 2018

Thank you, as always, for your support of the UBC Hong Kong Studies Initiative. We look forward to seeing you in our classes and events in 2019!


[Webcast] Why “Cantonese Worlds” Matters

December 23, 2018

For friends who might have missed the talk, here are the webcast and the photo album.


[CFP] Hong Kong and Beyond: Mapping the City’s Networks

November 20, 2018

The Hong Kong History Project at the University of Bristol is pleased to announce its third Postgraduate Workshop, which will take place on January 14–15, 2019, and which provides an opportunity to network and the share ideas.


[CFP] The 1st International Workshop on Cantonese Syntax

November 16, 2018

The 1st International Workshop on Cantonese Syntax will be held on 27-28 June, 2019, Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic. *** deadline: 20 December 2018 ***


[CFP] The Neighbourhood: A Symposium (Hong Kong Studies)

November 14, 2018

// We welcome papers exploring the manifold ways in which neighbourhoods, neighbours and the idea of the neighbourhood are treated in narratives (both popular and literary), visual art, popular culture, media, government policy, public discourse, theoretical systems, and more. // *** deadline: 14 January 2019 ***


[Courses] The First Annual Cantonese Fun Night

November 3, 2018

More than fifty students from the Cantonese Language Program shared a fun evening of music, food, and games with their instructors and teaching assistants in the First Annual Cantonese Fun Night.


[RIP] Dr. Ming K. Chan 陳明銶 (1949–2018)

November 2, 2018

HKSI mourns the passing of noted historian Dr. Ming K. Chan, a pioneer and passionate advocate of Hong Kong studies.


[Courses] ACAM 390: Kaiping – The Heritage of Chinese Migration

November 1, 2018

// This unique field study in Vancouver, Hong Kong, and Kaiping will allow you to explore multi-disciplinary perspectives on the histories, cultures, and geographies of Cantonese migration. // ** Deadline for application: 6 December 2018 **