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[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.


[Webcast] Hong Kong at a Crossroad: Exploring Canada’s Role

August 12, 2019

For friends who might have missed this panel discussion, here is the webcast.


[Newsletters] Our annual newsletter is now out

August 10, 2019

The third edition of "Intersections," the annual newsletter of the Hong Kong Studies Initiative, is now available.


[CFA] Hong Kong Studies Research School

August 8, 2019

// The Hong Kong Studies Research School aims to encourage young scholars to conduct research on Hong Kong-related topics with a view to building a trans-regional Hong Kong studies research community. //


[CFP] Hong Kong Creative Cultures: A HKS Symposium

July 31, 2019

// We welcome papers exploring various aspects of Hong Kong’s creative cultures as encapsulated in narratives (both popular and literary), visual art, social media, government policy, public discourse, social systems, and more. //


[Canto] HKSI Associate Raymond Pai shared his passion for the Cantonese language

July 24, 2019

Raymond Pai, Director of the UBC Cantonese program, was a guest lecturer at this year's DJ course offered by Fairchild Radio.


[Exchange] HKSI hosted student delegation from the Education University of Hong Kong

July 22, 2019

A delegation of 18 staff and students from the Global and Hong Kong Studies Program of the Education University of Hong Kong visited UBC on June 18–19.


[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.