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[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 **


[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.


[RIP] HKSI mourns the passing of actor Mr. Yueh Hua 岳華

October 27, 2018

We are particularly thankful for Mr. Yueh Hua's memorable visit to ASIA 325 (Hong Kong Cinema) back in 2015。


[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).


[CFA] Hong Kong Studies PhD Consulting Programme

October 19, 2018

The Academy of Hong Kong Studies at the Education University of Hong Kong is launching a new initiative for graduate students interested in pursuing Hong Kong-related topics in Hong Kong.


[CFP] “All Roads Lead to Hong Kong”: People, City, Empires

October 12, 2018

HKSI Associate Dr. Henry Yu will be the keynote speaker of this international conference organized by the Hong Kong History Project.


[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.


[Canto] UBC ClubHK to offer Cantonese language classes

September 25, 2018

Wonderful that UBC Club HK is once again offering Cantonese lessons.


[Newsletters] HKSI October Update is out

September 20, 2018

Check out our kick-off events for the third season!


[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.”