News


[CFP] After the Protest: A Vancouver Archive of the Umbrella Movement of 2014

February 23, 2019

HKSI is inviting volunteers to participate in an oral history project that seeks to document the impacts of the Umbrella Movement of 2014.


[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.


[Publications] Keywords on Hong Kong

February 3, 2019

A new book edited by Prof. Stephen Yiu-Wai Chu of the Hong Kong Studies Programme at the University of Hong Kong


[Updates] February Update

February 1, 2019

The HKSI February Update is now out.


[CFP] The 1st Annual Conference of the Society for Hong Kong Studies

January 30, 2019

// We are pleased to invite scholars and graduate students interested in Hong Kong Studies to submit proposals for paper or panel presentations at the 1st Annual Conference of the Society for Hong Kong Studies, to be held on 22nd June, 2019. //


[Publications] A posthumous collection of essays by Arif Dirlik (1940–2017) is now out

January 23, 2019

A collection of ever-stimulating essays by Prof. Arif Dirlik, an early HKSI supporter, is now out in Chinese.


[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.