News


[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.”


[Year in Review] HKSI annual newsletter is now available

September 14, 2018

It is with great pleasure that we present to you the second issue of Intersections, the annual newsletter of the UBC Hong Kong Studies Initiative.


[Publications] Translating Memories: the Fight Over Pikachu in Hong Kong

September 2, 2018

Congratulations to HKSI Associate Dr. Clement Tong on the publication of his latest article.


[Courses] Hong Kong-related courses in 2018–19

September 1, 2018

Hong Kong-related courses to be offered by UBC Asian Studies and UBC Department of History this academic year.


[CFP] Transnational Chinese Passages and the Global Making of Frontiers, Border

August 14, 2018

// This theme issue of the Canadian Journal of History/Annales canadiennes d'histoire draws on the notions of frontier, borderland, and border by Frederick Turner, Jeremy Adelman, and Stephen Aron to illuminate how the long-distance movements of Chinese migrants, goods, and culture are historically associated with politically and economically peripheral regions beyond China across different continents and oceans. It asks: how have Chinese activities overland and overseas contributed to the formation, evolution, and characterization of frontiers, borderlands, and borders—both inland and maritime—between empires and nation-states on a global scale? //


[Webcast] Cantonese Worlds 2 Workshop

August 13, 2018

Video recordings of the Cantonese Worlds 2 Workshop (21 June 2018) are now available!