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[Webcast] Hong Kong Literature: Why and How? 香港文學─為何?如何?

May 30, 2018

For friends who might have missed this community talk (in Cantonese) by Dung Kai-cheung, here are the webcast, photo album, and media coverage.


[Webcast] From History to Fiction: Inventing Hong Kong Stories

May 30, 2018

For friends who might have missed this lecture by Dung Kai-cheung, here are the webcast, photo album, and published transcript.


[Media] HKSI Associate Dr. Henry Yu on the publication of Celebration: Chinese Canadian Legacies in British Columbia

May 21, 2018

// "Celebration: Chinese Canadian Legacies in British Columbia" acknowledges the painful history in its profiles of 96 people from the Chinese community who have made significant contributions to the province in medicine, science, athletics, philanthropy and more. //


[CFA] Hong Kong Studies Research School

May 15, 2018

The Academy of Hong Kong Studies at the Education University of Hong Kong is inviting applications for a 3-day training program for Ph.D. students working on any dimension of Hong Kong. *** deadline: 15 June 2018 ***


[Media] Speakers Mary Shuk-han Wong and Wong King Fai on Hong Kong literature and cinema

May 14, 2018

Visitors Mary Shuk-han Wong and Wong King Fai spoke about the past and present of Hong Kong literature and cinema.


[CFA] Job openings in the Department of Asian Studies

May 5, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies at UBC is inviting applications for sessional lecturers for the 2018 Winter Session to teach courses in Cantonese language, Hong Kong cinema, among others.


[CFP] Hong Kong Studies (special issue): “Orientalism Forty Years on”

May 1, 2018

"The first bilingual and interdisciplinary academic journal on Hong Kong, Hong Kong Studies (Chinese University Press), is now accepting articles for Issue 3 (scheduled for publication in Spring 2019), which will comprise both general research articles on Hong Kong and a special section on Edward Said’s Orientalism." *** deadline: 15 September 2018 ***


[Media] Why a Canadian university is fascinated by Hong Kong

April 25, 2018

HKSI Convenor Dr. Leo Shin and Associate Raymond Pai were interviewed on the development of the UBC Hong Kong Studies Initiative and the Cantonese Language Program.


[Events] HKSI on the road

April 19, 2018

Dr. Leo K. Shin will be in Hong Kong to speak on the development of Hong Kong studies at UBC.


[Media] Speaker Dung Kai-Cheung on the (im)possibility of inscribing Hong Kong

April 17, 2018

Award-winning author Dung Kai-cheung 董啓章 interviewed on the challenges of inscribing Hong Kong.