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Statement on Academic Freedom

July 10, 2020

In light of the recent developments in Hong Kong, as well as the on-going challenges in addressing the past and present elsewhere in Asia, the Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia is reaffirming its support of UBC’s commitment to advancing academic freedom.


[Media] HKSI Associates respond to the protests in Hong Kong

July 3, 2020

Associates of the Hong Kong Studies Initiative respond to the protests in Hong Kong.


[Media] HKSI Associates respond to the coronavirus outbreak

June 22, 2020

Associates of the Hong Kong Studies Initiative respond to the coronavirus outbreak.


Class of 2020!

June 16, 2020

Congratulations—especially to all who have been part of the Hong Kong studies family at UBC.


[Webcast] National Security (Law) in Hong Kong: An Assessment

June 11, 2020

For those who might have missed this roundtable, here is the webcast.


[Newsletter] HKSI June Update is out!

June 5, 2020

Here is our June Update – check out our upcoming events and updates from our faculty associates! 


[Campaigns] The Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF) launched a campaign amidst Covid-19

May 5, 2020

[Campaigns] The Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF) is launching a campaign amidst Covid-19 to help stop racist attacks against Asian-Canadians.


[News] The HKSI May Update is out

May 4, 2020

—check out what we are up to. . . .


[Workshop] The 5th Workshop on Innovations in Cantonese Linguistics (WICL-5)

April 16, 2020

Last hosted by the UBC Cantonese Language Program in 2018, the Workshop on Innovations in Cantonese Linguistics will be hosted this year by The Ohio State University on 18–19 April 2020.


[Courses] Check out our summer offering

April 15, 2020

Despite the pandemic, UBC will be offering (online) a number of Hong Kong-related courses.