[CFA] Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference

January 14, 2018

MURC is a conference for UBC undergraduate students to showcase their research in front of their fellow UBC students, family, and friends. Researchers may choose one of two formats to showcase their research: presentation or poster. MURC 2018 applications are now open and will close on January 21, 2018 (Sunday) at 11:59 PM (PST).

[CFA] Travel grants to Hong Kong offered by the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

January 13, 2018

Are you a Canadian post-secondary student pursuing an exchange, study-abroad or internship in Hong Kong for the January 2018 term? If so, you are eligible to apply for one of six free round-trip tickets courtesy of Hong Kong Airlines through the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada’s (APF Canada’s) Asia Connect program.

[Media] HKSI Associate Dr. Laifong Leung on the launch of “Literature of Hong Kong”

January 4, 2018

Interviews with Visiting Professor Dr. Laifong Leung on the launch of "Literature of Hong Kong" (ASIA 324).

[Year in Review] A Look back at 2017

December 31, 2017

A look back at all who have come to share and to help launch Hong Kong studies at UBC:

[CFA] The Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarships

December 25, 2017

Graduate Scholarships to study at Oxford and Harvard.

[In the media] HKSI Associates Dr. Paul Evans and Dr. Yves Tiberghien on the recent trip to China by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

December 15, 2017

HKSI Associates Dr. Paul Evans and Dr. Yves Tiberghien spoke to the media on the recent trip to China by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

[CFE] UBC Cantonese Singing Contest

December 9, 2017

Registration is now open to all UBC students until January 10, 2018 (or once all spots are filled).

[CFP] Contacts, Collisions, Conjunctions (9-10 May 2018, The University of Hong Kong)

December 7, 2017

// The Society of Fellows in the Humanities at HKU invites scholars working in all fields of the humanities to an international and interdisciplinary conference exploring contacts, collisions and conjunctions. Situated in Hong Kong, the Society of Fellows is located at a place of various contacts, collisions and conjunctions throughout history: it has been a centre for communication and commerce, colonized and incorporated into the Chinese, British and Japanese empires, and known for its ethnic and socio-cultural diversity. Migration, labour and capital, as well as cultural production, made Hong Kong a vibrant and cosmopolitan metropolis with multiple temporalities materializing in the coexistence of colonial legacies and late capitalist forms of trade, consumption and exploitation. // ** abstract due: 15 January 2018 **

[Sad news] HKSI mourns the passing of Professor Arif Dirlik (1940–2017)

December 2, 2017

The community of Hong Kong studies has lost a dear friend. Prof. Arif Dirlik's last lecture at UBC:

[Congratulations] HKSI Associate and Director Emeritus of the Institute of Asian Research Dr. Yves Tiberghien to receive the honor of Chevalier de l’Ordre du Merite from the French Government

November 24, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Yves Tiberghien for being awarded the title of Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite per decree of the French President. This national distinction rewards “distinguished accomplishment.”