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[Celebrations] Appointment of HKSI Faculty Associate Dr. Pitman Potter to the Order of Canada

September 25, 2023

The School of Public Policy and Global Affairs to celebrate the appointment of HKSI Emeritus Associate Dr. Pitman Potter (FRSC) to the Order of Canada with a special keynote address by Dr. Sida Liu.


[Socials] ACRE and ACAM Welcome Back Social

September 20, 2023

The Centre for Asian Canadian Research & Engagement (ACRE) and the Asian Canadian & Asian Migration Studies program (ACAM) to host a Welcome Back Social.


[Conferences] Songs of the Future: Cantopop Heritage Conference 未來之歌:粵語流行曲傳承研討會

September 15, 2023

HKSI Faculty Associate Raymond Pai to take part in this online conference on the past and future of Cantopop.


[Resources] Leslie Cheung 張國榮 – Hong Kong Icon (1956–2003): Bibliography

September 12, 2023

Check out this list of resources compiled by the UBC Library on Leslie Cheung, the revered Hong Kong singer, actor, performer, and queer icon.


[Awards] HKSI Faculty Associate Dr. Timothy Cheek elected to the Royal Society of Canada

September 11, 2023

Hearty congratulations to Dr. Timothy Cheek on his election as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.


[Symposia] 1923: Race, Empire, and Settler Colonialism Across the Pacific

September 8, 2023

HKSI Faculty Associate Dr. Henry Yu, among others, will reflect on the significance of racial exclusion during the 1920s in North America and around the world.


[Publications] Housing Booms in Gateway Cities

August 15, 2023

Congratulations to HKSI Emeritus Associate Dr. David Ley on the publication of his latest book, which examines the housing markets in Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Vancouver, and London.


[Publications] HKSI Faculty Associate Dr. Miu Chung Yan and team release second report of the survey study on Hong Kong residents recently arrived in Canada

August 10, 2023

Check out the report published by UBC School of Social Work.


[Opportunities] Associate Professor and Republic of China Chair, Modern Chinese History and International Relations

August 1, 2023

The Department of History and the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invite applications for a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor in modern Chinese history and international relations to hold the Republic of China Chair.


[Awards] Congratulations to HKSI Faculty Associate Dr. Jamie Peck (Geography) on winning the Vautrin Lud Prize that is considered as the “Nobel of Geography”

July 27, 2023