[Congratulations] HKSI Associate Dr. Shannon Walsh of the Department of Theatre and Film honored at the Whistler Film Festival

November 19, 2017

Dr. Shannon Walsh of the Department of Theatre and Film honored at the Whistler Film Festival for her debut fiction feature, "Unidentified Minor," among 8 other Canadian female directors.

[Stories] Interview with friend of HKSI Alison Winters

November 15, 2017

"The Alumni Spotlight is an interview series where we interview Asia Studies alumni about their career paths, how they became interested in Asian Studies and for any advice that would be useful to our students. This interview features Alison Winters, BA ’89 in China, Chinese Poetry in the Tang Dynasty (618-907 A.D.). Since then, she has started her own consulting company specializing in Event Management, Marketing, and Canada China business and relations."

[Webcast] Hong Kong after Twenty Years: A Conversation with Ching Cheong

November 12, 2017

Webcast for presentation by veteran journalist and political commentator Ching Cheong is now available.

[Media] HKSI Associate Dr. Henry Yu on his work on the seldom-told stories of racism and discrimination in British Columbia [The Ubyssey]

November 10, 2017

// As a descendent of migrants from Zhongshan county in southern China, Yu became personally invested in uncovering the stories of the forgotten oldtimers who played a significant role in shaping not only his personal history, but also British Columbia’s. //

[CFA] Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

November 9, 2017

Established by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong in 2009, the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong's universities.

[Courses] ACAM 320A: History and Legacies of Japanese Canadian Internment

November 5, 2017

The Asian Canadian and Asian Migration studies program is pleased to offer ACAM 320A: Histories and Legacies of Japanese Canadian Internment, in January 2018. This course will be co-taught by Mary Kitagawa and Professor John Price.

[CFA] Opening in the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (HKETO) in Toronto

November 2, 2017

// Applications are invited for the post of Office Manager in the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (HKETO) in Toronto. The suitable candidate should be a university degree holder with good knowledge of accounting and computer skills and suitable experience in office administration. The applicant must be fluent in written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese), have good interpersonal and communication skills, and possess good knowledge about Hong Kong and Canada. The successful applicant will be appointed on a one year contract initially. Applications should be submitted by e-mail, with a cover letter and resume, to on or before 10 November 2017. //

[CFP] Challenges in the Study of Hong Kong History

October 25, 2017

Postgraduate Workshop at the University of Bristol, January 2018.

[CFA] Yenching Academy Graduate Program at Peking University

October 19, 2017

"As a fully funded residential program, the Yenching Academy offers a wide array of interdisciplinary courses on China within broadly defined fields of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Working closely with their academic mentors, Yenching Scholars are granted the flexibility to create their own study paths by choosing from six academic concentrations and participating in a variety of extracurricular activities. Studying at the Academy represents a unique opportunity not only for intercultural and academic exchange, but also for personal and professional development."

[CFP] Amidst Empires: Colonialism, China and the Chinese, 1839–1997

October 13, 2017

Flinders University, Adelaide 29 & 30 January, 2018.