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[Media] HKSI Associate Dr. Zoe Lam shares her love of (teaching) the Cantonese language

March 12, 2020

An excellent profile of Cantonese lecturer Dr. Zoe Lam.


[CFA] Teaching assistants for Hong Kong/Canto courses

March 8, 2020

Deadline for applications for summer teaching assistantships for Hong Kong/Canto courses is March 31.


[CFP] Hong Kong Studies Association Inaugural Conference

March 7, 2020

// The one-day conference, organised by the Centre for the Study of Democracy and the Contemporary China Centre, University of Westminster and the Department of Politics, University of Surrey, will feature panels on the ongoing crises in the territory, the shape and future of Hong Kong studies in the UK, LGBT and gender issues, and cutting-edge research by PhD students working on Hong Kong. //


[Media] HKSI Associate Raymond Pai on the UBC Cantonese Language program

March 6, 2020

Don't miss this interview with Director of the UBC Cantonese program Mr. Raymond Pai (Part 1 | 2).


[Webcast] China and the Coronavirus: A Roundtable Assessment

March 4, 2020

For those who might have missed this panel discussion, here are the webcast and the photo album.


[Media] HKSI Associates Raymond Pai and Dr. Zoe Lam shared “All Things Cantonese”

March 3, 2020

UBC Cantonese lecturers Raymond Pai and Dr. Zoe Lam were recently featured in AM 1470. Here are the segments: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.


[News] HKSI March Update is out

March 2, 2020

Check out our upcoming events!


[CFP] Hong Kong and Elsewhere: A HKS Symposium

February 29, 2020

// This conference, our third, aims to focus on Hong Kong’s relations with places beyond its borders, be they political, social, cultural, culinary, imaginary, or financial. //


[CFP] Hong Kong & World Literature

February 29, 2020

// The topic of the symposium encourages us to explore the relationship between ‘Hong Kong’ and ‘World Literature’ in at least two potentially intersecting directions. On the one hand, we are interested in papers that examine how Hong Kong is represented, in dialogue with, translated, and contested by World Literature. What aspects of the city […]


[CFA] Global China: Resistance and Adaptation

February 21, 2020

// To promote a better understanding of what China’s increasingly prominent international footprint means for societies in the Global North and South, we are holding the third installment of the Made in China Summer School—‘Global China: Resistance and Adaptation’. The event will take place at the CISL Study Centre in Florence, Italy, from 13 to 17 July 2020 and will bring together scholars from all over the world for five days of discussions with trade unionists, international NGO activists, and students. The initiative will serve to lay the foundations for an international network of concerned scholars and civil society representatives with the aim of fostering international solidarity and knowledge sharing with regard to the social challenges emerging from an increasingly Global China. //