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[Publications] HKSI Convenor Dr. Leo K. Shin remembers the late historian and sinologist Yü Ying-shih on the first anniversary of the latter’s passing.

July 29, 2022

Check out Dr. Shin's article published in ThinkChina.


[Newsletters] Annual newsletter Intersections 2022 is now out!

July 11, 2022

Please check out the latest HKSI annual newsletter.


[Webcast] Journalism in the Age of Fakes

July 8, 2022

For those who might have missed this conversation, here are the webcast and the photos.


[Media] HKSI Associates reflect on the 25th anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong

July 1, 2022

On the occasion of this significant milestone, faculty associates of the UBC Hong Kong Studies Initiative share their insights on what this anniversary means for the people of Hong Kong—and beyond.


[Awards] HKSI Associate Dr. Fuyubi Nakamura receives an Honourable Mention in the research category in the 2022 Canadian Museum Association Awards

June 30, 2022

The award goes to “A Future for Memory: Art and Life after the Great East Japan Earthquake,” an exhibition curated by Dr. Nakamura at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC.


[Awards] HKSI Associate Dr. Henry Yu receives the 2022 Canadian Museum Association Award for Outstanding Achievement in the exhibition category.

June 30, 2022

The award goes to the exhibition titled “A Seat at the Table: Chinese Immigration and British Columbia” co-curated by Dr. Yu, Ms Denise Fong, and Ms Viviane Gosselin.


[Resources] Recent acquisitions for the Hong Kong Film Collection

June 29, 2022

Check out some of the latest acquisitions at the UBC Library.


[Media] HKSI Convenor Dr. Leo K. Shin on the 25th anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong

June 28, 2022

Dr. Shin spoke in the Early Edition with Stephen Quinn to kick off the "Hong Kong Handover – 25 Years Later" series.


[Media] HKSI Associate Dr. Helena Wu on the power of art to fight amnesia and erasure

June 27, 2022


[Media] HKSI Convenor Dr. Leo K. Shin on Canadians’ sentiments towards Hong Kong and the Chinese party-state

June 26, 2022