Awards and Achievements


[Awards] HKSI Convenor Dr. Helena Wu has been named Canada Research Chair in Hong Kong Studies

November 17, 2022

View Dr. Helena Wu's Canada Research Chair profile here.


[Awards] HKSI Associate Dr. Fuyubi Nakamura is the recipient of the 2022 Council for Museum Anthropology Michael M. Ames Prize for Innovative Museum Anthropology for her project and exhibition “A Future for Memory: Art and Life after the Great East Japan Earthquake”.

October 18, 2022


[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.


[Awards] HKSI Associate Dr. Diana Lary receives the 2022 UBC Emeritus College Award for Excellence in Innovative and Creative Endeavours

June 22, 2022

Congratulations, Dr. Diana Lary!


[Grants] HKSI Associate Dr. Renren Yang receives the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Grant

June 20, 2022

The research grant has been awarded to Dr. Yang for his project "The Deaths and Rebirths of Literary Authorship in Digital China".


[Grants] HKSI Associate Dr. Timothy Cheek has been awarded a SSHRC Partnership Development Grant

June 16, 2022

The grant has been awarded to Dr. Cheek and his team for the UBC-based Xinjiang Documentation Project.


[Awards] HKSI Associate Dr. Christopher Rea is a winner of the 2022 Public Engagement Award

June 8, 2022

Dr. Christopher Rea of the Department of Asian Studies has been selected by the UBC Public Humanities Hub as one of the winners of this year's Public Engagement Award.


[Grants] HKSI Associate Dr. Shannon Walsh receives UBC Public Humanities Research Cluster Funding

June 2, 2022

Dr. Shannon Walsh is awarded funding for "The Documentary, Visual Methods and Social Justice" cluster.


[Grants] HKSI Associate Dr. Helena Wu is the recipient of Public Humanities Seed Grant 2022

January 2, 2022

Dr. Helena Wu receives UBC Public Humanities Seed Grant for the project “Citizen-Spectatorship: Mapping Community Screening in Postmillennial Hong Kong”.