Awards and Achievements

[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”.

[Awards] HKSI Associate Dr. Helena Wu receives Merit Award in the 2021 International Journal of Taiwan Studies Research Article Competition

December 9, 2021

[Congratulations] HKSI Associate and Director Emeritus of the Institute of Asian Research Dr. Yves Tiberghien to receive the honor of Chevalier de l’Ordre du Merite from the French Government

November 24, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Yves Tiberghien for being awarded the title of Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite per decree of the French President. This national distinction rewards “distinguished accomplishment.”

[Associates] Dr. Christopher Rea of the Department of Asian Studies wins the Levenson Prize

March 17, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Chris Rea, a HKSI Associate, for being awarded the Joseph Levenson Prize by the Association for Asian Studies for his book "The Age of Irreverence: A New History of Laughter in China" (California, 2015).