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SSC Research Seminar

Interreligious or Transnational Solidarity of Religion as Resistance to Ultranationalism in Asia and the Pacific Rim   Speaker: Dr. Kunihiko Terasawa (Visiting Scholar in Asian Studies, Department of Social Science) Date: 23 April 2020 (Thursday) Time: 14:00 – 15:00 Venue:  D301 & Online Seminar Medium: English / Abstract The presentation critically examines why and how Japan caused the Asian Pacific War […]

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SSC Research Seminar

Maritime Customs and China’s Indirect Imperialism toward Korea in the 1880s   Speaker: Prof. Wayne Patterson (Visiting Scholar in Asian Studies, Department of Social Science) Date: 16 April 2020 (Thursday) Time: 14:00 – 15:00 Venue:  D301 & Online Seminar Medium: English / Abstract The recent discovery of the correspondence of the first commissioner of customs in Pusan from 1883 to […]

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Public Policy Research (PPR) Funding Scheme

/ Congratulations to Dr Rami Chan and Dr Gary Tang on their success in obtaining grants for Public Policy Research (Special Round). The Special Round was launched by the Policy Innovation and Coordination Office (PICO) in November 2019 to support research studies on topics relating to the underlying causes of the recent social incidents. / […]

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Welcome Dr Kunihiko Terasawa!

The Department is very much delighted to have Dr Kunihiko (Kuni) Terasawa to stay with us as a Visiting Scholar for this semester. / Dr Terasawa is currently an Associate Professor of Religion at the Department of Religion and Philosophy of Wartburg College in the US. His recent major reserch interest interested in how interreligious/transnational […]

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SSC Newsletter No.7 (2/2020)

  The latest issue of the SSC Newsletter is available now! Have a look at our new Academic Staff, Achievements on Research Projects and Grants, Past events, and more news! You can view current and previous issues of Newsletter via this link: https://ssc.hsu.edu.hk/newsletter/

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HSUHK 3rd Asian Studies Seminar 2019-2020

HSUHK 3rd Asian Studies Seminar 2019-2020 Date: 16 January 2020 (Thursday) Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Venue: D406 Topic: Stress Management and Mental Well-Being Guest Speaker: Dr. Edgar Chow Please click this link for more information. Meeting with Personal Tutor

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Welcome Prof Wayne Patterson

The Department is very much delighted to have Prof. Wayne Patterson to stay with us as the Asian Studies Visiting Scholar for this semester. / Prof. Patterson is currently Professor of History at St. Norbert College, USA. He is an expert in modern East Asian history and has held visiting professorships at Harvard University, University […]

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SSC Research Seminar

The Department of Social Science cordially invites you to join our SSC Research Seminar with details as follows: Date: 12 December 2019 (Thursday) Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Venue: M502   Speaker and Topic: Dr. Shiru WANG: Constructing the National Identity in Hong Kong Dr. Rami CHAN: “Did Macau Government Learn a Lesson? The Crisis Management […]

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(Date Changed) Tea Science and Culture in Undergraduate Asian Studies

The Department of Social Science Research Seminar / (DATE CHANGED) Tea Science and Culture in Undergraduate Asian Studies / Speaker: Dr. Dan Choffnes (Visiting Scholar in Asian Studies, Department of Social Science and Associate Professor of Biology and Asian Studies Carthage College, Kenosha, Wisconsin (USA)) Date: 14 27 November 2019 (Wednesday) Time: 14:00 – 15:00 […]

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Call for Papers: International Conference Heritage Conservation along the Belt and Road Zones

CALL FOR PAPERS / International Conference Heritage Conservation along the Belt and Road Zones: Between Politics and Professionalism / 4-5 June 2020, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong Hong Kong SAR, China   The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been regarded as “the most significant and far-reaching initiative that China has ever put […]