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Welcome Dr. CHOFFNES!

The Department is very delighted to have Dr. Dan CHOFFNES to stay with us as the Visiting Scholar in Asian Studies for this semester. / Dr. CHOFFNES is currently Associate Professor of Biology and Asian Studies, and Director of Student Fellowships, Carthage College in Wisconsin (USA). He specializes in the relationships between people and plants […]

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The Yu Lan Cultural Festival 2019

According to traditional Chinese custom, the 15th day of the Seventh month in the lunar calendar is is the Yu Lan or Hungry Ghost Festival. People belive that restless spirits would roam the earth, and people will make efforts to appease these transient ghosts, while ‘feeding’ their own ancestors… / This year, our BSS-AS and […]

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SSC Newsletter No.6 (6/2019)

The latest issue of the SSC Newsletter is available now! Have a look on 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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Asian Cultural Week 2019!

Please come and join the HSUHK Asian Cultural Week 2019 on 8-12 April 2019. Excellent and interesting events included: Asian Cultural Experience Award Presentation Ceremony, Hong Kong and Korea Film shows, Talks on Indian Love affairs, Yoga Class, Tea Sharing Party, Japanese Comics Workshops, Exhibitions from Kumamoto and Miyazaki Travel and Goods, Karaoke Singing Contest, […]

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Visiting ethnic minority communities in Hong Kong

Miss Maggie Wong and students form the Asian Studies programme (BSS-AS) joined a local tour in Ping Lai Path where they learnt about the history, religion and lifestyle of the ethnic minority communities in Hong Kong. The tour was wrapped up by a delicious halal meal! Students from the module ASI1002 “Individual and society” were engaged […]

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CCI Students’ Tainan Study Tour

Leaded by Prof. Desmond Hui, Dr. Patrick Mok, Ms Charmaine Hui and Dr. Gary Tang, 16 HSUHK- Cultural and Creative Industries (CCI) Programme students had joined the Study Tour to Tannin, with a warm welcome by Prof. Samuel C.Y. Ku (顧長永教授), the Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages (文藻外語大學).

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SSC Newsletter No.5 (12/2018)

The latest issue of the SSC Newsletter is available now! Have a look on 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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School of Humanities and Social Science Dean’s List & Best Progress Award

The School of Humanities and Social Science held the School Award Presentation Ceremony on 17 Nov 2018. 8 students from the Asian Studies (BSS-AS) and Creative Cultural Industries (BA-CCI) programmes were awarded the Dean’s List Honour and the Best Progress Award. Dean’s List CHAN Ho Yin (AS) FONG Lok Tim (AS) HE Suying (AS) LAU […]

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HSUHK 3rd Asian Studies Seminar 2018-2019

The Third Asian Studies Seminar was held on November 15, with two distinguished guest speakers’ sharing on Japanese Culture. Topic 1: 日本料理から見られる香港と日本の文化の違い Itadakimasu! From culinary to cultural differences between Japan and Hong Kong Speaker: Mr. Kitagawa Shintaro Main Chef at Hong Kong Tsukiji Yamataka (A famous Japanese restaurant) Language: Japanese (with Cantonese interpreter) Topic 2: 永遠說不清楚的日本人 […]

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Book Launch of 《大隧同源:大老山隧道與瀝源發展歷程》

The Department of Social Science has held the book launch of 《大隧同源:大老山隧道與瀝源發展歷程》with sharings from the three writers from our Department. Date: 1 November 2018 Time: 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Facilitators: Dr. Rami Chan, Dr. Joe Poon and Dr. Christopher Au Yeung Venue: Exhibition Area, G/F of the Library The Book is now available in major […]