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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 […]

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Early end of 1st Semester notice

Due to the recent social unrest, The University has decided that all remaining face-to-face classes in the first semester will be cancelled. Detail arrangements about learning and assessment will be announced by the Registry as soon as possible. Students are asked to take care of your personal safety, health and emotions, honour your own duties, […]

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Talk on Kimono Culture

Jointly organized by the Consulate General of Japan in Hong Kong and the Department of Social Science, HSUHK / Talk on Kimono Culture Date: Oct 16 (Wed) Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm Venue: D201 Speaker: Master Nobuaki Tomita 冨田伸明老師 * The event will be conducted in Japanese with Cantnonese translation / 社會科學系現誠邀閣下出席由日本駐香港總領事館和本系合辦之講座: / 主題:日本駐香港總領事館 X […]

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Book Talk:《情動於中 : 生死愛慾的哲學思考》

SSC Research Seminar 2019/20/Library Event: / Book Talk on《情動於中 : 生死愛慾的哲學思考》(Butterflies in the Stomach: A Philosophical Investigation of Human Emotions) / Date: October 10, 2019 (Thursday) Time: 3:30 – 4:30 pm Venue: G/F, Space for All @ HSUHK Library Speaker: Dr Wong Muk Yan (Assistant Professor, Department of Social Science, The Hang Seng University of […]

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Trajectories, strategies, practices of 2nd-generation HK transnational families

Trajectories, strategies, practices of second-generation Hong Kong transnational families (RGC/FDS/2019-2021)/ / Principal Investigator: Dr. NGAN Lok Sun, Lucille / This research seeks to explore the migration trajectories of second-generation Hong Kong transnational families in relation to their motives, strategies, practices, challenges and outcomes. After securing foreign passports and attaining overseas tertiary education, many younger immigrants […]

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The Challenge of Investigating Shadow Economies in China Border Areas

*CHANGE OF VENUE* to D503 The Challenge of Investigating Shadow Economies in China-Kazakhstan-Russia Border Areas: Sharing Ethnographic Fieldwork Experience / Date:3 October 2019, 14:00-15:30pm, Venue: : D402 D503 Speaker: Dr Eva Hung (Associate Professor, Department of Social Science, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong) / 走水貨見(秘)聞:中、哈、俄田野調查大作戰! 講座簡介 亞洲各國邊境地區的水貨活動向來十分活躍,一般人以為走水貨只是邊境居民增加收入來源的小規模非正式經濟活動。本次講座將分享我在中國-哈薩克以及中國-俄羅斯邊境的實証調查發現,以說明大眾以至學界對水貨活動的誤解。另外,我亦會分享田野調查中的一些個人經驗,尤其是在一個完全陌生的環境,實際情況跟計劃有巨大落差的時候,該如何應對的基本「生存」技巧。 / 有關孔寶華博士 孔寶華博士現為香港恒生大學社會科學系副教授,從2015年起研究珠江三角洲(香港-深圳及澳門-珠海)的水貨活動,其後把研究範圍擴大至中國其他地區的邊境貿易,包括新疆-哈薩克、黑龍江-俄羅斯,以及廣西-越南等。有關香港-深圳的水貨活動調查研究已刊於Journal of Contemporary Asia。 / […]

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HSUHK 1st Asian Studies Seminar 2019-2020

HSUHK 1st Asian Studies Seminar 2019-2020 Date: 19 September 2019 Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Venue: M706 1. Promotion on study tours and internship opportunities 2. Career Talk: Career Planning 3. Meeting with Personal Tutor

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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 […]