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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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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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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 […]

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HSMC 2nd Asian Studies Colloquium 2018-2019

Faith in Finance: Gender and the Politics of Value in Islamic Finance Speaker: Dr. Laura Elder (Asian Studies Visiting Scholar, Department of Social Science) Dr. Laura Elder is our Asian Studies Visiting Scholar. She is also an Associate Professor at the Department of Global Studies and Program in Intercultural Studies, Saint Mary’s College Notre Dame. […]

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HSMC 1st Asian Studies Colloquium 2018-2019

Topic: Why is Hong Kong Studies important? Date 30 August 2018 (Thursday) Prof. TANIGAKI Mariko (谷垣 真理子) Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Area Studies, The University of Tokyo                

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Inclusive Development Workshop: Greater China and Beyond

The two-day workshop of  “Inclusive Development Workshop: Greater China and Beyond” is jointly organized by The Centre for Greater China Studies (CGCS) of Hang Seng Management College, the Department of Social Science and the Afro-Asian Society for Inclusive Development.  The workshop aims to shed new light on long-standing problems by bringing together Asian and African scholars […]

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Shadow Silk Road: Non-state Flow of Commodity, Capital, and People across Eurasia (RGC-IIDS 2016-17)

Dr. HUNG Po Wah, Eva This project is meant to be a two-day workshop to bring together international scholars researching on cross-border exchanges for an intensive discussion on the shadow economy in comparative perspectives. The workshop is scheduled on 25-26 May 2017 and includes participants from The Netherlands, Russia, Germany, Serbia, Pakistan, India, and Nepal, […]