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Society for Hong Kong Studies

A global platform for the multi-disciplinary and inter-institutional study of Hong Kong

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Facilitating dialogues and collaborations among scholars and students of Hong Kong history, politics, society and culture.

Encouraging the development of new theories, concepts, and methods of studying Hong Kong and its relations to China, Asia and beyond.


Midnight Lectures: Scholars’ Social Sciences holds cross-border discussions in social sciences, from different research perspectives, discussing sociology, economics, psychology, journalism, and political philosophy, to find the thread and deconstruct social phenomena.

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Sponsored Award

Winners Annoucement

ICAS Best Article Prize on Global Hong Kong Studies

🎉🎉🎉Big congratulations to the two winners of the IBP 2023 Best Article Prize on Global Hong Kong Studies!

Winner of the 𝗛𝘂𝗺𝗮𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀 Category

🏆Carmen C. M. Tsui, Housing the nascent middle class: the first high-rise planned community in post-war Hong Kong, Planning Perspectives 37(4), 2022: 735–759,

Winner of the 𝗦𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗦𝗰𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲𝘀 Category

🏆 Maurice Yip: New town planning as diplomatic planning: Scalar politics, British–Chinese relations, and Hong Kong, Journal of Urban History 48(2), 2022: 361-380,

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Networking connections

Networking opportunities with international and local scholars across the humanities and social sciences disciplines

Members-only resources

Member-only resources include a job bank, notifications of latest scholarships, fellowships, grants etc and a Hong Kong Studies repository