Preliminary Program

Preliminary Program

We are pleased to announce that The First Annual Meeting of The Society for Hong Kong Studies will be held on 22nd June, 2019 at the University of Hong Kong

Please take your time to go through the preliminary programme for your convenience and register as participants with the link below (https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=7254282)

 

 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

THE FIRST ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY FOR HONG KONG STUDIES

The University of Hong Kong, 22 June 2019

8:30 REGISTRATION

8:45 WELCOME REMARKS

Professor Ching Kwan Lee, University of California, Los Angles

Professor John Carroll, The University of Hong Kong

8:55 TO 9:55 KEYNOTE SPEECH

Professor Elizabeth Sinn, The Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, The University of Hong Kong

10:00 TO 11:30: CONCURRENT PANELS 1-5

11:45 TO 13:05: CONCURRENT PANELS 6-10

13:05 TO 14:15: LUNCH BREAK

14:15 TO 15:35: CONCURRENT PANELS 11-15

15:40 TO 17:00: CONCURRENT PANELS 16-20

17:15 TO 18:45 PLENARY SESSION: “DIALOGUE WITH JOURNAL EDITORS”

Dr. Tim Pringle, The China Quarterly

Professor Lowell Dittmer, Asian Survey

Professor Mark Selden, Critical Asian Studies

Professor Kevin Hewison, Journal of Contemporary Asia


 PANEL SESSIONS

**10:00 TO 11:30: CONCURRENT PANELS 1-5

PANEL 1. COLONIAL HISTORY (LOCATION)

“The Formation of the Leftist Group in Post-war Hong Kong”
Mariko Tanigaki, University of Tokyo

“‘A Life of Suspicion’: Fear, Trust, and Racial Bias in Nineteenth-Century Hong Kong”
Thomas Larkin, University of Bristol

“Covert Colonialism: Constructing Public Opinions in Hong Kong, c. 1968-1980”
Florence Mok, University of York

“From Professional to Unaccountable Hong Kong Policing in the 20 years of SAR Legacy”
Lawrence Ka-ki Ho, The Education University of Hong Kong
Raymond Hau-yin Yuen, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

“Neither Administrative Absorption nor Boundary Politics: Colonial Governance Through Information in Hong Kong in the 1970s”
Charles Fung Chi Keung, The Education University of Hong Kong


PANEL 2. MIGRATION AND ETHNICITY (LOCATION)

“Emotional encounters in prolonged displacement: emotional welling-being of refugees and anxiety refugee governance structure in Hong Kong”
Terence Chun Tat Shum, The Open University of Hong Kong

“Migration and Multiple Legal Statuses: Pakistanis in Postcolonial Hong Kong”
Lo Sin Chi, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

“Navigating the “Double Minority” Status: Exploring How Ethnic Minorities Negotiate with China’s Rule in Post-Colonial Hong Kong”
Ruby Lai, Susanne YP Choi, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

“Revisiting post-handover emigration situation: The case of Hong Kong migration to Taiwan”
Katy Lam, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

“Rethinking the imaginary of “home”: Hong Kong migrants in the UK”
Jeanette Yuen, National Sun Yat-Sen University


 PANEL 3. POST-MOVEMENT IDENTITY AND POLITICS (LOCATION)

“Civil Society Alliance Building in Hong Kong: The Case of Preservation Movements”
Stephan Ortmann, City University of Hong Kong

“Authoritarian Innovations for ‘Democracy’? Framing Contests Between Hong Kong’s Yellow and Blue Ribbons”
Anissa Yu, University of Warwick
James K. Wong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

“How Nation Building Backfires: Beliefs about Group Malleability and Anti-Chinese Attitudes in Hong Kong”
Lee Siu Yau, The Education University of Hong Kong

“A Red Flag for Participation: The Effects of Chinese Mainlandization on Political Behavior in Hong Kong”
Nathan Chan, Chit Wai John Mok, Lev Nachman, UC, Irvine

“Coalitional Dynamics of the Pro-Democracy Movement in Postcolonial Hong Kong: The Role of Perceived Political Opportunity”
Li Hang, Hong Kong Shue Yan University


PANEL 4. PUBLIC OPINIONS AND POLITICAL ATTITUDES (LOCATION)

“Unraveling the Myth of Identity Polarization in Hong Kong: Evidence from Survey Data”
Kang Siqin, The University of Hong Kong
Fen Lin, City University of Hong Kong
Alfred M. Wu, National University of Singapore

“Economic Sanctions, Distributional Effects, and Public Opinions in Autocracies: Evidence from a Survey Experiment”
Stan Hok-Wui Wong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

“Immigration and Public Attitudes towards Social Assistance: Evidence from Hong Kong”
Shen Yang, Harvard University

“Self-dissatisfaction versus political frustrations – analysis of radicalism among Hong Kong youth.”
Chan Kin-Man, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Vitrierat Ng, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
Fiona Poon, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

“Outbound Chinese tourists under the local gaze: How presence of mainland visitors affects social and political attitudes”
Chan Chi Kit, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong
Gary Kin-Yat Tang, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong


PANEL 5. STRUCTURES AND DYNAMICS OF INEQUALITY (LOCATION)

“Indonesia domestic labor in Hong Kong”
Michelle Philips, University of California, Berkeley

“Income Segregation and Class Identity in Hong Kong”
Mengyu Liu, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

“Social inequality in music education among Hong Kong secondary schools: A case study in the extra-curricular performance groups of two schools”
Chun-ho Chan, University of London, Royal Holloway

“Land Injustice in Hong Kong: Its concept and manifestations in G/IC redevelopment”
Maurice Kwan-Chung Yip, University of Lausanne
Joanna Wai-Ying Lee, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Wing-Shing Tang, Hong Kong Baptist University

“Timing matters: Sequencing and the impact of democratization on healthcare reform in Hong Kong”,
Alex W. S. Chan, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

**11:45 TO 13:05: PANEL SESSIONS 6-10


PANEL 6. BOUNDARIES AND CONNECTIONS (LOCATION)

“Backstage Crew: Hong Kong and the Commonwealth, c. 1960-1997”
Lo Yui Chim, University of Oxford

“Blurring the Boundaries of Two Systems—The “Militarization” of the Central Harbourfront”
Kenneth Ka Lok Chan, Hong Kong Baptist University

“Deportation of “Undesirables” in the PRC, Hong Kong and Taiwan in the 1960s and 1970s”
Angelina Chin, Pomona College

“Have We Made a Difference? Impact of Hong Kong Social Workers on Mainland Grassroots Organizing”
Yi Kang, Hong Kong Baptist University


PANEL 7. LITERATURE AND SOCIAL LIFE (LOCATION)

“Hong Kong in Anglophone Literature for Children”
Kathleen Ahrens, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Marija Todorova, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

“Changing Articulation in Financialization and Homeownerhsip – Hope, Risk and Subject Formation in Hong Kong, 1970s to 1990s”
Tsang Chung-kin, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“On Freedom of Intellectuals in Hong Kong during 1950s: Taking Everyman’s Literature as an example”
Liu Yunrou, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

“Becoming Red: The Leftist Turn of Takung Pao and Wen Wei Po and the Politics of the United Front in Hong Kong, 1945-1956”
Mian Chen, Northwestern University


PANEL 8. “US” AND “OTHERS” IN HONG KONG CINEMA (LOCATION)

“The Other Neighbour: Southeast Asians and Their Black Magic in Hong Kong Horror Films”
Kota “Sasha” Oguri, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

“Right Screen in Hong Kong: Chang Kuo-sin’s Asia Pictures and Contested Overseas Chinese Identity in Cold War Asia”
Kenny Ng, Hong Kong Baptist University

“A best actor every year, a Stephen Chow every hundred years”: Mainland Chinese legitimation of Chow’s films as an anomaly for theories of Hong Kong culture”,
Chew, Matthew Ming-tak, Hong Kong Baptist University

“Righteousness, Brotherhood, Justice: Feeling and Affect in 1980s Hong Kong Crime Films”
Kristof Van Den Troost, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


PANEL 9: GENDER AND SEXUALITY (LOCATION)

“Illiberal organization of sexual liberation? On/offline sex partying in Hong Kong”
Tsui, Pamela Pui-Kwan, The University of Hong Kong

“Queer Globalization and Hong Kong Cosmopolitanism: Notes on Middle- and Working-class Gay Men’s Subjective Constructions of Homophobia”
Ting-Fai Yu, Monash University Malaysia

“‘Fashionable’ as in ‘Global’: Chinese Women, Western Apparel and Fashion Magazines in Post-war Hong Kong (1960s-1970s)”
Katon Lee, University of Bristol

“Translating Identity: The Transformation of Tongzhi in (Post-)Colonial Hong Kong”
Desmond A. D. I’Doherty, York University


PANEL 10. EXTENDING THE ROOTS OF THE STATE:
ELITES AND MASS WORK IN POST-HANDOVER HONG KONG (LOCATION)

Panel Organiser: Samson Yuen, Lingnan University

“The Evolving Role of Chinese Hometown Associations in Hong Kong”
Edmund W. Cheng, Hong Kong Baptist University

“Explaining the Rise of Political Clientelism in Hong Kong”
Eliza W.Y. Lee, The University of Hong Kong

“Clientelistic Distribution in Electoral Authoritarian Regimes”
Kwan Nok Chan, The University of Hong Kong
Regina Smyth, Indiana University

William Bianco, Indiana University
Terry van Gevelt, The University of Hong Kong

“Crowding Out Civil Society: Mass Organization, Elite Institutions, and the Social Foundation of Authoritarian Rule”
Samson Yuen, Lingnan University
Kaiping Leung, University of Washington

13:05 to 14:15: Lunch Break

14:15 to 15:35: Concurrent Panels 11-15


 PANEL 11. DE-BORDERING HONG KONG:
UNDERCURRENTS IN THE MEDIA, LANGUAGE
AND
POPULAR CULTURE (LOCATION)

Panel Organiser: Stephen Yiu-Wai Chu, The University of Hong Kong

“Hong Kong, the Chinese Cultural Revolution and the Cold War”
Shuk Man Leung, The University of Hong Kong

“The Ongoing Business of Chinese Language Reform: A View from the Periphery of Hong Kong in the Long Twentieth Century”
John D. Wong, The University of Hong Kong

“Who is (Not) Afraid of Ghosts? – Hong Kong, China and Horror”
Danny Weng-kit Chan, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

“Hong Kong (in China) Studies: Hong Kong Popular Culture as Example”
Stephen Yiu-Wai Chu, The University of Hong Kong


PANEL 12. FILM AND ITS DISCONTENTS: (LOCATION)

Chairperson: Mary Shuk-han Wong, Lingnan University

“When Romance Fiction runs into Politics: A Study of Chor Yuen’s 1968 adaptation of Winter Love”
Mary Shuk-han Wong, Lingnan University

“A Trans-local Collaboration of Local Imaginaries: From Ten Years Hong Kong to the Ten Years International Project”
Helena Yuen-wai Wu, University of Zurich
Ray Kwok-wai Lai, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

“The Spatial Turn in Conceptualizing Hong Kong Subjectivity: Johnnie To’s Triad Noir”
Dickson Ching-lap Cheung, Hong Kong Baptist University


PANEL 13. ROUND TABLE ON PUBLIC HISTORY:
DOCUMENTING HONG KONG’S HANDOVER (LOCATION)

Margaret Ng, Former LegCo member

Gary Ka-wai Cheung, South China Morning Post

Amon Yiu, Brian Wong, Chris Kwok, Decoding Hong Kong’s History

Sebastian Veg, School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Paris


PANEL 14. TRANSLATION AND HONG KONG’S LOCAL ETHOS (LOCATION)

Panel Organiser: Tammy Lai-Ming Ho, Hong Kong Baptist University

“Female Hong Kong Writers Translated”
Tammy Lai-Ming Ho, Hong Kong Baptist University

“Tales of Two Cities: Reminiscing Guangzhou in Hong Kong Writings”
Heidi Huang, Sun Yat-sen University

“Rednaxela Terrace: Hong Kong as Topos of Translation”
Lucas Klein, The University of Hong Kong

“Why Neo-romanticism? Temporality in the Imagination of a Modern Chinese Literary History”
Chris Song, Lingnan University


 PANEL 15. MUSICKING, BELONGING, AND BECOMING:
A MUSICOLOGICAL A
PPROACH TO HONG KONG CULTURAL IDENTITY (LOCATION)

Panel Organiser: Priscilla Tse

“The Multi-voice Era–Chinese Dialect-movies produced in Hong Kong of the 1950s and 1960s”
Siu-wah Yu, Lingnan University

“Negotiating Local, Regional, and National Identities on Stage: Political Roles and Cultural Dynamics in Cantonese Opera”
Priscilla Tse

“Amateur Cantonese Opera and Cultural Politics in Colonial Hong Kong”
Chi-chun Chan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

“Creativity and Cover Songs in Hong Kong’s Popular Music”
Frederick Lau, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

15:40 TO 17:00: CONCURRENT PANELS16-20


PANEL 16. MIGRANT DOMESTIC HELPERS IN HONG KONG (LOCATION)

Panel Organiser: Eric Fong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

“Migrant Domestic Helpers and the Elderly in Hong Kong”
Yuk Wah Chan, City University of Hong Kong

“Experiences of Workplace Aggression among Migrant Domestic Workers”
Yingtong Lai, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

“Timing and duration of employing domestic helpers at home among Hong Kong families: An event-history approach”
Adam Cheung, Hong Kong Baptist University

“From scattering to gathering, how do foreign domestic helpers in Hong Kong gain support from their own group”
Aijia Li, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


PANEL 17. CANTONESE IN THE HONG KONG SOCIETY:
ITS ROLE, ACQUISITION, PRESERVATION,
AND
STANDARDIZATION (LOCATION)

Panel Organiser: Winnie Chor, Hong Kong Baptist University

“From Whampoa to Wong Tai Sin: The romanized place names in Hong Kong and its implications to Cantonese learning”
Shin Kataoka, The Education University of Hong Kong

“What can a corpus of Cantonese tell us about the Hong Kong society?”
Andy Chin, The Education University of Hong Kong

“Translating Classics into Cantonese Writing”
Edwin Lo, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

“Decentralised standardisation of Written Cantonese in Hong Kong: implications to dictionary compilation and language testing”
Lau, Chaak Ming, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 


PANEL 18. CULTURAL PERFORMANCES
AND HERITAGE CONSERVATION (LOCATION)

‘”Repainting the façade of a crumbling edifice? Why formally embracing the idea of heritage as landscape, rather than buildings and monuments, is key to arresting the ongoing fragmentation of Hong Kong’s historic environment”
Mick Atha, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

“Spaces of Memory, Choreographies of History: Composing Cultures in Hong Kong Performing Arts”
Joanna Mansbridge, City University of Hong Kong

“Governance Networks and Heritage Conservation in Postcolonial Hong Kong: a case study of the Chaozhou Hungry Ghosts Festival in Hong Kong”
Selina Chan, Hong Kong Shue Yan University

“Postcolonial Liaisons: Hong Kong as a Diasporic Node”
Hui Yew-Foong, Hong Kong Shue Yan University


PANEL 19. DISCOURSE AND MEMORY (LOCATION)

“Remembering 1989 and 2014: Two cases of anniversary journalism in Hong Kong”
Donna Chu, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

“Discourses and news agencies: difference and changes in media discourses by Hong Kong News Agencies”
Shiru Wang, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong
Alan Yau, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

“Constructing populist economic discourse as eschatology of hope: ‘China collapse theory’ in Hong Kong social media”
Yu Po Sang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

“Re-Imagining Hong Kong via Literature during the Long 1970s—Peng Cao and Her Trans-Regional Hong Kong”
Yiwen Liu, Simon Fraser University


PANEL 20. REFLECTIONS ON HISTORY AND TRADITION (LOCATION)

“Toward a New Qing History of Hong Kong”
Jeffrey C. H. Ngo,  Georgetown University

“Key Challenges facing the Rule of Law in Hong Kong”
Ryuta Hagiwara,  Hitotsubashi University

“Hong Kong Performing Arts: How Chinese Traditions Eloped with Foreign Cultures”
Rupert Chan, the University of Hong Kong

“An ethnographic case study of an interactive, Cantonese-based musical theatre for ethnic minority students in Hong Kong”
Samual Tsang Chun Sum, University of Oxford
Lam Chi Ying, Royal College of Music, London
Chan Yuen Yan, Bonnie, The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

 

17:15 TO 18:45 PLENARY SESSION: “DIALOGUE WITH JOURNAL EDITORS”


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