ICAS 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, doi.org/10.1080/02665433.2021.1993971
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, doi.org/10.1177/0096144220948813
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📘 The 2023 Shortlisted Titles are:
𝗔𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗹𝗲𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗛𝘂𝗺𝗮𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀
✦ Allan T. F. Pang, Stamping ‘imagination and sensibility’: Objects, culture, and governance in late colonial Hong Kong, The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 50(4), 2022: 789-816, doi.org/10.1080/03086534.2022.2057744
✦ 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, doi.org/10.1080/02665433.2021.1993971
✦ Eunice Seng, Working women and architectural work: Hong Kong 1945-1985, Aggregate, 2022, doi.org/10.53965/jpie9054
✦ John D. Wong, Making Vitasoy ‘local’ in post-WWII Hong Kong: Traditionalizing modernity, engineering progress, nurturing aspirations, Business History Review 95(2), 2021: 275-300, doi.org/10.1017/S0007680521000210
✦ Vivien Chan, Markets made modular: Constructing the modern ‘wet’ market in Hong Kong’s public housing estates, 1969–1975, Urban History: 1-19, doi.org/10.1017/S0963926822000153
𝗔𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗹𝗲𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗦𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗦𝗰𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲𝘀
✦ Katherine Whitworth and Yao-Tai Li, Visual framing: The use of COVID-19 in the mobilization of Hong Kong Protest, The China Quarterly, no. 253, 2023: 19-34, doi.org/10.1017/S0305741022001564
✦ 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, doi.org/10.1177/0096144220948813
✦ Ngai Keung Chan and Chi Kwok, Guerilla capitalism and the platform economy: Governing Uber in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong, Information, Communication & Society 24(6), 2021: 780-796, doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2021.1909096
✦ Samson Yuen, The Institutional Foundation of Countermobilization: Elites and Pro-Regime Grassroots Organizations in Post-Handover Hong Kong, Government and Opposition, 2021: 1-22, doi.org/10.1017/gov.2021.39
✦ Tommy Tse, Work Faster, Harder, Cheaper? Global, Local and Sectoral Co-Configurations of Job Insecurities Among Hong Kong Creative Workers, Critical Sociology 48(7-8): 1141-1167, doi.org/10.1177/08969205221087345
SHKS organises and sponsors the newest addition to the International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) Book Prize family: the IBP 2023 Best Article on Global Hong Kong Studies (https://icas.asia/ibp-2023-best-article-global-hong-kong-studies). The award is held biennially starting in 2021.
ICAS is a global immersive platform enabling individuals and institutions from all over the world to come together to exchange views on a variety of issues pertaining to Asia. Since 1997, ICAS has brought more than 20,000 scholars, civil society representatives, practitioners and artists together at 11 conventions. Publishers, institutes and NGOs converge to display their products, services, and research outcomes in the ICAS exhibition hall.
Deadline for submissions: 1 February 2023
You can start submitting your article after registering and logging on to this website. After submitting the article you shall receive further instructions at the email address you used to register for this website. Please read the Rules and Regulations below first before you start the submission process.
Eligibility and Procedures
Scholarly articles in any Social Sciences or Humanities discipline are eligible as long as they take Hong Kong as the primary subject of inquiry. SHKS particularly welcomes articles that place Hong Kong in global, comparative and theoretical perspectives.
- All submissions must have been published in 2021 or 2022 or 2023.
- Only peer-reviewed journal articles are eligible.
- Publications must be written in English.
- Articles must be submitted in digital form by authors on ICAS (create an account, login and submit your details).
- Entries will be assessed for their originality, significance and intellectual rigor.
- Deadline of submission: 1 February 2023.
The IBP Reading Committees will adhere to a jointly agreed upon set of principles in their decision making process. The final decision of the Reading Committees is indisputable and irrevocable.
The shortlist will be shared directly with the relevant authors, they will be published in The Newsletter (produced by IIAS: www.iias.asia/the-newsletter), and distributed through other Asian Studies platforms.
The IBP for Best Article on Global Hong Kong Studies features two awards:
- Best Article on Global Hong Kong Studies in the Humanities
- Best Article on Global Hong Kong Studies in the Social Sciences
The Prizes each consists of €1,250 (in the case of a multi-authored work the prize will be shared equally). Of this €1,250, half is awarded as prize money and the other half in the form of a travel grant to the next ICAS meeting.
Social Sciences Category:
Samson Yuen, “Native-Place Networks and Political Mobilization: The Case of Post-Handover Hong Kong”, Modern China 47(5), 2021: 510-539.
Florence Mok, 2019, “Public Opinion Polls and Covert Colonialism in British Hong Kong”, China Information 33(1): 66-87.
The official Award Ceremony in which the winners will be announced will take place online in September 2023.