Call for Papers – Society for Hong Kong Studies Annual Conference 2019

Call for Papers – Society for Hong Kong Studies Annual Conference 2019

1ST ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY FOR HONG KONG STUDIES:
MEETING HIGHLIGHTS AND SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENSION TO MARCH 15,2019

 

To allow more colleagues to present at our 1st Annual Meeting, the deadline for the submission of panel and paper abstracts has been extended to March 15, 2019. The meeting will be free of charge for all registered participants. Lunch will be provided for SHKS members. 

Highlights of this full-day event at the University of Hong Kong on June 22, 2019 include:

  • Keynote address by the historian Elizabeth Sinn
  • A plenary discussion session on journal publication and the development of academic fields, featuring Tim Pringle of The China Quarterly, Lowell Dittmer of Asian Survey, Mark Selden of Critical Asian Studies, and Kevin Hewison of Journal of Contemporary Asia
  • Invited panels organized by Hong Kong Sociological Association, Hong Kong Political Science Association, the journal Hong Kong Studies and the Hong Kong Studies Program at Hong Kong University
  • Concurrent thematic panels
  • Exhibition of new publications in Hong Kong Studies

Please join us at this exciting gathering, meet new colleagues and learn about the latest scholarship in Hong Kong Studies.

Please send your submissions to: Benjamin Lam, SHKS Executive Officer, at benjaminlamht@hkstudies.org.

 
 
CALL FOR PAPERS
SOCIETY FOR HONG KONG STUDIES ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2019
 

We are pleased to invite scholars and graduate students interested in Hong Kong Studies to submit proposals for paper or panel presentations at the 1stAnnual Conference of the Society for Hong Kong Studies, to be held on 22ndJune, 2019, in Hong Kong (exact venue to be confirmed).  The SHKS welcomes proposals on any theme related to Hong Kong Studies, including but not limited to:

  • Hong Kong social and economic history
  • literature, cinema, and the arts
  • political institutions, elections, governance
  • social movements and civil society
  • law and criminal justice
  • global city, popular culture, tourism, urban development, environment
  • inequality, poverty, gender, class, ethnicity and race, sexuality
  • transnational, regional, cross-border dynamics, migration
  • economic development
  • demography and family

As the only academic association promoting Hong Kong Studies that is inter-institutional and interdisciplinary, the SHKS offers a unique platform for scholarly exchanges and professional community formations. Our annual conference will feature organized panels, author-meets-critic sessions, keynote addresses and roundtable discussions on topics related to Hong Kong Studies.

Eligibility: Scholars and graduate students at any stage of professional careers at any local or overseas university are welcome to submit paper or panel abstracts (250-500 words in length). Authors and panel organizers whose abstracts are selected will be contacted by the SHKS by March 15, 2019. Full papers are due May 31, 2019 to allow adequate time for invited discussants to read and prepare comments.

Deadline of submission: February 28, 2019

Publications: The SHKS will select high-quality papers for “special issue” submissions to academic journals. With permission from authors, papers presented at the Annual Meeting will be archived on the SHKS website.

Registration fee: Free for SHKS members and graduate students; $500 for non-members

Please send your submissions to: Benjamin Lam, SHKS Executive Officer, at benjaminlamht@hkstudies.org.

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