Organizer

Society for Hong Kong Studies
Email
info@hkstudies.org
Website
https://www.hkstudies.org/

Other Organizers

Centre for Civil Society and Governance, The University of Hong Kong
Email
ccsg@hku.hk
Website
https://ccsg.hku.hk/

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Sep 07 2018
  • Time: 02:00 - 04:00

Location

Room 813, Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong
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Date

Sep 07 2018

Time

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Work-in-Progress Workshop

Our first meeting will take place on 7 Sept 2018 at the University of Hong Kong, and will be co-organised with the Centre for Civil Society and Governance at HKU.

Please register HERE. We will limit the number of participants to twenty for each workshop. You will receive the papers after your registration.

Program
Date: 7 Sept 2018

Time: 2:00-4:00 pm

Organiser: Society for Hong Kong Studies

Co-organiser: Centre for Civil Society and Governance, HKU

Venue: Room 813, Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, University of Hong Kong

Participants:

· “Eurasianness” and the Making of Multicultural Identity in Treaty-Port Hong Kong, 1890-1945” Matthew Foreman, “PhD Candidate, Department of History, Northwestern University

· “How Nation Building Backfires: Implicit Beliefs about Group Malleability and Subnational Conflicts in Hong Kong,” Siu-yau Lee, Associate Professor, Department of Asian and Policy Studies, Education University of Hong Kong

· “Bringing Umbrellas Indoors: Standing in Elections as a Political Consequence of the Umbrella Movement,” John Mok, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, University of California, Irvine

· “The Making of a Pro-regime Civil Society: Mass Organizations under China’s United Front in Post-handover Hong Kong” by Samson Yuen, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Lingnan University and Brian Leung, PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, University  of Washington

Moderator: Edmund Cheng, Assistant Professor in Politics, Hong Kong Baptist University

Discussants: Ching-Kwan Lee, Professor of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles

Mark Thompson, Professor of Politics, City University of Hong Kong

Centre for Civil Society and Governance, The University of Hong Kong

The Centre for Civil Society and Governance is a multi-disciplinary research unit established by the Department of Politics and Public Administration under the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Hong Kong in December 2002. It was founded with the aim of enhancing our knowledge of the nature, constituents, and roles of civil society and, in particular, the contribution that civil society can make towards good governance.

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