As Hong Kong experiences unprecedented political and social upheavals, we invite speakers who can shed light on other societies which have faced similar challenges. Putting Hong Kong in global perspectives may inspire comparative research, theoretical and historical reflections, as well as public discussions on our collective future.
反抗的共同體 The Resistant Community (tentative English title)
Author: Prof. Ngok Ma (CUHK)
Date & Time: 1th February 2021 (Mon), 20:00 (HKT)
Format: Microsoft Teams Meeting (Online)
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Co-organiser: Society for Hong Kong Studies & Global China Center, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
About the Author: MA Ngok (PhD, University of California at Los Angeles) is Associate Professor of the Department of Government and Public Administration the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has researched and written extensively on Hong Kong politics throughout the years. His research areas include party politics and elections in Hong Kong, social movements and state-society relations in Hong Kong, comparative politics, and democratization. He has published five books, more than 20 journal articles and 20 book chapters on Hong Kong politics. He is the author of Political Development in Hong Kong: State, Political Society and Civil Society (Hong Kong University Press, 2007). He has published in Journal of Democracy, The China Quarterly, Economy and Society, Asian Survey and Journal of Contemporary China. He is the Principal Investigator of Asian Barometers Survey for Hong Kong, the largest cross-national survey on political values, democracy and governance in Asia. He regularly writes op-eds for local newspapers and magazines and his expert views on Hong Kong politics have been actively sought by the local and international media. He served as the former Head of the Department from 2014 to 2017.