Society for Hong Kong Studies (SHKS) is the largest society of its kind, with approximately 250 members worldwide in its first year of existence. Among the founding members are editors of leading area studies and social sciences journals as well as esteemed and emerging scholars in various humanities and social sciences disciplines. The intellectual and social diversity of our membership will bring new perspectives and new questions to the field of Hong Kong Studies.

The benefits of a SHKS membership include:

  • Networking opportunities with international and local scholars across the humanities and social sciences disciplines
  • Access to SHKS member-only resources on SHKS website (Member-only section currently under development)
  • Member-only resources include a job bank, notifications of latest scholarships, fellowships, grants etc.
  • Opportunities to present at SHKS-sponsored panels in AAS and AAS-in-Asia Annual Conferences
  • Priority enrollment in the SHKS annual thematic and methodological workshops, as well as presentation in our Work-in-Progress workshops

Membership type and fees

Full Full time teaching or research staff affiliated with universities or research institutes HKD$500/2 years
Associate* Other interested individuals HKD$300/2 years
Student Full time university students Free of charge
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