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Call for Submissions – Annual Conference 2024

We are delighted to extend our warm invitation to scholars engaged in Hong Kong Studies to submit proposals for paper or panel presentations at the Society for Hong Kong Studies Annual Conference 2024. The conference will take place on 14 – 15 June 2024 in Hong Kong.  The conference will be a hybrid event, offering both in person and virtual participation options.

We kindly request that all submissions be sent to [email protected]. The submission deadline is 17 February 2024.

Resilience and Recovery

We are excited to announce this year’s theme as “Resilience and Recovery”. We aim to foster collective and interdisciplinary reflections on Hong Kong Studies as a process in the making during a time of uncertainty. We welcome submissions from scholars across all disciplines.

The Society for Hong Kong Studies is the only academic association dedicated to promoting Hong Kong Studies on an inter-institutional and interdisciplinary level. Our annual conferences provide an unique platform for scholarly exchanges and the formation of professional communities. The event features paper and panel presentations, and keynote addresses on topics relevant to Hong Kong Studies.

Eligibility: We encourage scholars, including graduate students and advanced undergraduate students, from both local and overseas universities to submit panel abstracts (maximum 350 words each) or paper abstracts (maximum 250 words each). This year, priority will be given to panel abstracts.

Authors and panel organizers whose abstracts are selected will be notified by 28 March 2024.

Submission Requirements: each submission should include the following information:

  • Full name (including Salutation)
  • Affiliation
  • Email address
  • Paper title
  • Paper abstract
  • Keywords
  • Short biography

If you are submitting a panel abstract, please provide the above information for each panellist in addition to the panel abstract itself.

With the authors’ permission, papers presented at the Annual Conference will be archived on the Society for Hong Kong Studies website.

The conference registration fee is waived for active members of SHKS. Non-members are required to pay a fee of $500.

Please send submissions and enquiries to: [email protected]