Work-in-Progress Workshop (June 2021)

We are pleased to announce that our inaugural Work-in-Progress Workshop will commence on 11 June 2021 and run regularly on Fridays throughout Summer 2021.

We want to express our appreciation for our members, from whom we received up to 19 submissions. Our wish is to make this Work-in-Progress Workshop a regular function throughout academic years in the future and an intellectual exchange hub for scholars in the field of Hong Kong Studies.

Each workshop lasts for around an hour, with the presenter and discussant beginning the discussion for around 15-20 minutes. The floor will then be opened up for dialogues and exchanges.

June Schedule:

Workshop #1

Title: “Coordinating and doxing data: Hong Kong protesters’ and government supporters’ data strategies in the age of datafication”

Date & Time: 11 June 2021, 14:00 HKT

Presenter: Yao-tai Li, Assistant Professor of Sociology, HKBU

Co-author: Katherine Whitworth, University of Sydney

Discussant: Francis Lee, Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, CUHK

Register here.

Workshop #2

Title: “Conventional vs. Contentious: Exploring the relationship between political participation in social movement and voting intention in Hong Kong”

Date & Time: 18 June 2021, 11:00 HKT

Presenter: Zhi Pei, PhD candidate, Department of Media and Communication, City University Hong Kong

Discussant: Ma Ngok, Associate Professor, Department of Government and Public Administration, CUHK

Register here.

[More workshops to come in July and August. This page will be updated in mid June.]

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