State of Hong Kong Studies—A Workshop

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Call for Papers
October 3, 2022 to November 15, 2022
British Columbia, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Area Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Research and Methodology



State of Hong Kong Studies—A Workshop

9–11 June 2023
The University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Workshop format: hybrid

Deadline for abstracts: 15 November 2022


Interested participants of the “State of Hong Kong Studies” workshop are invited to submit an abstract (~350 words), five keywords, and a one-paragraph biographical sketch (to be combined in 1 PDF file named in the format: “[family name]-[given name]-workshop-abstract”) to by 15 November 2022. Please use “State of Hong Kong Studies: Abstract” for the subject line in your email, and be sure to indicate in your abstract the cluster(s) (you may choose more than one) under which you would like your paper to be considered. Please note that we particularly appreciate contributions that would explicitly address the state of a particular subfield (understood broadly) in Hong Kong studies. For more details, please check out:

Successful applicants will be notified by 15 December 2022, and full papers (~8,000 words, excluding notes and bibliography) are expected by 15 May 2023.

This workshop is hosted by the UBC Hong Kong Studies Initiative with the generous support of the Watt Family-Hong Kong Studies Initiative Fund.

Contact Info: 

Dr. Leo Shin | Dr. Helena Wu 

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