Call for Applications

The Society of Fellows in the Humanities at HKU invites applications for the 2021-2022 intake. Up to six Post-Doctoral Fellowships will commence on August 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter, for a period of three years. Submission deadline is 23:00 on February 1, 2021 (Hong Kong Time). Application Guidelines EligibilityThe Society of Fellows... Continue Reading →

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Four Fellows to Take up New Positions Despite a difficult job market, the Society of Fellows in the Humanities continues to boast a successful job placement record. Following Yu Zhang's departure last year, to take up a tenure-track position in Chinese Literature at Poly U, this year we saw a record four post-doctoral fellows accept as many positions.... Continue Reading →

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(Updated) January 28: Peter E. Hamilton Book Launch – Made in Hong Kong: Transpacific Networks and a New History of Globalization

(Post-event update)The recording of the Book Launch is now available! https://youtu.be/7Z7ob2x6j5o January 28, 6PM HKT, Zoom (https://hku.zoom.us/j/97868796960?pwd=anEvaFVscEUwYlVvWThPaU9ybXR5dz09) Dr. Peter E. HamiltonTrinity College DublinBook Launch - Made in Hong Kong: Transpacific Networks and a New History of Globalization CommentatorsProfessor Elizabeth Sinn, HKUProfessor John M. Carroll, HKUDr. John D. Wong, HKU ModeratorDr. Pete Millwood, HKU Co-sponsored by... Continue Reading →

March 9: Pete Millwood – A Source of Vernacular Knowledge or a Final Frontier for Globalized Science? American and Chinese Discourses on Science in the People’s Republic of China, 1971 – 1978

March 9, 12nn (HK Time), Zoom (registration required) Dr. Pete MillwoodSociety of Fellows in the Humanities, Faculty of Arts, HKU A Source of Vernacular Knowledge or a Final Frontier for Globalized Science? American and Chinese Discourses on Science in the People’s Republic of China, 1971 – 1978 For registration and details of the event, please... Continue Reading →

January 29: Nicholas Y.H. Wong – Nonimperial Geohistorical Categories in Nanyang Studies and Mahua Literature

January 29, 9PM (HK Time), Zoom Dr. Nicholas Y.H. WongSociety of Fellows in the Humanities, Faculty of Arts, HKU Nonimperial Geohistorical Categories in Nanyang Studies and Mahua Literature For registration and details of the event, please visit https://fass.nus.edu.sg/events/between-mobility-and-place-making-the-worlds-of-southeast-asia-in-modern-chinese-literature/ This workshop is part of the programme of "Between Mobility and Place-making: The Worlds of Southeast Asia... Continue Reading →

December 1: Nicholas Y. H. Wong – Ritual Time, Secular Democracy: On Literary Depictions of Chinese and Indian Popular Religions in Malaysia

December 1, 12:00noon, Zoom (registration required) Dr. Nicholas Y. H. WongSociety of Fellows in the Humanities, Faculty of Arts, HKU Ritual Time, Secular Democracy: On Literary Depictions of Chinese and Indian Popular Religions in Malaysia For registration and details of the event, please visit https://www.hkihss.hku.hk/en/events/seminar-by-dr-nicholas-y-h-wong-20201201/ Organized by Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social... Continue Reading →

November 12: Yunfei Bai – Lost in Translation? The French and American Afterlives of Padmasambhava’s Hagiography

November 12, 6:30PM, Zoom (registration required) Dr. Yunfei BaiSociety of Fellows in the Humanities, Faculty of Arts, HKU Lost in Translation? The French and American Afterlives of Padmasambhava's Hagiography For registration and details of the event, please visit https://www.event.buddhism.hku.hk/2020111201 Organized by Centre of Buddhist Studies, HKUCo-organized by Society of Fellows in the Humanities, Faculty of... Continue Reading →

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