Call for Applications

The applications for the 2019-2020 intake are open. Up to six Post-Doctoral Fellowships will commence on August 1, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter, for a period of three years. Submission deadline is 23:00 on January 7, 2020 (Hong Kong Time). Application Guidelines Eligibility The Society of Fellows invites applications from qualified candidates who... 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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February 28: Yunfei Bai – Lost in Translation? The French and American Afterlives of Padmasambhava’s Hagiography

February 28, 7PM, Room 4.34, 4/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU Dr. Yunfei Bai Society of Fellows in the Humanities, HKU Lost in Translation? The French and American Afterlives of Padmasambhava's Hagiography Online registration:   Organized by Centre of Buddhist Studies, HKU Co-organized by Society of Fellows in the Humanities, Faculty of... Continue Reading →

Fall Programme

September 16: Mark Philip Bradley, University of Chicago,  “When the World Went South” (Co-sponsored with Centre for the Study of Globalization and Cultures & Department of Comparative Literature), 4:30 PM October 30: Diana Lemberg, Lingnan University, “Barriers Down: How American Power and Free-Flow Policies Shaped Global Media”, 5 PM November 4: Joshua Ehrlich, University of Macau, “Historical Relations between Port Cities... Continue Reading →

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