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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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 →

January 18-19: Scott Trigg – Visualizing the Configuration (hay’a): Thinking with Images in Islamic Astronomical Manuscripts

January 18-19 Dr. Scott TriggSociety of Fellows in the Humanities, Faculty of Arts, HKU Visualizing the Configuration (hay'a): Thinking with Images in Islamic Astronomical Manuscripts Scott Trigg will present a talk on "Visualizing the Configuration (hayʾa): Thinking with Images in Islamic Astronomical Manuscripts” as part of the international workshop  “Geometrical Reasoning and Visual Culture –... Continue Reading →

October 15: Scott Trigg – Visualizing the Configuration (hay’a): On the Role of Manuscript Images in two 15th c. Astronomical Commentaries

October 15, 11:AM, virtual conference Dr. Scott Trigg Society of Fellows in the Humanities, Faculty of Arts, HKU Visualizing the Configuration (hay'a): On the Role of Manuscript Images in two 15th c. Astronomical Commentaries Scott Trigg organized a panel at the recent Middle East Studies Association 2020 Annual Meeting (October 5-17), on the topic “New... Continue Reading →

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