March 12: Shengqing Wu (HKUST) “Fantasies of the Self: Chinese Lyricism and Modern Photography”

Society of Fellows Lecture Series Spring 2018 Shengqing Wu, HKUST: “Fantasies of the Self: Chinese Lyricism and Modern Photography” Monday, March 12, 5-6:30 PM Room 4.36, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus Event followed by wine and cheese reception This talk investigates the visual configurations, rhetorical conventions, and fundamental concepts underlying China’s portrait photography in... Continue Reading →

Book Launch & Christmas Party

Book Launch & Christmas Party Sanitized Sex: Regulating Prostitution, Venereal Disease, and Intimacy in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952 Speaker: Robert Kramm (Society of Fellows in the Humanities, HKU) Moderator: Professor David Pomfret Department of History, School of Humanities, The University of Hong Kong Sanitized Sex analyzes the development of new forms of regulation concerning prostitution, venereal... Continue Reading →

Migrant Workers’ Cultural Practices in Post-Mao China: Exploring Struggles around the Politics of Recognition and “Regimes of Appearance”, Professor Eric Florence

Lecture Series Fall 2017-18 ​Redefining Fieldwork in Contemporary China: ​ Migrant Workers' Cultural Practices in Post-Mao China: Exploring Struggles around the Politics of Recognition and "Regimes of Appearance" Professor Eric Florence CEFC (French Centre for Research on Contemporary China), University of Liege Society of Fellows in the Humanities Lecture Series Fall 2017-18 The inaugural series of lectures... Continue Reading →

Abandoned Theme Parks as Traces of Material Culture, Vestiges of Desire, and Ephemeral Spectacles, Dr. Judith Audin

Lecture Series Fall 2017-18 ​Redefining Fieldwork in Contemporary China: ​ Abandoned Theme Parks as Traces of Material Culture, Vestiges of Desire, and Ephemeral Spectacles Dr. Judith Audin CEFC (French Centre for Research on Contemporary China), CUHK Society of Fellows in the Humanities Lecture Series Fall 2017-18 The inaugural series of lectures “Redefining Fieldwork in Contemporary China”, organised... Continue Reading →

From Dakou to D.I.Y.: The Punk-rock Movement in Contemporary China, Dr. Nathanel Amar

Lecture Series Fall 2017-18 ​Redefining Fieldwork in Contemporary China: From Dakou to D.I.Y.: The Punk-rock Movement in Contemporary China Dr. Nathanel Amar  Society of Fellows in the Humanities Lecture Series Fall 2017-18   The inaugural series of lectures "Redefining Fieldwork in Contemporary China", organised by the Society of Fellows in the Humanities, will present new field... Continue Reading →

Annual Conference Call for Papers: Contacts, Collisions, Conjunctions

Call for Papers: Contacts, Collisions, Conjunctions [deadline 15 January] – The Society of Fellows in the Humanities, 9-10 May 2018, The University of Hong Kong The Society of Fellows in the Humanities at HKU invites scholars working in all fields of the humanities to an international and interdisciplinary conference exploring contacts, collisions and conjunctions. Situated in Hong... Continue Reading →

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