exist by itself; it is a social construction. However, to talk about the case of China is not easy, since regional heterogeneity does not allow for a single narrative. This article centers on one significant case in China—Hong Kong. Chinese leader Deng
The Revamped Hong Kong Museum of Art
, communities, and other social groups ( Du Gay et al. 2000 ; Evans and Boswell 1999 ; Kaplan 1994 ). This report applies this insight to the problematic case study of the Hong Kong Museum of Art and explores the ways in which it constitutes an outmoded
Chui Ping Iris Kam
Identity politics in the everyday lives of girls is of continual global concern to gender studies. I argue that neither educational factors nor those pertaining to mass media can stand alone in accounting for what girlhood means in Hong Kong where the study of what it means to be a girl has not yet attracted much attention from academic scholars. Because of the promotion of a sexually repressive framework in the educational sector, the concept of girlhood remains confined by an already established notion of femininity. I argue that it is hence vital for us to use texts of popular culture in education to allow for a more appropriate concept of girlhood in contemporary Hong Kong given that this concept affects the ways in which girls identify themselves.
Two Hong Kong Women Filmmakers’ Perspectives on Sex after 1997
Hong Kong’s transition from a British colony to a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in 1997 continues to have an impact on all aspects of life in the territory, including the sex lives of its citizens
Activist Reflections from the #MilkTeaAlliance
Adam K. Dedman and Autumn Lai
On 9 April 2020, Thai actor Vachirawit Chivaaree—known to his fans as “Bright”—liked a tweet showing Hong Kong's skyline. What might otherwise have been an uneventful incident turned into a political controversy overnight when his fans in the
Transnational higher education is the term that is most commonly used to describe programmes that allow students to obtain a degree from an overseas university in their local context. Such programmes are often marketed on their similarity with those offered at home by the overseas university. Perhaps as a consequence, the related literature focuses on 'problems' that are encountered in the 'other' environment, particularly when academic staff travel to the host country to deliver the teaching. Transnational programmes, however, offer rich opportunities for developing cultural capability in students and academics through a sensitively internationalised curriculum. This article uses an autoethnographic approach to discuss teaching and learning in transnational programmes that are delivered in a postcolonial context (Hong Kong) by a university that is in the former colonising country (U.K.). Its aim is to illustrate how, by embracing the complexities, transnational higher education programmes can enrich learning and teaching in both the host and the home context.
Emily Stokes-Rees, Blaire M. Moskowitz, Moira Sun, and Jordan Wilson
Rings .” In The International Silver and Jewelry Fair and Seminar , 29 – 34 . Shanghai Museum of Glass, Shanghai; Suzhou Museum, Suzhou; and PMQ, Hong Kong Twenty-first century China continues to witness, and contribute to, a never
Infrastructure Imagination: Hong Kong City Futures, 1972–1988 City Gallery, Central, Hong Kong, 24 March 2018 to 16 May 2018 Lead Curators: Cecilia Chu, Dorothy Tang Curatorial Team: Maxime Decaudin, Sben Korsh, Calvin Liang, Christina Lo, Lillian Tam, Olive Wong https://infrastructureimagination.splashthat.com
Samantha B. Meyer, Paul R. Ward, and Raymond K. H. Chan
It gives us great pleasure to introduce this special issue of the International Journal of Social Quality. This special issue features empirical papers from Australia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Thailand. The data presented in this special issue originate from a large cross-cultural research project investigating social quality across six Asia-Pacific societies: Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand.
Peter R. Gardner and Benjamin Abrams
-democracy movement in Hong Kong resumed street action. In August, thousands amassed in Minsk to oppose the result of the Belarussian presidential election, alleged by many to be fraudulent. Days later, large crowds of demonstrators gathered in Bangkok calling for