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icon announcement Posting Date: 8 Sept 2017
ViuTV interview with Dr. Tim Summers


Dr. Tim Summers was interviewed by ViuTV on the topic of BRICS’s Summit. Dr. Summers comments on the implications and opportunities that this forum brings to Sino-Indian relations after the Doklam standoff appears to have cooled down.


The video is available online at .

icon film 4 Posting Date: 6 Sept 2017
CCS Film Screenings: Taiwanese Cinema


This term’s screening series sets out to provide a taste of different styles of Taiwanese cinema and create an implicit dialogue between films, genres, media, periods, places, and ultimately, between filmmakers and the audience.


The screening of King Hu’s wuxia classic Dragon Inn (1967) anticipates Taiwan-based Malaysian director Tsai Ming-liang’s homage Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003), which screens Dragon Inn in a soon-to-be demolished theater with the original cast Shih Chun and Miao Tien as audience members. The screening of Winds of September (2008), a cruel specimen of youth films (qingchun pian), should be compared with Hong Kong director Heiward Mak Hei-yan’s High Noon (2008). Both films as well as a mainland one are based on the same script and produced by Eric Tsang. A Rolling Stone (2012) represents Taiwanese documentary film at its most honest and realist. End of A Century: Miea’s Story is adapted from a short story “Fin-de-siècle Splendor” by Chu Tien-wen, a veteran collaborator of Hou Hsiao-hsien.


The screenings this term accompany two courses offered by the MA in Chinese Studies programme: “CHES5002A Chinese Studies Fieldtrip” and “CHES5126 China on Screen”, but are also open to the public. Screenings take place every three weeks on Monday (19:00) at Yasumoto International Academic Park (YIA), Lecture Theatre 4 (LT4). Entrance is free. Dialogues in Mandarin Chinese, with English subtitles. For more info, please contact Dr. Timmy Chen Chih-Ting (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


Please refer to the poster for details.

icon publication Posting Date: 4 Sep 2017
New publication from Prof. Willy LAM Wo Lap

We are pleased to announce the publication of a new book by Professor Willy LAM Wo Lap, titled Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Communist Party (New York: Routledge, 2018). Please click here for further information.

icon conference Posting Date: 4 Sep 2017
CCS Visiting Speaker Series: Book Forum: The Politics and Ethics of Patriarchy in 21st Century China: A Conversation about Sex, Family, and Power


Speaker: Professor Gonçalo SANTOS, Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Hong Kong

Discussants: Professor Petula S. Y. HO, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong

                     Professor Gordon MATHEWS, Department of Anthropology, CUHK

                     Professor Teresa KUAN, Department of Anthropology, CUHK

                     Professor Minhua LING, Centre for China Studies, CUHK

Date: Friday 15th September 2017
Time: 1 – 2:30pm
Venue: Room NAH 11, Humanities Building, CUHK


Conducted in English. Free Admission.

Enquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Please refer to the poster for more details of the speaker and the talk.




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