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Introducing Hong Kong Insight

Hong Kong Insight (HKI) is hosted by the Hong Kong Studies Association as a platform for academics working on Hong Kong to summarise and promote their latest research be that a new book, article, conference paper or a recent lecture. We know that there is important research being done on Hong Kong by scholars in the United Kingdom, the rest of Europe and further afield. HKI wants to recognise this and act as a hub - collating this work to promote it and encourage more academics to engage with Hong Kong studies. The blog aims to promote research from a variety of disciplines and cover everything from politics to economics, to culture and society.  We understand that academics have many competing priorities and that finding additional time to write can be a challenge. Therefore, we are not asking contributors to reinvent the wheel!  If you wish to write for us, we ask that a blog be 700 words on your own research (we are not looking for polemics or current affairs

Latest Posts

The Multiplicities of Freedom in Hong Kong

Negotiating and Contesting Memories of Tiananmen

Social and Political Activism of Hong Kong Students 1968-1979

Land Injustice: Micro-actions and Mega-projects

Lung Kong’s Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: the 1967 riots and the politics of cultural production in the Hong Kong film industry

Chinese Middlemen in Hong Kong's Colonial Economy, 1830-1890

‘Diaspora at home’: class and politics in the navigation of Hong Kong students in Mainland China’s Universities

Belief in the Rule of Law and its Resilience in the Hong Kong Political Identity

Murakami Haruki’s Egg-Versus-Wall Metaphor and Hong Kong’s Pro-democracy Movements

Covert Colonialism in British Hong Kong

Hong Kong Pop in Mainland China: Tracing its Past Through Cultural Memory