Call for Papers

[POSTPONED] HKSA Inaugural Conference

The Hong Kong Studies Association would like to announce the postponement of the inaugural conference at the University of Westminster.

The conference is tentatively scheduled for autumn 2020. A summer update will provide more information.

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University of Westminster - 15 May 2020

The Hong Kong Studies Association invites papers for its inaugural conference on Friday 15 May 2020 held at the University of Westminster, Regent Street, London.

The one-day conference, organised by the Centre for the Study of Democracy and the Contemporary China Centre, University of Westminster and the Department of Politics, University of Surrey, will feature panels on the ongoing crises in the territory, the shape and future of Hong Kong studies in the UK, LGBT and gender issues, and cutting-edge research by PhD students working on Hong Kong.

We invite papers on Hong Kong by current postgraduate students from disciplines including, but not limited to, the Arts and Humanities, Social Science and Law. Please send a 150-word abstract to by 27 March 2020. Invited speakers will be notified on 24 April 2020 and receive a nominal travel subsidy of 25 GBP.