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2022–23 Term 2

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UGEC2883 Economic Reform and Social Impacts in China

#UGEC Society and Culture

Thursdays 04:30 p.m. - 06:15 p.m.
Professor ZHU Ling

(UGEC2883 is double-coded with SOCI2106.) This course is to examine the economic reforms and its social consequences in China from different theoretical perspectives and to probe into the problems, difficulties and constraints facing China’s economy and society. After taking this course, students should be able to understand social impacts of economic reforms from a wide […]

UGEC2941 Islam in Hong Kong

#UGEC Society and Culture

Wednesdays 02:30 p.m. - 04:15 p.m.
Dr. FOK Yeung Yeung

This course aims to address the historical development and localisation of Islam in the cultural context of Hong Kong. It firstly introduces the basic knowledge of Islam and Islamic culture worldwide; and the prominent cultural and social position of Islam in the contemporary globalised world. It then applies Hong Kong as a case study to […]

UGEC2944 The Peoples of Hong Kong in History

#UGEC Society and Culture

Fridays 02:30 p.m. - 04:15 p.m.
Miss CHEUNG Ching Man

Being one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the World, Hong Kong encompasses people of different racial, ethnic and social backgrounds, that attributes to Hong Kong’s hybridity and diversity. This course introduces students to the history of Hong Kong by looking closely at the many varied peoples in Hong Kong. Hong Kong, the gateway to […]

UGEC2950 Environmental Crises and Cultures of Survival

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Mondays 01:30 p.m. - 03:15 p.m.
Dr. TAM Man Kei

This course pays attention to the environment and its relation with human experiences. Through the lens of environment, we bring human diversity into presence, examining ways of life of peoples—from Indonesia highlander to Tokyo urbanites—and their words and deeds to tackle crises of planetary scale—climate change, nuclear disaster, air pollution, waste, deforestation. Facing these crises, […]

UGEC3204 Living Feminisms

#UGEC Society and Culture

Tuesdays 02:30 p.m. – 04:15 p.m.
Dr. CHO Man Kit

Living Feminisms is all about how to put feminism into practice. Specifically, it is concerned with living out feminist consciousness in every step of making fundamental and lasting social change. With this in mind, Living Feminisms is not an exposition of feminist theories per se but an exploration of how social change effort would look […]

UGED2622 Political Violence and Human Rights

#UGED Self and Humanity

Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Professor CHENG Sea Ling

(UGED2622 is double-coded with ANTH2530.) This course examines the pervasiveness of violence from an anthropological and comparative perspective. We consider a wide range of phenomena that can be called violence within diverse historical and cultural contexts. Violence is always political – whether it is manifest in the spectacular practices of torture, terrorism, or genocide, or […]

UGED2859 Nature in Philosophy and Arts

#UGED Self and Humanity

Wednesdays 04:30 p.m. – 06:15 p.m.
Professor Hayden Sean Alexander KEE

Environmental issues are most often approached through the STEM disciplines and social sciences. However, the humanities have the potential to help us understand and transform how we view and relate to the natural world. This course explores environmental issues from an interdisciplinary perspective integrating philosophy and the arts. The first part of the course addresses […]

UGED3206 Women’s Narratives and Hong Kong History

#UGED Self and Humanity

Thursdays 02:30 p.m. – 04:15 p.m.
Dr. SO Alison Yam Wah

(UGED3206 is double-coded with GDRS3011.) In 21st century post-colonial Hong Kong, the preservation of ‘collective memory’ of this fast-changing city has become an everyday discourse. From award-winning movies, heart-warming testimonies, tabloid stories to Facebook groups and social campaigns, we have been consuming, constructing, and circulating narratives of ‘the past’. This act of remembering and exploring […]