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UGEB2113 Nature Conservation in Hong Kong

#UGEB Nature Science and Technology

Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Dr. CHIU Hon Chim

This course aims at providing students with an overall view on nature conservation in general and Hong Kong in particular. The concepts and principles of nature conservation will be addressed from a holistic point of view, followed by an investigation of nature conservation practices and their effect on the environment in Hong Kong. The latter […]

GEYS1010 Creative Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development

#Wu Yee Sun College

Fridays 03:30 p.m. — 06:15p.m.
Professor CHOW Po Chung and Professor LEE Albert

This course consists of four major components: 1. Our Roles for a Sustainable Future How can we lead a good life in a just society? How can individual actions affect events at a global scale? These are the questions every student should ask and take seriously. We will explore them through the United Nation’s 17 […]

UGEC3204 Living Feminisms

#UGEC Society and Culture

Mondays 03:30 p.m. - 05:15 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 […]

UGEC3203 Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Society

#UGEC Society and Culture

Thursdays 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Professor SONG Jing

(UGEC3203 is double-coded with GDRS3005.) This interdisciplinary course introduces and examines gender and sexuality from a contemporary and regional perspective. Based on a cross-cultural perspective, we will read and analyze different meanings of gender and sexuality, and how these meanings are constructed. In a context of modernization campaigns and globalization processes, this course illustrates how […]

UGEC2916 Understanding Urban Agriculture

#UGEC Society and Culture

Wednesdays 02:30 p.m. - 04:15 p.m.
Mr LAU Hoi Lung

Urban space is often perceived as space for industrial and commercial activities. In a deindustrialized city like Hong Kong, people seem to identify urban space with consumption activities. However, following recent social movements related to agriculture in Choi Yuen Village and Northeast New Territories New Development Area, concerns are growing in Hong Kong over the […]

UGEB1307 Energy and Green Society

#UGEB Nature Science and Technology

Wednesdays 02:30 p.m. - 04:15 p.m.
Dr. HAN Dongkun

This course is designed to help students to acquire a comprehensive understanding of the global energy crisis and environmental issues our society is currently facing. The history of energy consumption shows how important energy is to the quality of life for the human beings. With the further development and the increase of the world population, […]

UGEC1209 Thinking Gender: An Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies

#UGEC Society and Culture

Tuesdays 03:30 p.m. - 05:15 p.m.
Professor SUEN Yiu Tung

(UGEC1209 is double-coded with GDRS1001.) This course aims to develop students’ ability to analyze the everyday life through the lens of gender. Drawing on the interdisciplinary nature of Women’s and Gender Studies, the course will guide students to examine how gender works as one of the primary social organizing principles in the movies we watch, […]

UGEC1835 Culture of Hong Kong

#UGEC Society and Culture

Tuesdays 01:30 p.m. - 03:15 p.m.
Dr. TANG Wai Man

(UGEC1835 is double-coded with ANTH1410.) This course introduces students to characteristic aspects of Hong Kong culture. It will cover a wide range of cultural changes that have taken place since WWII. The course starts with an introduction to anthropological research in Hong Kong, and looks at topics including village culture and urbanization, food culture, marriage, […]

UGED2622 Political Violence and Human Rights

#UGED Self and Humanity

Tuesdays 01:30 p.m. - 03:15 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 […]

UGEB2132A Earth as Seen From Space

#UGEB Nature Science and Technology

Mondays 02:30 p.m. - 04:15 p.m.
Dr. WONG Kwan Kit, Professor FUNG Tung

Climate change, sea level rise, deforestation, forest fire, severe typhoon, glacier melt, agricultural loss, overpopulation, etc. are terms that you might have heard of. And they are also real and hot crises affecting the sustainability of human beings. How do we know these are all happening? In fact, our earth is being overseen from space […]

UGEB2151 China’s Mega-Projects in the New Millennium

#UGEB Nature Science and Technology

Fridays 08:30 a.m. - 11:15a.m.
Dr. WANG Lang

As the most populous country in the world, China is confronted by the problems of overpopulation, water scarcity, energy shortage, desertification, drought, floods, pollution, and loss of biodiversity. Since 1978 the economy has grown rapidly and as of to date, it has become a rising economic power of the world. However, the environmental and ecological […]

UGEC2210 Food and Hunger

#UGEC Society and Culture

Tuesdays 02:30 p.m. - 05:15 p.m
Dr. HUANG Yefang

Food is essential for life by providing energy and nutrition and achieving zero hunger is one of 17 Sustainable Development Goals in the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Ironically, world hunger is increasing and FAO’s most recent estimates put the number of hungry people at 822 million in 2018-19, an increase of more […]