2015-16 Research Seminar Series

2015-16 Research Seminar Series

Semester 2

20-Jul-2016 (Wed)
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
GH404

Being There: U.S. Force Posture, Offshore Balancing, and Alliance Reliability

Dr. Koji Kagotani
Faculty of Economics
Osaka University of Economics

 

24-Jun-2016 (Fri)
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
GH404

Big Data Revolution in Social Science: Opportunities and Challenges

Dr. Karl Ho
School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences
University of Texas at Dallas

 

21-Jun-2016 (Fri)
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
GH128

In-betweenness? Children of Chinese migrants and their experiences of adaptation to Spanish society

Ms. Paloma Robles-Llana
(PhD Program)

 

17-Jun-2016 (Fri)
2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
GH404

Successfully Publishing in High Quality Scholarly Journals: Advice from the Editor

Prof. Michael Holosko
School of Social Work
University of Georgia, USA

 

13-Jun-2016 (Mon)
2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
GH404

What Are the Key Features of Successful RGC Research Grant Proposals?

Prof. Michael Holosko
School of Social Work
University of Georgia, USA

 

8-Jun-2016 (Wed)
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
GH128

Toward a Sense of Cohesiveness: The Effects of Intergroup Ideologies

Ms. Lu Yiqing
(PhD Program)

 

7-Jun-2016 (Tue)
10:00 am – 11:30 am
GH405

Institutionalization of Social Work in China: Implications to Hong Kong Social Work Profession & Education

Prof. Yan Miu Chung
School of Social Work
University of British Columbia, Canada

 

31-May-2016 (Tue)
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
GH201

The Science of Successful Learning

Dr. Veronica Yan
Postdoctoral researcher
University of California, Los Angeles and
University of Southern California

 

31-May-2016 (Tue)
10:00 am – 12:30 pm
GH405

Mixed Methods and Beyond: How to Formulate RGC Research Grant Proposals

Prof. Yan Miu Chung
School of Social Work
University of British Columbia, Canada

 

30-May-2016 (Mon)
10:00 am – 12:30 pm
HJ305

Best Practices for Active Ageing in Asia and the US

Prof. Kathryn Braun,
Department of Public Health Sciences, Director, Center on Aging, Director, Office of Public Health Studies, University of Hawaii

 

16-May-2016 (Mon)
2:15 pm – 4:00 pm
GH201

Design Matters: Creating a Responsive Physical Environment in Dementia Care Settings

Prof. Habib Chaudhury
Department of Gerontology,
Simon Fraser University, Canada

 

19-Apr-2016 (Tue)
10:30 am – 12:00 nn
HJ210

The Hidden Costs of Caring for an Aging Population: A Public or Private Matter

Prof. Janet Fast
Department of Human Ecology
University of Alberta, Canada

 

12-Apr-2016 (Tue)
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
GH404

Introducing World Values Survey

Kseniya Kizilova
Secretary
World Values Survey Association 

 

12-Apr-2016 (Tue)
3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
GH404

World Values Survey (WVS) Data and Findings in Global Comparison and Asian Perspective

Prof. Christian W Haerpfer is President, World Values Survey Association since 

 

11-Apr-2016 (Mon)
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
GH128

The Road to Masters: An Oral History of Jiangnan Shipyard Workers in 1950s

Ms. Liang Jingting
(MPhil Program)

 

4-Mar-2016 (Fri)
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
GH128

Chinese Local Congresses in Urban Communities: Political Communication through the Liaison Station

Ms. Li Ruozhu
(PhD Program)

 

4-Mar-2016 (Fri)
10:30 am – 12:00 nn
GH128

Impacts of One-child Policy on Women in Urban China -- Fieldwork Reflections and Initial Analysis

Ms. Martyna Krystyna Nowak
(PhD Program)

 

24-Feb-2016 (Wed)
10:30 pm – 12:00 pm
GH128

Gongyi as Social Integration: How gongyi actions contribute to social integration through individual sensemaking and boundary spanning

Mr. Olivier Ruelle
(PhD Program)

 

23-Feb-2016 (Tue)
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
BC506

Age-friendly City Project: Formulate strategies for develop community-based opportunities in the three years of follow-up

AFC project team

Moderated by Dr. Alma Au

 

22-Feb-2016 (Mon)
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
GH128

Research Experiences in Timor-Leste: Challenges and Solutions

Mr. Cristian Talesco
(PhD Program)

 

19-Feb-2016 (Fri)
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
GH128

Entangled Trajectories of Counter-hegemonic Transformation: Dilemmas and Choices of Fair Trade Movement in South and East Asia

Mr. Chow Sung Ming
(PhD Program)

 

5-Feb-2016 (Fri)
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
GH128

Capital Accumulation and Agrarian Transition in Rural China

Mr. Chen Hangying
(PhD Program)

 

Semester 1

15-Jan-2016 (Fri)
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
GH201

Elderly Service and the SSLD System

Mr. Kwong  Y. Liu
Executive Director-Social Services, Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto

Ms. Maria Chu
Director of Community Support Services, Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto

 

14 Dec 2015 (Mon)
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
GH128

The Local Perception of Confucius Institutes in South Africa – An Ethnographic Approach

Ms. Monique Rimkus
(PhD Program)

 

18 Nov 2015 (Wed)
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
GH404

Aging in Aging Places: Hong Kong and Shanghai Compared and The Kwun Tong Age-friendly Project: Sitting-out Facility in Perspective

 

Prof. Ho Hon Leung
Professor
Department of Sociology
State University of New York at Oneonta (SUNY Oneonta)

Miss Gloria Hui and Mr. Ivan To
Social Workers
Christian Family Service Centre

 

13 Nov 2015 (Fri)
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
GH404

New Colleagues and New Research: Series 4

Dr. Siu Yu Kwan, Kaxton 

 

6 Nov 2015 (Fri)
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
GH404

New Colleagues and New Research: Series 3

Dr. Zhu Shimin
Post-doctoral Fellow Department of Social Work and Social Administration
University of Hong Kong

 

23 Oct 2015 (Fri)
10:45 am – 12:00 pm
GH128

Digital Diets: Online Triviality or Networked Commensality? An Ethnography of Food Practices Dealing with Chinese Computerised Media

Mr. Allan Bahroun
(PhD Program)

 

20 Oct 2015 (Tue)
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
GH404

New Colleagues and New Research: Series 2

Dr. Wong Hok Wui Stan 
Assistant Professor
Department of Government and Public Administration
Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

12 Oct 2015 (Mon)
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
GH128

Feminists and Advertisements in Shanghai

Ms. Francesca Olivotti
(PhD Program)

 

9 Oct 2015 (Fri)
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
GH404

New Colleagues and New Research: Series 1

Dr. Siu Yuen Man Judy
Research Assistant Professor at David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, HK Baptist University

 

6 Oct 2015 (Tue)
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
GH404

How to Write an Impact Story for your Research Project 

Mr. John Young
Overseas Development Institute, UK

 

24-26 Sept 2015 (Thur-Sat)
AG710

5th International Postgraduate Conferece: Whose Voice? Theory & Practice - How Social Scientists Represent the Voices of Society

Dr. John Postill
RMIT University and Digital Anthropology Fellow at University College London

Prof. Hu Yong
Peking University's School of Journalism and Communciation

Dr. Tom McDonald
Department of Anthropology, University College London

 

16 Sept 2015 (Wed)
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
GH128

Youth Trauma in Constructing Masculinities: The Decline of Male Friendships In Emerging Adulthood in Contemporary Hong Kong

Ms Zhang Chi
(PhD Program)

 

11 Sept 2015 (Fri)
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
GH404

An attempt to become masters: An oral history of Jiangnan shipyard workers, 1950-1960

Miss Liang Jingting
(MPhil Program)

 

11 Sept 2015 (Fri)
10:00 am – 11:30 am
GH404

How to Maximize the Chance of Obtaining RGC Grants: Tips from Successful Experts

Prof. Pun Ngai
Dr. Lu Huijing