Seminars & Conference

Research Seminars 2015-2016

Research Seminars 2014-2015

Research Seminars 2013-2014

Research Seminars 2012-2013

Research Seminars 2011-2012

Research Seminars 2010-2011


2016-17 Research Seminar Series

Semester 2

18-July-2017 (Tue)
12:30pm – 2:00pm

CHILDHOODS IN A CHANGING WORLD: A Case Study of Suburban Ghanaian Childhoods at the Intersection of Local Values and Global Norms 

Mr. YEBOAH Sampson Addo
(PhD Program)


10-July-2017 (Mon)
4:00pm – 5:30pm

Rural Shadows in Urban Life: Life Politics around a Village-in-the-City in Guangzhou

Mr. FENG Lei
(MPhil Program)


17-May-2017 (Fri)
3:00pm – 5:00pm

APSS Research Symposium Series #2

Dr. SIU Yuen-man, Judy
Dr. SIU Yu Kwan, Kaxton


12-May-2017 (Fri)
3:00pm – 5:00pm

APSS Research Symposium Series #1

Dr. CHAN Chitat
Dr. LEUNG Tsin-yee, Janet
Dr. LEUNG Chuen-suen, Zeno


31-Mar-2017 (Fri)
2:30pm – 4:00pm

Childhood ADHD: Meditation or Medication? A randomized controlled trial

Ms. Renée Meppelink, MSc.
PhD program
University of Amsterdam
Department of Child Development and Education 


7-Mar-2017 (Tue)
10:30am – 12:00nn

How to Develop an Impact Case Study Based on your Research

Mr. John Young

Head of Research and Policy in Development

Overseas Development Institute


24-Feb-2017 (Fri)
3:00pm – 4:30pm

Growing old in the face of poverty and climate disasters: Experiences in the Philippines

Ms. Crystal Kwan
(PhD Program)


10-Feb-2017 (Fri)
4:00pm – 5:30pm

Media and Professional Discourses on Child Maltreatment in China: Implications for Child Protection in the Chinese Mainland

Mr. LI Jun
(PhD Program)


9-Feb-2017 (Thu)
3:30pm – 5:30pm

The political economy of seeds: Paradigmatic shifts of seed governance and seed marketisation in China

Ms. XU Siyuan
(PhD Program)


8-Feb-2017 (Wed)
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Regulating e-entertainment? An ethno-corporative approach to the perception frames over Internet Governance for e-gaming

(PhD Program)


7-Feb-2017 (Tue)
4:00pm – 5:30pm

Social Participation: Neighbourhood and Neurons

Mr. CHAN Cheong Yu, Stephen
(PhD Program)


25-Jan-2017 (Wed)
10:00am – 11:30am

From Social Entrepreneurship to Sharing Economy: The Hong Kong Experience

Mr. LAI Ka Wai, Michael
(PhD Program)


18-Jan-2016 (Thu)
4:30pm – 6:00pm

Narratives of the Good Life: Seeking the Idyllic Lifestyle in Today's China

Ms. WANG Peng
(PhD Program)


16-Jan-2016 (Mon)
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Why Have Chinese not Become Happier? The Role of Culture

Prof. Huajian CAI
Institute of Psychology
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Beijing, China


Semester 1

22-Dec-2016 (Thu)
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Fighting under the Blanket: Cultural Politics of Indonesia Migrant Workers Who are Trafficked into Hong Kong for Domestic Servitude

Ms. LAM Bik Che, Phoebe
(PhD Program)


20-Dec-2016 (Tue)
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Migration for education and employment? – Decisions of young people in borderland Kinmen, Taiwan

Ms. YANG Chin-Yi
(PhD Program)


30-Nov-2016 (Wed)
10:00pm – 11:30am

Post-fieldwork Seminar

Mr. RUELLE Olivier Herve
(PhD Program)


14-Nov-2016 (Mon)
03:00pm – 04:30pm

Hedonic processing impairments in subclinical samples: Evidence from behavioural and imaging data

Prof. Raymond C. K. Chan
Professor of Neuropsychology and Applied Cognitive Neuroscience, Researcher
The Institute of Psychology
The Chinese Academy of Sciences


9-Nov-2016 (Wed)
10:00am – 11:30am

Perceptions on the ground - An ethnographic study of a Confucius Institutes in South Africa

Ms. Rimkus Fenja Monique
(PhD Program)


19-Oct-2016 (Wed)
10:00am – 11:30am

Disadvantages, Silences and Thriving: Rural Women of Northern Ghana

Ms. Abbey Eunice
(PhD Program)


22-24 Sept-2016 (Thur-Sat)

6th International Postgraduate Conference: Finding Futures in Uncertainies

Prof. Anthony Elliott
Research Professor of Sociology, The University of South Australia and Director of the Hawke Research Institute

Prof. Zlatko Skrbis
Vice-Provost (Graduate Education) and Professor of Sociology, The School of Social Sciences, Monash University


21-Sep-2016 (Wed)
10:30am – 12:00pm

Ethnography and Reflexivity in Everyday Media Practices: 'Weixin and Daily Life'

Mr. Allan Bahroun
(PhD Program)