The Hong Kong Association
Sep 27 - Nov 29, 2017 - Loved, Loathed and Misunderstood: How Leaders and Their Ideas Shape Europe? (click here for details)
Sep 25 - Oct 23, 2015 - Culture and Politics in European Cinema (click here for details)
Apr 4 - May 30, 2014 - Politics and Culture : European Experiences (Fourth Series) (click here for details)
Apr 26 - Jun 7, 2013 - War and Peace in Europe (click here for details)
Oct 5 - Nov 30, 2012 - Three German Political Thinkers (click here for details)
Sep 23 - Nov 25, 2011 - Three British Political Thinkers (click here for details)
Jan 28 - Mar 25, 2011 - Politics and Culture: The European Experiences (Third Series) (click here for details)
Sep 24 - Nov 26, 2010 - Politics and Culture: The European Experiences (Second Series) (click here for details) (2nd Seminar - "Beyond the Gulag: Solzhenitsyn and Dissent in the Soviet Union") (3rd Seminar - Britain in the 1960s: Happy Days or Prelude to a Long Road Down?)
2010 - Three Contemporary French Thinkers (click here for details)
2009 - Three European Political Thinkers (click here for details)
2008 - Politics and Culture: The European Experiences (click here for details)
Workshops and Conferences
Conference: "Annual Conference of the European Union Studies Association Asia-Pacific - 30 Years After the Single European Act", 29 - 30 Jun 2016, Wednesday - Thursday, in WLB 109 / WLB 104, Lam Woo International Conference Centre, HKBU. (Poster) (Programme Schedule) ( Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3, Photo 4, Photo 5, Photo 6 )
Workshop: "Dynamics of Contention: Comparative Perspectives on Europe and China", 2006 2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 9, in Room 802, David C. Lam Building, HKBU. The speakers were:
2:30 pm : Session 1
Dr. Li Lianjiang, HKBU, Protest Leaders and State-Society Relations in the Chinese Countryside.
Pr. Chen Feng, HKBU, Individual Rights and Collective Rights: Labor’s Predicament in China.
Discussion introduced by Dr. Stephanie Balme, CUHK.
4:15 pm: Session 2
Dr. Lam Wai Man, HKU, Changing Patterns of Social Movements in Hong Kong.
Pr. Richard Balme, HKBU, The Dynamics of Civil Society and Protest in European Countries.
Dr. Didier Chabanet, HKBU, Anti-globalisation Movements and European Integration.
Discussion introduced by Dr. Kenneth Chan, HKBU.
International Conference on “EU-Asia Relations: Building Multilateralism?”, 20-21 May 2005, with the GIS Dept of BU
Colloque international, "Jules Verne, Romancier", samedi le 7 mai 2005, avec le departement de GIS a BU / International conference, "Jules Verne, Novelist", Saturday 7 May 2005, with the GIS Dept of BU (details)
Seminar "Tourism Marketing in Europe – Strategies to Capture China Outbound Travel", by Prof. Dr. Gerd Schwandner (International Management and Marketing Strategies, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Germany), 5:00 to 6:30pm, 9 February 2006, in Room 802, David C. Lam Building, HKBU. Co-organized with the GIS Dept. and LEWI (Europe-China Programme) of HKBU.
Seminar "European Humanities: A Lost Cause?”, 5.30 to 6.30 pm, 15 December 2005, in Room 218 (Convocation Room), Main Building, Hong Kong University. The speakers were:
Dr Wayne Cristaudo, Programme Coordinator, European Studies, HKU, on “The Modern World as a European Invention?”
Mr Michael Müller-Verweyen, Director of the Goethe-institut, on "German Studies as Cultural Studies - A European Perspective"
Ms Xuan Thu Le, Department of Modern Languages and Intercultural Studies. Chinese University of Hong Kong, on "Humanism and Humanities"
Showing of film L'Auberge espagnole (The Spanish Inn) with debate on International Students Exchange, 6.30 pm, Thursday 24 November 2005, ACC109, Jockey Club Academic Community Centre, Hong Kong Baptist University (with Department of Government and International Studies and in conjunction with L’Association Français Langue Etrangère Hong Kong and The Hong Kong Association of French Teachers) (details)
Seminar on Ireland's Path to Economic Development, 7 October 2005, with the GIS Dept of BU
Seminar and AGM, 16 December 2004, Place: Room T18, Island Learning Centre (OUHK), Shun Tak Centre/4F, Sheung Wan, Seminar (6.30 pm), European Perspectives on the Bush Administration (details)
"Understanding the History of European Integration as a Whole: Suggestion for an Analytical Framework", Dr Fabrice Larat, 28 October 2004 (Thursday), 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Room 802, David C. Lam Building, HKBU (details)
"Employment Policy and Unemployed Movements in the European Union", Dr Didier Chabanet, 11.00 a.m.-12.30 p.m., 21 October 2004 (Thursday), Room 802, David C. Lam Building, HKBU (details)
City University of Hong Kong Department of Public and Social Administration, "The New Member States and the EU", Dr Klaus Goetz (LSE), 4.00–5.30 pm, Monday 5 July 2004 (details)
"The Anglo-French North Pole: Editing and Translating Verne's Adventures of Captain Hatteras", Dr William Butcher, GIS Dept, HKBU, 3 May 2004 (details)
"International Relations Post-9/11", M. Hubert Védrine, French Minister for Foreign Affairs, 1997-2002 (details)
In conjunction with the Alliance Française; EUROPEAN FILM CLUB, Film: “JOAN OF ARC”, with a discussion moderated by Dr.Stephen Palmquist, 27 November (details)
In conjunction with The Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and South East Asia, Film: “Andrei Rublev”, with a debate moderated by Jean-Michel Sourd, 24 February 2004 (details)
Visit to Hong Kong and talk of Mr Richard Balfe, MEP, "Institutional Developments of the European Union: A View from the European Parliament", 20 February 2004 (details)
The objectives of the Association are
to contribute to better understanding in Hong Kong of European affairs and culture, and in particular of the European Union
to promote teaching and research in European Studies, which necessarily includes cultural and language components; to foster links between academic institutions in Hong Kong
to foster links between these institutions and similar bodies in Europe
and to encourage dialogue between those with an interest in European Studies.
The members of the Association come from all the main universities and colleges in Hong Kong as well as from the various European cultural institutes and consular representations in Hong Kong. Membership is open to students and to those from a non-academic background.
The HKAES is run by an elected committee, chaired by a President. The current President is Dr. Chan Ka Lok Kenneth of Baptist University (tel: 3411 5754, fax: 3411 5799, email: email@example.com), and the current Secretary is Dr. Hyewon Kang Kim (tel: 3461 1630, email: firstname.lastname@example.org) of The Cultural Studies Centre of East Asia. Enquiries are welcome.
Executive Committee members of the HKAES
Hong Kong Baptist University
The Cultural Studies Centre of East Asia, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Baptist University
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
European Studies Programmes in Hong Kong and Macau
Last update: 18 September 2017
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