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就業機會 26/08/2019

Gender Studies Programme at HKU is hiring a full time Executive Assistant. Recent graduates are welcome to apply.

CNN News 22/03/2019
K-Pop in crisis: Scandal threatens to end the 'Korean Wave' and exposes culture of toxic masculinity

Seoul (CNN)South Korea's entertainment industry is a cultural juggernaut that has allowed the East Asian nation to punch well above its weight in terms of global soft power.

But a digital sex scandal that police say involves some of K-Pop's biggest stars has rocked the K-Pop world, leaving it facing a reckoning from which some believe it might not recover.

Gender Studies Book Exhibition and Book Launch 2019.03.14 [CCL]


Date: March 14, 2019, Thursday
Time: 3:00 to 3:45 p.m. Opening Ceremony | Library 3/F, Shaw Campus
3:45 to 5:00 p.m. Reception and Book Talk | Library 2/F multipurpose room, Shaw Campus


(Book talk: "Why Post-Binary Gender?" by Prof. Douglas Robinson, on his book Transgender, Translation, Translingual Address, and "Single, Creative, Woman" by Dr. Chow Yiu Fai, on his book Caring in Times of Precarity: A Study of Single Women Doing Creative Work in Shanghai )    

Light refreshments provided  

*Book Exhibition: March 11-30, 2019    

Venue: 3/F, Library, Shaw Campus, HKBU

All are welcome!

BBC News 02/01/2019

Germany adopts intersex identity into law

Intersex people in Germany can now legally identify themselves as such under a new law adopted in December.

People who do not fit the biological definition of male or female can now choose the category "diverse" on official documents.

Staging Gender

(Performances and Accompaniment from Lingnan Cultural Studies)

Date: November 30, 2018 Friday

Time: 6:30 pm

Venue: A Space, Asia Arts Archive


All are welcome!

Public Lecture: "When Global History and Women's History Meet"

Date: October 24, 2018

Time: 1:30-3:20pm

Venue: SCM012, HKBU

Speaker: Prof. Bonnie G. SMITH

Paper presentation

Prof. John Erni presented a paper on sexuality studies entitled "How does “Asia” Travel?: Lessons from Comparative Law".


Conference: "An Asian Turn? Researching and Theorising from Asia"

Date: October 5-6, 2017. 

Organizer:the National University of Singapore 

(see abstract)

Public Lecture: "Globalizing Universities and Growing Gender Equality"

Date: January 12, 2018

Time: 3:00-5:00pm

Venue: WLB205, HKBU

Speaker: Prof. Myra Marx Ferree

公開講座: "Learning to Stand and Speak"

Date: November 24, 2017

Time: 12:30-2:00pm

Venue: SWT501, HKBU

Speaker: 魏愛蓮教授







Public Lecture “Transnational Feminist Perspectives: Prospects and Challenges” 

Date: June 15, 2017

Time: 11:00am-12:30pm

Venue: AAB1312, HKBU

Speaker: Professor Bandana Purkayastha, The University of Connecticut 

Language: English

女人能頂半邊天 -  中國妇女口述历史 

Date: 25 April 2017

Time: 5:30-7:00pm

Venue: Multiporpose Room, L2, Library

Language: Putonghua


Ms. Li Hongtao, Former Head of China Women’s Library, Principal Expert of China Women’s Library, Director of China Women’s Oral History Research Centre, Principal Expert of Anti-domestic Violence Project of United Nation Women’s Office

Ms. Chen Zhenhong, Librarian, China Women’s Library

Opening Ceremony "My Body My Story"

Date: Mar 27, 2017 (Mon) 

Time: 12-12:30pm

Venue: 6/F Podium, HSH Campus




Seminar (CCL recognized): "Securing Temporary Spaces of Belonging in Urban China: How Migrant Domestic Workers Survive the Dislocation"

Speaker: Dr. Fumie Ohashi, Associate Professor, Institute for Gender Studies, Ochanomizu University, Japan


Date: 1 November 2019 (Friday)

Time: 12:30 pm

Venue: Room AAB1045, 10/F., Academic and Administration Building, Hong Kong Baptist University

Language: English

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