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Department's Research Postgraduate Students convene Symposium attended by postgraduates from universities from Hong Kong and Macau.
"Introducing Singapore: A Biography, A Tale of Heroes, Villains and Ordinary Citizens", Dr Mark Ravinder Frost, 13 March 2010, 13:30-14:30, event organized by the The Man Hong Kong International literary Festival 2010, The Fringe Club, Theatre, 2 Lower Albert Rd.
Centre for the Humanities and Medicine Workshop and Lecture, 19-20 January 2010. Co-sponsored by the Faculty of Arts, HKU, under the China-West Studies Research Theme Initiative.
Workshop on International History in Hong Kong: The Present and Future, 14-15 January 2010
Special Viewing - Declassified: Nixon in China, Rayson Huang Theatre, 16 December 2009.
Imperial Contagions: Medicine and Cultures of Planning in Asia, 1880-1949, Workshop, 9-11 December 2009.
Mrs. Satoko Handa wins Outstanding Research Postgraduate Student Award, 2007-8
Professor Chen Jian, Michael J. Zak Chair of the History of US China Relations at Cornell University, to join the Department as Visiting Research Professor from 2009-2013.August
Dr. Xu Guoqi, fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University (2008-9) and author of Olympic Dreams: China and Sports (Harvard University Press) joins the Department as Associate Professor in Modern Chinese HistoryMay
Department's Research Postgraduate Students convene Symposium attended by postgraduates from universities from Hong Kong.February
Frank James, Professor of the History of Science at the Royal Institution, London, presents lunchtime lecture, "Science and Religion: The case of Michael Faraday"
China and the World in Mao's Last Decade, 1966-1976, Council Chamber, Meng Wah Complex, 9-10 January 2009.
Dr. Priscilla Robert organizes the conference, China and the World in Mao's Last Decade, 1966-1976, at Council Chamber, Meng Wah Complex, 9-10 January 2009
"Framing Histories in Medicine", Monday 15 December 2008, MB150, Main Building, School of Humanities.
Miss Katherine Ko wins Outstanding Research Postgraduate Student Award, 2006-7
Dr. Bert Becker is awarded the '2008 Research Output Prize (Faculty of Arts)' for his biography on Georg Michaelis.October
Dr. Charles Schencking to join the department in 2009 as Associate Professor in Japanese History
The Cold War's Place in International Histor : Symposium, Saturday, 31 May 2008, Council Chamber, 6/F, Meng Wah Building, Sponsored by the Department of History, School of Humanities
History Department organises Second Homecoming celebration
Dr. David Pomfret receives 'Outstanding Young Researcher' award
Dr. Priscilla Roberts succeeds in RGC CERG exercise with project on 'Anglo-American Think Tanks and the Making of China Policy, 1940-1979'March
History Achieves 100% Rating in Research Assessment Exercise 2006 and becomes one of the only three departments at HKU to achieve perfect score. See detail.
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