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Early Fatherhood among Returnees in Hong Kong: Spousal Relations, Childrearing and Work
The research adopts a qualitative approach to explore how Chinese returnees make sense of and ‘do’ fatherhood. Our ethnographic fieldwork includes participant observation and in-depth interviews with 24 whole-family case studies. The study aims to c . . .
Project Start Year : 2015  Chief Investigator(s) : Ngan, Lok Sun Lucille

Racialization of the Asian Female Domestic Worker in Cyprus
Given the complicated history of colonialism as well as a problematic postcolonial present in Cyprus, I am particularly interested in studying the racial othering of the Asian foreign domestic worker in Cyprus and comparing it with the kind of otheri . . .
Project Start Year : 2010  Chief Investigator(s) : BANERJEE, Bidisha

“One City One Book Hong Kong, 2018-19: Shaun Tan’s The Arrival.”
This project funds Hong Kong's first ever One City One Book, a community wide reading initiative with research, teaching and knowledge transfer elements.
Project Start Year : 2018  Chief Investigator(s) : BANERJEE, Bidisha

"Traces of the Real: The Absent Presence of Photography in Postcolonial and Diasporic Literature"
Diasporic literature with its attendant themes of loss, longing, mourning and trauma, has obvious resonances with photography. By bringing together the multidisciplinary fields of postcolonial literature, migration studies and photography, this proje . . .
Project Start Year : 2016  Chief Investigator(s) : BANERJEE, Bidisha

Thanatic Ethics: The Circulation of Bodies in Migratory Spaces
The American ship the Sunny South carried “a freight of seventy dead Chinamen” from San Francisco to Hong Kong on May 15th 1855. It was a part of the large scale repatriation of human remains, fueled by the desire of Chinese emigrants to be buried in . . .
Project Start Year : 2020  Chief Investigator(s) : BANERJEE, Bidisha

"Chinese Diaspora Studies in a Transnational World"
Coordinated by the University of Calgary, this collaborative writing project brings forth an analytical synergy of studies of ethnicity, migration, immigration, transnationalism and mobilities towards a dynamic analysis of the Chinese diasporas in a . . .
Project Start Year : 2018  Chief Investigator(s) : CHANG BENJAMIN JOHNSON

Spaces of Precarity: Migration, Spatiality and the Refugee Graphic Narrative
The refugee crisis of the 21st century is one of the most challenging the globe has faced; today more than an estimated 68 million people are displaced from their homes. Postcolonial and diaspora studies have been slow to respond to the need to recon . . .
Project Start Year : 2022  Chief Investigator(s) : BANERJEE, Bidisha

'Neither Immigrants nor Citizens' Constructing Citizenship Values in a Transnational Context for Hong Kong’s Ethnic Minority Students?
HUE, Ming Tak 許明得
This proposal focuses on “the limits of citizenship” (Soysal, 1994) in a transnational context. It draws on research developed from the “new institutionalism” by adopting a theoretical framework that views institutions as major influences on attitude . . .
Project Start Year : 2015  Chief Investigator(s) : HUE, Ming Tak 許明得

'Neither Immigrants nor Citizens' Constructing Citizenship Values in a Transnational Context for Hong Kong’s Ethnic Minority Students?
KENNEDY, Kerry John 甘國臻
The purpose of this project was to conduct a pilot study that would facilitate the redevelopment and resubmission of a GRF project in the general area of the topic listed above. The GRF project was redeveloped, resubmittted and successfully funded. . . .
Project Start Year : 2013  Chief Investigator(s) : KENNEDY, Kerry John 甘國臻

Life Course Effects on Marital Stability: Experience of Remarried Mainland Chinese Migrant Women in Hong Kong
TO, Wai Chun Clara 杜維真
Guided by the life course perspective,this in-depth study aims to discover the unique challenges encountered by remarried Mainland mothers and their families, as well as the factors and processes that may enhance marital stability or reduce conflicts . . .
Project Start Year : 2017  Chief Investigator(s) : TO, Wai Chun Clara 杜維真

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