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Quantitative History Webinar Series - In Pursuit of Heirloom Paintings: A Study of Property Rights Changes and Social Mobility in China, 960-1911 by Frank Shuo Chen (Fudan University)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-06-23 13:26:55
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Frank Shuo Chen will explain how to verify the correlation between the downward trend and social mobility in pre-modern China based on provincial panel data from 1368 to 1911: this downward shift in the social status of collectors was more pronounced in regions ...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Collateral Damage: The Legacy of the Secret War in Laos by Felipe Valencia Caicedo (UBC)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-05-16 11:40:18
Join Felipe Valencia Caicedo (UBC Vancouver School of Economics) and explore the deleterious impact of bombing campaigns in Laos in terms of health, education, structural transformation and rural-urban migration using using census data at the village and individual levels. Live on Zoom on May 19, 20...
Quantitative History Webinar on Religion, Rebellion and State Education: Evidence from Colonial Korean by Sangyoon Park
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-05-12 16:29:36
Live on Zoom on May 12, 2022 16:00 Hong Kong time
Join our upcoming QH Webinar featuring Sangyoon Park (HKU Business School) and explore potential mechanisms through which religion and political mobilization influenced education provision by the state.
Beyond the Line: A Social History of Modern Madrid through the Analysis of Arturo Soria's Ciudad Lineal
Dept of Architecture
Uploaded on 2022-05-06 18:18:56
Register in advance for this meeting: https://hku.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIpf-urqzkuHtCqHE4szSGXecK-UcLwbQjZ
[Abstract Submission Deadline Extended] Call for Papers: Buildings and Borders in Asia, 17th to 20th Centuries
Dept of Architecture
Uploaded on 2022-01-10 14:38:43
Abstract Submission Deadline: 31 JAN 2022
Call for Papers: Buildings and Borders in Asia, 17th to 20th centuries
Dept of Architecture
Uploaded on 2021-12-16 11:36:17
Call for Papers Due: 5 JAN 2022
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Home Economics and Womenâs gateway to science [Yiling Zhao, PKU School of Economics]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-12-10 15:18:20
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Heroes and Villains: The Effects of Heroism on Autocratic Values and Nazi Collaboration in France
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-12-02 16:25:56
Explore how Pauline Grosjean (UNSW Business School) and her co-authors measure the effects of a network of heroes in legitimizing and diffusing extreme political behaviors by exploiting newly-declassified intelligence files, novel voting data and regimental histories during WWI. Live on Zoom on Dece...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Historyâs Masters: The Effect of European Monarchs on State Performance by Nico VoigtlÃnder (UCLA)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-11-05 15:44:17
Nico VoigtlÃnder of UCLA Anderson School of Management and his co-author create a novel reign-level dataset for European monarchs, covering all major European states between the 10th and 18th centuries. In this Quantitative History Webinar, Nico VoigtlÃnder explains how their study sho...
Land Reclamation and Chinese Temples in Hong Kong Island, 1841-1900
Dept of Architecture
Uploaded on 2021-10-25 10:11:24
Zoom details:
URL: https://hku.zoom.us/j/91348452797?pwd=Z3pQM0o0cysyRklFTkI3ZXIvdnJqUT09
Meeting ID:913 4845 2797
Password: 329694
From Independence to Post-conflict: a Modern History of Phnom Penh's White Building
Dept of Architecture
Uploaded on 2021-10-07 11:55:36
Zoom details: URL: https://hku.zoom.us/j/94178183141?pwd=TDFkRTBxUldzZWVOc0did3RDd09CQT09 Meeting ID: 941 7818 3141 Password: 557561
Quantitative History Webinar Series - The Rise of State Capacity in Europe, Asia and the Rest of the World since 1500 by Şevket Pamuk
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-09-20 14:48:51
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Şevket Pamuk of BoğaziÃi (Bosphorus) University will review the rise of state capacity (and the Tax Revenues / GDP ratio) around the world since 1500 based on joint work with Kivanà Karaman. Live on Zoom on September 23, 2021 16:00 Hong Kong/Beij...
Quantitative History Webinar on Monetizing the Economy: National Banks and Local Economic Development by Chenzi Xu (Stanford GSB)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-08-31 17:43:13
Join Chenzi Xu of Stanford Graduate School of Business to examine the role of banks in expanding the traded sector of local economies in the United States in the 19th century Live on Zoom on September 2 10:00AM Hong Kong time
Quantitative History Webinar Series - The seeds of ideology: Historical immigration and political preferences in the United States
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-08-24 12:08:26
Join this Quantitative History Webinar with Paola Giuliano (UCLA) to explore the long run effects of immigration on American political ideology Live on Zoom on August 26, 2021 10:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapore 11:00 Tokyo | 12:00 Sydney Previous Day 19:00 Los Angeles | 22:00 New York
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Modern State-Building and the Rise of the Corporation
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-07-06 16:23:20
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Taisu Zhang explores the argument that modern state building is necessary to the success of the modern corporation because the law that enables corporations requires uniform enforcement.
QH Doctoral Research Webinar X YSI Economic History Graduate Webinar jointly presents
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-06-17 00:48:17
Speaker: Zhihao Xu (PhD Candidate, UCLA Economics) Zhihao Xu, PhD Candidate from the University of California, Los Angeles presents his paper: "Price Convergence Through a Financial Network: Does Financial Integration Impact Price Integration in Real Sectors?" Chair: Professor Debin Ma (In...
From forest to farmland & meadow to metropolis: How did the environment shape human history & how did humanity bring about the Anthropocene?
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-06-04 16:41:31
QH Webinar by HKU Environmental Historian Jed O. Kaplan In this Quantitative History Webinar, Jed O. Kaplan will take the audience on a journey through time, starting with the way our distant hominin ancestors modified their environments to increase their chances of survival, and coming to the quest...
HKU Press - New Book Release: Locating Chinese Women: Historical Mobility between China and Australia
HK University Press
Uploaded on 2021-05-24 13:43:33
Buy this book at https://hkupress.hku.hk or HKUP Bookshop! Visit our bookshop at G/F, Run Run Shaw Heritage House 逸夫苑, Centennial Campus. We are open 10am - 5pm, Monday to Friday, and closed on HKU and public holidays. Enjoy 20% off at HKUP Bookshop with HKU Student Card / HKU Staff Card / HKU...
香港大學出版社新書: 新中文版 -- 帝國夾縫中的香港:華人精英與英國殖民者
HK University Press
Uploaded on 2021-05-24 13:37:38
Buy this book at https://hkupress.hku.hk or HKUP Bookshop! Visit our bookshop at G/F, Run Run Shaw Heritage House 逸夫苑, Centennial Campus. We are open 10am - 5pm, Monday to Friday, and closed on HKU and public holidays. Enjoy 20% off at HKUP Bookshop with HKU Student Card / HKU Staff Card / HKU...
Chinese Buddhist Temple & Local Gentry: Spatial Transformation from Song-Jin and Ming-Qing
Dept of Architecture
Uploaded on 2021-03-25 14:29:36
URL:https://hku.zoom.us/j/93465616016?pwd=RHh1dmVWengwU3VNWitjK255Zm9adz09
Meeting ID: 934 6561 6016
Password: 610258
HKU Press Women's History Month Sale!
HK University Press
Uploaded on 2021-03-15 17:25:47
Celebrating Women's History Month! Enter "P-WHM21" to get 25% off on all books when checkout shopping cart from now through 31 March 2021! Offer also vaild at HKUP Bookshop! Visit our bookshop at G/F, Run Run Shaw Heritage House 逸夫苑, Centennial Campus. We are open 10am â 5pm, M...
AGI Public Policy Webinar: The EAST Rises - Again: Lessons for Today from China's Past Technological Development
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-02-08 16:23:45
Four factors have shaped China's development throughout history: examination, autocracy, stability and technology (EAST). In this inaugural AGI Public Policy Webinar, Professor Yasheng Huang of MIT will present findings on the history of Chinese technological development from its Spring and Autumn E...
量化歷史網上講座系列 - 高利貸中的市場機制:以滿鐵調查為中心 Usury and Markets: Evidence from the surveys conducted by the South Manchuria Railway Company
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-01-18 11:37:47
Join us live on Zoom for the first Quantitative History Webinar in 2021! Unlike many short-lived financial innovations, lending for high interest, or usury, as a notorious financial transaction shows remarkable resilience throughout human history. This leads to some interesting questions regarding t...
MA in Art History 2021-2022 is now OPEN for application
School of Humanities
Uploaded on 2020-12-03 11:08:24
Our MA in Art History programme provides advanced training for students and specialists pursuing either academic study in art history or professional careers in museum, curatorial, and other art-related fields.
Sixth Century as Experimental Beginnings: (Re)searching Medieval Buddhist Architecture
Dept of Architecture
Uploaded on 2020-11-10 15:24:20
KB428, Knowles Building & Zoom
HKU Press - Recent Publication: Whampoa and the Canton Trade: Life and Death in a Chinese Port, 1700â1842 (黃埔錨地與廣州貿易), by Paul A. Van Dyke
HK University Press
Uploaded on 2020-09-21 13:54:19
Now available at HKUP Bookshop and HKU Press website (https://hkupress.hku.hk)! Subscribe Book Alerts on our website to receive latest information on our publications and enjoy special offers! New Semester Offer: From now through Sep 30, 2020 enter "NSS20-FS" to receive 20% discount on all...
Quantitative History Webinar Series 量化歷史講座系列
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-05-06 23:16:57
Live at 4PM on May 7 (HKT) 數據、 信息與渠 道 â 傳統中國政府能夠掌握數字信息嗎?
Quantitative History Webinar Series (AGI & FBE)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-04-29 16:42:35
Join our second Webinar featuring Stelios Michalopoulos
Towards a new analysis of urban neoliberalism: containment, extension and recentralisation in post-war British urban planning history
Dept of Architecture
Uploaded on 2020-04-28 15:27:49
Zoom meeting ID: 207-907-057
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Martin Luther's Role in the Early Reformation
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-04-21 12:47:38
Webinar by Professor Jared Rubin of Chapman University
Deadline extended for the MA in Art History
School of Humanities
Uploaded on 2020-02-03 16:00:35
Deadline extended for the MA in Art History
MA in Art History 2020-2021 is now OPEN for application
School of Humanities
Uploaded on 2020-01-15 09:45:45
Our new MAAH is the first MA in Hong Kong to focus on art history. It provides advanced training for students and specialists pursuing either academic study in art history or professional careers in museum, curatorial, and other art-related fields. The application for 2020/21 will be due on February...
Book Talk: The Miraculous History of China's Two Palace Museums 兩岸故宫的世纪傳奇
University Libraries
Uploaded on 2018-06-13 12:18:30
Millions visit the Palace Museums in Beijing and Taipei every year. But few realise the extraordinary story of the two museums since their foundation on October 10, 1925. "The Miraculous History of China's Two Palace Museums" tells this story, especially how thousands of crates of priceless art obje...
The effects of ancient astronomy on the history of human development by Prof Sun Kwok
Technology-Enriched Learning Initiative
Uploaded on 2018-05-24 10:04:08
Prof Sun Kwok, the current President of the International Astronomical Union Commission on Astrobiology, will illustrate the power of the armillary sphere in predicting celestial motions with a mobile app developed to simulate the mechanical armillary sphere. This lecture is jointly organised by Hon...
Highlights of Infrastructure Imagination 基建與想像
Dept of Architecture
Uploaded on 2018-05-14 20:48:49
A public exhibition, symposium & community workshop
on Hong Kong City Futures 香港未來之都 from 1972-1988.
 
High School Class Visit to CCHU9002 & CCHU9043
Technology-Enriched Learning Initiative
Uploaded on 2018-03-02 12:02:22
On 8 November 2017 the Department of History received a delegation of students from Leung Shek Chee College (LSCC). The delegation attended two lectures of History's Common Core contributions, CCHU9002 Battles for Bodies and CCHU9043 Rethinking Women, delivered by Dr. Carol Tsang.
美國:反戰、學運、民權50週年 US: 50th Anniversary of Anti-war, Student, and Civil Rights Movements
General Education Unit
Uploaded on 2018-02-23 11:30:06
1960年代的美國社會波瀾壯闊,反戰、女權、性解放、黑人民權、學生運動等匯成洶湧澎湃的激進洪流,勢不可擋。50年後怎麼看那激情歲月? 本沙龍是「港大──龍應台文化迴廊」的第一場。 1968 was one of the most consequential and tum...
HKU Press - New Book Release: Staging Revolution
HK University Press
Uploaded on 2018-01-19 14:41:00
Buy this book at HKUP website (https://www.hkupress.hku.hk) or HKUP Bookshop! Visit HKUP Bookshop at G/F, Run Run Shaw Heritage House 逸夫苑, Centennial Campus. We are open Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm (and closed on public and university holidays).
Begin Your Nature Exploration Here - Lung Fu Shan Environmental Education Centre 龍虎山環境教育中心
The Kadoorie Institute
Uploaded on 2017-11-14 17:05:40
Jointly established in 2008 by the Environmental Protection Department and The University of Hong Kong, our historically revitalized Centre provides nature exploration through exhibitions, ecological tours and green workshops. Through partnerships with universities, government and the wider communit...
A Symposium: Plague, Traditional and "Imperial" Medicine - Exploring 130 Years of History and More
LKS Faculty of Medicine
Uploaded on 2017-10-17 12:35:54
The Symposium is to celebrate "130 Years of Medicine in Hong Kong" and the opening of the exhibition: "Health and Medicine in Hong Kong" at the Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences (HKMMS).

5:30pm Reception | 6:00pm Symposium
Free Admission

Guest Speakers

Professor HO Pui Yin
Dr LI S...
Archives and Historical Research Tea Gathering
Campus TV
Uploaded on 2017-09-20 18:17:50
Congratulations to Professor Frank Dikötter
U-Vision
Uploaded on 2017-09-07 16:55:39
on being appointed Senior Fellow at the prestigious Hoover Institution
HKU Press - New Book Release: Merchants of War and Peace
HK University Press
Uploaded on 2017-02-15 09:33:19
Buy this book at HKUP website or HKUP Bookshop and enjoy a 10% discount! Visit HKUP Bookshop at G/F, Run Run Shaw Heritage House 逸夫苑 (next to the passage to MTR Exit C1 and the Visitor Centre), Centennial Campus. We are open Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm (and closed on public and university hol...
HKU Press - New Book Release: Wartime Macau
HK University Press
Uploaded on 2016-12-19 12:13:24
Buy this book at HKUP website or HKUP Bookshop and enjoy a 10% discount! Visit HKUP Bookshop at G/F, Run Run Shaw Heritage House 逸夫苑 (next to the passage to MTR Exit C1 and the Visitor Centre), Centennial Campus. We are open Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm (and closed on public and university hol...
A Brief History on U-Vision
U-Vision
Uploaded on 2015-04-01 11:57:43
The U-Vision Video Composer service has been retired. HKU staff and students are eligible to use TechSmith Camtasia with site license for offline video editing. More details in ITS website: https://moodle-support.hku.hk/camtasia-site-license-staff-and-students


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