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Between Historicity and Imagination: Mutienzi Zhuan (The Travels of King Mu) and the Rise of Early Chinese Fictions

史實與想像之間:《穆天子傳》與中國早期小說的興起 Between Historicity and Imagination: Mutienzi Zhuan (The Travels of King Mu) and the Rise of Early Chinese Fictions

  • Project Leader
  • Dr LEI, Chin-Hau (Department of Literature and Cultural Studies) 
  • Description
  • 作為中國史上最早出土並完整流傳至今的出土文獻,《穆天子傳》的研究涉及文獻學、古文字學、文學史與歷史地理學等多個學科,具有深遠意義。基於本人過去在西周史的研究基礎,本研究欲對《穆天子傳》作一次通盤研究。 
  • Scheme
  • Early Career Scheme 
  • Year
  • 2017/2018 
A Study on Joseph Yau and City Magazine: The Written Languages and Identities of Hong Kong in 1970s-80s

丘世文及《號外》研究:香港七、八十年代的書寫語言及身分認同 A Study on Joseph Yau and City Magazine: The Written Languages and Identities of Hong Kong in 1970s-80s

  • Project Leader
  • Dr LI, Yuen Mei Fanny (Department of Literature and Cultural Studies) 
  • Description
  • 本研究項目旨在揭示這位作家和這份刊物在這過程中的角色,藉此探討書寫語言的形態和發展,同時評價丘世文的文學地位,考察《號外》的特色和貢獻。 
  • Scheme
  • General Research Fund 
  • Year
  • 2017/2018 
A Stranger/Helper at Home: An Integrated Framework on Hiring Domestic Help and Family Relations in Hong Kong

A Stranger/Helper at Home: An Integrated Framework on Hiring Domestic Help and Family Relations in Hong Kong

  • Project Leader
  • Dr CHEUNG, Ka Lok (Department of Social Sciences) 
  • Description
  • The proposed study aims at developing a theoretical framework that integrates the social capital and life-course perspectives with existing theories in housework and domestic outsourcing literature to investigate the prevalence, timing and duration of employing live-in domestic help among married couples in Hong Kong, and to examine the factors, patterns and familial consequences of having a live-in helper. 
  • Scheme
  • Early Career Scheme 
  • Year
  • 2017/2018 
Access to Housing and Entrepreneurship in Urban China: A study of Beijing, Hangzhou and Chongqing metropolises

Access to Housing and Entrepreneurship in Urban China: A study of Beijing, Hangzhou and Chongqing metropolises

  • Project Leader
  • Dr HU, Zhiyong (Department of Asian and Policy Studies) 
  • Description
  • This proposed research will work at the interface of two main lines of scholarly inquiry and investigate the relationship between forms of access to housing and transition into entrepreneurship through a comparative study of three China’s globalizing cities. 
  • Scheme
  • General Research Fund 
  • Year
  • 2017/2018 
An Ethnographic Study on Chinese Private Museums in the Context of the China’s Recent Cultural Policies

An Ethnographic Study on Chinese Private Museums in the Context of the China's Recent Cultural Policies

  • Project Leader
  • Dr LEUNG, Hok Bun Isaac (Department of Cultural and Creative Arts) 
  • Description
  • This project aims to by-pass conventional art history approaches. Instead, it employs an ethnographical approach to investigate the story of contemporary Chinese art and its connection and relevance to the specific spaces and practices of the proposed museums. 
  • Scheme
  • Early Career Scheme 
  • Year
  • 2017/2018