Sociologists from around the world attend the conference with China as its theme


Date: 31 Dec 2013 (Tuesday)


More than 100 sociologists attend annual conference hosted by HKBU


The Department of Sociology recently hosted the 15th Annual Conference of the Hong Kong Sociological Association on the theme “China in the World, the World in China: East Asian Cosmopolitanisms”. The conference was also the fifth academic activity under the “Global Social Sciences: Hong Kong Initiative” project of the Faculty of Social Sciences.  

Two distinguished scholars, Professor Wang Gungwu of the National University of Singapore and Professor Gerard Delanty of the University of Sussex, UK, delivered the keynote speeches.
The two-day conference attracted over 100 scholars from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, Australia, Canada, and the United States, and more than 80 papers were presented.


大會邀得兩位著名學者作主題演講,他們分別是新加坡國立大學王教授及英國薩塞克斯大學Gerard Delanty教授。為期兩天的會議吸引了來自內地、本港、澳門、新加坡、台灣、南韓、澳洲、加拿大和美國超過一百位學者參加,合共發表逾八十篇論文。