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Graduate Research Events



The Department holds regular Graduate Research events where postgraduate students from HKU and other institutes share their latest researches. All are welcome.


Graduate Research Seminars
Semester 1
24 Nov

Graduate Research Seminar
Ms. Darinee Alagirisamy
, (University of Cambridge), "The Limits of Total Prohibition in the Madras Presidency, 1937-1943"

1 Dec

Graduate Research Seminar
Ms. Meg Kanazawa
, (University of Exeter), "Historicising AIDS in India"

15 Dec

Graduate Research Seminar
Ms. Vivian Kong
, (University of Bristol), "To Make a British Crown Colony White': The League of British Whites and the British community in 1930s Hong Kong"

Semester 2
9 Feb

Graduate Research Seminar
Ms. Florence Mok
, (University of York), "Rethinking the Impact of the 'Touch Base' Policy on the Formation of Hong Kong Identity, c. 1967-1980"



Spring History Symposium


Spring History Symposium is History Department's annual postgraduate-led research event. It provides an opportunity for research postgraduates working on Asian history at universities in Hong Kong and abroad to share their ideas and learn from fellow scholars.


This year the ninth Spring Symposium will take place on 11 May 2017 (Thurs). All interested in attending can contact Mr. David Saunders or the Department of History for further information.

Prof. John Carroll, Postgraduate Coordinator Postgraduate Coordinator
Prof. John Carroll
The Department of History is one of the best places in Asia to conduct postgraduate work in Asian, American, European, and international history. We are a world-class department where staff members and postgraduate students interact to enrich the research and teaching culture of our department.