Room 4.36 RRST
Room 4.36, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU


Sep 09 2019


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Department of Comparative Literature

Department of Comparative Literature

Panel Discussion: Gender/Diversity/Democracy: Political Activism and Higher Education in Hong Kong


Panelists: Liz Jackson (Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, HKU), Gina Marchetti (Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, HKU), William Hayward (Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, HKU), Brenda Alegre (Lecturer, Gender Studies Programme, HKU)


This panel focuses on the particular challenges women and minorities face in participating in political life in Hong Kong.  Panelists offer insights into the role scholars play in understanding the relationship between gender and diversity within Hong Kong’s political culture of protest and activism.


Date: 9 September 2019
Time: 2-4pm
Venue: 4.36, 4/F, Sir Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU


Background reading: Liz Jackson, “Battle for Hong Kong reverberates in universities worldwide,” University World News, 18 August 2019, https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20190818103654406


All are welcome.

For enquiries, please contact Christine Vicera at viceracn@hku.hk