SRC, CHKS, and CCAS Occasional Papers Now Available on HKIAPS Website

We are happy to announce that our Institute has finished digitalizing a total number of 135 past Occasional Papers of the Social Research Centre, Centre for Contemporary Asian Studies and Centre for Hong Kong Studies.  The three centres were predecessors of our Institute.

Links to access the papers:
Social Research Centre:

Centre for Contemporary Asian Studies:

Centre for Hong Kong Studies:


2018年3月21日   |   香港中文大學行政樓祖堯堂



HKIAPS Annual Lunch 2018

2 March 2018

Our Annual Lunch was successfully held at MoMo Café in Shek Mun, attended by 52 colleagues with the generous sponsorship from centre and programme directors.

Public Lecture Series on the Belt and Road Initiative:

"Silk Roads and the Centrality of Old World Eurasia" by Prof. Wang Gungwu
"Plotting the Future of the Belt and Road Initiative: Connections, Opportunities and Challenges" by Prof. Peter Frankopan

14 & 22 November 2017  |  Lecture Theatre 1, Cheng Yu Tung Building, CUHK

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Wang Gungwu (University Professor, National University of Singapore)
Prof. Peter Frankopan (Professor of Global History, University of Oxford)
Sponsor: The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Two public lectures were held to facilitate communication between those from the land-based Belt and the Maritime Silk Road countries. Prof. Wang Gungwu and Prof. Peter Frankopan were invited to give keynote speeches and have a dialogue with Prof. Leung Yuen-sang, Dean, Faculty of Arts, CUHK and Prof. David Faure, Wei Lun Research Professor of History, CUHK, respectively. Each lecture was attended by over 300 guests.

Videos of public lectures:
Prof. Wang Gungwu's lecture:
Prof. Peter Frankopan's lecture: http://www.cpr.cuhk.edu.hk/cutv/detail/947

Chinese Law Programme

"One Country, Two Systems" and the Basic Law

3 April 2018  |  Warren Chan Moot Court, CUHK Graduate Law Centre

Dr. the Hon Elsie Leung Oi-sie, GBM, JP (Deputy Chairperson, Committee for the Basic Law of the HKSAR, Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the PRC; First Secretary for Justice of the HKSAR)
Sponsor: Well Link Insurance

This inaugural lecture of the Basic Law Lecture Series drew a full house of 70 academics, students, alumni and members of the public.

Policy Research @ HKIAPS

Policy Research Workshop: Writing Policy Papers

5 January 2018  |  Room 520, Sino Building, CUHK

Mr. Lam Woon-kwong, GBS, JP (Former Convenor, Executive Council,  HKSAR Government)
Ms. Annie Tam Kam-lan, GBS, JP (Former Permanent Secretary for Labour and Welfare, HKSAR Government)

Speakers shared with the audience their insights on the potential barriers to translating academic work into government policy reports/briefs and suggested helpful techniques for effective policy paper writing. More than thirty invited professors and researchers, including several CUHK Research Committee members, attended the workshop.

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