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Research Projects
RGC- General Research Fund
Early Career Scheme
UGC- Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
UGC- Research Infrastructure Grant
Initiation Grant
Private Donor
UGC- School-based Initiatives
Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Exchange, Taiwan
The Lord Wilson Heritage Trust
Carnegie Corporation of New York

 

RGC – General Research Fund
Principal Investigator Project Title Amount
Christian A DANIELS Tai Polities in Yunnan and West Mainland Southeast Asia, circa. 1253 to 1450 AD HK$680,270
James LEE The Social and Spatial Origins of China’s Educated Elite: 1865-2014 HK$735,997
Daisy Y DU Plasmatic Empire: Animated Filmmaking in the Manchukuo Film Association (1937-1945) HK$743,320
Jianmei LIU Women and Daoism in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature HK$370,000
Jianxiong MA Animal Agency and Social Networks from a Historical Anthropology Perspective: Mules and Animal Husbandry, Agriculture and Long Distance Caravan Trade between Yunnan, Burma and Margins of the Tibetan Plateau HK$759,000
Eric S NELSON The Political Theology of the Chinese in Early Modern European Philosophy HK$342,250
Billy K L SO Entrepreneurship, Law and Morality: The House of Macmillan, 1870-1936 and Its Textbook Business in Global and Comparative Perspective HK$343,000
Shengqing WU Photo Poetics: Visual Truths, Illusions and the Circulation of Emotion in Modern China HK$647,000
Carine Y M YIU Reconstructing the history of Chinese dialectal grammar: A study of word order HK$922,000
Early Career Scheme
Principal Investigator Project Title Amount
Daisy Y DU The Roles of the Soviet Union and the United States in Animated Filmmaking in Socialist China, 19470s-1970s HK$608,996
Lucia H M LIU Contemporary Death Ritual and the Political Economy of Dead Bodies in Rural China HK$857,400
Lawrence L C ZHANG Marriage Patterns and National Networks of Chinese Elites in the Qing Dynasty HK$366,000
UGC- Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
Principal Investigator Project Title Amount
Siu-woo CHEUNG Community Heritage and Hakka Food Tradition in Yimtintsai Village, Saikung HK$5,000
UGC – Research Infrastructure Grant
Principal Investigator Project Title Amount
Li Fen CHEN In Search of Literary Aura: Documentary Films about Writers in Taiwan HK$25,000
Christian A DANIELS Tai Polities in Yunnan and West Mainland Southeast Asia, circa. 1253 to 1450 AD HK$25,000
Jianmei LIU Women and Daoism in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature HK$25,000
Lucia H M LIU Contemporary Death Ritual and the Political Economy of Dead Bodies in Rural China HK$25,000
Jianxiong MA Animal Agency and Social Networks from a Historical Anthropology Perspective: Mules and Animal Husbandry, Agriculture and Long Distance Caravan Trade between Yunnan, Burma and Margins of the Tibetan Plateau HK$25,000
Eric S NELSON The Political Theology of the Chinese in Early Modern European Philosophy HK$25,000
Billy K L SO Entrepreneurship, Law and Morality: The House of Macmillan, 1870-1936 and Its Textbook Business in Global and Comparative Perspective HK$25,000
Carine Y M YIU Reconstructing the history of Chinese dialectal grammar: A study of word order HK$50,000
Daisy Y DU Plasmatic Empire: Animated Filmmaking in the Manchukuo Film Association (1937-1945) HK$30,000
James LEE The Social and Spatial Origins of China’s Educated Elite: 1865-2014 HK$30,000
Lawrence L C ZHANG Marriage Patterns and National Networks of Chinese Elites in the Qing Dynasty HK$30,000
UGC – High Impact Area
Principal Investigator Project Title Amount
Tik Sang LIU Emerging High Impact Area of South China Research Center HK$2,165,000
Jingtao SUN Emerging High Impact Area of Chinese Linguistics HK$1,335,000
Initiation Grant
Principal Investigator Project Title Amount
Lucia H M LIU Dying Socialist in Capitalist Shanghai: Ritual, Governance, and Subject Formation in Urban China’s Modern Funeral Industry HK$100,000
Private Donor
Principal Investigator Project Title Amount
Tik Sang LIU The Ruttonjee and Shroff families of the Hong Kong Parsee Zoroastrian community HK$334,000
UGC- School-based Initiatives
Principal Investigator Project Title Amount
Siu-woo CHEUNG Popular Scientism: Boundary Transgression and Geopark Tourism in Southwest China HK$73,250
Jianmei LIU Woman and Daoism in modern and contemporary Chinese literature HK$50,000
Jianmei LIU Women and the Utopian Imagination in Modern Chinese Literature HK$60,000
Eric S NELSON Confucian Ethics in Intercultural Perspective HK$40,000
Carine Y M YIU Reconstructing the history of Chinese dialectal grammar from early colloquial texts HK$60,000
Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Exchange, Taiwan
Principal Investigator Project Title Amount
Tik Sang LIU Negotiating the Southern Frontier in the Qing Empire: A Comparative Study on the Frontier Boundaries and Local Society in Taiwan and Western Hunan HK$385,142
The Lord Wilson Heritage Trust
Principal Investigator Project Title Amount
Tik Sang LIU Intangible Cultural Heritage Item – Fishermen Laments Conservation Project HK$297,350
Tik Sang LIU Intangible Cultural Heritage item – Traditional “Zing Jat” rituals: An education and conservation project on life-cycle and communal rituals HK$622,125
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Principal Investigator Project Title Amount
Jenny Leigh SMITH Famine in the 20th Century: a Global History HK$675,536