Professor, Chairperson

Gordon Mathews is professor and chair in the Dept. of Anthropology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has written. among other books, Global Culture/Individual Identity: Searching for Home in the Cultural Supermarket (2001), Hong Kong, China: Learning to Belong to a Nation (with Eric Ma and Tai-lok Lui, 2008), and Ghetto at the Center of the World: Chungking Mansions, Hong Kong (2011). Recently, he has published in China Perspectives the article “Asylum Seekers as Symbols of Hong Kong’s Non-Chineseness” (2018).

Sessions

Mar 5

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

A Brave New World: Hong Kong, Greater Bay Area, China

10:00 – 11:00
JC Cube Auditorium

We open the ULI Hong Kong Conference with an intriguing look at Hong Kong – the place and its people. How did Hong Kong develop into the global metropolis we see today? What makes the landscape…