About the project

The project and workshops brings together scholars in the field of heritage studies for an intensive discussion on heritage governance among the BRI countries, Focusing in particular on the role of heritage diplomacy as well as the uneasy relationship between “politics” and “professionalism” in the conservation process.

The project is fully supported by the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (Project No. IIDS14-H03-19).

The project and workshops are co-organised by the Department of Social Science, the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong and Contemporary China Research Centre, Hong Kong Shue Yan University.

About the Project Team

Principal Investigator
and Convenor:
Dr Chan Chi Ming, Victor
(HSUHK)
Co-Principal Investigator
and Co-Convenor:
Dr Yew Foong Hui
(HKSYU)​
Co-Investigator
and Member:
Professor HUI Cheuk Kuen,
Desmond
(HSUHK)​
Co-Investigator
and Member:
Prof. Kazem Vafadari
(Ritsumeikan APU, Japan)​

Upcoming Workshops

May 10

Workshop on Cultural Heritage Management - 
THE ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND CHINA IN CULTURAL HERITAGE MANAGEMENT OFTHE BELT AND ROAD ZONES

About the workshop
This workshop will feature a keynote address by Dr Richard Engelhardt, Former UNESCO Regional Advisor in Culture for Asia and the Pacific, with a historical perspective onregional cultural diplomacy and an introduction of the Cultural Heritage SiteManagement Competency Framework he is developing for some Belt and Roadcountries. A second keynote address will be given by Prof Chin Ee Ong of Sun Yat-sen University of Zhuhai to introduce the role of China in cultural heritage management of the Belt and Road Zones. This will be followed by open discussion of all participants.

Date: May 10th, 2021
Time: 15:00-18:00 HKT
Venue: ZOOM (Hosted by HSUHK)
Link of registration form

SpeakersModerator
Dr Richard Engelhardt,
Former UNESCO Regional Advisor in
Culture for Asia and the Pacific
Associate Professor at
the Sun Yat-Sen University,
School of Tourism and Management (STM)
Prof. Desmond Hui
Head of Department of
Art and Design, HSUHK

Contact Us

Address: Department of Social Science, 5/F, M Building, Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

Email address: heritage-conference@hsu.edu.hk