Recent Publications and Work

For decades, Hong Kong has held a place of historical, geopolitical, economic, cultural and environmental interests to South-East Asia and the wider world. The rapid and transformational changes that Hong Kong continues to undergo provide fresh opportunities to reassess and reflect upon the city, in ways that illuminate broader phenomena and global trends.

Mok, Florence, ‘Disseminating and Containing Communist Propaganda to Overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia through Hong Kong, the Cold War Pivot, 1949-1960’, The Historical Journal, (Dec, 2021), published ahead of print.

Florence Mok, ‘Town Talk: Enhancing the “Eyes and Ears” of the Colonial State in British Hong Kong, 1950s-1975’, Historical Research, (Jan, 2022), published ahead of print.

Kiu-wai Chu, “Humans/Mermaids/Dolphins: Endangerment, Empathy and Multispecies Coexistence in Stephen Chow’s The Mermaid”, in Embodied Memories, Embedded Healing: New Ecological Perspectives from East Asia, edited by Xinmin Liu and Peter Huang I-min. Lexington Books. (October 2021) 

Florence Mok, ‘Chinese Illicit Immigration into Colonial Hong Kong, c. 1970–1980’,The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 49:2 (2021), 339-367. 

Chun Chun Ting, “Community Organizing and Media Activism: the Case of v-artivist in Hong Kong”, InsUrgent Media from the Front: A Global Media Activism Reader (Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2020), 235-254.