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Research interests

Beginning my PhD at Bristol in September 2015, my research looks at the transition between a colonial and globalising world in the late twentieth century. The British expatriate community in Hong Kong, between 1982 and 2012, is used as a case study to track the impact of a transfer of power on a privileged group.

My wider interests include: post-colonialism, transnationalism, globalisation, and migration.

In addition to my research, I am the intern for the Bristol Institute for Research in Humanities and the Arts (BIRTHA) 2016/17, and the co-organiser of the History PGR group seminars.  

 

 

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    ‘“All Roads Lead to Hong Kong: Paths of Becoming a Hong Kong Historian” Roundtable discussion and Exhibition Launch of “Hong Kong Through the Lens” Exhibition

    Vivian Kong (Organiser), , Chris Wemyss (Organiser), , Robert Bickers (Organiser), , John Carroll (Organiser), , Nathan Kwan (Organiser), & Joyce Lau (Organiser)

    5 Jun 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesCommunity engagement, including convening focus/advisory groups

    'All Roads Lead to Hong Kong': People, City, Empires

    Vivian Kong (Organiser), , Chris Wemyss (Organiser), , Robert Bickers (Organiser), , John Carroll (Organiser), , Nathan Kwan (Organiser), & Joyce Lau (Organiser)

    6 Jun 20197 Jun 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Hong Kong Through the Lens: Historical Photographs of Hong Kong Exhibition

    Vivian Kong (Organiser), & Chris Wemyss (Organiser)

    16 Feb 201817 Feb 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesFestival, exhibition, performance