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QS World University Rankings by Subjects in 2014 - Sociology

Department of Sociology of CUHK ranks 39th in the world in the QS World University Rankings by Subjects in 2014, highest among sociology programmes in Hong Kong, mainland China and Taiwan.

Source: QS World University Rankings by Subjects in 2014 - Sociology

posted on Feb, 2014

**New**Admission Talk on Sociology at CUHK for Sub-degree Holders
Date : 29 November 2014 (Saturday)
Time : 9:30 – 11:30 am
Venue : SB LT2, UG/F, Sino Building, Chung Chi College, CUHK
(Please see the CUHK Map appended below)

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posted on Nov, 2014
**New** Sociology Distinguished Lecture: Family Transitions in China since 1949

Date: 8 January 2015 (Thursday)
Time: Reception   3:00 p.m.
       Lecture      3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

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posted on Nov, 2014

Prof. Guang Guo’s seminar on “Sociology and Genomic Research”

Prof. Guang Guo, Dr. George and Alice Welsh Distinguished Professor of Sociology at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, visited the Department and presented a public seminar on "Sociology and Genomic Research" on 13 October 2014.

posted on Oct, 2014

Workshop on “Cybercrime: Evolution and International Response”

Department of Sociology organized a workshop entitled “Cybercrime: Evolution and International Response” on 19 September 2014. Prof. Peter Grabosky, Emeritus Professor at Australian National University gave a presentation on “The Evolution of Cybercrime, 2004-2014”, and Prof. Gregor Urbas, Associate Professor of Law at University of Canberra, gave a presentation on “Responding to Cyber-Attacks: The role of International and Domestic Law”. Dr. Laurie Lau, Honorary Research Fellow of the Pearl River Delta Social Research Centre of the Department , served as the moderator of the workshop.

posted on Oct, 2014

Prof. Frank Dobbin’s seminar on “Too Small to Regulate?: The Crisis and the Failure of Shareholder Value”

Prof. Frank Dobbin, Professor of Sociology at Harvard University, visited the Department and presented a public seminar on “Too Small to Regulate?: The Crisis and the Failure of Shareholder Value” on 5 September 2014.

posted on Oct, 2014

Prof. Michèle Lamont’s seminar on “The Quest for Equality and Respect: Responding to Stigmatization and Discrimination in United States, Brazil and Israel”

Prof. Michèle Lamont, Professor of Sociology and African and African American Studies and Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies at Harvard University, visited the Department and presented a public seminar on “The Quest for Equality and Respect: Responding to Stigmatization and Discrimination in United States, Brazil and Israel” on 2 September 2014.

posted on Oct, 2014

Prof. Lingxin Hao’s talk on "China’s Rural-Urban Migration and Children’s Access to Compulsory Education: Policy Evolution and Consequences"

Prof. Lingxin Hao, Professor of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University, visited the Department and presented a talk on "China’s Rural-Urban Migration and Children’s Access to Compulsory Education: Policy Evolution and Consequences" on 11 August 2014.

posted on Aug, 2014

Prof. Felix Elwert’s talk on "New Insights on Endogenous Selection Bias - Examples from Social Demography, Cultural Sociology, Education, and Other Areas."

Prof. Felix Elwert visited the Department and presented a talk on "New Insights on Endogenous Selection Bias: Examples from Social Demography, Cultural Sociology, Education, and Other Areas." on 8 July 2014. Prof. Elwert is Vilas Associate Professor of Sociology at University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a co-investigator of the interdisciplinary project on health inequality led by Professor Tony Tam of the Department and funded by the Social Science Collaborative Research Fund.

posted on Jul, 2014

CUHK-Yale Summer Seminar

The Department co-organized a summer seminar with the Council of East Asian Studies of Yale University on June 28 – July 6, 2014. The seminar was entitled “Good Marriages in Hong Kong and Shanghai”. Participants included faculty members and students of CUHK, Yale University, Fudan University and Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences.

posted on Jul, 2014

珠三角社會的轉型與挑戰學術交流會

The Pearl River Delta Social Research Centre of the Department co-organized the conference「珠 三角社會的轉型與挑戰學術交流會」with the Department of Sociology and Social Work of Sun Yat-Sen University, and the Center for Contemporary China of National Tsing Hua University, on June 7-8, 2014. Representatives from the three units presented their research work related to social issues in the PRD region.


posted on Jun, 2014

Secondary School Visit by Prof. Stephen Wing-kai CHIU on May 21, 2014

Prof. Stephen Wing-kai CHIU of our Department gave a talk entitled "Globalization, Sports and Liberal Studies" to the students at Pui Kiu Middle School on May 21, 2014. The talk was delivered to all F1 to F5 students and discussed issues pertaining to globalization and liberal studies from a sociological perspective.

posted on May, 2014

公民社會沙龍:台灣社會運動史──從美麗島事件到佔領立法院

本系與香港中文大學公民社會研究中心於2014年3月24日合辦公民社會沙龍,題為「台灣社會運動史──從美麗島事件到佔領立法院」,由台灣大學社會學系何明修教授主講,《號外》雜誌主篇張鐵志先生主持。




左起:陳健民教授、何明修教授、張鐵志先生

posted on Apr, 2014

Senior Thesis I and II in 2014-15

SOCI major students graduating in Term 2 of 2014-15
If you need further information on this, please contact Ms Grace Wong or Claudia Chan at 3943-6606 or 6605.

Please see the below announcement for more details.

Senior Thesis Announcement | Rules | Form

posted on Jan, 2014

Prof. John Logan of Brown University visited the Department

Prof. John Logan, Professor of Sociology at Brown University, visited the Department on 17 December 2013.


From right to left: Prof. John Logan, Prof. Cheung Yuet-wah, Prof. Eric Fong, Prof. Tony Tam, Prof. Zhong Hua Sara, Prof. Zhou Wubiao, Dr. Guo Hua, Prof. Suen Yiu-tung.


From right to left: Prof. Cheung Wai-ting Nicole, Prof. Suen Yiu-tung, Prof. Zhou Wubiao, Dr. Guo Hua, Prof. Cheung Yuet-wah, Prof. Eric Fong, Prof. John Logan, Prof. Anthony J. Spires, Prof. Ting Kwok-fai, Prof. Tong Yuying, Prof. Zhong Hua Sara.

posted on Dec, 2013

Prof. Gerard Delanty of University of Sussex visited the Department

Prof. Gerard Delanty, Professor of Sociology and Social & Political Thought at University of Sussex, was the keynote speaker of the 15th Annual Conference of the Hong Kong Sociological Association (HKSA) held on 6-7 December 2013. He visited the Department on 9 December 2013.


Prof. Ting Kwok-fai (left) and Prof. Gerard Delanty (right)

posted on Dec, 2013

2013 Liberal Studies Seminar: Liberal Studies Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment

Our Department jointly organized a Liberal Studies Seminar with Hong Kong Liberal Studies Teachers’ Association on 9 November 2013 (Saturday) at Yasumoto International Academic Park, Chung Chi College. The Seminar was divided into two sessions for LS teachers and students to attend separately. It attracted over 80 secondary school LS teachers and 70 students to participate in an active discussion on issues pertaining to their teaching and learning.



posted on Nov, 2013
2013 Liberal Studies Teaching and Learning Seminar: Guiding your students to build effective note-taking skills

Our Department jointly organized a Liberal Studies Teaching and Learning Seminar with Hong Kong Liberal Studies Teachers’ Association on 26 October 2013 (Saturday) at Conference Room 422, Sino Building, Chung Chi College. The Seminar attracted over 50 secondary school LS teachers to participate in an active discussion on experiences pertaining to students’ note-taking skills.



posted on Nov, 2013
Secondary School Visit by Prof. Stephen Wing-kai CHIU on October 18, 2013

Prof. Stephen Wing-kai CHIU of our Department took part in a forum on "From Liberal Studies to Sociology” at Law Ting Pong Secondary School (LTPSS) on October 18, 2013. The other speaker was Mr. Chris CHIU, our alumnus and the Head of Department of Liberal Studies and Humanities of the School. The forum attracted over 300 students from Secondary 5 and 6 to participate in an active discussion on issues pertaining to their study and career.



posted on Oct, 2013
獨立專題探究工作坊

本系趙永佳教授及古緯詩教授於2013年6月26日下午假伯特利中學主講一通識課程工作坊,指導該校非華語學生進行新高中通識教育科專題研習。古緯詩教授並會於6月至9月的5場工作坊內協助同學制定研究問題,及教授進行研究之各項技巧。是次計劃由香港中文大學亞太研究所公共政策研究中心主辦,趙永佳教授負責統籌,並為教育局資助,至今已於香港中文大學舉辦了超過40場通識科教師講座,及在超過22間學校進行到校支援計劃,以協助學校設計教授專題探究之課程。



posted on July, 2013

珠三角社會研究中心主辦之「半世紀以來南中國的移民與區域整合」國際研討會

由本系珠三角社會研究中心主辦之「半世紀以來南中國的移民與區域整合」國際研討會,將於5月17至19日在香港中文大學深圳研究院舉行。是次研討會邀請了周敏教授與潘毅故授擔任主講嘉賓,連同本系、中山大學以及各地學者就南中國的移民課題與地區發展交流討論。如欲得知研討會詳細消息,請瀏覽以下連結:

珠三角社會研究中心網頁

posted on Mar, 2013

新高中通識教育科知識增益系列:「全球化正、反、合」十年教學之回首與分享

本系趙永佳教授應教育局課程發展處邀請,於2013年4月26日下午2時至5時假瑪利諾神父教會學校主講一名為「全球化正、反、合:十年教學之回首與分享」之講座。趙教授以其教授香港中文大學通識課程「全球化正、反、合」的經驗,由課程的設計理念,到曾經選取的議題及個案,再到修讀學生共同面對的問題等方面,逐一與出席教師分享他處理全球化重要議題的方法。活動當日吸引超過100名教師出席參與。



posted on May, 2013

 

**New** Admission Website for Undergraduate Students

香港中文大學社會學系 —— 入學百科 Website

posted on Oct, 2012

 

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