Renowned international scholars discuss justice, arts and migration at HKBU
09 Dec 2019
Renowned scholars from the UK, US, Australia, Latvia, Taiwan and Hong Kong investigated the conditions of migration at “The Included-outs: An International Symposium of the Justice, Arts and Migration Network” organised by the Department of Humanities and Creative Writing at HKBU from 7 to 8 November 2019 on campus.
The Symposium was officiated by Professor Clayton MacKenzie, Provost of HKBU, Professor Mette Hjort, Dean of Arts at HKBU, and Professor Maureen Sabine, President of the Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities. The convenors of the Symposium were Professor John Erni, Head of the Department of Humanities and Creative Writing at HKBU, and Professor Stephanie Donald and Professor Dominic Symonds from the University of Lincoln, UK.
Topics covered by the Symposium included marriage migration in Taiwan, a migrant community project in South West Sydney, Algerian and Vietnamese refugees, exiled political activists, and artists and intellectuals from the Middle East and North Africa.
The Symposium was held in association with the Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities, and it was supported by the Faculty of Arts at HKBU and funded by the Fung Hon Chu Foundation.