Hosted by
Department of Sociology,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Date: December 1st, 2018 (Saturday)
Venue: LT1, Li Koon Chun Hall, 3/F, Sino Building,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong (Map)

Conference Theme: Identity Politics in a Globalized World

Identity politics, in its contemporary manifestation, largely emerged from the new social movements after the World War II (Bernstein, 2005). As young as this phrase seems to be, its sociological significance should not be underestimated and important issues remain with regard to our understanding about identity politics in an increasingly globalized world. The conference aims to encourage presentations and discussions on various aspects of identity politics in the global context. In addition, we welcome submission of papers on the following (but not limited to) research topics:

  • Civil Society and Social Movements
  • Class and Social Stratification
  • Deviance and Crime
  • Education
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Health and Well-Being
  • Marriage and Family
  • Migration
  • Religion
  • Work and Employment
  • Youth and The Elderly

Keynote Speaker

Prof. HUNG Ho-fung, Department of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University, USA.

Topic: “Trumpism” and the Future of Globalization

Prof. Hung is the Henry M. and Elizabeth P. Wiesenfeld Professor in Political Economy at the Sociology Department and the Paul H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University. His scholarly interest includes global political economy, protest, nation-state formation, social theory, and East Asian Development. He received his bachelor degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, his MA degree from SUNY-Binghamton, and his PhD degree in Sociology from Johns Hopkins. Prior to joining the Hopkins faculty, he taught at the Indiana University-Bloomington.


Abstracts of panel papers can be downloaded from here


PDF version of the detailed Programme Rundown can be accessed here.

Registration Fee

The registration fee includes membership of the Hong Kong Sociological Association.

  • HK$400 Ordinary Members
  • HK$300 Associate Members
  • HK$150 Student Members

HKSA members who have already paid the membership fee covering period of 1 December 2018 to 30 November 2019 (or life members) can register for the conference free of charge.

Registration form: https://goo.gl/E66k2G

Registration fee must be pay on-site.