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Leading international scholars share latest research on gender and Ming-Qing culture


The Third Forum on Recent Research in Gender and Ming-Qing Culture jointly organised by the Department of History (HIST), Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology, Mr. Simon Suen and Mrs. Mary Suen Sino-Humanitas Institute (SHI), and the Gender Studies Concentration, was held online on 10 December.


Convened by Professor Clara Ho, Head of HIST, and Professor Zhang Hongsheng, Director of SHI, the Forum featured 22 speakers, with 12 of them from the US and Canada and 10 from Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. They are renowned scholars with outstanding research on gender issues from well-known institutions. About 300 participants joined the Forum.


In the Forum, the scholars focused on gender topics in different fields covering literature, history, arts, religion, medicine and law. They introduced their latest research projects and outputs which demonstrated the rich diversity of gender research. They also had an academic dialogue with the participants, and provided the latest research direction and information to young scholars and students interested in gender issues in Ming-Qing Dynasty. 


The Forum was live-broadcasted on YouTube. The recording can be viewed on the following links: