Dr. Chan’s research activities focus on intellectual history of late imperial China, with particular emphasis on Zhang Tai Yan, Gu Jie Gang and Neo-Confucianism as well as May Fourth Movement in recent years.
Originally trained as a technician, Dr. Chan found his interest in humanities (especially in literature and history) in post-secondary school. He developed his research interest in modern China at City University where he received his Bachelor’s, M.Phi’s and PhD degrees. Hitherto, Dr. Chan has published over 60 pieces of writing in refereed journals, edited volume and conference proceedings. In 2015, he won the Hong Kong Book Prize with his book May Fourth in Hong Kong: Colonialism, Nationalism and Localism (Hong Kong: Chung Hwa Book Company, 2014).
Dr. Chan enjoys his teaching in City University and his teaching interests are extensive. The subjects he taught before were:
Currently, Dr. Chan teaches and monitors the following subjects as a course leader:
|Project Title (as Principal Investigator)||Project Number /Grant and sources|
|金文泰與香港社會文化的發展(1925-1930)||General Research Fund,
|香港私立專上院校發展探微:1950-1970年代||General Research Fund,
|章太炎的“聯省自治”思想研究||General Research Fund,
|顧頡剛與現代中國的學術轉型||General Research Fund,
|章太炎與域外之學：明治日本的作用及影響||General Research Fund,
|Hold a total of 14 Research Lecture Series “China and Asian Community in Retrospect and Prospect”||FO. Ref: 18341|
|Hold a total of 15 Research Lecture Series “China and Asian Community in Retrospect and Prospect”||FO. Ref: 18341|
|The matching grant (allocated amount: $197,775 HKD ) is funded by University Grants Committee.(HKSAR)||FO. Ref:64406
Matching Grants / UGC Sixth Matching Grant Scheme
Last updated: 31 October 2017