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Professor CHEUNG Hiu Yu

Title of Project: Empowered by Imperial Ancestors: Ritual Politics and Ritualists in Northern Song Reforms
Total Fund Awarded: HK$266,000
Fund Source: Early Career Scheme 2017/18
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Professor CHEUNG Sui Wai

Title of Project: Juggling Money: Tribute-grain Riots in the Qing Dynasty
Total Fund Awarded: HK$182,500
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2017/18
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Professor CHIU Peng-sheng

Title of Project: Commerce and Politics from the Mid-Eighteenth to the Mid-Nineteenth Century in an Upper Yangtze City—Chongqing
Total Fund Awarded: HK$332,000
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2017/18
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Professor HSIUNG Ping-chen

Title of Project: Male Medicine and Reproduction in Late Imperial China
Total Fund Awarded: HK$388,000
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2017/18
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Professor POO Mu-chou

Title of Project: The Use of Witchcraft in Court Politics in Early and Medieval China
Total Fund Awarded: HK$212,998
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2017/18
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Professor PUK Wing Kin

Title of Project: Chinese Cultural Unity as Seen from the Wuyuan Code of Sacrifice
Total Fund Awarded: HK$164,980
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2017/18
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Professor Noah SHUSTERMAN

Title of Project: Militias and Citizen-Soldiers in Early Modern France (1550-1800)
Total Fund Awarded: HK$374,000
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2017/18
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Professor LAM Weng Cheong

Title of Project: The Archaeology of Iron Technology and the Sovereignty of the Han Dynasty in its Southern Periphery
Total Fund Awarded: HK$630,215
Fund Source: Early Career Scheme 2016/17
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Professor PUK Wing Kin

Title of Project: Speak for Sages, Print for Profit: The Commercialized Commentaries on Confucian Classics for the Imperial Civil Examination in Qing China
Total Fund Awarded: HK$308,000
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2016/17
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Professor TANG Chung

Title of Project: Jade Technologies and Raw Material Exchanges in Prehistoric Northeast Asia: An Archaeological Study of Nephrite Accessories
Total Fund Awarded: HK$1,195,500
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2015/16
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Professor Noah SHUSTERMAN

Title of Project: Militia Mania: Weapons and Citizenship in the Early Modern Atlantic World
Total Fund Awarded: HK$404,600
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2015/16
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Professor HSIUNG Ping-chen

Title of Project: Aging in Late Imperial China: Advice and Practice
Total Fund Awarded: HK$432,000
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2015/16
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Professor CHOI Chi Cheung

Title of Project: Reenacting “Cultural China” in the Twentieth Century: Chinese Communal Hungry Ghost Festivals in Hong Kong, Kobe and Singapore
Total Fund Awarded: HK$517,000
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2015/16
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Professor CHEUNG Sui Wai

Title of Project: Provision for In-Service Teacher Training Course (Seminars and Field Trips) and Production of a Learning and Teaching Resource Package on War History of China for the Chinese History Curriculum at Junior Secondary Level
Total Fund Awarded: HK$599,300
Fund Source: Education Bureau, HKSAR Government
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Professor YIP Hon Ming

Title of Project: The Last Generation of Spinsters in China: Revisiting a Regional Tradition, Its Gendered Implications and Transnational Perspective
Total Fund Awarded: HK$739,826
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2014/15
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Professor CHIU Peng-sheng

Title of Project: Commercial Custom and Lawsuits in Suzhou and Chongqing in the Middle Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century
Total Fund Awarded: HK$468,230
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2014/15
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Professor Ian MORLEY

Title of Project: American Imperialism and the Philippines: National Development and Filipino Architects, 1898-1941
Total Fund Awarded: HK$299,000
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2014/15
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Professor PUK Wing Kin

Title of Project: Beijing: the other theatre of the Korean War (1592-1598)
Total Fund Awarded: HK$224,498
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2014/15
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Professor HSIUNG Ping-chen

Title of Project: Records of a Local Pediatrician: The Life and Practice of Dr. Hsü Yü-ho (1724–1805) of the She (歙) District in Hui-chou during the Ch’ien-lung Era
Total Fund Awarded: HK$476,900
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2013/14
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Professor TANG Chung

Title of Project: Functional analysis of prehistoric stone beaters in Southeast Asia from archaeological and ethnographical perspectives
Total Fund Awarded: HK$426,000
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2013/14
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Professor POO Mu Chou

Title of Project: Search the Dark City: The Culture of Ghosts in Early China
Total Fund Awarded: HK$438,600
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2013/14
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Professor LAI Ming Chiu

Title of Project: Social and Political Conflicts in the Frontier Regions of the Qin and Han Empires (221B.C. to A.D.220): An Exploration on the Wooden Documents from Juyan, Jianshui Jinguan and Xuanquan
Total Fund Awarded: HK$410,260
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2013/14
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Professor HE Xi

Title of Project: The Last of the Li on Hainan Island, 1920 – 1980
Total Fund Awarded: HK$ 399,500
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2013/14
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Professor TANG Chung

Title of Project: String Sawing Technique on Jades in Ancient East Asia
Total Fund Awarded: HK$480,513
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2012/13
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Professor PUK Wing Kin

Title of Project: Emperor's law and deity's power: the making of late-imperial Huizhou (1300-1800)
Total Fund Awarded: HK$108,479
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2012/13
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Professor Ian MORLEY

Title of Project: Cities and Nationhood: American Imperialism, Civic Design, and the Philippines, 1898-1916
Total Fund Awarded: HK$263,657
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2012/13
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Professor Ho Pui Yin

Title of Project: Struggle for Transformation: History of Three-Trade Unions and Social Evolution in Hong Kong (1840s - 1930s)
Total Fund Awarded: HK$377,052
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2012/13
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Professor CHEUNG Sui Wai

Title of Project: Debased Copper Coin Circulation and Monetary Policy in the Late Ming, 1500-1644
Total Fund Awarded: HK$363,434
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2012/13
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Professor LAI Ming Chiu

Title of Project: Provision of Services for the Development of a Resource Package for Secondary School Teachers on ‘Assessment for Learning on Chinese History on Elective Part’
Total Fund Awarded: HK$806,000
Fund Source: Education Bureau, HKSAR Government
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Professor TANG Chung

Title of Project: Social Education Programme on Hong Kong’s 7000-Year History
Total Fund Awarded: HK$139,690
Fund Source: Knowledge Transfer Project Fund
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Professor LEUNG Yuen Sang

Title of Project: Memories and Monuments: Migration from South China to Chinese Cities in Different Colonial Settings
Total Fund Awarded: HK$3,606,000
Fund Source: RGC Collaborative Research Fund 2011/12
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Professor HE Xi

Title of Project: Local Society in Ji'an Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, from the Yuan Dynasty to the Ming Dynasty
Total Fund Awarded: HK$687,018
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2011/12
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Professor LEUNG Yuen Sang

Title of Project: Ethnicity, Culture, and Nation: Three Generations of the Ying Family in Transition
Total Fund Awarded: HK$605,630
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2011/12
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Professor POO Mu-chou

Title of Project: The Netherworld in Comparison: Beliefs, Imagination, and the Search for Happiness in Ancient Egypt and China
Total Fund Awarded: HK$647,785
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2011/12
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Professor POO Mu-chou

Title of Project: New Perspectives on Ancient Civilizations
Fund Source: Knowledge Transfer Project Fund
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Professor CHOI Chi Cheung

Title of Project: Between Ghost and Ancestor: Grand Universal Salvation Rituals (萬緣勝會) of the Cantonese Chinese in South China, Hong Kong and the British Strait Settlements
Total Fund Awarded: HK$619,971
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2010/11
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Professor YIP Hon Ming

Title of Project: Networking Charity: The Tung Wah Coffin Home and the North America-Hong Kong-Guangdong Connection
Total Fund Awarded: HK$1,176,590
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2010/11
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Professor David FAURE

Title of Project: The historical anthropology of Chinese society
Fund Source: The fund of Areas of Excellence 2009
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Professor LEUNG Yuen Sang

Title of Project: Bridging Confucian China and the Christian West Through Education: The "Anglo-Chinese" and "Sino-Western" Schools (英華書院/中西學堂) in the 19th Century
Total Fund Awarded: HK$646,576
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2009/10
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Professor LAI Ming Chiu

Title of Project: Institutions and Social Order of the Frontier Regions during the Qin-Han Periods (221 B.C. to A.D. 220): An Analysis on the Unearthed Documents from the Juyan 居延, Dunhuang 敦煌 and Liye 里耶 Regions
Total Fund Awarded: HK$669,668
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2009/10
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Professor CHEUNG Hok Ming Frederick

Title of Project: The Social Contributions of the Jesuits in Hong Kong, 1926-2007
Total Fund Awarded: HK$283,360
Fund Source: RGC General Research Fund 2009/10
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Professor LEUNG Yuen Sang

Title of Project: Finding Fong Foo Sec (Kuang Fuzhuo, 1869-1938): An Investigation of the Man and His Transnational and Translational Experiences
Total Fund Awarded: HK$433,000
Fund Source: RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant
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Professor LAI Ming Chiu

Title of Project: A Historical Perspective on the Social Control of the Han Dynasty (206 B.C. to A.D. 220): An Analysis on the Evidences of the Bamboo Slips and Wooden documents Excavated from Zhangjia Shan 張家山 and Ejina Banner 額濟納旗
Fund Source: RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant
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