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LEUNG Yuen Sang

BA, MPhil (CUHK); PhD(UCSB);
Director of Research Centre for Contemporary Chinese Culture, Institute of Chinese Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong;
Professor of History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Introduction

Address: Room 104, Fung King Hey Building, CUHK, NT, Hong Kong
Phone: (852) 3943 7113, (852) 3943 7105
E-mail: yuensleung@cuhk.edu.hk

Writing history is a quest for Truth and Reality but it is also a personal search for Identity and Meaning. Historiographic traditions represent various forms of collective memories; yet they are also expressions of different cultural mentalities.

Research Specializations and Interests

  1. Confucianism and Christianity in Modern China
  2. Cities and Cultures: Shanghai, Hong Kong and Shenzhen
  3. Overseas Chinese Communities: Singapore and Los Angeles

Research Projects

Year Research Project

2007-10

"Redefining the West River". RGC Central Allocation. C.I.)

2005-07

"A Documentary History of Public Health in Hong Kong". RGC Earmarked Grant. P.I.

2004-06

The Christian Dreams: Models of Christian Higher Education in Asia. RGC Earmarked Grant. C.I.

2004-06

The Walls and Waters: A Comparative Study of City Cultures in Modern Asia. RGC Earmarked Grant. P.I.

2000-03

"Culture" or "Destiny"? - The Confucian Experiment in Modern Singapore, RGC Earmarked Grant, P.I.

1997-99

The Uncertian Phoenix , RGC Earmarked Grant, P.I.

1996-99

The Legitimation of New Orders: A comparative Study of Chinese and World History, CCK Foundation Grant, P.I.

1996-98

Thirteen Points of Light , RGC Earmarked Grant, C.I.

Course Offered

  1. Chinese-Christian Encounter
  2. Chinese Diaspora
  3. History of Modern Southeast Asia
  4. Topic Studies in Modern Chinese History
  5. Selected Themes in Modern Chinese History: Shanghai and Hong Kong
  6. Selected Themes in Modern Chinese History: Chinese Cities and Urban Development
  7. Selected Themes in Comparative History: China & Christianity

Selected Publications

[A] Books

  1. The Legitimation of New Orders: Case Studies in World History. ( Hong Kong Chinese University Press, 2007) edited by Philip Y.S. Leung with preface and a chapter.
  2. 《基督教與中國》(台北:宇宙光出版社. 2006, 235 頁)
  3. 《新加坡華人社會史論》(The Chinese Community in Early Singapore),新加坡:國立大學中文系及八方文化出版社,2005。
  4. The Shanghai Taotai: Linkage Man in a Changing Society, 1843-90. (上海道臺研究--轉變中社會之連繫人物) Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1990. 中文譯本 ,上海:古籍出版社,2004。
  5. 《十字蓮花:基督教與中國歷史文化論集》 (The Cross-Lotus: Selected Essays on Chinese Christianity) ,香港:基督教與中國宗教文化出版社,2004。
  6. 《宣尼浮海到南洲》(Confucianism and the Singapore Chinese Community: Historical Documents )香港:中文大學出版社,1995。
  7. 《歷史探索與文化反思》.(Historical Inquiry and Cultural Reflection)香港:教育圖書公司,1995。
  8. Modern China in Transition(過渡中的現代中國) Edited with Edwin Leung. Claremont, CA: Regina Books, 1995。

[B] Articles & Book Chapters

  1. "Conversion, Commitment and Culture: Christian Experience in China, 1949-99," in Donald M. Lewis (ed) christianity Reborn: The Global Expansion of Evangelicalism in the Twentieth Century (Grand Rapids, MI: Won. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2004) pp. 87-107.
  2. "The Walls and Waters: A Comparative Study of City Cultures in Modern China -- Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong," published by Shanghai-Hong Kong Development Institute & Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, October 2002.
  3. "Mission History Versus Church History: The Case of China Historiography," in Wilbert R. Shenk (ed.) Enlarging The Story: Perspectives on Writing World Christian History, published by Orbis Books, Maryknoll, NY, USA, 2002.
  4. "Crisis Management in Confucian China: The Expectant Officials of the Late Qing," in Robert Antony and Jane K. Leonard (eds.), Dragons, Tigers and Dogs: The Boundaries of State Power In Late Imperial China, published by University of Cornell Press, 2002.
  5. "The Moses of China: Huang Naishang and the Christian Commune in Sibu," in Leo Suryadinata(ed.) Ethnic Chinese in Singapore and Malaysia: A Dialogue between Tradition and Modernity, Singapore: Times Academic Press, 2002. pp. 337-352.
  6. "In Search of an Asian Commonality," in N.N. Vohra (ed.), India and East Asia: Culture and Society. Delhi, India: Shipra Publications, 2002 pp.13-26.
  7. "Christian Fundamentalism in Modern China: Calvin Chao and the‘Chinese For Christ' Movement," in Jian Dao (Hong Kong: The Alliance Bible Seminary), vol.17 (2002), pp.1-20.
  8. "Mutual Images and Self Reflections: Views from Late Nineteenth-Century Shanghai and Singapore," in Chinese Studies (Taipei: Center for Chinese Studies), vol.19, no.2 (Dec.2001),pp.417-436.
  9. “三重文化身份的融合: 中國現代歷史行程中的英家三代” ,載賴品超、李景雄編《耶儒對話新里程》(香港: 中文大學崇基學院宗教與中國社會研究中心, 2001),頁370-388。