Dr. Yuen Chi Wai 阮志偉博士

Post
Visiting Assistant Professor
 
Academic and Professional Qualifications
Ph.D. in History, Chinese University of Hong Kong
M.Phil in Humanities, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
M.A. in Humanities, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
B.A. (Hons.) in Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong
LL.B, University of London, United Kingdom
 
Research Interests
History of Hong Kong and Pearl River Delta
Lineage and Popular Culture in South China
Cultural Heritage and Cultural Industries of China
 
Research Projects and Grants
1. Voluntary Editor-in-Chief, Research and Publication of Gazetteer of Ta Kwu Ling, New Territories, funded by Ta Kwu Ling Rural Committee, 2021-2022.
2. Editor-in-Chief and Project Coordinator, Heritage and Culture : Historical Research on Catholic Church and Chapels in Sai Kung, funded by Lord Wilson Heritage Trust, 2019-2022.
3. Researcher and Writer, East Meets West: The Development of the Catholic Church in Hong Kong, funded by Lord Wilson Heritage Trust, 2019.
4. Editor-in-Chief, A History of the Hong Kong Catholic Church in the 20th Century, conducted by Centre for Catholic Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2016.
 
Teaching Courses
HIST361 Historical Geography of China
 
Research Achievements and Academic Activities
Selected Publications – Books (Sole Author):
1. 《從荒岩到東方之珠: 形塑香港的旅遊文化史》[East Meets West: The Cultural History of Hong Kong Travel], Hong Kong, Joint Publishing Co. Ltd., 2021.
2. 《禁區: 夾縫中的沙頭角》[Closed Area: Sha Tau Kok in the Sino-British Border], Hong Kong, Joint Publishing Co. Ltd, 2021.
3. 《越界: 香港跨境村莊及文化遺產》[Border-Crossing Villages and Cultural Heritage of Hong Kong]. Hong Kong: Joint Publishing Co Ltd, 2016.
4. 《入境問禁: 香港邊境禁區史》[History of Hong Kong’s Frontier Closed Area ].Hong Kong: Joint Publishing Co Ltd, 2014.
5. 《中港邊界的百年變遷: 從沙頭角蓮蔴坑村說起》[Hundred Years’ Change of China-Hong Kong Border: Lin Ma Hang Village, Shataukok]. Hong Kong: Joint Publishing Co Ltd, 2012.
 
Selected Publications – Books (Co-author):
1. Follow in the Missionary Footsteps: The Evolution of the Catholic Mission in Sai Kung, Hong Kong, Chung Hwa Book Co., 2022.
2. 《先賢之路: 西貢天主教傳教史》[The Way of the Sages: Catholic Evangelization in Sai Kung, New Territories, Hong Kong], Hong Kong, Chung Hwa Publishing Co. Ltd., 2021.
3. 《偕主同行系列: 西灣與海星小堂》[Walking with the Lord Series: Wong Mo Ying and Rosary Chapel], Hong Kong, Diocesan Working Committee for “Following Thy Way”, Hong Kong Catholic Diocese, 2021.
4. 《偕主同行系列: 大浪與聖母無原罪小堂》[Walking with the Lord Series: Wong Mo Ying and Rosary Chapel], Hong Kong, Diocesan Working Committee for “Following Thy Way”, Hong Kong Catholic Diocese, 2021.
5. 《偕主同行系列: 赤徑與聖家小堂》[Walking with the Lord Series: Wong Mo Ying and Rosary Chapel], Hong Kong, Diocesan Working Committee for “Following Thy Way”, Hong Kong Catholic Diocese, 2021.
6. 《偕主同行系列: 黃毛應與玫瑰小堂》[Walking with the Lord Series: Wong Mo Ying and Rosary Chapel], Hong Kong, Diocesan Working Committee for “Following Thy Way”, Hong Kong Catholic Diocese, 2020.
7. 《東西薈萃: 香港天主教的傳教歷程》[East Meets West: The Development of the Catholic Church in Hong Kong], Hong Kong, Centre for Catholic Studies, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2019.
8. 《皕載英華》[200 Years’ History of Ying Wa College], Hong Kong: Joint Publishing Co. Ltd, 2018 (co-authored).
9. 《天主教研究學報:二十世紀香港天主教歷史》(editor in chief) [A History of the Catholic Church in Hong Kong in the 20th Century], Hong Kong, Centre for Catholic Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2016.
10. 《邊境禁區(東部)--文化及自然遺產》[Cultural and Natural Heritage in Frontier Closed Area (East)], Hong Kong, Rotary Club of North West District, 2011 (Co-authored).
 
Academic Conferences and Public Lectures (Selected 2017-2020)
1. "From Milan to Sai Kung: Hundred Years of Italian Missionaries in a Peninsula of South China". The International Conference on "Church in China since 1979". Hong Kong Baptist University, 14-15 June 2018.
2. "The Relationship between Ho Fuk Tong Family and Ying Wa College". Sino-Western Cultural Exchange and the Development of Christianity in China: A conference in Celebration of the Bicentenary of Ying Wa College. Hong Kong Baptist University. 12-13 October 2018.
3. 〈香港地區傳教活動與教會建築 〉[“Regional Missionary Activities and Church Architecture in Hong Kong”]. East Meets West: History of Catholic Church in Hong Kong 20th Century” Research Project. Centre for Catholic Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, June 2018.
4. 〈香港新界北部的天主教歷史研究〉[“Historical Studies of the Catholic Church in Hong Kong’s Northern New Territories”]. Conference in History of Catholic Religious Orders and Missionary Congregations in Hong Kong. Centre for Catholic Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2009.
5. 〈香港新界沙頭角客家人的文教事業及文化認同〉[“Hakka in Hong Kong and Hakka Identity – A study of the Development of Schools in the Hakka Villages of Sha Tau Kok”]. Fifty Years of Historical Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong: A Symposium in Celebration of the University’s 50th Anniversary. Chinese University of Hong Kong, 9-10 December 2013.
6. Delivered a public lecture “洋教士在鄉村: 香港鄉郊地區的傳教活動” at the lecture series “East Meets West: A History of Catholic Church in Hong Kong in 20th Century” at Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2 June 2018.
7. Delivered a talk on “1997前後的沙頭角客家族群” at Leung Po Chuen Research Centre for Hong Kong History and Humanities, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 15 May 2018.
8. Delivered a public lecture “消失的歷史, 獨特的沙頭角” at Heritage Discovery Centre Weekend Lecture Series, Antiquities and Monuments Office of HKSAR Government, 14 October 2017.
 
Academic Research Committees and Membership
Historical Research Editor-in-Chief, The Pok Fu Lam Farm, Caritas Hong Kong
Steering Committee Member, Sham Chung Haven: Restoring the Relationship between Nature, Ecology and Human, Diocesan Working Committee for "Following Thy Way" of Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong