Digital Society


The impact of the digital age and the potential use of new technological development to advance our economy, culture and society is enormous. This results in a need for interdisciplinary research, from the application of digital innovations in daily life, a thorough understanding of the relationship between digital technology, people and their societies, to solutions to various pressing issues in a digital society.

Membership list

Convenor: Research Interest:
Dr TSUI Lik-hang (CAH) Middle period China; Digital humanities; Literati culture of China; Epistolary culture; Urban history
Core Members:
Dr Christoph HAFNER (EN) English for specific purposes; Language and law; Digital literacies; Multimodality; Language learning and technology
Dr Simon HARRISON (EN) Relations Between Language; Gesture and Cognition in Situations of Social and Professional Interaction; Group Interaction Activities in English Language Classroom Discourse
Dr Jenifer HO (EN) Informal and mobile language learning; Multimodality and translanguaging in multilingual contexts
Dr Tetsuro KOBAYASHI (COM) Political communication; Public opinion; Political psychology; Computer-mediated communication
Dr LIN Fen (COM) Media Sociology; State-media Dynamics; Journalism, Social Movements and Collective Actions; Professionalization and International Communication; Politial Sociology; China
Dr Florin-Stefan MORAR (LT) Global history, history of science and translation studies; The translation of cartographic knowledge in the age of first contacts between China and the West
Dr Marko SKORIC (COM) New media and social change; Political participation and civic engagement; New technologies and public policy
Dr WANG Jun (POL) Cultural cities/creative cities, culture-led urban development; Political geography; Social geography; Public housing, citizenship and flow of population

Research Initiatives

Grant Successful Cases

Public Policy Research (PPR) Special Round

Project title: How to Reduce Political Polarization Hong Kong? A Pilot Experiment of Deliberation
Principal investigator: Dr Chris SHEN Fei (Department of Media and Communication)

Events & Activities

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Dr TSUI Lik-hang

Convenor (Digital Society), College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, CityU
Assistant Professor, Department of Chinese and History
Tel: (852) 3442-2101