50th Anniversary Celebrations in 2021

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Month Date

Department/

Programme/ Centre

Event
 January

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SOSC

SOSC 50th Anniversary Logo Design Competition

Results

21/1

GIS

Online Roundtable: "Sino-US Relations in the Biden Era: Conflict, Competition or Cooperation?"

Event Highlight

27/1

SOC

SOC Departmental Seminars: What are Communities in Social Networks? (Zoom)

Event Highlight

February

1/2

GIS

The 2nd Workshop: Smart Energy Transitions

Event Highlight

10/2

SOC 

SOC Departmental Seminars: Predict and Surveil: Data, Discretion, and the Future of Policing (Zoom)

Event Highlight

March

11/3

SOSC

SOSC 50th Anniversary Kick-off Ceremony

Video

Photos

Event Highlight

11/3

SOC

SOC Departmental Seminars: Contact Diaries: A Bottom-up Approach to Delineating Personal Networks (Zoom)

Event Highlight

11/3-8/4

GEOG

Webinar Series: "Geo-Information in Smart Societies and Environment" (Zoom)

Event Highlight

18/3

GIS

The 3rd Workshop: Where is Hong Kong? Designing, Debating and Developing the Smart City

Event Highlight

23/3

HIST

Prof. Chang Chuen Memorial Public Lecture Series: “From Bronze-Casting to Iron-casting: Symbols and Supports of the Unification of Diverse Chinese Cultures”

Event Highlight

27/3

EDUC

School Leadership and Management Lecture Series for EDUC MEd students: "Catering for Learning Diversities through e-Learning and Teaching"

Event Highlight

30/3

HIST

Prof. Chang Chuen Memorial Public Lecture Series: “Archaeology, History and Science: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Terracotta Army”

Event Highlight

April

1/4

SOC

SOC Departmental Seminars: Building Policy Impact through Academic Research: Reflections from My Research on Gender Inequalities and Employment (Zoom)

Event Highlight

10/4

EDUC

School Leadership and Management Lecture Series for EDUC MEd students: "School Resources Management"

Event Highlight

13/4

HIST

Prof. Chang Chuen Memorial Public Lecture Series: “Postcolonialism, Race, and Immigration Regulation in Singapore and the United States”

Event Highlight

16/4

HIST

Prof. Chang Chuen Memorial Public Lecture Series: “Chinese Migration to the South Seas: A Comparison between Fujianese and Cantonese Migrants”

Event Highlight

17/4

EDUC

School Leadership and Management Lecture Series for EDUC MEd students: "Managing and Utilizing School Resources for School Development"

Event Highlight

20/4

SOC

SOC Hong Kong Thematic Talk Series: NGOs in Hong Kong: Management, Governance and Regulatory Issues (Zoom)

22/4

SOSC and 7 Departments

The 8th Global Social Sciences Graduate Student e-Conference - Vision and Challenges: Sharing an Equal and Sustainable Society

Event Highlight

27/4

HIST

Symposium: New Perspectives on the Railway and Urban History

Event Highlight

May

8/5

GIS

GIS 25th Anniversary Event: Public Policy, Governance and Internationalisation in the Era of Digitalisation

Event Highlight

12/5

SOSC

Research Benchmarking Workshop

18/5

SOSC

Grant Writing Workshop 1

20-21/5

GIS & SPEH

An International Symposium: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Event Highlight

June

3/6

SOSC and 7 Departments

Faculty of Social Sciences 50th Anniversary Seminar — Recovery from COVID-19

Event Highlight

Photos

4/6

SOSC

Grant Writing and Publication Workshop 2

10/6

SOC

Move Over, Mona Lisa. Move Over, Jane Eyre: Disrupting the Cultural and Intellectual Inequality Pipeline

18/6

SOSC

Grant Writing Workshop 3

24/6

SOSC

Publication Workshop 4

November

13/11

SOSC, SPEH and AAO

Gold Go Run

November / December

To be confirmed

SOSC

Gala Dinner

 

Faculty of Social Sciences Student Development Endowment Fund

Anniversary Logo

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In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Social Sciences, a 50th Anniversary Logo Design Competition” was open to all HKBU students, alumni and staff, and a total of 100 impressive entries had been received. Based on panel judging, the winning design is as follows:

 

 

Design Concept

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Designed by Mr. HO Chung Hang Vincent

(Staff and Graduate, Department of History )

 

 

 

Comprising of geometric patterns and four different colours, this logo unleashes the creativity and vitality of the Faculty of Social Sciences. The letters “SOSC” are the underlying fundament of the Faculty. The number “50” lying on the “S” and the “O” highlights the theme and is iconic. We keep the signature blue and green colours, which appeared on the current logo, so as to retain the cordial and harmonious image of the Faculty. The hazel gold-like colour reminds us that this is the year to celebrate the golden jubilee with faculty members, alumni and students. Adding the year of establishment on top of the logo is to accentuate the history of the Faculty, and recall the momentous journey that the Faculty has walked through. It is believed that there will be many more years to come.

 

Download the Logo

 

 

 

50 Anniversary Review Video

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