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Capstone project in Media, Culture and Creative Cities: List of completed projects

Below is a list of titles of completed student projects from the SOCI8030 Capstone project in Media, Culture and Creative Cities course.

2020

  • Impact on dining culture and consumer behavior under the transformation of restaurant review systems from traditional media to online platforms: a critical evaluation of Openrice as an example
  • Positioning Children’s Musical in Hong Kong: the connection between cultural omnivores and preferences for extra-curricular arts education
  • Plant People: The Interrelationship between Vegetarianism/Veganism and Self-identity in Hong Kong
  • A Study of Local Creative Cluster and Culture Development: Freespace in West Kowloon Cultural District
  • A study of art and community engagement in Wanchai, Hong Kong
  • A Historical Overview of the Development of Cantonese Opera in Hong Kong, 1920s to 1990s
  • Public voice on air: The social functions of phone-in and forum programmes in Hong Kong and Macau.
  • Family Construction “成家立室 Cheng Jia Li Shi” of Hong Kong Gay Couples
  • New Hong Kong Conservation Activism: The case of Dragon Kiln
  • LikeCoin: New-media reward platform and the transformation from free-user to paid-user
  • Do Human Immunodeficiency Virus(“HIV”)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (“AIDS”)-related stigmatization and discrimination remain serious in Hong Kong nowadays?
  • To Slash or Not: (Multiple) Work Identities among Radio Workers in Hong Kong
  • Accessing the development path of independent musicians in Hong Kong from 2000 to 2020
  • Feasibility and Viability: An Investigation of Tai Kwun as A Carrier for Performing Arts Festival in Hong Kong
  • When food is more than what you eat: discovering culinary taste of new middle-class in Hong Kong
  • Identity, Fear and Powerlessness: Exploring the relationship between Hong Kong citizens’ staying, leaving and returning residency, with emotional, social and political turmoil arising from Hong Kong Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Bill Social Movement

2019

  • Essential or a Luxury? A Sociological Study on the Change of English Programmes in RTHK since Sovereignty Transition
  • Taste and lifestyle change among Hong Kong’s middle class: from the eyes of two generations of local food critics.
  • An investigation of vegetarian consumption behaviors of Hong Kong female.
  • Deconstructing the modern myth of liquid soaps and bar soaps: Why do people prefer liquid soaps rather than bar soaps?
  • From Music Connoisseur to Multi-talented Vanguard: The Changing Role of Hong Kong Radio Disc Jockey
  • Understanding the cultivation of middle-class culture through different editorial approaches in Hong Kong
  • Weaving the Past & Future: A Discourse of Hong Kong Urban and Cultural Redevelopment
  • Giving Tai Kwun a new life in the community: the use and branding of a heritage site, and the visitors’ experiences after the revitalization.
  • A cultural and sociological exploration of the integration of Hong Kong to Greater China’s music market
  • The Evolution of Cantonese Opera since the 1990s.
  • A Study on How Hong Kong Art Gallery Association (HKAGA) Engaged the Public in Art and How It can Optimize its Capacity for Community Work in Future.
  • An investigative study on the development of Hip Hop music culture in China
    The situation of LGBT+ friendly workplace and the impact to LGBT+ community in Hong Kong

2018

  • The Role of Children’s Musical on Child Development and Parent Education
  • Revitalizing a Fading Art: The Future of Cantonese Opera in Hong Kong
  • Visual Dialogues of Gender Performativity
  • Connecting old Hong Kong memories with mobile game: a case study of Leglory 1988
  • Challenges of the digital transformation of radio: bureaucracy and infrastructure
  • Hidden Stories of the Dreamers – A Study of the Three Generations of Hong Kong Game Developer
  • An investigation into the sustainability of arts and cultural event with Videotage
  • New Media and Participatory Culture: What fuels the popularity of livestreaming?
  • Depreciation over Age: Reexamining the reception of media myth for Hong Kong women of different sexual orientations
  • Art in life? A study of Hong Kong Art Education with Asia Art Archive
  • Hong Kong’s alternative music choice: How do indie musicians establish own music labels in the commercial pop dominating music scene?
  • Actions in Reflexive Modernity: An Investigation of Animal Rights Movement in Hong Kong
  • Maurine’s Folly: An Archival and Oral History of the Leisure craft of Hong Kong’s Colonial Governors
  • The Changing Roles of Independent Online Media in Social Movement — A Comparative Case Study of Hong Kong In‐media in the Queen’s Pier Preservation Campaign and Dockers’ Strike
  • What Craftsmanship means to Hong Kong customers and their way of luxury lifestyle?
  • The Development of the Food and Beverage Menu in Hong Kong’s Chinese Wedding Banquet since 1980
  • A Study of the Changes in the Menu of Chinese Wedding Banquets in Hong Kong since the 1980s
  • Music, space and community in Hong Kong
  • The Right to Leisure: How Do Filipino Workers in Hong Kong Spend Their Free Time?
  • Physical Presence of Gallery Space in the Age of Digital Addiction
  • The roles and efforts of private companies in promoting ethical production, using LUSH as a case study

2017

  • What did Hong Kong’s past sound like? Sound, memory and imagination in To Kwa Wan
  • Advocating Local Culture Through Children’s Voices – An In-depth Study on the Hong Kong Children’s Musical Theatre (HKCMT) and Its Works
  • Who are the stars? New ways of star making in Hong Kong
  • (Un-)bottling: A discourse analysis of bottled water consumption culture in Hong Kong
  • The Adaptation of New Writing Theatre in Hong Kong
  • From conservation to “upservation”: Co-creating a resilient Pok Fu Lam Village community
  • The Discourse of Domestic Workers in Hong Kong.
  • Visual Discourse on Social Media – Instagram
  • Consumer behavior towards animal testing of skincare and cosmetic products in Hong Kong – A case study of LUSH
  • Rethinking Women’s Movements in Hong Kong
  • How do the teachers in HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity practise creative education?
  • Glory Chronicle – A case study of reconstructed film characters in mobile game
  • A sociological study of coworking space as a new form of creative milieu in Hong Kong
  • The challenges of creative labour during the transition period from printed to digital media in Hong Kong
  • The digital Media Strategy of LUSH – A Study of the Impact of Online Media on Promoting Ethical Consumption
  • The Changing Meaning of Localism in Hong Kong: from a Leftists movement to a Rightists movement
  • An art world in Hong Kong – textile as the medium
  • Online luxury? The difficulties of selling luxury goods via e-commerce in Hong Kong
  • The role of community art organisation in cultural inclusion for ethnic minorities in Hong Kong
  • An investigative study of singer songwriter as an alternative to independent music in Hong Kong
  • New experience of listening to Live Music: Why Hong Kong people go to Clockenflap?
  • A dramaturgical study of Cha Chaan Teng interactions: Everyday life in Hong Kong
  • A Content Analysis of the Representation of Hong Kong in the Advertisements of Cathay Pacific (1970s – 2010s)
  • Hong Kong as a Gay City?’: Deconstruction the alternative pink economy and LGBT community in Hong Kong From LGBT tours to the proposal of Hong Kong Gay Game 2022.
  • Fast or slow? Speed, creativity and production in Hong Kong’s creative industries
  • Rebranding Hong Kong: Alternative Tourism as method?
  • New Stages for Hong Kong Sound: A Comparison Between Clockenflap and Wow and Flutter THE WEEKEND
  • Fitness and Femininity: An Ethnography of Luxury Fitness Culture in Hong Kong
  • Ethical Campaigning and Shopping: A Study of the Consumer’s Experience
  • A case study of media professions reporting school children suicide cases in ‘Hong Kong Connection’

2016

  • The Perspective of Sex Activists: Gender Role modelling on Disney Princess theme songs
  • Xiqu Centre : How the Globalisation of Cantonese Opera affect the industry
  • Celebrity Culture in Digital Age: A Critical Examination of the Power Relationship in Music Industry in Hong Kong
  • Technology and Social Change: The Interaction between Aviation Development and Hong Kong Society
  • Learning to Labour in a Creative City? – Preparing Students for Creative Labour
  • The Development of Hong Kong’s Commercial Art Market
  • Social Media, Interactivity and Radio Production in the Digital Age: A Case Study of Commercial Radio Hong Kong
  • New Imaginations of Sustainable Consumption in Hong Kong
  • An Investigation on the Operation Model of an Art and Cultural Organisation in Hong Kong
  • Understanding cultural entrepreneurship among the post-80s generation in Hong Kong
  • The Case of Clokenflap Music and Arts Festival: Do Cultural Entrepreneurs or the Government Call A Better Tune?
  • The Threat and Opportunity of Independent Online News Media in Hong Kong
  • Beyond TV Genre: An Investigation of the Programme Production of a Public Service Broadcaster in Hong Kong
  • An Investigation of the ‘Intergenerational Conflicts’ in Hong Kong after the Umbrella Movement
  • The Role of Social Innovation in Community Building
  • Examining the identity of the post-80s generation in Hong Kong through Cantopop
  • Examining parody work and subcultures in post-2000s Hong Kong
  • Is Art Education a Mission Impossible in Hong Kong?
  • City Contemporary Dance Company as a Platform for Hong Kong Performing Arts Development
  • Measuring Social Innovation- a case study of Make A Difference (MaD) in Hong Kong
  • Looking through the “Imperial Gaze”: Understanding Hong Kong’s Food Culture and its Implications on the Development of Hong Kong Identity throughout the Decades, 1980-2010
  • Let creative labour speak: comparing the room of survival in music industry of Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • The Representation and Projection of Hong Kong and Asia through Corporate Branding – British Airways as Case Study
  • Maker Movement in Post-Industrial Hong Kong
  • Ideal relationship? An investigation of same-sex intimacy through 10 same-sex couples in Hong Kong

2015

  • The Creative School Life – Ethnography on HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity
  • The changing missions and effectiveness of the Hong Kong International Film Festival over the years
  • Hong Kong Children’s Musical Theatre – How is it Hong Kong?
  • Branding, Marketing and Cultural Consumption: City Magazine as an Example
  • Disappearing of traditional stores on Shanghai Street: How can/cannot the traditional store survive?
  • Kowloon East Then and Now: transformation of the former industrial areas
  • Repositioning a literary magazine to an art group: challenges and strategies
  • Digital Cultural Data and the ‘Hybrid Archive’
  • RTHK TV programming and scheduling under the nowadays TV market
  • Can Hong Kong do Without a Cultural Bureau?
  • Contemporary Media Production and Transformation: Media Convergence in a Public Service Broadcaster
  • An Audience Study on PMQ as a Creative Site in the Local Community
  • How could local young choreographers represent Hong Kong and promote Hong Kong culture in their creative dance works?
  • Strategic Planning in Arts Education Programme : The case of Asia Art Archive in Hong Kong
  • The Studies of Hong Kong International Film Festival: An overview of a Burgeoning Field of its establishment in the current years
  • Are pop music makers making music and making a living?
  • Local organization’s involvement in the business operation and its influence in Tin Sau Bazaar – a culture and sociological perspective
  • The popularity of the editorial and commentary programme of CR1
  • Creative Labour in Radio
  • Castle Peak Hospital Project (Photography workshop for the recovered mental illness patients)
  • The Role of HKIFF in the Commercial Market of Art House Cinema in Hong Kong
  • The influences on the readership and content of City Magazine when it goes digital
  • A Benchmark Study of Cultural and Social Impact of Cultural Hub: PMQ as an example
  • Image of Hong Kong Sevens and Hong Kong in Tourists
  • The Influences of Uptake Technological Innovation in Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF)
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation: MaD as Preacher of Change
  • To study the Role of Non-Government Organizations in Cultural Conservation and Promotion through the Case of the Hulu Culture
  • A Cultural Tradition of Hong Kong International Film Festival – By Revisiting Retrospective Section in the Past Four Decades

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