Celebrate 50 years of HKU Sociology with us!

The Department of Sociology is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. We have a number of events to celebrate the occasion, including a Distinguished Public Lecture by the renowned UC Berkeley Professor, Michael Burawoy, who will reflect on the transformation in sociology and the world during the past half-century.

Photo of history timeline at '50 Years of Sociology, 50 Year of Hong Kong' exhibition

In Pursuit of a Global Public Sociology: A 50-Year Odyssey
Date: 4th December, 2017 (Monday)
Time: 3:00 pm — 5:00 pm
Venue: CPD: 2.58, 2nd Floor, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

We are also having a reunion dinner in conjunction with the Faculty of Social Sciences at the university.

50th Anniversary Reunion Dinner
Date: 4th December, 2017 (Monday)
Time: 6:30 pm — 10:00 pm
Venue: Grand Hall, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

We hope you will join us in celebrating HKU Sociology’s 50th birthday!

Update (08 Nov 2017): The Department of Sociology’s 50th Anniversary Reunion Dinner has been heavily subscribed. A big ‘thank you’ to everyone’s support! There are a few places left, so please register with the Department of Sociology before the 13th November 2017. Our other celebratory event, a Distinguished Public Lecture by Professor Michael Burawoy, is now full. Thank you!