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Dr Yeung, Henri Wing On 楊永安

Honorary Associate Professor


Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
1986The University of Hong KongPhD
1983The University of Hong KongMPhil


Henri W.O. Yeung graduated in School of Chinese(formerly Dept. of Chinese)in 1980, he continued his studies until 1987 and obtained a PH.D. degree in Chinese History. He became a professorial teaching staff since 1988 and is now an associate professor in Chinese History and Culture Programme. His research interest focus on civilization and cultural History of Imperial China; Chinese eroticism; religious Daoism and popular religious of traditional China; regional History of South China, Hong Kong and S.E. Asia; migration history of overseas Chinese in S.E. Asia and Australia, political history; dynastic history on Sui T’ang China (581-907), Ming China (1368-1644) etc. Dr. Yeung is currently one of the investigator for “ Annals of Hong Kong in Qing Period”(《清史香港志》) supported by the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, The National Committee for the Compilation of Qing History, China.

Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
2009-2014Board MemberInternational Confucian Association, Beijing, China
1994-1995Honourable LecturerSchool of Asian Studies, The University of Sydney, Australia
2003-2006Concurrent ProfessorFaculty of Arts, The University of Ji-Nan, Kwangtung, China
2003-till dateSpecial Correspondent Research OfficierThe Historical and Cultural Research Center of Swatow, Kwangtung, China
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Regional history of South China, Hong Kong and SE Asia
Migration history of overseas Chinese in SE Asia and Australia, the Sui and Tang China (581-907), Ming China (1368-1644)
History of Chinese civilization, religious Daoism and popular religions of traditional China
Cultural changes in modern and contemporary China
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Cantonese, Putonghua英語、粵語、普通話
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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