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Prof. CHAN, Shun Hing

Position
Professor
E-mail
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Tel
3411-7285
Room
CEC 802B
Full CV  
  • Research Fellow, Centre for Sino-Christian Studies
  • Member, Advisory Panel, Radio Television Hong Kong (2012-present)
  • Member, Subject Committee of Ethics and Religious Studies, Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Committee (2012-2018)
  • Member, Panel of Ethics and Religious Studies, Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Committee (1988-2017)
Degree:
  • B.A. (Hons.), The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • M. Div., The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • M.Th., University of Edinburgh, U.K.
  • Ph.D., The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Courses Taught:
  • GFVM 1027 Ethical Controversies in Hong Kong Today
  • LSE 7060 Globalization: Cultural and Ethical Issues
  • RELI 2036 Social Scientific Study of Religion
  • RELI 3105 Anthropology and Religion
  • RELI 4037 Sociology of Religion and Modern Society
Teaching Areas:
  • Social Scientific Study of Religion
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Religion and Social Movements
  • Globalization
Research Areas:
  • Sociology of religion; church-state relations; religion and social movements.
Current Projects:
  • The Political Influence of the Catholic and Protestant Churches in Hong Kong
  • Christian Activism and the Occupy Movement
  • Teaching Ethical Reasoning in Hong Kong’s Secondary Education
Recent Publications:
  • “The Role of Christian Activism in Hong Kong’s Occupy Movement,” in The Role of Religious Culture for Social Progress in East-Asian Society, edited by Juan Martinez and Kwang Suk Yoo. Eugene: Wipf and Stock Publisher, 2021 (forthcoming).
  • (Co-authored with Wing-leung Law) “Revisiting Religion and Civic Virtue in Contemporary China: The Case of Shouwang Church in Beijing,” in De Natura Fidei: Rethinking Religion across Disciplinary Boundaries, edited by Jibu Mathew George. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021 (forthcoming). 
  • Shun-hing Chan and Jonathan Wilson Johnson, eds. 2020. Citizens of Two Kingdoms: Civil Society and Christian Religion in Greater China. Leiden: Brill, 2020 (forthcoming).
  • “Christians and Civil Society Building in Hong Kong: The Case of the Occupy Movement,” in Citizens of Two Kingdoms: Civil Society and Christian Religion in Greater China, edited by Shun-hing Chan and Jonathan Wilson Johnson. Leiden: Brill, 2020 (forthcoming).

  • “Nurturing Responsible Citizens: Pedagogical Practice in Teaching Ethical Reasoning,” in Education Curriculum Development: Perspectives, Challenges and Future Directions, edited by Marco Jutila. New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2020, pp. 89–116.

  • “Education and Modernization: The Role of Christian Churches in Hong Kong” (Japanese language), in Education and Cultural Interaction in Growing Asia, edited by Yuri Ishii and Kumai Shota. Hiroshima: Keisui-sha, 2020, pp. 160–174.

Selected Output(s):
  • “Church Influence on Issue Importance: The Case of Mainline Protestant Churches in Hong Kong,” The China Review (2020, forthcoming). 
  • “Changing Church-State Relations in Contemporary China: The Case of Wenzhou Diocese,” International Sociology 31.4 (2016): 489-507.
  • “The Protestant Community and the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong,” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 16.3 (2015): 380-395.
  • “Changing Church–State Relations in Contemporary China: A Case Study of the Cangzhou Diocese,” Journal of Church and State 57.2 (2015): 243-267.
  • “Changing Church and State Relations in Contemporary China: The Case of Mindong Diocese, Fujian Province,” The China Quarterly 212 (2012): 982-999.
Selected Conference Presentations:
  • “Nurturing Responsible Citizens: Pedagogical Practice in Teaching Ethical Reasoning.” Hong Kong Education Research Association, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, 14-15 December 2018.
  • “Church Influence on Issue Importance: The Case of Mainline Protestant Churches in Hong Kong.” International Conference on Asian Studies, Yogyakarta, 16-17 July 2018.
  • “The Role of Christian Activism in Hong Kong’s Occupy Movement.” International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society, Religion in Society Network, Imperial College London, 17-18 April 2017.
Selected Research Grants:
  • “The Political Influence of the Protestant Churches in Hong Kong.” General Research Fund, 2013-15.
  • “The Political Influence of the Catholic Church in Hong Kong.” General Research Fund, 2012-14.
Knowledge Transfer Activities / Project:
  • “Teaching Ethical Reasoning in Secondary Education in Hong Kong.” Hong Kong Baptist University, 2017-18.