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TEACHING AREA

  • The Human Spirit
  • Between Empires: A Short History of Hong Kong, China & Britain
  • Hong Kong Society: Continuity & Change
  • Creativity and Innovation in Society
  • Technology in Society and Work

QUALIFICATIONS

2013 PhD, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2005 MA in Museum Studies, University of Leicester, UK
2003 Mphil in History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2001 BA in History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

EMPLOYMENT

2020-current Term Lecturer, Technological and Higher Education Institute (THEi), Vocational Training Council
2019-2020 Part-time Lecturer, Technological and Higher Education Institute (THEi), Vocational Training Council
2014-2019 Teaching Fellow 2, Technological and Higher Education Institute (THEi), Vocational Training Council
2009-2010 Research Assistant, Lee Woo Sing Hong Kong History Resource Centre, Shaw College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
2006-2009

Assistant Curator II, Hong Kong Museum of History,

Leisure and Cultural Services Department, HKSAR Government
2004-2006

Instructor II, Department of History,

The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

 

AWARDS

2015 Hong Kong Golden Book Awards for book published namely 
2015 Nominee of 9th Hong Kong Book Prize of RTHK
2001 Dean List 2001, United College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Social and cultural history of Hong Kong
  • People’s history in Hong Kong and Modern China
  • Tangible (Historical buildings and monuments) and intangible heritage in Hong Kong
  • Social inclusion in museums
  • Learning innovation and pedagogies
  • Museum strategies in display, knowledge delivery and marketing


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Forthcoming (Book chapter)〈新市鎮公屋與「家」:沙田個案研究〉
    Public housing estate as “Home” in new towns: A case study on Shatin 
  • 姚穎嘉 (2015) 群力勝天:戰前香港碼頭苦力與華人社區的管治。香港:三聯書店 (香港) 有限公司,2015年。

    Yiu Wing-ka (2015) Grass root fighters: Hong Kong stevedores and colonial governance over the Chinese before 1945. Hong Kong: Joint Publishing (H.K.) Co. Ltd., 2015.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION AND INVITED TALKS

2018 Presentation on “History ● What and Why?” at The Chinese University of Hong Kong Open Day.
2018 Presentation on “Support Services for Students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) in General Education Curriculum” at Federation for Self-financing Tertiary Education Conference (with Dr Paul Tsang)
2016 Presentation on「群力勝天:戰前香港碼頭苦力與華人社區的管治」,【閱讀香港系列】Reading Hong Kong Series (Public Lectures), collaborated by The Education University of Hong Kong and The Commercial Press, 12 November 2016.
2016 Presentation on「群力勝天的著作歷程和意義」, guest lecture for College of International Education, Hong Kong Baptist University, 17 March 2016
2014 Presentation on 「十九世紀中至廿世紀初的香港碼頭苦力:基層華人生活的寫照」, special Lecture at The Hong Kong Museum of History, Hong Kong, 13 April 2014.
2013

Presentation on「拓展香港社會史研究的空間:香港碼頭苦力」at Fifty years of historical studies in the Chinese University of Hong Kong: A symposium in celebration of the university’s 50th anniversary. Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 5 December 2013.

 

PRESS INTERVIEW

2015 「通識導賞:不應被遺忘的碼頭苦力」,《明報》副刊。