Summer Global Seminars





Global Classroom, Transformative Learning

The School of Humanities and Social Science Summer Global Seminars Offers you

  • An opportunity to embrace a diversity of disciplines and global thematic emphases in a global-scale living academic community
  • An opportunity to incubate deep intellectual sharing on global issues and to build relationships with peers from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • An exposure to develop a global frame of reference that will set you apart in the future.

Summer Global Seminars ’17 Group Registration *

Date and time: June 26, 2017
Venue: HKUST Academic Records and Registration Office
* HKUST student can enroll any Summer Global Seminars course through SIS

Summer Global Seminars ’17 Student Orientation

Date and time: June 26, 2017 12:30n.n.-2:00p.m.
Venue: Lecture Theater K, HKUST

Summer Global Seminars ’17 Course information

SHSS3001 Understanding China, 1700-2000: A Data-Analytic Approach

This course summarizes some of the new directions in Chinese history and social science produced by the creation and analysis of big historical datasets based on newly opened Chinese archival holdings, and organizes this knowledge in a framework that encourages learning about China in comparative perspective.

Instructor Prof. James LEE, Chair Professor, School of Humanities & Social Science, HKUST

HUMA4000I Ecology and Society

This course is a special edition of a course designed to 1) mediate the divide between the Arts and the Sciences; 2) introduce students new to anthropology aspects of culture theory and contemporary ecological/environmental anthropology; 3) forge a synthesis between culture theory and historical ecology; and 4) provide new insights on how human both fashion and are fashioned by their environments.

Instructor Prof. Jianxiong MA, Associate Professor, School of Humanities & Social Science, HKUST
Instructor Prof. Frederick DAMON, Professor, Department of Anthropology, UVa

Course Schedule

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Study Location

HKUST campus, Hong Kong
(For the class(s) with field trip, students may need to travel around Hong Kong)

Previous Summer Global Seminars course offering

Summer Global Seminars iBook

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Summer Global Seminars Album