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Professor

Prof. Chan, Shun Hing

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Email : shchan@hkbu.edu.hk

 

 I. Education
  • B.A. (Hons.), M. Div., Ph.D., Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • M.Th. University of Edinburgh
 II. Career
  • 2014-, Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • 1996-2014, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University
 III. Courses Taught
  • GCVM1015 Ethical Controversies in Hong Kong Today
  • GCVM1026 Globalization and Ethics
  • RELI 2017 Religious Rituals and Practices in Hong Kong
  • RELI 4036 Religion and Ideology
  • RELI 4037 Religion and Modern Society
  • RELI 4898-9 Honors Project
  • REL 7010 Graduate Seminar
  • REL 7060 Advanced Required Readings
  • LSE 7060 Globalization: Cultural and Ethical Issues
  • LSE 7111-2 Dissertation
 IV. Research Interests
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Religion and Civil Society
  • Religion and Social Movements
  • Religion in Hong Kong and Mainland China
 V. Research Grant/Award/Professional Services


    Research Grants

  • General Research Fund, 2013-2015.
  • ¡§The Political Influence of the Protestant Churches in Hong Kong.¡¨
  • General Research Fund, 2012-2014.
  • ¡§The Political Influence of the Catholic Church in Hong Kong.¡¨
  • The Chinese Spirituality and Society Program, Centre on Religion and Chinese Society, Purdue University, 2010-2013.
  • ¡§Catholicism and Civil Society: A Comparative Study of the Catholic Church in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan.¡¨
  • Chief investigator: Dr. Hao Zhidong; co-investigators: Dr. Shun-hing Chan, Dr. Kuo Wen-ban, Dr. Ming Jing and Dr. Tam Yik-fai
  • Competitive Earmarked Research Grant, 2006-2008.
  • ¡§Changing Church and State Relations in Contemporary China: A Case Study of the Catholic Church.¡¨
  • Chief investigator: Dr. Shun-hing Chan; co-investigator: Dr. Anthony Lam Sui-ki

    Professional Services

  • Member, Subject Committee of Ethics and Religious Studies, Hong Kong Examination and Assessment Authority, 2012- .
  • Member, Curriculum Development Council-Hong Kong Examination and Assessment Authority Committee on "Ethics and Religious Studies", 2003-2015.
  • Member, Ethics and Religious Studies, Hong Kong Examination and Assessment Authority, 2012- .

 

 VI. Publications


    1. Books and Book Chapters

    2016
    “Religion in Social Context.” (Chinese language) In Explorations in Sociology, edited by Kai-tin Chan et al. Hong Kong: The Open University of Hong Kong Press (forthcoming).
    2016
    “The Umbrella Movement and Christians: Implications for Democratic Movement.” (Chinese language) Pp. 135-157 in Democracy and Governance in Hong Kong, edited by Sing Ming. Hong Kong: Step Forward Multi Media.
    2016
    “Joseph Zen.” Pp. 521-527 in Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography, Volume 4, edited by Kerry Brown. Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing Group.
    2014
    (Coauthored with Ping Huang) ¡§Religion and Homosexuality in Contemporary China: Debates, Identity, and Voices.¡¨ Pp. 170-192 in Globalized Religion and Sexual Identity: Contexts, Contestations, Voices, edited by Heather Shipley. Leiden: Brill.
    2013

    "Governance and Public Policy under the Donald Tsang's Administration: Critical Voices from the Christian Community in Hong Kong." Pp.171-197 in The Second Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR: Evaluating the Tsang Years 2005-2012, edited by Joseph Cheng. Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press.

    2013

    "The Role of the Christian Churches in Building Civil Society in Hong Kong." (Chinese language) Pp. 221-234 in Civil Society: Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan, edited by Hao Zhidong. Macau: University of Macau.

    2012

    "Civil Society and the Role of the Catholic Church in Contemporary China." Pp. 123-137 in Christianity in Contemporary China: Socio-Cultural Perspectives, edited by Francis Lim. London: Routledge.

    2010

    "Indigenization of Social Sciences and the Study of Religion: Towards a Chinese Sociology of Religion." (Chinese language) Pp. 96-112 in From the Armchair to the Field: Selected Articles of the Beijing Summit on Chinese Spirituality and Society, vol. 1, edited by Gao Shining and Yang Fenggang. Beijing: Chinese Social Science Press.

    2009

    "Governance Crisis and Social Mobilization of the Christian Churches in Hong Kong." Pp. 58-84 in Politics and Government in Hong Kong: Crisis under Chinese Sovereignty, edited by Ming Sing. New York: Routledge.

    2003
    (Co-authored with Beatrice Leung) Changing Church and State Relations in Hong Kong, 1950-2000. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.
    2002
    (co-authored with Tse Wing-sze) "Religious Conversion and the Search for Spirituality: Examining the Changing Culture of Religion in Hong Kong." (Chinese language) Pp. 516-525 in A Carnival of Gods: Studies of Religions in Hong Kong (Chinese language), edited by Shun-hing Chan. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press.
    2002
    (ed.) A Carnival of Gods: Studies of Religions in Hong Kong. (Chinese language) Hong Kong: Oxford University Press.
    2002
    "Religions in Hong Kong: Structure and Change." (Chinese language) Pp. 376-410 in Our Place, Our Time: A New Introduction to Hong Kong Society, edited by Thomas Tse Kwan-choi. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press.
    2002
    "Christian Studies: Sociological Approaches." (Chinese language) Pp. 255-275 in University and Christian Studies, edited by Lo Ping-cheung and Kang Phee-seng. Hong Kong Centre for Sino-Christian Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University.
    2001
    "Religious Inquiry as Existential Question in Contest: An Action research in Religious Education." Pp. 107-119 in The Compendium of Selected Teaching Development Grants Projects. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Baptist University.
    2000
    "Democratic Transition and Consolidation: the Contribution of Christianity in Latin America." (Chinese language) Pp. 221-247 in Christianity and Modern Chinese-Western Culture, edited by Lo Ping-cheung and Zhao Dun-hua. Beijing: Beijing University Press.
    1999
    "Religion." (Chinese language) Pp. 256-281 in Introduction to Sociology: Theory and Local Study in Hong Kong, edited by Ho Keung-sing. Hong Kong: Sapience Cultural Enterprises Company.

    2. Journal Articles

     

    2017
    “Religious Competition and Creative Innovation among Protestant Groups in Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement.” Asian Journal of Religion and Society 5(1): 23-48.
    2016
    “Changing Church-state Relations in Contemporary China: The Case of Wenzhou Diocese.” International Sociology 31(4): 489-507.
    2015
    “The Protestant Community and the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong.” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 16(3):380-395.
    2015
    (Coauthored with Ping Huang) , ¡§Mediatization, Empowerment, and Sexual Inclusivity: Homosexual Protestant Activism in Contemporary China.¡¨ Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion 6: 82-96.
    2015
    “Changing Church-state Relations in Contemporary China: A Case Study of the Cangzhou Diocese.” Journal of Church and State 57(2):243-267.
    2014
    (Coauthored with Zhidong Hao et al.), ¡§Catholicism and Its Civic Engagement: Case Studies of the Catholic Church in Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei, and Shanghai.¡¨ Review of Religion and Chinese Society 1:48-77.
    2013
    (Coauthored with Wing-leung Law) "Public Prayer, Political Mobilization and Civic Participation: the Case of Protestantism in Hong Kong." Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion 4:103-122.
    2012

    "Changing Church and State Relations in Contemporary China: the Case of Mindong Diocese, Fujian Province." The China Quarterly 212: 982-99.

    2012

    "Changing Church-state Relations in Contemporary China: the Case of the Fengxiang Diocese." Chinese Sociological Review 45(2):65-77.

    2011
    "Rethinking the Role of the Catholic Church in Building Civil Society in Contemporary China: the Case of Wenzhou Diocese." Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion 2:177-193.
    2009
    "Indigenization and the Study of Chinese Religion and Society." Social Transformation in Chinese Societies 4:217-243.
    2007
    "How Taoism Changes in Modern Society: A Case Study of the Se Se Yuan in Hong Kong." (Chinese language) Fu Jen Religious Studies 16:109-130.
    2007
    "Christian Social Discourse in Postcolonial Hong Kong." Postcolonial Studies 10 (4):447-466.
    2006
    "Chinese Religion and the Modern Moral Order: Comments on Richard Madsen." Social Transformations in Chinese Societies 2:35-39.
    2003

    "Nominating Protestant Representatives for the Election Committee: Church-State Relations in Hong Kong after 1997." Hong Kong Journal of Sociology 4:155-183.

    2002
    (Co-authored with Anthony Lam Sui-ki) "The Transformation and Development of Church-State Relations in Contemporary China: A Case Study of the Catholic Church." Ching Feng (New Series) 3 (1-2):93-128.
    2001

    "Western Theory, Indigenous Religion and Local Material: Enhancing Learning Motivation among Students of Religious Studies in the Asian Context." Teaching Theology and Religion 4 (1):32-39.

    2001
    "General and University Education: A Religious Studies Perspective." (Chinese language) Logos and Pneuma 14:235-252.
    2000
    "Multiculturalism and Global Theology of Religions: A Challenge for the Twenty-First Century." Ching Feng (New Series) 1 (2):179-199.
    2000
    "Nationalism and Religious Protest: the Case of the National Day Celebration Service Controversy of the Hong Kong Protestant Churches." Religion, State, and Society 28 (4):359-383.
    2000
    "Developing Christian Character in Multicultural Asian Societies: Problems, Goals and Suggestions." Asian Journal of Theology 14 (1): 154-169.
    1999
    "Chinese Religion, Capitalism and Modern Civilization: Max Weber's Sociology of Religion." (Chinese language) Journal of Social Theory 2 (2):267-289.
    1998
    "Religion, Morality and Social Order: Revisiting Emile Durkheim's Sociology of Religion." (Chinese language) Logos and Pneuma 10:167-183.
    1998
    "The Development of Christian Social Services in Hong Kong." (Chinese language) China Graduate School of Theology Journal 25:65-85.
    1997
    "Rethinking Social Order: Social Theory of Postmodernism." (Chinese language) China Graduate School of Theology Journal 22:37-58.
    1996
    "The Social Construction of Christian Sect: the Case of the Shepherd Community Church in Hong Kong." Ching Feng 39 (1):48-69.
    1995
    "Secularization and Social Change in Hong Kong: A Sociological Perspective." Ching Feng 38 (4):235-270.
    1995
    "Utopia and Human Potentiality: Ernst Block's Philosophy of Hope." (Chinese language) Logos and Pneuma 3:235-254.
    1990
    "Peter Berger's Social Theory of Religion." (Chinese language) China Graduate School of Theology Journal 8:103-127.
    1989
    "José Miguez Bonino's Political Ethics." (Chinese language) China Graduate School of Theology Journal 6:70-97.
    1988
    "Reinhold Niebuhr's Political Realism." (Chinese language) China Graduate School of Theology Journal 5:24-44.


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