Call for Papers

Digital Media and Borders: Infrastructures, Mobilities, and Practices across Asia and Beyond

Due by 15 July 2017


Director: Prof. Tejaswini NIRANJANA

Founding Director & Centre Fellow: Prof. Meaghan MORRIS

Affiliate Fellow: Dr. Wing Chung NG

Affiliate Fellow: Dr. YU Siu-wah

Affiliate Fellow: Dr. YUNG Sai-shing

Asst Research Dev Manager: Grace YEE

Contact Information: 
Telephone: (852) 2616-7696
Fax: (852) 2465-0977
Address: Lingnan University, 8 Castle Peak Road, Fu Tei, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

As a research apparatus closely associated with the Department of Cultural Studies, the mission of KFCRD is to develop international cultural research networks based at Lingnan University and to link these to training and development projects involving cultural industry and community groups, policy-makers, managers, teachers and students in Hong Kong.

The liberal arts mission of "preparation for life" today means educating students for creativity and innovation in their professional as well as personal lives, and therefore staying in touch with community and industry needs. Using a collaboration-based model of "applied Humanities research", KFCRD mobilises international research expertise to address cultural development issues vital to Hong Kong, and to identify effective ways of investing locally in cultural and heritage education to meet the needs of the wider Hong Kong community in the 21st century. The goals of KFCRD are:

  • to generate new knowledge of the international and local dimensions of cultural life around the East Asian region from the unique position of the HKSAR
  • to undertake collaborative cultural research projects of regional and global importance and foster new partnerships
  • to bring creative cultural research to bear on the needs of business, cultural policy-makers, teachers and community groups in Hong Kong
  • to develop new approaches to undergraduate and community education as well as postgraduate research training

The development and research activities of KFCRD are around:




Last updated on 05 May, 2017