ATTENTION CURRENT ACP CLASS MEMBERS: Latest updated course timetable is up (updated on 8 Nov 2018)!
2018 June - Publication: ACP Adjunct Assistant Professor, C.P. Lai, published the book Hong Kong Aberdeen: The Signs of the Times of Little Hong Kong (in Chinese) (Hong Kong: WE Press, June 2018). This is a book that examines the intangible cultural heritage, ethnography, and industrial heritage of Hong Kong’s Aberdeen. The book launch took place on 14 June 2018, involving the Aberdeen fishing community, and widely covered by the local media (including TV). A news article reported the book as “the most in-depth publication to date on the cultural and historical development of Hong Kong Aberdeen’s fishing industry” (Sky Post, 15 June 2018).
2018 April - Achivement: ACP Head of Division, Hoyin Lee, is cited in the 2017 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation, “Blue House Cluster.” This project won highest honour in the UNESCO conservation awards for built-heritage conservation (Award of Excellence), awarded to a Hong Kong project for the first time. The award was announced by UNESCO on 1 November 2017, and the official award presentation ceremony took place 6 April 2018.
2016 November - Achievement: ACP's Director of ACLab, Gesa Schwantes, is cited in the 2016 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation, for the World Bank funded "Liu Ancestral Hall Preservation and Renovation Project of Sanmentang Village, Tianzhu County, Guizhou Province, China."