September 01, 2019
Hong Kong’s Summer of Unrest
By Jessie Lau
Five years after the Umbrella Movement, Hong Kong is once again in the midst of revolution and reclaiming.
February 14, 2019
Hong Kong Identity and the Rise of Mandarin
By Kevin T. Bielicki
Mandarin has seen massive popularity growth in Hong Kong, but Cantonese, the city’s mother tongue, won’t be erased so easily.
August 18, 2016
Hong Kong and China: The Language Barrier
By Cal Wong
Hong Kong's Cantonese differentiates it from mainland China, where Mandarin is the lingua franca.
June 23, 2016
Hong Kong in US-China Relations: Autonomy and Identity
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Bernard Charnwut Chan.
February 17, 2016
A Fishball Revolution and Umbrella Soldiers: The Battle for Hong Kong's Soul
By Linda van der Horst
In Hong Kong, fears over a lost identity are manifesting in very different ways.
March 04, 2015
Hong Kong and Taiwan: Evolving Identities
By Euhwa Tran
The national "Chinese" identity is losing ground in both Hong Kong and Taiwan.
October 22, 2014
Think 228, Not Tiananmen: How Identity Drives the Hong Kong Protests
By Thomas Vien
Like the 228 incident in Taiwan, the Hong Kong protests could be a watershed moment in identity formation.
September 07, 2014
Trouble in Hong Kong: Beyond the Election Draft Rules
By Jin Kai
Arguments over Hong Kong's 2017 elections mask deeper problems in Hong Kong-mainland relations.