Our academic staff is well-positioned to undertake cutting-edge interdisciplinary scholarship and collaborations. As humanities scholars, we seek not only to contribute new knowledge and ideas, but also to become insightful and engaging educators. Our emphasis is on original research that strives for imagination and creativity, inspiration and curiosity, as well as reflection and critical thought on issues that explore the fundamental conditions of human existence.
Research and Scholarship
CUHK ARTS is committed to bridging Chinese and Western traditions with innovative research. We are committed to pursuing solid, creative and impactful humanities scholarship with a focus on China and the region.
The Faculty of Arts strives to be one of the best higher education institutions in Asia committed to research in the arts and humanities with global impact.
Featured Reseach Projects
Advancing the Frontiers of Arts and Humanities Research with Our Faculty
Heritagization and Institutionalization of Traditional Chinese Theatre: A Study of Cantonese opera as an Intangible Cultural Heritage
The Making of Scenic China: The Tourism Industry and Visual Representations of Scenic Sites in Republican China
Hong Kong Crime Films: Criminal Realism, Censorship and Society
Digitizing the non-human: Chinese fantasy film and media in the Anthropocene
Dive Deep with Our Research Centres and Laboratories
Over 30 Research Centres Dedicated to Solid, Creative and Impactful Humanities Scholarship
We Fully Support our Faculty Research at CUHK.
Our research awards recognise the accomplishments of our faculty’s scholars in promoting outstanding research and encourage continued excellence in the discovery and advancement of knowledge.
The Research Excellence Award encourages consistently solid research performance over time. It has a long-term overall positive effect on promoting research excellence at the university while further improving the success rate of all major research grant applications.
The Young Researcher Award recognises the research accomplishments of young faculty members. The award is open to all eligible full-time teachers at Assistant Professor rank or above and below the age of 45.
The Postgraduate Research Output Award is open to all eligible full-time or part-time postgraduate students. It aims to encourage and recognise the quality research undertaken by postgraduate students.
Offered by the Graduate School of CUHK, the award recognises the outstanding doctoral theses written by research doctoral graduates.