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E-news Winter 2021

Scholars' Blog

Climate Displacement in the Pearl River Delta

During his Summer Fellowship on Internal Displacement at the Internal Displacement Research Programme at the Refugee Law Initiative, Roshan Melwani looks into Hong Kong's legal and policy frameworks to address climate and disaster-related displacement in the Pearl River Delta. The research is due to be published in December 2021, and will be provided upon request.  

Book Review 

Are you hoping for a reset to the U.S.-China relations? "Middle Class Shanghai: Reshaping U.S.-China Engagement" by Cheng Li may provide a grasp of the key facts undergirding the most significant relationship today, reviewed by Brian Wong.

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Recent Appointments

Charles Wang has recently been fast tracked to the position of Associate, APAC Healthcare Investment Banking at Credit Suisse.  He has been working on multiple projects in relation to COVID prevention and diagnostic in the APAC region. Congratulations!

New Initiatives

A project initiated by Kwok Scholars: led by Martin Yip and Alice Lui, and supported and advised by Brian Wong, Gerald Chen and Ayo Chan. SciForTeens aims to develop future science leaders. 
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Jack Chong has co-started a Hacker House in Oxford. With the Rebellious, Intellectually Curious Hustlers ("RICH") manifesto, he is trying to do more than thinking and talking at Oxford.
Manifesto to build a RICH house
Hacker House is featured in Cherwell

Events attended

Ankie Ng has organised/spoken at several events recently to advocate for social finance. 
Ankie discussed the Outcomes-based Funding at the HSBC Global Private Banking inaugural 'Women and Philanthropy' Forum on 21 October 2021.
Ankie curated the Achieving Net Zero panel at the 14th Annual Social Enterprise Summit on 5 November 2021. 
Ankie spoke about her social finance journey at Chinese International School Alumni event on 30 November 2021. 
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