CHEN Hon Fai, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 4 Scopus Citations
  • 1 Scopus h-Index

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Personal profile

Name in Chinese



Chen Hon-fai received his Ph.D. in Sociology from Chinese University of Hong Kong, and joined Lingnan University in 2012. His research interests include social theory, historical sociology, sociology of knowledge, and sociology of religion. He teaches Introduction to Sociology, Classical Sociological Theory, Contemporary Sociological Theory, and Reading Great Social Thinkers.

Research interests

Social theory, Historical sociology, Sociology of knowledge, Sociology of religion

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Research Output

Chinese sociology : state-building and the institutionalization of globally circulated knowledge

CHEN, H. F., 2018, Palgrave Macmillan UK. 149 p. (Sociology Transformed book series (SOTR))

Research output: Scholarly Books | Reports | Literary WorksBook (Author)

  • Rescuing Society from the Nation: Civilization, Colonialism and Intellectual Activism in Late Qing China

    CHEN, H. F., 23 Jun 2018.

    Research output: Other Conference ContributionsConference Paper (other)

  • Prizes

    LU RGC Competitive Grants Award 2018

    CHEN, Hon Fai (Recipient), Mar 2018

    Prize: Prize / Award


    • 2 Editorial Membership

    Journal of Religious and Political Practice (Journal)

    Hon Fai CHEN (Member of editorial board)

    2014 → …

    Activity: Editorial / Peer-review Work Editorial Membership

    Journal of Classical Sociology (Journal)

    Hon Fai CHEN (Member of editorial board)

    2007 → …

    Activity: Editorial / Peer-review Work Editorial Membership