• 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 48 Scopus Citations
  • 3 Scopus h-Index
1975 …2019

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Personal profile

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Wong Yiu-chung is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Political Science. He was born in Shanghai; grew up in Hong Kong; educated in mainland China, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, France, United States, Australia, with degrees in philosophy, sociology and politics; academic interests changing from (early years) Popperian evolutionary epistemology to Dependency theory and Marxism to democratization and democracy in the 21st century (recent years); intellectually influenced by Karl Popper, Bertrand Russell, Raymond Aron, Marxism, Leung Shu-ming, and Hu Shi; married with three children, one daughter and two sons; published about ten books mainly on Chinese and Hong Kong politics, current affairs, essays and philosophy; hobbies including reading, swimming, playing tennis, hiking and travelling; the most regrettable thing in life: no knowledge of musical instruments; the most unforgettable quotation: "Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and the unbearable suffering of mankind. These passions, like great winds, have blown me hither and thither, in a wayward course, over a deep ocean of anguish, reaching to the very verge of despair" (Bertrand Russell, Autobiography). His research interests are political reform in China, China (mainland)-Taiwan-Hong Kong triangular relationships, democratic transition in China mainland and Hong Kong and Chinas modernization. His teaching responsibilities include Introduction to Political Science, Hong Kong Politics, Hong Kong-Central relationships, Taiwan: Society and Politics, Political Ideologies, etc.

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Research Output

Independence or Reunification? The Evolving PRC-Taiwan Relations

WONG, Y. C., Sep 2019, In : Baltic Journal of European Studies. 9, 2, p. 98-122 25 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Open Access
  • Civil disobedience movements in Hong Kong : a civil society perspective

    WONG, Y. C. & CHAN, K. H. . J., 1 Jan 2017, In : Asian Education and Development Studies. 6, 4, p. 312-332 21 p.

    Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

  • 1 Scopus Citations

    Localism in Hong Kong: Its origins, development and prospect

    WONG, Y. C., 1 Jul 2017, In : Contemporary Chinese Political Economy and Strategic Relations. 3, 2, p. 617-655 39 p.

    Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

  • Activities

    • 2 Lecture / Seminar / Talk


    王耀宗 (Speaker)
    25 Feb 2012

    Activity: Invited Talk or Oral PresentationLecture / Seminar / Talk

    鐘擺與螺旋 : 中國的政治與經濟改革

    王耀宗 (Speaker)
    7 Mar 2009

    Activity: Invited Talk or Oral PresentationLecture / Seminar / Talk

    Press / Media

    China angry as HK celebrates Trump's signing

    Yiu Chung WONG


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research / Knowledge Transfer

    As Beijing seethes, protesters celebrate Trump's signing of Hong Kong act

    Yiu Chung WONG


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research / Knowledge Transfer