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YEH Yueh Yu, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 143 Scopus Citations
  • 8 Scopus h-Index
1993 …2020
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Chinese Name



Professor Yeh is a recognized specialist in Chinese and Asian cinema studies. Between 2005 and 2014, she was appointed as Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, Tsinghua University (Taiwan), Academia Sinica and National Taiwan University, and as Visiting Research Fellow at the Carsey-Wolf Center of the University of California, Santa Barbara. She was also the Director of the Centre for Media and Communication Research and Associate Director of David Lam Institute for East-West Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University. Professor Yeh holds editorial memberships at several international and regional journals. She served as a panel member in the 2014 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE). She served on the Jury of the Golden Horse Film Awards (Taiwan) twice, the Asian Television Awards (Singapore), the Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards and the Hong Kong Fresh New Wave Film Competition. She was also a consultant for the Motion Picture Association of America. She won two outstanding scholarly performance awards from the School of Communication at Hong Kong Baptist University, and has been awarded research grants from Hong Kong Research Grants Council, Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation and funding agencies from Australia and the United States. She has published 10 books and over 60 academic articles, some of which have been translated into other languages, including Japanese, Spanish, Hungarian and Chinese.

Research interests

Early Film History, Media Industry, East Asian Cinema, Chinese Wenyi Pictures

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cinema Social Sciences
Hong Kong Social Sciences
film industry Social Sciences
Taiwan Social Sciences
Cinema Arts & Humanities
Japan Social Sciences
China Social Sciences
pop music Social Sciences

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Projects 2015 2020

Research Output 1993 2019

Early Screen Culture in Colonial Hong Kong (1897–1907)

YEH, E. Y., Nov 2019, In : Transnational Screens. 10, 3, p. 148-169 22 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Hong Kong
Motion pictures

More than Law and Order: Regulating Film Exhibition in Colonial Hong Kong (1907- 1914)

YEH, Y. Y., 13 Jun 2019.

Research output: Other Conference ContributionsConference Paper (other)Other Conference Paperpeer-review

Hong Kong
Sexual Misconduct

Early film culture in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Republican China : kaleidoscopic histories

YEH, E. Y. (ed.), Feb 2018, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 354 p.

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

Open Access
Hong Kong
Film Culture


LU RGC Competitive Grants Award 2018

Yueh Yu YEH (Recipient), Mar 2018

Prize: Prize / Award

Press / Media

Tax-evasion in China’s Entertainment Industry

Yueh Yu YEH


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research / Knowledge Transfer