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Dr Chi Man KWONG was born and raised in Hong Kong and had completed his doctorate degree in Cambridge, United Kingdom. His interest lies in military history in East Asia.

He is the author of a number of books, including Hongkongers in the British Armed Forces, 1860-1997 (2022, OUP), War and Geopolitics in Interwar Manchuria (2017, Brill), Eastern Fortress: A Military History of Hong Kong, 1840–1970 (2015, HKUP, co-authored). His works can also be found in Modern Asian Studies, Journal of Military History, Journtal of Chinese Military History, and War and Society.

His recent projects include an interactive map about the Battle of Hong Kong in 1941, which can be found here: https://digital.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/1941hkbattle/en/index.php

Research Interests

Modern Military History, 1500-1945;
Modern Chinese and East Asian History, 1860-1949;
British Military Presence in Hong Kong, 1840-1997.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

History and Culture, PhD, University of Cambridge

Award Date: 28 Apr 2012

History and Culture, Bachelor, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Award Date: 1 Nov 2007


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