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Dr Gabriel F. Y. Tsang, currently Assistant Professor at Hong Kong Baptist University, completed his PhD and MA degrees in Comparative Literature at King’s College London and the University of Hong Kong respectively. He formerly served the British Postgraduate Network for Chinese Studies as President, stayed as a visiting scholar at Stanford University and the National University of Singapore, and worked as Associate Researcher at Sun Yat-sen University. His research outcomes were presented at the academic conferences held by the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge, Peking University, National Taiwan University, the University of Copenhagen, and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, etc., and had been widely published in peer-reviewed academic journals, including Journal of Narrative Theory, Sungkyun Journal of East Asian Studies, Asian Studies, International Journal of China Studies, and The Language and Semiotic Studies.

As a writer, he won some literary awards in Hong Kong and published four novels, namely Stand (2010), Low-Level Love (2012), Silent Desire and Nothingness (2014), and Love in the Era of Post-human (2018). Other works, including short stories, prose and poems, appear in the literary magazines of Hong Kong, mainland China, Taiwan, and England. Besides, he was invited to speak for International Workers’ Workshop, Singapore Writers’ Festival, Taipei International Book Exhibition, and Kowloon City Book Fair.

Research Interests

Modern and contemporary Chinese literature, film and popular culture; Chinese diaspora; classical Chinese cultural concepts and philosophy; comparative East Asian cultural studies; academic and creative writing; Western critical and cultural theories

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 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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