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Dr Katon Lee is a Lecturer in History at the Department of History, Hong Kong Baptist University. His current research focuses on the history of suit culture in British Hong Kong and the fashion-city network in twentieth-century Asia. Dr Lee received his PhD in History from the University of Bristol in 2020. His other research interests include the colonial histories of Hong Kong and port cities in East Asia, Sino-western cultural interaction, Chinese society from a transnational lens, gender and women's history, and oral history.

Research Interests

  • Social and Cultural History of Colonial Hong Kong

  • Chinese Societies in Asian Port Cities

  • Fashion, Material Culture and Craftsmanship

  • Women’s and Gender History

  • Oral History

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 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities


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