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Dr. TONG received his Ph.D. in Chinese – (Comparative Literature) from Fudan University and got his Master’s Degree in Comparative Literature and Bachelor’s Degree in French Literature from Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris III).


Before joining Humanities and Creative Writing Department, HKBU, Dr. TONG taught at Language Centre, HKBU and Creative Arts Department, The Open University of Hong Kong.


His research interests are Modern Chinese Literature, French Literature, Comparative Literature, East-West Comparative Studies,Creative Writing, Theatre, and Literary Theory.


Dr. TONG is one of the winners of The 1st Young Writers’ Debut Competition and his novel《Footnotes》was awarded the Prize in Novel by The 10th Hong Kong Biennial Awards for Chinese Literature in 2009. Dr. TONG is also a French-Chinese translator. His translation Colporteur《行腳商》was published by East China Normal University Press (華東師範大學出版社) in 2010.

Research Interests

Creative Writing Studies, Comparative Literature, French Literature, Chinese Modern and Contemporary Literature, Theatre Studies

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

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Fudan University

Award Date: 12 Jan 2015

Master, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3

Award Date: 25 Mar 2010

Bachelor, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3

Award Date: 14 Nov 2008

Bachelor, The Education University of Hong Kong

Award Date: 14 Nov 2003


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