What's New in the HKU Archives

"Crime, Justice and Punishment in Colonial Hong Kong" by Dr. Christopher Munn

A brand new book titled 'Crime, Justice and Punishment in Colonial Hong Kong' by Dr. Christopher Munn has been published and new copies are available at HKU Press

To understand more of the stories from this book, please also visit the 'Tai Kwun Conversation' held on 5th October 2020

Dr. Munn is also the author of "A Special Standing of the World - The Faculty of Law at the University of Hong Kong 1969-2019", and "Anglo-China: Chinese People and British Rule in Hong Kong, 1841 – 1880 (Routledge-Curzon, 2001)", and co-editor of Meeting Place: Encounters across Cultures in Hong Kong, 1841 – 1984 (Hong Kong University Press, 2017) and Dictionary of Hong Kong Biography (Hong Kong University Press, 2011)

"A Special Standing in the World - The Faculty of Law at The University of Hong Kong 1969-2019" by Dr. Christopher Munn

A new book relating to history of the HKU Faculty of Law has been published. It uses lots of archival materials from the HKU Archives. A pdf preview is provided by the Hong Kong University Press

"130 Years of Medicine in Hong Kong - From the College of Medicine for Chinese to the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine" by Dr. Frank Ching

This book reviews the medical history of Hong Kong, beginning with its birth as a British colony. It introduces the origins of Hong Kong’s medical education, which began in 1887 when the London Missionary Society set up the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese. When the University of Hong Kong was established in 1911, the College became its medical faculty. HKUA has also provided majority of archival materials for this publication.