HKUST PG Programs 2023-24 for School of Humanities and Social Science

School of SCIENCE 4 Research Foci Research Foci Division of Humanities In Humanities, our foci are Chinese economic and social history, European intellectual and cultural history, history of Sino-foreign relations, Chinese linguistics and history of Chinese language and dialects,Chinesephilosophy (Confucianism,Taoism and Buddhism), political and moral philosophy, comparative philosophy of East and West, Chinese and comparative literature, animation and film studies, cultural studies, migration and cultural anthropology of South China. Division of Social Science In Social Science, research focuses primarily on the evolving economy, polity and society of Mainland China in comparative perspective. Specific topics encompass economic reforms and development, social stratification and mobility, contentious politics, foreign policy and relations, historical demography and migration, environmental policy, emotions and the Chinese personality, as well as broad issues pertaining to gender, culture and the role of innovation and technology in society.