Yiu-Wai Chu

Yiu-Wai Chu is Inaugural Professor and Director of Hong Kong Studies Programme at The University of Hong Kong, and Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Humanities. His research interests focus on postcolonialism, globalization and Hong Kong culture. His recent English monographs include Main Melody Films: Hong Kong Directors in Mainland China (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2022), Found in Transition: Hong Kong Studies in the Age of China (Albany: SUNY Press, 2018), Hong Kong Cantopop: A Concise History (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2017), and Lost in Transition: Hong Kong Culture in the Age of China (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2013). In recognition of his contribution to the promotion of Hong Kong culture and Cantopop, the South China Morning Post presented him the Spirit of Hong Kong Award (Culture) in 2019.