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Preserve Hong Kong's History

A project by: Justin Leung

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This project received pledges on Mon 17 Jul 2017
History Research Project Investigating Hong Konger's Reaction to the Handover 1979-1997

What am I doing?

今次眾籌做什麼?

I am raising money to go to Hong Kong to conduct research . Specifically to conduct oral interviews with local people. This is for my independant research project (or otherwise known as a dissertation) I have to complete to get my history degree.

There is a lack of historical accounts looking at how the people of Hong Kong reacted to the Handover. This project aims to specifically unveil and analyse the experiences of the people of Hong Kong between 1979 and 1997 with regards to the Handover. In particular, how people viewed the Handover, how that changed over time and how the Handover influenced their decisions. The project will also show whether factors such as class, gender or age had an influence on how the people reacted and what they did.

由於有關香港人對回歸的反應及想法的歷史研究暫為尚少,所以 我今次眾籌是希望去香港面對面訪問本地居民作為資料搜集。 這次研究目的是希望可以揭開香港人在1979至1997,面對回歸中國的經歷和感受,亦會分析回歸對不同年紀、性別及社會階層所帶來的影響。

Who Am I?

我是誰?

I am a history undergraduate student from Hong Kong who just completed his second year at the University of Essex. I love history and really hope to use this chance to preserve one of the most unique examples of decolonisation. It is up to the people of Hong Kong to preserve our unique history and it would be an honour for me to play a part.

我是一名來自香港的歷史本科生。

You can help preserve a Part of Hong Kong's History

您可以幫手保存香港的歷史

This project means a lot to me personally as a Hong Konger and as someone who loves history. This is also the defining piece of work for my history degree. But I also recognise that this is bigger than just my own selfish desires and I hope to play a part in preserving Hong Kong's unique history. And by donating to this campaign, you can help preserve a part of Hong Kong's history.

作為香港人和一名歷史迷,這次研究對我據有重大意義。這次研究也是我的歷士學位畢業論文。但是我明白這次研究亦對香港人據有意義,我希望用這個機會保存香港的獨特歷史。如果你願意捐款,你也會對保存香港的歷史作出貢獻。

Where will the money go?

捐款

Plane Ticket - £500

Travelling to Interviewees - £450

Food - £700

Other Expenses - £350

Additional funds will be used towards other expenses related to this project such as gaining access to certain archives or other sources of information.

一部分的捐款會用來購買機票,而其餘的捐款會用作交通費及其他有關資出。

Updates

最新通知

Updates will be posted on this website. Do not hesitate to contact me if you are curious, I would be more than happy to keep you posted.

任何有關這次研究的資料會上載到本網頁,如有您任何疑問,我會十分樂意回答。

What if I can't donate But still want to help?

如果我無法捐款但也想幫手?

  • If you are a Hong Konger who was alive between 1979 and 1997 and would like to be interviewed. Don't hesitate to contact me.
  • If you know Hong Kongers who were alive between 1979 and 1997 and are willing to be interviewed. Have them contact me.
  • Share this with your friends!
  • 如果您是一名生於1992前的香港人而願意接受訪問,請聯絡我。
  • 如果您認識生於1992前的香港人而他們願意接受訪問,請他們聯絡我。
  • 分享給你所有認識的人。

Contact Details

聯絡資料

Email: timeofuncertainty@gmail.com

電郵: timeofuncertainty@gmail.com

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I look forward to hearing from you on finding of the research :)

Good luck! I look forward to having a read of it once it's all done.