Will Hong Kong continue to be a vital global business hub?
Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA
Jennifer Jung-Kim received her Ph.D. in Korean History from UCLA. She currently teaches courses on the history and cultures of Korea and East Asia in the UCLA Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, the International and Area Studies program, the Honors Collegium program, and is affiliated with the Food Studies program. She was selected for the Distinguished Teaching Award in 2021. She is also actively involved in promoting K-12 education on Asia and is an advocate of active learning through Reacting to the Past pedagogy.
Mahtani and McLaughlin were on the ground in Hong Kong and provide this history of the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement centered around a cast of core activists, culminating in the 2019 mass protests and Beijing's crackdown.
IOKIBE Kaoru (University of Tokyo) will focus on U.S.-Japan relations in historical and contemporary contexts.