Daniel Vukovich, associate professor in the School of Humanities at the University of Hong Kong, is the author of the books China and Orientalism (2012) and Illiberal China (2019). He is the director of the M.A. programme in Literary and Cultural Studies.
Universities in Hong Kong need to have a conversation about China that goes beyond Mandarin and business opportunities. The lack of research into contemporary China only benefits nativists and colonial-era nostalgists in Hong Kong.