UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE

HKU-Cambridge Joint Seminar Series

HKU-Cambridge Joint Seminar Series
Date:
26-May-2021
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Venue:
To be held virtually via Zoom
Title:
HKU-Cambridge Joint Seminar series

The HKU-Cambridge Joint Seminar Series is designed as a platform for dissemination and intellectual explorations of field and natural experiments in urban planning, property and health studies. The two events will be held on 21 May (Friday) and 26 May (Wednesday) 2021.


Event 1:
Date: 21 May 2021 (Friday)
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Hong Kong Time)
Mode: Online via Zoom
Language: English

Registration: https://hku.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMldeihqTIsGtVwmZBYNQpV__pkcZM0kECE

Speakers and topics:

Dr Christina Li, Lecturer, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, “The heightened ‘security zone’ function of gated communities: Natural experiment evidence from the COVID-19 pandemic”

Dr Eun Yeong Choe, Postdoc Fellow, Department of Urban Planning and Design & Urban Analytics and Interventions Research Lab, The University of Hong Kong, Does a natural environment enhance the efficacy of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR)?

Discussant: Prof Chris Webster, Chair Professor and Dean, Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong


Event 2:
Date: 26 May 2021 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm (Hong Kong Time)
Mode: Online via Zoom
Language: English

Registration: https://hku.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMldOigrDIrH92aqxKZBfMq6m-VbasX8GdA

Speakers and topics:

Prof Andreas Kontoleon, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, “An artefactual experiment on the performance of agglomeration bonuses in conservation auctions: Lessons from the field”

Dr Guibo Sun, Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Planning and Design & Urban Analytics and Interventions Research Lab, The University of Hong kong, “Natural experiments in built environment and health studies: Enhancing the design-based approach by urban planning and design knowledge”

DiscussantDr Zhaoyang Liu, Lecturer, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge

Click here for the seminar abstracts.

All are welcome!
Zoom links will be provided upon successful registration. Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact us by email at eychoe@hku.hk.

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