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Shun-hing Chan

Prof. Shun-hing Chan

Professor, Department of Religion and Philosophy

Phone number3411-7285
ORCID number0000-0003-4836-5968



B.A., M.Div. (CUHK), M.Th. (Edinburgh), Ph.D. (CUHK)

Research area(s):

Sociology of religion; church-state relations; religion and social movements

Teaching area(s):

Social scientific study of religion; sociology of religion; social movements; globalization 

Selected output(s):

“Church Influence on Issue Importance: The Case of Mainline Protestant Churches in Hong Kong,” The China Review (2020, forthcoming). 

“Changing Church-State Relations in Contemporary China: The Case of Wenzhou Diocese,” International Sociology 31.4 (2016): 489-507.

“The Protestant Community and the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong,” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 16.3 (2015): 380-395.

“Changing Church–State Relations in Contemporary China: A Case Study of the Cangzhou Diocese,” Journal of Church and State 57.2 (2015): 243-267.

“Changing Church and State Relations in Contemporary China: The Case of Mindong Diocese, Fujian Province,” The China Quarterly 212 (2012): 982-999.

Current project(s):

The Political Influence of the Catholic and Protestant Churches in Hong Kong.
Christian Activism and the Occupy Movement.
Teaching Ethical Reasoning in Hong Kong’s Secondary Education.

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