Dr. Tsui Lik Hang

Dr.Tsui Lik Hang specializes in middle period Chinese history and culture, as well as the digital humanities. He is currently writing a book on Song dynasty epistolary culture and planning another one on digital humanities in China.


D.Phil. , University of Oxford
B.A. with Outstanding Graduate Award, Peking University

Research Interests/Areas

Middle Period China
Digital Humanities
Literati Culture of China
Epistolary Culture
Urban History


Certificate of Merit, Excellence in Knowledge Transfer Award, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, (2020/21)
New Researcher Award, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong (2020)
“Most Accessible and Captivating Work for the Non-Specialist Reader” Accolade for Dissertations in the Humanities, International Convention of Asia Scholars (2017)
Digital Humanities Project Grant, University Town Library of Shenzhen
Doctoral Fellowship, Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange
Fellowship for Doctoral Candidates in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica
Rhodes Scholar
Outstanding Graduate Award, Peking University


Selected publications

Working Towards a Data-Driven History of China: Three Examples from Digital Humanities Explorations
Tsui, L. H., Jun 2021, Art Machines 2: International Symposium on Machine Learning and Art 2021 Proceedings. Allen, R. W. (ed.). Hong Kong: School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong, p. 152-153

Amplifying Local Voices: Perspectives on DH Praxis from the South
Russell, I. G., Opoku-Agyemang, K., Tsui, L. H., Chaudhuri, M. & Obayan, K., May 2021, (Online published)

Disambiguating Names of Chinese Historical Figures in Local Gazetteers Digitally
TSUI, L. H., May 2021, p. 65.

Yue Fei and Thomas Becket: Elite Masculinities in Comparison
Gowers, B. & Tsui, L. H., May 2021, Political Communication in Chinese and European History, 800-1600. De Weerdt, H. & Franz-Julius, M. (eds.). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, p. 481-522 (Global Chinese Histories, 250-1650).

Current Trends in Digital East Asian Studies
Chen, C. J., De Weerdt, H., Tsui, L. H. & Nagasaki, K., 31 Mar 2021, (Presented).


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