Professor CHAN, Ching Selina 陳蒨 教授


Associate Academic Vice President (University Research)

Professor, Sociology Department

Associate Director, Contemporary China Research Center



Office: Room 706, Library Complex, Hong Kong Shue Yan University,
           10 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemar Hill, North Point, Hong Kong.


D.Phil.         Oxford University, United Kingdom
M.Phil.         Oxford University, United Kingdom
B.Soc.Sci.   The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Kinship and Lineage
Colonialism and Identities
Religion and Tourism
Cultural heritage and Collective memories


Chan, S. C. and G. Lang (2015). Building Temples in China: Memories, Tourism, and Identities. Routledge. ​

Chan, S. C. (2011). Cultural Governance and Place-making in Taiwan and China. The China Quarterly 206(June): 372-390.

Chan, S. C. (2010). Food, Memories and Identities in Hong Kong. Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power 17(2): 202-227.

For more information


Hungry Ghost Festival and Intangible Cultural Heritage
Religion, memories, and identities
Nostalgia and Tea Heritage: Domestic Tourism in China