Dr KANG, Jong Hyuk David    姜鍾赫 博士
Assistant Professor
Department of Literature and Cultural Studies
Contact
ORCiD
0000-0003-0137-9959
Phone
(852) 2948 7182
Email
djhkang@eduhk.hk
Address
10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong
Scopus ID
55293202400
Research Interests

History Education

History of Hong Kong

History of Modern China

History of East Asia

History of Christianity

History of Medicine

History of Women

Korean Popular Culture

Teaching Interests

History Curriculum and Methods

History of Hong Kong

History of Modern China

Traumas and Memories in Modern China

Women in China

Disease and History

Korean Popular Culture in Hong Kong

Personal Profile

Born in Korea, raised in Taiwan, educated in the US and Hong Kong, Dr. Kang is a historian of Modern Hong Kong and China. Dr. Kang completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, master’s degree at Columbia University, and doctoral degree at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr. Kang’s research focuses mainly on the cultural interactions between the East and the West in historical contexts, including the areas of religion, medicine, and gender. Dr. Kang also studies the collision among cultures within East Asia, especially within colonial and post-colonial societies.

Dr Kang is also a dedicated educator who devotes himself to finding creative ways to motivate his students to learn history. Dr. Kang is the recipient of the Faculty of Humanities Teaching Award in 2017, President’s Awards for Outstanding Performance in Teaching in 2018, and University Grant Council (UGC) Teaching Award in 2018.


Research Interests

History Education

History of Hong Kong

History of Modern China

History of East Asia

History of Christianity

History of Medicine

History of Women

Korean Popular Culture

Teaching Interests

History Curriculum and Methods

History of Hong Kong

History of Modern China

Traumas and Memories in Modern China

Women in China

Disease and History

Korean Popular Culture in Hong Kong

Research Outputs

Scholarly Books, Monographs and Chapters
姜鍾赫 危機中的機遇:新型冠狀病毒肺炎對於香港歷史教育的影響。姜鍾赫 、蔡逸寧、梁操雅編, 《21世紀中國歷史教育的挑戰與機遇》 (43-81)。香港: 中華書局(香港)有限公司,2022
姜鍾赫、蔡逸寧、梁操雅主編 《21世紀中國歷史教育的挑戰與機遇》。香港 : 中華書局(香港)有限公司,2022
姜鍾赫 4-Re 歷史學習方法:建構中史的歷史想像。馮志弘, 許國惠, 施仲謀, 《中國歷史文化教育及研究》 (136-155)。 香港: 中華書局(香港)有限公司,2021 https://julac.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/search?query=any,contains,991017982329703410&vid=EDUHKFind@EdUHK Library
Kang, D. Trained to Care: The Institutionalization of Nursing in Hong Kong (1887—1900). L. Laamann and J.T.H. Lee, Sacred Order: Christian Community Governance in Modern China (152-175). Leiden, Netherlands: Leiden, Netherlands: E.J. Brill, 2018

Journal Publications
강종혁 "주목받지 못한 역사: 홍콩 세계사 교과서 속의" . 동북아역사재단뉴스 207 (February 2024): 6-9
姜鍾赫《東亞「病婦」:清末西醫產科在廣州和香港的發展》。 中央研究院近代史研究所集刊 107 (三月 2020): 37-94
Kang, D "Korean Popular Culture on Screen: Hong Konger's Responses to Korean Movies (1999-2015)" . Quarterly Review of Film and Video online (August 2017): 1-42
姜鍾赫《鼠疫與香港殖民醫學下的華人女性病患(1842-1900)》。 近代中國婦女史研究 26 (十二月 2015): 67-132
KANG, D. "Women’s Healing Spaces: A Case Study of the Female Patients and their Foreign Doctor in the Canton Hospital, 1835-55" . The Journal of Comparative Asian Development 11 (June 2012): 3-34
KANG, D. "The Unnoticed Battle against Yin's Yin: Opium, Women and Protestant Missionaries in Late Qing China" . Global Asia Journal 6 (November 2008): 1-54

Conference Papers
Kang, Jong Hyuk David. 2019. Sick women of East Asia: The introduction of western obstetrics to Canton and Hong Kong in the nineteenth century. Paper presented at the International History Conference "East Asia in Global Perspective: Transnational Movement and Exchange in the Age of Empire, Hong Kong: publisher.
Kang, Jong Hyuk David. 2015. Governing Chinese women: Women and western medicine in Hong Kong (1841-1910). Paper presented at The International Conference on The History of Hong Kong: Interpreting History through Culture and Literature, Hong Kong: publisher.
Kang, Jong Hyuk David。2014。 傳教與生產:傳教士對香港華人女性的傳統生產行為的詮釋。論文發表於「第二屆中國經典文獻的詮釋藝術國際學術研討會=The Second International Conference on the Art of Interpretations of Chinese Canonical Texts」,Hong Kong: publisher。

Creative and Literary Works, Consulting Reports and Case Studies
姜鍾赫、陳汝淇 古文物,大發現。香港: 萬里出版,2023
姜鍾赫、陳汝淇 小氣球,大發現。香港: 萬里出版,2023

Projects

Welcome Back to the Classroom: Implementing Flipped Classroom in History after the COVID-19 Class Suspension
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Project Start Year: 2022, Principal Investigator(s): KANG, Jong Hyuk, David
 
Introducing White-Collar Women to Hong Kong: A Case Study of Sacred Heart Canossian College of Commerce's Secretarial Training
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Project Start Year: 2017, Principal Investigator(s): KANG, Jong Hyuk David 姜鍾赫
 
Knowledge and Preservation of Hong Kong History and Culture
At The Hong Kong Institute of Education, “Knowledge Transfer (KT)” is the third core element in its teaching strategy in order to serve the community and the profession through the colleagues’ contributions. Historic field trip will be the focus of this KT project. This project will provide a valuable opportunity for students to witness Hong Kong’s cultural heritage, and apply what they have learned in class. Ultimately, this project will address the important issues regarding historic preservation, and showcase the value of Hong Kong history and culture. This KT project will continue to focus on creating examples and methods of pedagogical activities which will be beneficial to history education.
Project Start Year: 2016, Principal Investigator(s): KANG, Jong Hyuk David 姜鍾赫
 
Korean Popular Culture in Hong Kong: The Media Representation of Korean Wave in Post-Colonial Hong Kong
This project will examine the influence and the development of Korean popular culture in Hong Kong, with the aim at analyzing Hong Kong’s cultural identity in the post-colonial era. The research will use media as the primary source, and see how Korean Culture has been represented and reported in local newspapers, TV programs, entertainment and fashion magazines.
Project Start Year: 2014, Principal Investigator(s): KANG, Jong Hyuk David 姜鍾赫
 
The Institutionalization of Insanity: The Emergence of Mental Health Service for Female Patients in Hong Kong, 1841-1948
This project will examine the development of colonial mental health service for women in Hong Kong. When Hong Kong officially became a British Colony in 1841, the colonial government provided minimal medical service for the Chinese. Mental health service was no exception. This project will aim at filling the missing pages of Hong Kong’s medical history by focusing on the treatment of female mental patients.
Project Start Year: 2014, Principal Investigator(s): KANG, Jong Hyuk David 姜鍾赫