五大訴求以外——反修例運動分析

Project report by 鄒文君, 葉寶儀, 劉璧嘉, 郭佳, 黃雋浩 Abstract: The Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Bill Movement (Anti-ELAB Movement) in Hong Kong has made 2019 uneasy for us. Our eyes weep in the tear gas, and our hearts burn with the city. Not only because we have a long and deep personal …

Socio-Environmental Conflicts in Asia: Insights from EJAtlas

Project report by Lungani Hlongwa, Fernan Talamayan, and Weisyun Chen. Abstract: With increasing energy demands, the need for social infrastructure, and the neoliberalization of the environment, socio-environmental conflicts have increased dramatically in recent decades. In advocating for environmental justice and community rights, our collaborative research project titled “Socio-Environmental Conflicts in …

The Non-Fictitious Destiny of Youth in Hong Kong

Article by LI Qi. Abstract: The film Ordinary Heroes (1999) by Hong Kong director Ann Hui tells the story of a group of social activists in the 1980s in Hong Kong. The director combines fictitious narratives with non-fictitious characters and historical contexts, making the film an allegory of the Hong Kong …

For a harsh confinement of the thick and slimy stupidity of our rulers (gouvernants)

For a harsh confinement of the thick and slimy stupidity of our rulers (gouvernants) [1] Article by Alain Brossat and Alain Naze. What is the difference between confinement and other operative modes of government of the living, or in other words, other ways of handling populations? Confinement is a hybrid …

Violence During the Time of Pandemic: COVID-19 and the Rise of Domestic Violence in Poland

Article by Katarzyna Szpargala. Abstract: The Covid-19 outbreak has not only disturbed the global economy but also negatively affected the social life and mental health of many. Moreover, the pandemic affects various people and groups differently and increases already existing inequalities, prejudices, and violence. As we can observe, gender-based and …