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In order to promote the discipline in Hong Kong, the Research Institute for the Humanities (RIH) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) came to an agreement with the Islamic Cultural Association (Hong Kong) on 31 July 2013. With sponsorship provided by the latter under the agreement, RIH launched the ‘Islamic Studies Initiative’ (ISI) on 13 September 2013. On 12 May 2015, ISI was approved by the management of the university to become the Centre for the Study of Islamic Culture (CSIC).

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The Lion Rock’s Crescent: The Emergence of the Chinese Muslim Community in Hong Kong

Dr FOK Yeung Yeung

Dr Fok was rewarded his PhD degree in Museum Studies by the University of Leicester, the UK. He also gained his bachelor in Social Science in Sociology and MPhil in History from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests include the politics of heritage policy and re-urbanisation in the East Asian region and the history and cultural identity of the contemporary Muslim community in Southern China.