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The sixth South-South Forum on Sustainability attracts over 100 local and international scholars and experts to attend

The Sixth South-South Forum on Sustainability takes place at Lingnan

The University hosts the sixth South-South Forum on Sustainability (SSFS6) from 24 June to 3 July, under the main theme ‘Ecology, Livelihood and Community Regeneration’.


Over 100 intellectuals and social activists from Hong Kong, Mainland China and all over the world attend the Forum, which consists of a summer school on Nuclear Weapons and Power, a forum on ‘Ecology, Livelihood and Community Regeneration’, and a workshop on architecture and urbanism.


Dr Rebecca Johnson, the Founding President of International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) which won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, was one of the keynote speakers at the summer school and the forum.


The Sixth South-South Forum is an international conference co-organised by the Department of Cultural Studies of Lingnan University and the Global University for Sustainability. Other co-organisers this year include PeaceWomen Across the Globe, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Política Social of Universidade Federal do Espírito Santos (Brazil), Daegu Catholic University (South Korea), and universities in Beijing, Fujian and Chongqing of China.


Please visit HERE for details and registration.

South South Forum 2019

Dr Rebecca Johnson