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Lingnan Scholar was presented the Prestigious Fellowship Award by the Secretary for Education

Professor Tejaswini Niranjana, Professor and Head of the Cultural Studies Department received the award of the Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship Scheme (HSSPFS) from Mr Kevin Yeung Yun-hung, JP, Secretary for Education of the HKSAR Government at the Award Presentation Ceremony organised by the Research Grants Council on 19 October 2017.  The award-winning project is entitled “Musicophilia and publicness in Mumbai: A new approach to cultural analysis”.  Prof Niranjana’s achievement represented a 100% success rate of Lingnan in the 2017/18 round of this prestigious scheme, and is one of only 5 successful proposals among the 21 applications from all the eight UGC-funded universities.