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Cities and Governance Webinar Series



Lingnan University's Cities and Governance Webinar Series 2021 launched on 28 September with a presentation entitled “Empirical Research on Urban Governance” by Dr Nuno F. da Cruz from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Further sessions featured distinguished academics and industry leaders presenting webinars about transitional housing in Hong Kong, neighbourhood cohesion in Shenzhen, smart commuting, urban renewal and green energy. The webinar series emphasised the University's promotion of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which are designed to foster better global societies in the future. The Cities and Governance webinar series is directly related to SDG17 (Partnerships for the Goals) which aims to revitalise global partnerships for sustainable development.



Empirical Research on Urban Governance


Speaker : Dr Nuno F. da Cruz, Assistant Professorial Research Fellow, LSE Cities, London School of Economics and Political Science

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Social Housing in Hong Kong: From Social Movement to “New” Housing Policy?


Speaker : Mr Charles Ho, Project Director (Social Housing), The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

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Neighbourhood Cohesion and Urban Life in the City of the Future: Shenzhen


Speaker : Prof. Ka Ho Mok, Vice-President and Lam Man Tsan Chair Professor of Comparative Policy, Lingnan University

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From Transportation to Transformation: the Vision for Smart Commuting


Speaker : Dr Rex Auyeung, Chairman, MTR Corporation Limited

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‘Kainos’ Urban Renewal: Place-based Renewal for Human Flourishing


Speaker : Prof. Mee Kam Ng, Programme Director of the Urban Studies Programme and Associate Director of Institute of Future Cities, CUHK

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Powering and Greening Hong Kong


Speaker : Mr Thomas Lui, Senior Project Manager – Strategic Development, CLP Power Hong Kong Limited

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