Research Projects

Jin Yong and J. R. R. Tolkien: Historical Romance East and West

(Funded under Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme 2020 – 2021 Exercise, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong)

Principal Investigator

Jonathan York Heng Hui, Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences
(Remarks: Dr. Jonathan York Heng Hui left the University’s service from February 18, 2021.)

Total Fund Awarded

HKD 396,600 per year

Project Duration

36 months

Project Description

The project is intended to bring recognition and study of the fiction of Louis Cha (pen-name Jin Yong 金庸) into mainstream, English-language, literary discourse through the establishment of ‘comparative Jinology’ as a research field.