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School of Social and Political Science: Graduate school


Justin Chun-ting Ho

Justin Chun-ting Ho
Justin Chun-ting Ho
Sociology School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh UK
Research Interests
Nationalism and National Identity, Hong Kong, China, Social media, text and data analytics, Computational Social Science, Discourse Analysis

PhD Title

The Failure of Chinese Nationalism and the Contested Hong Kong History

PhD Supervision

Ross Bond and Michael Rosie

Book Chapters

Ho, J.C. (2015) Localized liberal values: Past and present of the Hong Kong identity. In: Fong, C. (ed). Hong Kong Reformation Theory. Taipei: Azoth Books. (In Chinese)

Kwong, K. & Ho, J.C. (2015) Lun xianggang zizhi gongtongti: Dui zuoyilunzhe de yixie huiying  (On Hong Kong self-governing political community: A response to the liberalist). In: Fong, C. (ed). Hong Kong Reformation Theory. Taipei: Azoth Books. (In Chinese)

Wong, H, Zhang, Y., Ho, J.C. & Ng, S.L. (2016) Understanding the change in youth’s quality of life in light of the Youth Quality of Life Index. In: Chiu, S.W., Ip, J.C. & Li, H. (eds). Restless youth: Observation on Hong Kong’s new generation. Hong Kong: Chung Hwa Book Co. (In Chinese)

Book Review

Ho, J.C. (Forthcoming) Book review: Dynamics of National Identity: Media and Societal Factors of What We Are. Nations and Nationalism 23(4).

Ho, J.C. (2016) Book review: Nationalism and Contemporary Sino-Japanese Relations: Nation-state, Frontier, and Knowledge of History. China Information 30(3), pp. 391-393.

Conference Presentation

Ho, J.C. (2017, March) Hong Kong nationalism: “New nationalism” with “old roots”. Presented at The 27th Conference of the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism. London, UK.

Ho, J.C. (2017, March) “Like of the same”: Facebook like-network of the 2016 Hong Kong Legislative Council Election. Presented at General Online Research 2017. Berlin, Germany.

Ho, J.C. (2016, June) Constructing the Hong Kong Nation: Cultural Nationalism and Civic Nationalism. Presented at The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2016. Kobe, Japan.

Work in Progress

Ho, J.C. (Under Review) Quebec nationalism: the lesson for Hong Kong. In: Fong, C. (ed). Hong Kong Reformation Theory II. (In Chinese)

Research Experience

02/2015 - 09/2016: Research Assistant, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

02/2014 - 02/2015: Research Assistant, Policy 21 Ltd., Hong Kong.

09/2014 - Present: Research Fellow, SynergyNet, Hong Kong.

Teaching Experience

2014/15: Teaching Assistant, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Academic Qualification

MSc in Political Theory, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.

BSocSc in Government and Public Administration, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.