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P-SHOC (Prevention of Sexual Harassment Online Course) 

As part of HKU’s commitment to achieving gender parity and also to the UN’s HeForShe initiative, a multi-disciplinary team of writers, multi-media specialists, app developers and researchers have been working over the last few months on a very exciting project – P-SHOC (Prevention of Sexual Harassment Online Course) – a first-of-its-kind app-based course aimed at educating students about how to identify and respond to sexual harassment on campus. The app will be launched on Monday 25 September 2017:

P-SHOC App Campus Launch







Monday 25 September 2017

Tuesday 26 September 2017







G/F, Composite building (Union Building)

Outside iCON Campus Experience Center (next to Starbucks)

Please click HERE to watch the P-SHOC trailer

Screening of Though I Am Gone, September 19, 2017

Bian Zhongyun, a communist party member and the vice-principal of a secondary school was tortured to death on August 5th, 1966. The film depicts the event and demonstrates how the family members and colleagues of Bian experienced the terror. The film director, Ju Jie, is an award-winning documentary filmmaker. 

September 19, 2017 (Tuesday), 4:45pm. CPD LG 59, Centennial Campus. All are welcome.


Prevention of Sexual Harassment Online Course – looking for student volunteers to promote the course

To help create a safer and more supportive campus environment, we’re launching the first-ever Prevention of Sexual Harassment Online Course (P-SHOC) – developed by HKU and available on mobile app from September 25, 2017 onward!

We’re counting on you to mobilise others to help promote P-SHOC at our launch events later this month. Sign up to help promote the first mobile app of its kind in town! And you’ll get to try out the latest version beforehand!

Sign-up link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScwq4CkvweDDUXKtHJKjdj8095kU13jxELwVh5Z7AIgOYp2aA/viewform


"The rights they claim over our bodies": Intersex Experience and Biomedical Regimes of the Normal, September 20, 2017

Dr Brian W. King (City University of Hong Kong) is giving a talk focusing on perceptions and attitudes of intersex research collaborators in the USA concerning medicalized language and intersex experience. This talk is scheduled on September 20, 2017 (Wednesday), at 4:30 pm, Room 745, Run Run Shaw Tower. All are welcome.