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Chinese name : 呂大樂

Variants : Lui, T. L.

Professor Lui Tai-lok is the Chair Professor of Hong Kong Studies, Director of the Academy of Hong Kong Studies, Acting Director of the Centre for Governance and Citizenship, Director of the Centre for Greater China Studies and Vice President (Research and Development) at The Education University of Hong Kong.

Prior to joining the University (the then Hong Kong Institute of Education), he was Professor at The University of Hong Kong (HKU) where he also took up the position of Associate Dean at the Faculty of Social Sciences (2010-2011) and the headship of the Department of Sociology (2011-2014). He has taught at Hong Kong City Polytechnic (1986-88) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (1988-2009). Professor Lui obtained his B.A. and M.Phil. in Sociology at the HKU and then a Master of Philosophy and a Doctor of Philosophy from Oxford University.

Professor Lui has widely researched and published in topics including class analysis, economic sociology, urban sociology, and Hong Kong society. He also actively contributes to the Hong Kong community by serving on various committees in governmental and professional bodies as well as those related to social services over the years.


Research interests

  • Class Analysis
  • Urban Sociology
  • Economic Sociology
  • Hong Kong Studies

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Research Outputs

The unfinished chapter of Hong Kong's long political transition

LUI, T. L., 01 Jun 2020, In : Critique of Anthropology. 40, 2, p. 270-276

Research output: Contribution to journalArticles

  • 英國「空降議員」和殖民地的政治轉變

    呂大樂, 2020, 《香港動盪:法與治的歷史與文化解讀》. 吳海傑 & 王迪安 (eds.). 香港: 香港大學出版社, p. 77-94

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  • Foreword III

    LUI, T. L., 2019, Gweimui's Hong Kong wet markets. Hong Kong: The Commercial Press, p. vi-viii

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapters