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lau kai yiu

Dr. LAU Kai Yiu



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Room HJ609, Stanley Ho Building,

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University,

Hung Hom, Hong Kong


Biographical Sketch

I am a lover of traditional Chinese culture, in particularly Chinese intellectual history and the martial arts history of China, which is an invaluable cultural heritage of Chinese civilization. My research interests including, Chinese intellectual history, Chinese martial arts history, Chinese historiography.


Academic Qualifications

  • 2016, Doctor of Philosophy, Hong Kong Baptist University.
  • 2010, Master of History, Tsinghua University, Beijing.
  • 2007, Bachelor of China Studies-History Option, Hong Kong Baptist University.


Present Positions

  • Instructor, Department of Chinese Culture, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2019.8-)


Positions Held

  • Visiting Lecturer, The Education University of Hong Kong (2017.12-2019.6)
  • Visiting Lecturer, New Asia Institute of Advanced Chinese Studies (2018.1-2019.4)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Open University of Hong Kong (2016.1-2019.1)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Hong Kong Community College (2018.9-2019.7)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Community College of City University (2017.9-2019.5)
  • Research Assistant, Advanced Institute for Contemporary China Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University (2016.7-2019.7)



  1. (Co-authored) The Study of Hakka Unicorn Dance in Hong Kong (Hong Kong: The Commercial Press (Hong Kong) Limited, 2018).
  2. “Aspire to the Way by Literature and Martial arts,” Journal of East-West Humanities 4 (2015.10):79-106.
  3. “A Preliminary Study of Qian Mu Comments on the order of Learning in The Analects and his ideas on ‘Heart of History, Heart of Culture’,” Chen Kung Journal of Historical Studies 48 (2015.6):243-280.
  4. “Martial Art of Sun LuTang and his thought for the cultivation of Virtue,” Chungguksa Yongu 87 (2013.12):239-264.
  5. “The Study of Qian Mu on Zhang XueCheng,” Soochow Journal of History 24 (2010.12):109-147.