Victor Fong is a PhD candidate in History on the prestigious national scholarship, Australian Postgraduate Awards. He has a broad interest in Chinese law and foreign interactions. His dissertation focuses on law, identity and migration in medieval China and East Asia. He was also research officer of an Australian Research Council (ARC) project on Chinese criminal law reforms under Xi Jinping’s reign. He was a guest commentator on Australia’s SBS radio news and a guest on a Hong Kong TV talk show focused on history.
Prior to ANU, Victor worked as a master’s program lecturer at Hong Kong Open University. He was also a visiting fellow of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History in Frankfurt, Germany. He received his MPhil and BA in history at Hong Kong Baptist University in 2014 and 2012, where he studied local justice and court cases on missionary in late imperial China.
He has published and presented his research in several journals and conferences in Australia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, mainland China, Japan, Korea and Australia.
To learn more about Victor's research and research interests, please visit his CAP CHL student profile.