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- Starting at 10 Volunteer Hours -

Meet Simon Shen (沈旭暉), International Relations Scholar

This auction has ended. It collected 178 volunteer hours.
Dinner with Simon (9 Jan 2019)

Dinner will be held at The Hive Studios at 7:15pm-9:30pm on 9 Jan 2018.

Meet the scholar and internet personality who makes international relations more accessible with his social media channels.


Dr. Simon SHEN is the President of Yew Wah Global Institute of Lifestyle and Management, and Founding Chairman of the international relations start-up company GLOs (Glocal Learning Offices) comprising of a series of companies in the field of education, research, creative and intellectual travel. A graduate of the University of Oxford and Yale University, Dr. Simon SHEN is one of the few international relations scholars originating from Hong Kong who has earned both international and local recognition. He has published over 70 academic articles, including in the prestigious China Quarterly, China Review, and Journal of Contemporary China. In the domestic society, he is regarded as one of the most representative scholars in the younger generation due to his active participation in public affairs as a public intellectual and a think tanker. His social media channel, intended to make international relations more accessible, is highly popular among netizens.

Currently Dr. SHEN is an adjunct associate professor of the University of Hong Kong and Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he served as the Founding Director of its Global Studies Programme and Master of Global Political Economy Programme, and is holding adjunct research positions at Tsinghua University and Nanyang Technological University of Singapore, among others. He has served as senior visiting fellow or visiting fellow of National University of Singapore, Brookings Institution, Warwick University, Ryukyu University, among others. Dr. SHEN is also a lead writer (Global) of Hong Kong Economic Journal, International Relations Consultant of Bloomberg Business Magazine and Consultant of New York Times in Education.

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All volunteer hours must be completed during 1 August to 31 December 2018.

Cost per person is HK$150 (Full-time students aged 25 or below)/ HK$250 (General Participants) to support the running costs of our charity and our mission to make volunteerism mainstream.

Dinner will be held at The Hive Studios at 7:15pm-9:30pm on 9 January 2019.

Venue Sposnor:
The Hive Studios is coworking space, with a cafe area, dedicated desks, photographers booths and private offices set around one professional-sized fashion photography studio. Our aim is to build a creative coworking community of creative freelancers, photographers, writers, bloggers, editorial teams, and start-ups that find it very helpful to work with the studio and vibrant community all in one space.

Photo Credit: HK01

Dinner with Simon (9 Jan 2019)

Dinner will be held at The Hive Studios at 7:15pm-9:30pm on 9 Jan 2018.

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