Wednesday, June 24, 2015

[IOFC Activity] Fieldtrip to Wolong (臥龍), Sichuan (24–28 September, 2015)


Flyer of the event

The Institute of Future Cities (IOFC), in collaboration with Hong Kong Discovery, is organizing a fieldtrip to Wolong (臥龍) Sichuan. If you’re interested in post-disaster management, tourism and international development, this is a great opportunity for you to learn more about the recent changes in Wolong since the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.

During this trip, participants will visit the Giant Panda Protection and Research Centre to learn more about environmental conservation and natural resources management. They will explore local farms, villages and temples to understand Wolong’s community, history and culture. More importantly, they will study and discuss more about the 5.12 Earthquake Rehabilitation Project and other development projects. Participants will also see museums, exhibitions, heritage sites and etc.

All students enrolled in the BA Anthropology or BA Cultural Management programmes are welcomed to apply, but preference will be given to senior students. Participants are required to write a post-fieldtrip report, which will be a great chance for them to exchange and learn from each other’s different disciplinary backgrounds and expertise.

Dates: 24th–28th September, 2015 (5-day trip)
Cost: The cost of airfare, local transportation, lodging and food are covered by Hong Kong Discovery. However, participants are required to pay for their own travel insurance package of approx. HK$110.
Eligibility: BA Anthropology or BA Cultural Management students. Priority
will be given to senior applicants.
Deadline: 10th July, 2015 (Fri)

To apply, please visit and fill in your personal details, degree name, year, etc. Successful applicants will be notified via email by July 17, 2015 (Fri). 

For enquiries, please email Ms. Leanne Fung at

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