Full-time Staff

Part-time Staff

Adjunct/ Honorary staff

Ms. YAU Anna

BA, MA (CUHK); PgDip (HKU) HKICON; PMI-PMP; AssocRICS; Docomomo HK; WSET Certified
Project Manager

Tel: 

(852) 3917 5540

Fax: 

(852) 2857 2521

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Ms Yau has been involved in heritage revitalisation and management education since 2009. Her experience included establishing heritage museum and community network for Mei Ho House Revitalisation Project – awardee of 2015 UNESCO Asia Pacific Heritage Conservation Award; project planning for Bridges Street Market News-Expo Museum Revitalisation Project; as well as lecturer and academic coordinator in Cultural Heritage Management related programmes in HKU SPACE. In 2015, she was selected as the delegate of China to participate in UNESCO first World Heritage Youth Forum in Asia.

She is a part time lecturer teaching cultural heritage significance assessment, intangible cultural heritage, cultural mapping, heritage interpretation, and cultural tourism in local institutions. She is currently a Co-op committee member of Livelihood of Mei Ho House Museum Working Group for Hong Kong Youth Hostels Association, member of Docomomo HK, and Partner of non-profit organization Contemplate Cultural Community.

 

 

Education

2012 Central Saint Martins, University of Arts London
Executive Certificate – Entrepreneurship for Creatives

 

2010-2011 The Chinese University of Hong Kong
MA in Cultural Management

 

2008-2009 HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education
PgDip in Cultural Heritage Management

 

2004-2007 The Chinese University of Hong Kong
BA in Japanese Studies

 

 

Academic Career

2019-present The University of Hong Kong
Centre for Civil Society and Governance
Project Manager

 

2018-2019 The University of Hong Kong
Faculty of Social Sciences
Policy for Sustainability Lab
Project Manager

 

2014-2018 HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education
Colleague of Humanities and Law
Architectural Studies Subject Group
Programme Manager

2013-2014 Hong Kong News-Expo
Revitalisation of Bridges Street Market into News-Expo Museum Project
Project Manager

 

2011-2013 Hong Kong Youth Hostels Association
Revitalisation of Mei Ho House into Youth Hostel cum Museum Project
Last Position as Culture and Community Relations Assistant Manager

 

2009-Present HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education
Part-time teacher

 

 

Current Projects

HSBC Rural Sustainability

 

 

Selected Publications

Yau, W.Y. (2019). Development of lifelong learning education programme in Hong Kong. Proceedings of ICH Pedagogy: Status and Challenges in the Asia-Pacific Region in Reference to UNESCO’s Overall Results Framework. Seoul: Seoul: International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO.

Yau, W.Y. (2018). Sustaining the Social History and Community Spirit through Revitalizing the Oldest Modernist Social Housing “Mei Ho House” in Hong Kong. In  Tostoes, Ana, and Koselj, Nataša, eds. Metamorphosis. The Continuity of Change. Proceedings of the 15th International DOCOMOMO Conference. Lisboa: Docomomo International; Ljubljana: Docomomo Slovenia. pp 717-719.

Yau, W.Y. (2018). Community-based participatory approach of cultural mapping for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Hong Kong. Proceedings of the International Forum on Unlocking the Potential of Tertiary Education for Intangible Cultural Heritage Safeguarding. Seoul: International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (ICHCAP). Presentation 5.

Kam, K., Law, K., Lim, M., & Yau, W. (2016). Feasibility study of utilizing community-led conservation for sustainable develop of Lai Chi Wo Village (以社区营造为推动荔枝窝村永续发展的可能性. In Vision and Method (視野與方法). Beijing: Chinese Architectural Industry. pp. 155-158.

Law, K., & Yau, W. (2016, August 24). Heritage Threatened by Socio-Political Changes – The Case Study of Hong Kong. Retrieved from http://youngheritageexperts.weebly.com/heritage-in-conflict/-heritage-threatened-by-socio-political-changes-the-case-study-of-hong-kong