Victoria Hui

Associate Professor

Political Science

Office
2168 Jenkins and Nanovic Halls
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone
574-631-7570
Email
thui@nd.edu
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Associate Professor

  • State formation
  • Historical international relations
  • Confucianism
  • Contentious politics
  • China
  • Hong Kong

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Hui in the News

China Moves to Complete Its Purge of Hong Kong’s Election System

“What the national security law and accompanying measures mean is that Beijing has zero tolerance for any dissent in Hong Kong,” said Victoria Hui, a University of Notre Dame associate political science professor specializing in Hong Kong politics.

Consider This: Hong Kong (Part 2) -- Can Democracy Be Saved?

Melisa Idris and Sharaad Kuttan speak to Victoria Hui, Associate Professor in Political Science at the University of Notre Dame.

Suicide Attack on Hong Kong Police Officer Highlights Tension Over China’s Rule

Victoria Hui, a political-science professor at the University of Notre Dame, said the official rhetoric linking mourning to terrorism showed Hong Kong was inching toward a level of repression seen in other border regions where China has taken extreme measures.

The celebration of the Chinese CP in the shadow of Xi (El festejo del PC chino a la sombra de Xi)

But Victoria Hui, an academic at the Department of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, believes that "the CCP's centennial matters less for the party itself than for Xi Jinping's personal ambitions," noting that, for the same reason, "there will be much glorification for Xi's great achievements on July 1 ”. (Pero Victoria Hui, académica del Departamento de Ciencias Políticas de la Universidad de Notre Dame, cree que “el centenario del PCCh importa menos para el partido en sí que para las ambiciones personales de Xi Jinping”, destacando que, por lo mismo, “habrá mucha glorificación por los grandes logros de Xi el 1 de julio”.)

National security law: UN rights official calls on Beijing to allow fact-finding mission to Hong Kong

Victoria Hui, with the department of political science at University of Notre Dame in the American state of Indiana, urged the UN General Assembly to pass a resolution pressing Beijing to allow an international investigation into its human rights situation. 

Activists urge UN officials to visit Hong Kong and investigate ‘disappearance of freedoms’ under security law

Activists Nathan Law, Glacier Kwong, and Victoria Hui, a political scientist at the lobbying group Hong Kong Democracy Council, appeared at the UNHRC event via video conference on Thursday.

Hong Kong national security law: Can civil liberties survive another year?

"The national security law is targeting the freedom of dissent," Victoria Hui, an associate professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame, told DW.

University of Notre Dame Victoria Hui Discusses CCP's Anniversary

Victoria Hui, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, discusses the future of Hong Kong as China celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party.

China Hails Hong Kong Journalist Arrests, Warns Media Outlets

“Hong Kong has been left with little free speech under the national security law, which is really aimed at silencing all dissent,” said Victoria Hui, an associate professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame.

Hong Kong’s New Police State

Victoria Tin-bor Hui is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science, University of Notre Dame. 

From protests to 'patriots': Why China is crushing Hong Kong dissent

Victoria Hui, a politics professor at the University of Notre Dame, talks to BBC News. 

An ancient Chinese history lesson for today’s Hong Kong

I came across this historical comparison recently while reading War and State Formation in Ancient China and Early Modern Europe, which was originally the PhD thesis of Hong Kong native and University of Notre Dame political scientist Victoria Hui Tin-bor.

‘He has not bowed’: Jimmy Lai and Hong Kong’s future

“These veterans have been sores in Beijing’s eyes for so long,” says Victoria Tin-bor Hui, associate professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame. 

Professor Hui on U.S.-China Climate Talks, Taiwan Tensions

University of Notre Dame Associate Professor Victoria Hui, discusses the U.S.-China climate meetings, tensions with Taiwan. 

As democracy fades, Hong Kong’s political opposition become political prisoners

“When lawyers, professors, social workers and journalists are arrested and put behind bars, it is a totalitarian system,” said Victoria Hui, a political scientist at the University of Notre Dame and a Hong Kong native. 

China approves plan to reform Hong Kong electoral system

"After 2019, China basically said they had enough of it and they wanted to move on to construct a Hong Kong that’s based on a model of capitalism without freedom," Dr. Victoria Hui, associate professor in political science at the university of Notre Dame, told DW.

China Wants to Rewrite Hong Kong’s Election Rules to Eliminate Dissent

“This is really turning Hong Kong into the rest of China, except Tibet and Xinjiang,” said Victoria Hui, a political scientist at the University of Notre Dame in the United States. “There is really no room for dissent.” 

China Abandons 24-Year Experiment With Open Hong Kong Elections

“Beijing is so fearful of Hong Kong people that it is not enough to arrest and deny bail to those who participated in the 35-plus campaign,” said Victoria Hui, an associate professor of the department of political science at the University of Notre Dame. 

What does China want from Hong Kong? (Mitä Kiina Hongkongista haluaa?)

“China wants to keep Hong Kong’s economic freedoms so that it gets international funding through Hong Kong and international currency through the Hong Kong dollar - without any other freedoms,” says Victoria Hui, a professor of politics at the University of Notre Dame in the United States (”Kiina haluaa pitää Hongkongin taloudelliset vapaudet, jotta se saa kansainvälistä rahoitusta Hongkongin kautta ja kansainvälistä valuuttaa Hongkongin dollarin kautta – ilman mitään muita vapauksia”, sanoo yhdysvaltalaisen Notre Damen yliopiston politiikan professori Victoria Hui.)

Why Enough Hong Kongers to Fill Belfast May Flee to the U.K.

“This time, many feel that there is no home to go back to,” said Victoria Hui, an associate professor at the University of Notre Dame specializing in Hong Kong politics.

Biden's Multi-lateral Approach to China, Hong Kong Probably the Way to Go, Says Notre Dame's Hui

Victoria Hui, University of Notre Dame Associate Professor of Political Science spoke about U.S. policy to China and Hong Kong with Haidi Stroud-Watts and Shery Ahn on Bloomberg Daybreak:Australia. 

Hong Kong mass arrests: A stark step in Beijing’s ‘drive for control’

“It’s a big sweep of all the opposition leaders. Essentially, anyone who dares to run in elections thereby is seen as challenging Beijing’s authority in Hong Kong,” says Victoria Tin-bor Hui, an associate professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame and a native of Hong Kong. 

Hong Kong national security law: Activists say arrests confirm worst fears

"It's not illegal for people to organise and plan together for a winning strategy," said Victoria Hui, a politics professor at the University of Notre Dame, saying she was left speechless by the arrests.

Beijing Sends Biden Stark Message with Hong Kong Crackdown

“If running for office and trying to win elections means subversion, it is clear that the national security law is aimed at the total subjugation of Hong Kong people,” said Victoria Hui, an associate professor at the University of Notre Dame specializing in Hong Kong politics.

In Hong Kong it now looks like opposition is against the law

“What is normal in the rest of the world, and was normal in Hong Kong until a few months ago, is not normal in Hong Kong now,” said Victoria Hui, associate professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame, and specialist in Hong Kong politics.

Hong Kong Police Arrest Dozens of Pro-Democracy Leaders

“This is a total sweep of all opposition leaders,” said Victoria Hui, an associate professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame who studies Hong Kong. 

Hong Kong Arrests U.S. Citizen, Dozens More Under Security Law

“This is a total sweep of all opposition leaders,” said Victoria Hui, an associate professor at the University of Notre Dame specializing in Hong Kong politics.

Seismic change: How Covid-19 altered world events in 2020

Victoria Hui, a politics professor at Notre Dame University, says the authorities had always wanted to stop the anti-government protests, and "the pandemic gave the authorities an excuse" to do so under the guise of public health.

Did Beijing miss its soft power moment?

“The mass arrests and heavy jail terms have just barely begun,” and “there is not much the rest of the world can do to change the general direction of the crackdown,” Victoria Tin-Bor Hui, a professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame, tells China Watcher.