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Dr. Peter Cunich
Dr. Peter Cunich

BA, Dip Ed NE; MA Syd; PhD Cantab


Authored Books 


  1. Old Hong Kong (Hong Kong: FormAsia, 2014)

  3. A History of the University of Hong Kong, vol. 1, 1911-1945 (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2012)

  5. Co-authored with Lawrence M.W. Chiu, HKU SPACE and Its Alumni: The First Fifty Years (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2008)



Journal Articles


  1. 'Love and Revolution in South China: The Church Missionary Society and the 1911 Revolution', in Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Branch, 51 (Hong Kong, 2011), pp. 143-69.

  3. 'The Death of Archbishop Roger Bede Vaughan', in Journal of the Australian Catholic Historical Society, 29 (Sydney, 2008), pp. 7-22.

  5. Co-authored with J. R. Ali, 'The Church East and West: Orienting the Queen Anne Churches, 1711-34', in Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 64:1 (Philadelphia, 2005), pp. 56-73.



Chapters in Edited Volumes


  1. 'The Syon Household at Denham, 1539-50', in John Doran, Charlotte Methuen & Alexandra Walsham (eds.), Religion and the Household (Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2014), pp. 174-87.

  3. 'Making Space for Higher Education in Colonial Hong Kong, 1887-1913', in Laura Victoir and Victor Zatsepine (eds.), Harbin to Hanoi: The Colonial Built Environment in Asia, 1840 to 1940 (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2013), pp. 181-205.

  5. 'The Brothers of Syon, 1420-1695', in E. A. Jones & Alexandra Walsham (eds.), Syon Abbey and its Books: Reading, Writing and Religion, c.1400-1700 (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2010), pp. 39-81.

  7. 'Y.M.C.A. Chaplains and the Chinese Labourers on the Western Front', 1917-18', in Zhang Jianguo (ed.), Chinese Labourers and the First World War (Weihai: Shandong University Press, 2009), pp. 155-177.

  9. 'Archbishop Polding's Idea of a University', in David Daintree (ed.), The Role of Catholic Colleges in the Modern University (Sydney: Anchor Books, 2008), pp. 13-31.

  11. 'Archbishop Vaughan and the Empires of Religion in Colonial New South Wales', in Hilary Carey (ed.), Empires of Religion (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), pp. 137-160.

  13. 'Women Missionaries and Sino-British Relations, 1900-1949', in Priscilla Roberts & He Peiqun (eds.), Bonds Across Borders: Women, China and International Relations in the Modern World (Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars, 2007), pp. 201-216.

  15. 'Maurice Chauncy and the Charterhouses of London and Sheen Anglorum', in James Hogg, Alain Girard & Daniel Le Blevec (eds.), Analecta Cartusiana, 86:1 (Salzburg: University of Salzburg, 2007), pp. 1-57.





Editor, Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Branch (2007-12)