Under the LEWI's Visitorship Programme, scholars from different regions and fields of study are sponsored to work on collaborative research with an East-West axis . They would deliver seminars or contribute a paper to the LEWI Working Paper Series on their research.

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Seminar

23 February 2017
The city as home: Building of a sense of home in Hong Kong and Shenzhen
Prof. Werner Breitung
Visiting Scholar, David Lam Institute of East West Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

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16 February 2017
Variegated Jiaoyufication in inner Chinese cities: a tale of two cities?
Dr. ZHANG Xiaoling
Associate Professor, Urban Research Group, Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong

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2 December 2016
Re-occupy the State: Social Housing Movement & Transformation of Housing Policies in Taiwan
Dr. Yi-Ling Chen
Associate Professor, Global & Area Studies Department of Geography, University of Wyoming

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Seminar

8 November 2016
Youth Migration to a Global City: Recent Taiwanese Migration to Hong Kong SAR
Prof. Lan-hung Nora Chiang
Professor Emerita in Geography, National Taiwan University

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Seminar

26 September 2016
Can High-speed rail change regions’ economic fortunes: some evidence from Europe and China
Dr Chia-Lin Chen
Department of Urban Planning and Design, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

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11 August 2016
The role of Catholicism in constraining the shadow economy in Poland
Mr. Rafal Smoczynski, Scholar-in-Residence
David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

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5 May 2016
Looking through Headliner – Can RTHK Become “Hong Kong’s BBC”?
Ms. Hei Ting Wong, Scholar-in-Residence
David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

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Seminar

7 Apr 2016
鬥爭與團結:中共建國初期的基督教政策(1949-1957)
邢福增教授
香港中文大學崇基學院神學院院長

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Seminar

22 Mar 2016
Migration Destinations in the Urban Hierarchy in China: Evidence from Jiangsu
Dr. Hao Pu, Research Assistant Professor,
David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

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Seminar

17 Feb 2016
The Libidinal Economy of China
Dr. Perry Johansson, Research Assistant Professor,
David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

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Seminar

22 Jan 2016
Arts in the Pre-War Period of Hong Kong
Dr. Jack Lee, Research Assistant Professor,
David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

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Seminar

4 Dec 2015
The Urban Contract. Community, governance & capitalism, in 10 world cities
Prof. Paolo Perulli, Professor of Economic Sociology,
University of Eastern Piedmont

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Seminar

19 Nov 2015
Empowering adolescents to achieve healthy eating: A school-based health intervention in Hong Kong
Dr. Judy Yuen-man Siu, Research Assistant Professor,
David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

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Seminar

22 Oct 2015
Emerging Economic Geographies of Retail Globalization
Prof. Neil M. Coe, Professor of Economic Geography,
Department of Geography, the National University of Singapore

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Seminar

28 May 2015
Migratory patterns in Central/Eastern European countries (with special regard to Czechia)
Prof. Dušan Drbohlav, Associate Professor,
Department of Social Geography and Regional Development, Charles University, Prague

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Seminar

15 May 2015
Urban Land Rent : Singapore as a Property State
Dr. Anne Haila, Professor of Urban Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland

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Seminar

4 May 2015
Territory's Continuing Allure
Prof. Alexander B. Murphy, Professor of Geography, University of Oregon

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Seminar

14 April 2015
Heeding the Phoenix Pen: Lü-tzu Altars in Hong Kong and Vancouver
Dr. Paul Crowe, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities, Simon Fraser University

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Seminar

30 March 2015
Institutional Matching: Business Cultural Turn or Urban Marketization?
Dr. Yiming He, Visiting Scholar,
David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

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Seminar

13 February 2015
‘Co-operation and the Promotion of Unity’: Edinburgh 1910 and the Church Unity Movement in Early Twentieth-Century China
Dr. Marina Wang, Adjunct Assistant Professor,
Divinity School of Chung Chi College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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Seminar

27 January 2015
The Theology of the Body: A Catechesis from Pope St John Paul II
Mr. Andrew Kong, BSc, LLB, JCL

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Seminar

18 December 2014
‘Die gute Unterhaltungsmusik’: Musical Cafés in Wartime Shanghai’s ‘Little Vienna’, and the Ir/Relevance of Military Control
Ms. Yvonne Liao,Visiting Scholar, David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, HKBU

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Seminar

1 December 2014
‘The world’s favourite property market’: Housing and austerity in London (UK)
Prof. David Ley, Canada Research Chair of Geography,
University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada

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Seminar

6 October 2014
Dao Learning 道學 and the Golden Elixir 金丹:Shared Paths to Perfection
Dr. Paul Crowe, Associate professor, Department of Humanities, Simon Fraser University

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Seminar

23 September 2014
Employment Subcentres and Polycentricity in Guangzhou
Dr. Li Jiang, Visiting Scholar, David Lam Institute for East-West Studies, HKBU

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Seminar

27 June 2014
State Regulation of Undocumented African Migrants in China: A Multi-scalar Analysis
Dr. Shanshan Lan, Research Assistant Professor, David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, HKBU

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Seminar

19 June 2014
Events, Event-Space, Anti-Event Space: Constructing Places Where Nothing Happens?
Prof. Robert Kaiser, Department of Geography University of Wisconsin – Madison

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Seminar

25 April 2014
Lost in Translation: The Chinese Rites Controversy
Gianni Criveller,Holy Spirit Seminary College of Theology and Philosophy

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Seminar

3 April 2014
The European 1968: A world-historical and psychoanalytical interpretation
Dr. Perry Johansson, Research Assistant Professor, David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

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Seminar

6 March 2014
Intercultural Perception Of Cultural Dimensions In Advertising
Dr. Sandra Diehl, Department for Media and Communication, Alpen-Adria Universitaet Klagenfurt, Austria

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Seminar

10 January 2014
Hong Kong consumers’ attitudes toward acupuncture
Prof. Kara Chan, Department of Communication Studies, HKBU

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Seminar

16 December 2013
The role of green infrastructure for climate change adaptation in China: A case study of residents in Hangzhou and comparisons with Gold Coast city, Australia
Dr. Jason Byrne, School of Environment Griffith University, Australia

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Seminar

13 December 2013
MetroManila: urban challenges
Prof. Yves Boquet, University of Burgundy in Dijon, France

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Seminar

5 November 2013
From enclaves to citadels: a dynamic and contested transformation of China’s urban villages
Dr. Pu Hao, Research Assistant Professor, David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

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Seminar

15 October 2013
Consuming urban living in ‘villages in the city’: Studentification in Guangzhou, China
Dr. Shenjing He, Professor and Assistant Dean at the School of Geography and Planning, Sun Yat-Sen Univeristy

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Seminar

29 August 2013
Migrants in a Chinese mega city – diversity of urbanising life-worlds in Guangzhou
Prof. Werner Breitung, Professor, Department of Urban Planning & Design Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University Suzhou, China

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Seminar

13 August 2013
Myanmar: Urban Development Issues and Prospects
Prof. Chung-Tong Wu, Emeritus Professor, University of New South Wales
Emeritus Professor, University of Western Sydney
Adjunct Professor, University of Technology, Sydney

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Seminar

10 July 2013
Victims in a foreign land: Self-representation of Chinese expatriates in Australia on Weibo
Dr. Chong Han, Associate Lecturer, Linguistics, Interpreting & Translation Studies,
University of Western Sydney

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Seminar

3 July 2013
Material migrations: the object stories, networks and practices of return migrants in Hong Kong
Dr. Allison Hui, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, HKBU
Miss Kelly Li, Research Assistant, David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, HKBU

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Seminar

7 June 2013
From aspatial to spatial, from global to local: A progressive agenda for measuring segregation
Prof. David W. Wong
Professor, Department of Geography & GeoInformation Science, George Mason University

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Seminar

30 April 2013
Effectiveness of Environmental Advertising for Hotels
Prof. Kara Chan
Head and Professor, Department of Communication Studies, HKBU

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Seminar

19 April 2013
1.5 generation migrants from Taiwan: Challenges and Opportunities
Prof. Lan-hung Nora Chiang
Professor Emerita, National Taiwan University

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Seminar

7 March 2013
Institutional Patronage: The British and Foreign Bible Society and the Chinese Protestant Bible
Dr. George Kam-wah Mak
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies

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Seminar

25 February 2013
Connect or disconnect? Transborder Activities and Family networks of mainland Chinese with Children Born in Hong Kong
Prof. Li Xiyuan, Professor, Centre for the Studies of Hong Kong, Macao and Pearl River Delta, Department of Sociology, Sun Yat-Sen University

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Seminar

24 January 2013
Private homeownership, the Internet, and the establishment of homeowners’ association in urban China
Dr. Limei Li, Visiting Scholar, David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, HKBU

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Seminar

17 December 2012
Successive rounds of regulatory experiments in Singapore’s public housing sector: Transformation from Developmentalism to Neoliberalism?
Dr. Jun Wang, Research Assistant Professor, David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, HKBU

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Seminar

26 November 2012
Coordinated Urbanization in China: Rural Autonomy versus Urban Integrity
Prof. Jieming Zhu, Associate Professor, Department of Real Estate, National University of Singapore

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Seminar

20 November 2012
One Country, Two Diseases — Making News about HIV & HBV in China, 1980-2010
Dr. Dong Dong, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Environment, Health and Sustainability Working Group, David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies

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Seminar

3 October 2012
Towards global convergence: Asian dynamism and the elusive quest for western growth from the Fordist to the financial crisis and after
Prof. Mick Dunford, Professor of Economic Geography, University of Sussex

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Seminar

27 June 2012
Japanese Cities in Chinese Perspective: Towards a Contextual, Regional Approach to Comparative Urbanism
Dr. Paul Waley, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, Cities and Social Justice, School of Geography, University of Leeds

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Seminar

8 June 2012
Incentives of and Barriers to having a Family Doctor in Hong Kong: An in-depth qualitative study of the views, knowledge, and attitudes of chronically ill patients
Dr. Dr. Judy Y.M. Siu, Research Assistant Professor, Environment, Health and Sustainability Working Group , David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies

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Seminar

11 May 2012
Migration and Chinese Religious Communities: The Canadian Context
Dr. Paul Crowe , Director, David Lam Centre, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities & Asia-Canada Program, Simon Fraser University

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Seminar

25 Apr 2012
Propelled by Enthusiasm: Using the Everyday Leisure Travel of Bird Watching and Patchwork Quilting to Re-think Patterns of Contemporary Mobility
Dr. Allison Hui , Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Mobility/Urbanization Working Group ,
David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies

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Seminar

16 Mar 2012
LEWI Book Launch
Dr. Perry Johansson, Research Assistant Professor, Cross-Cultural Studies Working Group,
Dr. Shanshan Lan, Research Assistant Professor, Mobility/Urbanization Working Group,
David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies

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Seminar
12 Jan 2012
The Uses of the Web in the Mobilization of Local Communities in Urban and Environmental Issues in China and Hong Kong
Dr. Nicolas DOUAY Associate Professor of Urban Planning, Université Paris Diderot
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Seminar
14 Dec 2011
Saluting the Yellow Emperor: A Case of Swedish Sinography
Dr. Perry Johansson, Research Assistant Professor, Cross-Cultural Studies Working Group,
David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies
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Seminar
9 Nov 2011
The Catholic Church in China
Prof. Cindy Chu, Associate Director, David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies
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Seminar
19 Oct 2011
Housing Inequality under Market Deepening: The Case of Guangzhou
Prof. Si-ming Li, Director, David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies
Date
Seminar
1 Feb 2010
Urbanization and Global Environmental Change in China: Hong Kong's Prelimiary Survey
Dr. Li Yangfan, Nanjing University, China
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Seminar
5 Mar 2009
The Spirits of Traditional Chinese Law
Prof. Liu Yigong, Professor of Law, Lanzhou University, China
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Seminar
17 Mar 2008
How to Translate China's Modern: Rethinking The Rise of Modern Chinese Thought
Prof. Wang Hui (汪暉), Tsinghua University, China
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Seminar
21 Sep 2006
Expatriate Identities, Citizen Security and State Jurisdiction
Prof. Donald McMillen, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
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Seminar
12 Apr 2005
An Analysis on PRC's Policy towards Taiwan
Prof. Xing Yue (邢悅), Tsinghua University, China
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Seminar
19 Mar 2004
Styles, Subjects, and Special Points of View: Parallels in Chinese and Euro-American Documentaries
Prof. Zhang Yingjin, Department of Literature, University of California, San Diego, US
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Seminar
28 Oct 2002
The Dazzling Dr. Legge: Trauma and Resilience in the Turmoil of Early Hong Kong
Prof. Marilyn Bowman, Department of Psychology, Simon Fraser University, Canada