Asia Expertise Guide

   
   
 

Migration

  • Dr Joaquin Lopez-Mugica

    Intersections between representations of contemporary art and the modern Chinese city.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 0193
    Architecture and Built Environment Art Education Migration China Contemporary Art Chinese cities representation migration
  • Dr Ruth Maxey

    20th-century and contemporary American literature, especially fiction; Asian American studies; immigrant writing in the United States; American autobiography as a form.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8119 , +44 (0) 7742 919 769
    Arts and Culture Cultures Migration American Literature fiction asian Contemporary Immigrant United States
  • Dr Gaik Cheng Khoo

    Southeast Asian cinema, food and identity in Malaysia, culture and politics and civil society in Malaysia, Korean migration in Malaysia.
    +60 38725 3572
    Cultures Gender Migration Politics Southeast Asian cinema food and identity Malaysia Culture politics civil society Korean migration in Malaysia
  • Dr Xuan Feng

    Attracting, engaging and retaining international talent in China and Chinese expatriates and talent development. Extensive research, (executive) teaching, and consulting experience working with executives, HR practitioners, students and policy makers in China. Provides talent strategies for local government and writes business cases and articles about Chinese management, leadership, HRM, and talent career development.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 9451
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Education Gender Law Migration Psychology Chinese Students young talent employability global competence development Career advisor Mentoring HR employee experience cross-border M&A
  • Dr Pauline Eadie

    The Philippines, including politics, corruption, elections and 'People Power'; poverty ie. urban housing, population growth land reform; security including the Mindanao situation and terrorism, counter-terrorism and the Abu Sayyaf group; religion; the United States/Philippines relationship; migrant workers ie. overseas foreign workers. Disaster relief and rehabilitation.
    +44 (0) 7759544100
    Environment International Relations Migration Politics politics Philippines Corruption election population terroism overseas disaster relief
  • Dr Esther Bott

    'Niche' tourism markets and how local people negotiate them. Expertise in ethnographic research on: orphanage tourism in Nepal; 'tribal' tourism in Vietnam; adventure tourism in Nepal, Thailand (and Jordan and Patagonia). Currently working on a project exploring micro-finance, children's health and women's 'empowerment' in poor communities in Bihar, India.
    07985 652 137
    Cultures Gender Migration Sociology Tourism poverty power dignity Asia tribal tourism adventure tourism micro-finance women health
  • Dr Sascha Auerbach

    Imperialism Migration and Race Crime; Policing Law and Labour American Universities; Riots and Demonstrations; Origins of "popular journalism"; Nationalism and national identity. Immigration Race and racism; Sensational court cases; Popular nationalism; Xenophobia Crime and police responses to it Anti-Chinese sentiment.History of race, law, colonialism and labour in the 19th and early 20th c. British Empire. Focus in Asia is on Malaysia, and on the migration of Indian and Chinese labourers between different colonies. Currently examining the comparative history of Indian and Chinese indentured labour in SE Asia, Mauritius, and the Caribbean.
    +44 (0)77 177 082 93
    American Politics Crime Cultures History International Relations Migration Politics Rights Lab World race crime migration America China Malaysia Riots demonstrations crime Racism Labour
  • Dr Frithjof Arp

    International and cross-cultural business topics, with a particular interest in the linkage between organisational strategy and human resource management. Researching and teaching in China since 2014; has visited the country since the early nineteen nineties and had a professional career which includes ten years in Malaysia, ten years in Australia and four years in Singapore.
    +86 574 8818 0000 8165
    Business and economy International Relations Migration Sociology strategy microfinance International Business international human resource management cross-cultural communication self-initiated expatriate foreign executives
  • Professor May-Tan Mullins

    Belt and Road Initiative, political ecology of rising China, environmental and energy justice, poverty alleviation and building resilience for the poorest and most vulnerable.
    +86 5748 818 0208
    Belt and Road Initiative Energy Environment International Relations Migration Politics energy poverty alleviation post disaster rehabilitation urbanisation smart eco-city political ecology of a rising China
  • Dr David O'Brien

    Ethnographer working on the construction of ethnic identity in Xinjiang. Research interests also include ethnic identity and policy, the Chinese political system and Chinese social science research methodologies. Cross-disciplinary research, based on many years of qualitative fieldwork, seeks to explore how ethnic identity continues to evolve in China and the interplay between state and individual interpretations of identity.
    +86 574 8818 6421
    Belt and Road Initiative Cultures Migration Politics Xinjiang Uyghur China politics Identity ethnic identity policy Chinese political system Chinese social science Kazakhstan Belt and Road Initiative
  • Dr Simon Roberts

    PI on International Social Security Association study of gaps in social protection including Australia, India and Thailand. Senior EU Expert on EU-China Social Security Reform Co-operation Project, Senior EU Expert providing technical assistance for capacity building in social security for Turkey. Co-Investigator (Policy and Governance) on Leverhulme Trust Sustainable Urban Habitats programme with empirical data from Shanghai.
    0115 846 7767
    Environment Gender Law Migration social policy social security pensions healthcare EU law institutional capacity building Governance Evaluation China Thailand turkey India
  • Dr Bin Wu

    Rural sustainability and farmer innovation in China, Chinese internal and international migration, Chinese student migration and integration in host societies and Chinese higher education reform and social justice.
    0115 823 2118
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Education Migration Chinese diasporas international shipping Sustainability community empowerment rural sustainability farmer innovation migration student migration host societies social justice China
  • Dr Russel Skelchy

    Research interests include popular music of maritime Southeast Asia, multiracial studies, popular music (sub)cultures, sound studies, imperialism, decolonisation, and gender studies. Also performes the Indonesian keroncong, Javanese gamelan and Filipino rondalla music.
    0115 951 5845
    Cultures Gender History Migration Music Politics popular music Maritime southeast asia multiracial studies (sub)cultures sound studies imperialism Decolonisation gender studies
  • Dr Uditi Sen

    Expertise on historical and current patterns of migration between India, Bangladesh and Pakistan, policies of refugee rehabilitation in South Asia and projects of post-colonial development. Also an experienced oral history researcher and have conducted interviews with marginalised communities in India and UK. Fluent in English, Hindi and Bengali (spoken and written) and Urdu (spoken).
    0115 95 15151
    Gender History Migration refugee women BME women and Asylum in UK Partition of India tribal policy Decolonisation Andaman Islands West Bengal borders India Bangladesh Pakistan
  • Professor Michèle Clarke

    The environment, climate and ecology of the Asia-Pacific region for the last 30 years, including the complexity of their interactions with society, heritage and cultures. Recent themes have included agriculture and rural development; cultural and built heritage; low carbon and clean energy; rapid urbanisation and sustainable cities; and the energy-water-food nexus.
    0115 951 5446
    Archaeology Architecture and Built Environment Cultures Education Energy Engineering Environment Gender History Migration Science Veterinary climate society sustainable development energy ecosystems Cities Water agriculture heritage Asia

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