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Transnational Asia and Regional Networks: Toward a Political Economy of East Asia and Southeast Asia


Transnational Asia and Regional Networks: Toward a Political Economy of East Asia and Southeast Asia

Lecture by Hong Liu, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


Thursday, November 12, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (Pacific Time)
Live via Zoom


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Dr. Hong Liu is presently Tan Lark Sye Chair Professor of Public Policy and Global Affairs at the School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University. He received his PhD in History and Asian Studies from Ohio University. He was Chair Professor of East Asian Studies and Founding Director of the Centre for Chinese Studies at the University of Manchester from 2006 to 2010, Chair of NTU’s School of Humanities and Social Science from 2011 to 2017, and Chair of School of Social Sciences from 2017 to 2020. Since 2014, he has concurrently served as Director of the Nanyang Centre for Public Administration at NTU. Professor Liu’s research areas include Asian governance, Sino-Southeast Asian relations, international migration, and global talent management. In addition to serving as a co-chief editor of Journal of Chinese Overseas (Brill) and Public Governance in Asia (Routledge), he has authored/edited 18 books and about 100 academic articles, including in leading international journals such as World Politics, Journal of Asian Studies, Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, The China Quarterly, Journal of Contemporary China, Nature and Culture, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, International Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, and Ethnic and Racial Studies. His publications also appear in the Chinese, French, Dutch, Japanese, Indonesian and Korean languages. His most recent publications include An Emerging Asian Model of Governance and Transnational Knowledge Transfer (co-edited with Ting-Yan Wang; Routledge, 2020) and Dear China: Emigrant Letters and Remittances, 1820-1980 (co-author with Gregor Benton; University of California Press, 2018).

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This public webinar is presented in conjunction with the UCLA fall course "Asian Community: Intra-Asian Migration, Diaspora-Homeland Interaction, and Identity Formation," with generous funding from the Eurasia Foundation (from Asia).

For questions about the event, please contact asia@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Asia Pacific Center, Center for Study of International Migration, Center for Southeast Asian Studies