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Masterclass: Research as a part of democratization & urban transformation

Hosted by the Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre

CBG.202 (2nd Floor, new LSE Centre Building)


Dr Yi-Ling Chen

Dr Yi-Ling Chen

Associate Professor, University of Wyoming


Prof. Hyun Bang Shin

Prof. Hyun Bang Shin

Professor of Geography and Urban Studies and Director of Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre, LSE

On 2nd December, SEAC hosts its second research Masterclass of the year, with guest speaker Dr Yi-Ling Chen (School of Politics, Public Affairs & International Studies, University of Wyoming) and Chaired by SEAC Director Prof. Hyun Bang Shin. It will examine academic research as part of democratisation and urban transformation efforts, including collaborations with civil society and activist organisations.

Suggested reading:

Chen, Y.L., 2019. ‘Re-occupying the State’: Social Housing Movement and the Transformation of Housing Policies in Taiwan. In Neoliberal Urbanism, Contested Cities and Housing in Asia (pp. 21-45). Palgrave Macmillan, New York.

Dr Yi-Ling Chen is Associate Professor in the School of Politics, Public Affairs & International Studies, University of Wyoming. Dr Chen holds a Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Policy Development from Rutgers University and a MSc from the Graduate Institute of Building and Planning, National Taiwan University. Her research interests include urban planning, urban movements and housing policies, economic and urban geography, gender and development geography.

Prof. Hyun Bang Shin is the Director of Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre, and Professor of Geography and Urban Studies in the Department of Geography and Environment 


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