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Prof. CHOW Yiu Fai | 周耀輝教授

Professor

Tel: 3411 5582

Email: yfchow@hkbu.edu.hk

Chow Yiu Fai received his PhD degree at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research, University of Amsterdam. Currently a Professor at the Department of Humanities and Creative Writing of Hong Kong Baptist University, Chow’s research fields include gender and sexuality, creative practices and cultural studies at large. His monograph, titled Caring in Times of Precarity: A Study of Single Women Doing Creative Work in Shanghai, is published by Palgrave-Macmillan. His co-authored book Sonic Multiplicities: Hong Kong Pop and the Global Circulation of Sound and Image (Intellect) is also available in Chinese. Chow has published numerous articles in top-tier journals. Next to his academic work, Chow is also an award-winning writer. He released his first lyrics in 1989. Since then he has penned some 1,000 lyrical works for a diversity of pop artists in Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China. In addition to many lyrics awards, Chow’s prose work A Long, Long Farewell won the Recommendation Prize of the biennale Hong Kong Literary Awards (Essays). Lately, Chow has been increasingly involved in multi-media and visual art projects.

2021-22, Project Applicant, “Pilot Scheme for Developing Audio-Based Teaching and Learning (Faculty of Arts)”, UGC Special Grant for Strategic Development of Virtual Teaching and Learning, Hong Kong

2018-2019, P.I., “Different Ages, Different Precarities? A Study of Single Women Doing Creative Work in Shanghai from the Perspective of Age”, General Research Fund (GRF), UGC, Hong Kong

2014-15, P.I. “Made in Hong Kong, Created in China? A Study on Creative Brain Drain from Hong Kong to Mainland China,” Early Career Scheme (ECS), UGC, Hong Kong

2013-16, Research Affiliate, “Creating the ‘new’ Asian woman: Entanglements of urban space, cultural encounters and gendered identities in Shanghai and Delhi,” Humanities in European Research Area (HERA) Joint Research Programme “Cultural Encounters”, EU

2005-2011, PhD candidate, “The Banana [Re]Public: A study of trans/national popular culture consumption among young Chinese living in the Netherlands,” University of Amsterdam, NL

 

PUBLICATIONS – ACADEMIC

 

Journal Articles

1. Chow, Y. F. (accepted) “Connecting Memories, Or the Making of an Inverted Archival Tree” (for a special issue on Alternative Knowledge), Cubic.

2. Chow, Y. F. (accepted)「我們不碎」:周耀輝歌詞班的社群實踐Creativity, Pedagogy, Community: Chow Yiu Fai’s Lyrics Writing Course (for a special issue on music and politics). Router.

3. Niranjana, T., Kim, S., Chow, Y. F., Ip, K., Wang, A. C.-M. (2021). IACS roundtable to mark the publication of  Tejaswini Niranjana’s Musicophilia in Mumbai. Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, 22(1), 100-117. http://doi.org/10.1080/14649373.2021.1886467

4. Zhang, Q. & Chow, Y. F. (2021). Can We Hear the Virus Speak? – Covid-19 and Sonic Governmentality. China Information. https://doi.org/10.1177/0920203X211009417

5. De Kloet, J., Lin, J., & Chow, Y. F. (2020). Introduction: Creative labour in East Asia. Global Media and China, 5(4), 347-353. https://doi.org/10.1177/2059436420973411

6. Wong, L. Y., & Chow, Y. F. (2020). No longer aspirational: A case study of young creative workers in Hong Kong who quit. Global Media and China, 5(4), 438-451. https://doi.org/10.1177/2059436420964973

7. De Kloet, J., Lin, J., & Chow, Y. F. (2020). ‘We are doing better’: Biopolitical nationalism and the COVID-19 virus in East Asia. European Journal of Cultural Studies, 23(4): 635-640. https://doi.org/10.1177/1367549420928092

8. Chow, Y.F. & Saha, A. (2020). No alternatives, always more, willful optimism: New editors of the European Journal of Cultural Studies in conversation. European Journal of Cultural Studies, 23(2): 284-289. https://doi.org/10.1177/1367549420912753

9. De Kloet, J., Poell, T., Zeng, G. & Chow, Y. F. (2019). Introduction to special issue on platformization in China. Chinese Journal of Communication, 12(3): 249-256. https://doi.org/10.1080/17544750.2019.1644008

10. Chow, Y. F. (2019). Love, Labour, Lost: Creative Class Mobility, Stories of Loss, Negative Affects. for special issue on mobility in Cultural Studies, 33(6): 1050-1069. https://doi.org/10.1080/09502386.2019.1660697

11. Chow, Y.F. (2018). Yao, More or Less Human. Transgender Quarterly,5(3):  464-472. https://doi.org/10.1215/23289252-6901314

12. Chow, Y.F. (2017). Exploring creative class mobility: Hong Kong creative workers in Shanghai and Beijing. Eurasian Geography & Economics, 58(4): 361-385. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15387216.2017.1365311

13. Schmidt, L., Chow, Y.F. & De Kloet, J. (2017).From handover to leftover – Tatming, Umbrellas, and the postcolonial ruins of Hong Kong. Situations, 10(1): 119-145.

14. Chow, Y.F. (2016). Hong Kong Creative Workers in Mainland China: The Aspirational, the Precarious, the Ethical. China Information, 31(1): 43-62. https://doi.org/10.1177/0920203X16679063

15. Chow, Y.F., Van Wichelen, S. & De Kloet, J. (2016). Introduction: At home in Asia? Place-making, belonging and citizenship in the Asian Century. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 19(3): 243-256. https://doi.org/10.1177/1367877915573758

16. Chow, Y. F. (2014). The inevitable III: Screens on screens, an artistic attempt. Situations, 7(2): 87-104.

17. Chow, Y. F. (2014). Creative industries, showbiz and sexualized young women: The Hong Kong Book Fair. Communication, Culture and Critique, 7(4): 595-611. https://doi.org/10.1111/cccr.12065

18. Kuipers, G., Chow, Y. F.  & van der Laan, E.  (2014).Vogue and the possibility of cosmopolitics : Race, health and cosmopolitan engagement in the global beauty industry. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 37(12): 2158-2175. https://doi.org/10.1080/01419870.2014.934258

19. Chow, Y. F. & De Kloet, J. (2014). The specter of Europe: Knowledge, Cultural Studies and the ‘Rise of Asia’. European Journal of Cultural Studies, 17: 3-15. https://doi.org/10.1177/1367549413501475

20. Chow, Y. F. & De Kloet, J. (2013). Flânerie and Acrophilia in the Postmetropolis - Rooftops in Hong Kong Cinema. Journal of Chinese Cinemas, 7(2): 139-155. https://doi.org/10.1386/jcc.7.2.139_1

21. Chow, Y. F. (2011). Hope against hopes: Diana Zhu and the transnational politics of Chinese popular music. Cultural Studies, 25(6): 783-808. https://doi.org/10.1080/09502386.2011.576766

22. Chow, Y. F. & De Kloet, J. (2011). Blowing in the China Wind: Engagements with Chineseness in Hong Kong’s zhongguofeng music videos. Visual Anthropology, 24: 59-76. https://doi.org/10.1080/08949468.2011.525492

23. Chow, Y. F. (winter 2011). Moving, sensing intersectionality: A case study of Miss China Europe. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 36(2): 411-436. https://doi.org/10.1086/656023

24. De Kloet, J.,  Chow, Y. F., & Leung, H. H-s. (2010). “Towards an Ethics of Slowness in an Era of Academic Corporatism.” EspacesTemps.net. Available at http://www.espacestemps.net/document8318.html.

25. Chow, Y. F. (2009). Me and the Dragon: A Lyrical Engagement with the Politics of Chinenesness. Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, 10(4): 544-564. https://doi.org/10.1080/14649370903166390

26. Chow, Y. F. (2009). Multicultural schizophrenia: “You are different, you are Chinese”. Amsterdam Social Science, 1(4): 45-52.

27. De Kloet, J., & Chow, Y. F. (2009). All That Melts into Bits and Bytes Becomes Solid. Journal of Chinese Cinemas, 3(1): 79-82.

28. Chow Y. F. (2008). Martial Arts Films and Dutch-Chinese Masculinities: Smaller Is Better. China Information, XXII(2): 331-359. https://doi.org/10.1177/0920203X08091549

29. Chow, Y. F., & de Kloet, J. (2008). Building Memories: A Study of Pop Venues in Hong Kong. Berliner-China Hefte/Chinese History and Society, 34: 53-62.

30. Chow, Y. F., & de Kloet, J. (2008). The Production of Locality in Global Pop: A Comparative Study of Pop Fans in the Netherlands and Hong Kong. Participations, 5(2). Available at http://www.participations.org/Volume%205/Issue%202/5_02_chowdekloet.htm.

31. Chow, Y. F., Zwier, S., & van Zoonen, L. (2008). Bananen, modelminderheid en integratie: mediagebruik en identificaties onder jonge Chinezen in Nederland (Bananas, model minority and integration: media use and identifications among young Chinese in the Netherlands). Migrantenstudies, 24(1): 72-85.

32. De Kloet, J., & Chow, Y. F. (1999).  Voices from the Margin. CHIME - Journal of the European Foundation for Chinese Music Research, 10-11: 123-128. 


Editing special issues

1. Music and Politics. Router. (in preparation, co-editing with Ho, T.)

2. Creative Labour in East Asia. Global Media and China (2020), 5(4): 347-451. (co-editing and co-writing introduction with De Kloet, J. and Lin, J.)

3. The platformization of Chinese Society: infrastructure, governance, and practice. Chinese Journal of Communication(2019), 12(3): 249-256. (co-editing with Zeng, G., Poell, T. & De Kloet, J.)

4. At home in Asia? Place-making, belonging and citizenship in the Asian Century. International Journal of Cultural Studies (2016), 19(3): 243-353. (co-edited with Van Wichelen, S. & De Kloet, J.)

5. Cultural studies, Europe, and the ‘Rise of Asia’.European Journal of Cultural Studies (2014), 17: 3-89. (co-edited with De Kloet, J.)

 

Books

1. Chow, Y.F., De Kloet, J., & Schmidt, L. (in preparation, with book contract). ‘It’s My Party’ - Tatming and the Postcolonial Politics of Popular Music in Hong Kong. London and New York: Palgrave.

2. Chow, Y.F. (in preparation). Chinese edition of Caring in Times of Precarity: A Study of Single Women Doing Creative Work in Shanghai. Shanghai: East China Normal University Press.

3. De Kloet, J., Chow, Y.F., & Chong, G.P.L. (eds.) (2019). Trans-Asia as Method: Theory and Practices. London, New York: Rowman and Littlefield. pp.266.

4. De Kloet, J., Chow, Y.F., & Scheen, L. (eds.) (2019. Boredom, Shanzhai and Digitization in Time of ‘Creative China’. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, pp.288.

5. Chow, Y.F. (2019). Caring in Times of Precarity: A Study of Single Women Doing Creative Work in Shanghai. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan. pp.346.

6. Chow, Y. F., & De Kloet, J. (2015). 多重奏:香港流行音樂聲像的全球流動 (Chinese edition of Sonic Multiplicities: Hong Kong Pop and the Global Circulation of Sound and Image; translated by Wang, R.) Hong Kong: Chinese University Hong Kong Press

7. Chow, Y. F., & De Kloet, J. (2013). Sonic Multiplicities: Hong Kong Pop and the Global Circulation of Sound and Image. Bristol: Intellect. pp.178.

 

Book Chapters

1. Lo, Y.S. & Chow, Y.F. (submitted). Foregrounding and backgrounding: An Interview with Guo Qingling. In Being Single in the City. Heidelberg: Heidelberg University Press.

2. Chong, G. & Chow, Y.F. (2021). Domestic matters: IKEA catalogues, good home, and the aspirations of urban Chinese youth. In Raymond, C.M. and Manzo, L. (eds) Changing Senses of Place: Navigating Global Challenges. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 313-328.

3. Chow, Y.F., De Kloet, J. & Schmidt, L. (2020). Performing the Political – Reflections on Tatming meeting George Orwell in 2017. In Fung, A. and Chik, A. (eds). Made in Hong Kong. London, New York: Routledge, 168-180.

4. Chong, G., Y.F. Chow & De Kloet, J. (2019). Introduction: Toward Trans-Asia: Projects, Possibilities, Paradoxes. In De Kloet, J., Y.F. Chow & Chong, G.(eds) Trans-Asia as Method, Theory and Practices. New York: Rowman & Littlefield International, 1-24.

5. Chow, Y.F. & De Kloet, J. (2019). What Is the “Trans” in Trans-Asia?. In De Kloet, J., Y.F. Chow & Chong, G. (eds) Trans-Asia as Method, Theory and Practices. New York: Rowman & Littlefield International, 43-58.

6. Chow, Y.F., Chong, G. & De Kloet, J. (2019). Coda: Rolling Back Toward a Trans-Asia Future?. In De Kloet, J., Y.F. Chow & Chong, G. (eds) Trans-Asia as Method, Theory and Practices. New York: Rowman & Littlefield International, 211-216.

7. De Kloet, J., Chow, Y.F. & Scheen, L. (2019). Introduction: We Must Create?. In De Kloet, J., Chow, Y.F., & Scheen, L.(eds) Boredom, Shanzhai, and Digitization in the Time of Creative China. Amsterdam: Amsterdam Universtiy Press, 13-38.

8. Chow, Y.F. (2019). Diaspora As Method, Music As Hope. In Bull, M. (ed.) Routledge Companion to Sound Studies. London, New York: Routledge, 185-194.

9. Chow, Y.F. (2019). 青春:時間政治的一種 (Ching-chun as a Form of Chronopolitics). In Chu, S. (ed.)《香港關鍵詞:想像新未來》. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Chinese University Press, 287-298.

10. Chow, Y.F. & De Kloet, J. (2019). Out in the Undercurrents: Queer Politics in Hong Kong Popular Music. In Maus, F. (ed.) Oxford Handbook on Queerness and Music. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

11. De Kloet, J. & Chow, Y.F. (2017). Shanzhai Culture, Dafen Art and Copyrights. In Berry, C. & Tsai, E. (eds.) Routledge Handbook of East Asian Popular Culture. New York, London: Routledge, 229-241.

12. Chow, Y.F. (2017). Subcultures: Role of the media. In Roessler, P. & Van Zoonen, L. (eds.) International Encyclopedia of Media Studies. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell. DOI: 10.1002/9781118783764.wbieme0175.

13. Kuipers, G., Chow, Y. F.  & van der Laan, E.  (2015).Vogue and the possibility of cosmopolitics : Race, health and cosmopolitan engagement in the global beauty industry. In Levitt, P. & Nyiri, P. (eds.). Books, Bodies and Bronzes: Comparing Sites of Global Citizenship Creation. London and New York: Routledge, 10-27. (Reprint of Ethnic and Racial Studies article under the same title.)

14. Chow, Y. F. (2015). 我,我們,我們的流行曲 in 文潔華編《廣東文化及其再現》. Hong Kong: Commercial Press, 35-51.

15. Chow, Y. F. & De Kloet, J. (2014). Nirvana,張藝謀,亞洲的角色:視覺與批判in 羅貴祥編《再見亞洲全球化時代的結構與重建》(Resighting Asia: Deconstruction and Reinvention in the Global Era). Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 165-176.

16. Chow, Y. F. (2013). 流,動,顛覆的可能:香港流行音樂邊緣化?in 彭麗君編《邊城對話:香港。中國。邊緣。邊界》. Hong Kong: Chinese University Hong Kong Press, 233-258.

17. Chow, Y. F. & De Kloet, J. (2012). Blowing in the China Wind: Engagements with Chineseness in Hong Kong’s zhongguofeng music videos. In Chan, Kwok-bun (ed.), Hybrid Hong Kong. New York, London: Routledge. (Reprint of Visual Anthropology article under the same title.)

18. Chow, Y. F. (2009). 香港始終有紅館. The Hong Kong Coliseum is still there. In Kung, Chi Shing, Suart, Peter, Lo, Yin Shan and Doran, Valerie (eds.), 盒子對話 The Box Book: Conversations. Hong Kong: MCCM Creations, 42-45.

19. Chow, Y. F. (2009). 18變:從聽歌到寫詞、從消費到生產、從理論到實踐看我(們)的變化與變遷 (Reflections on Our Changes: From Listening to Writing, from Consuming to Producing, from Theory to Practice). In Fung, A. (ed), 歌潮汐韻:香港粵語流行曲的發展 (Melodic Tides: Development of Cantopop in Hong Kong). Hong Kong: Subculture, 154-170.

20. Chow, Y.F. (2007). Multiculturele schizophrenie: ‘Jij bent anders, jij bent Chinees’ (Multicultural Schizophrenia: ‘You are different, you are Chinese’). In Francio Guadeloupe and Vincent de Rooij (eds), Zo Zijn Onze Manieren: Visies op multiculturaliteit in Nederland (Such Are Our Ways: Visions on multiculturality). Amsterdam: Rozenberg, 105-112.

21. Chow, Y.F. (2007). Descendants of the dragon, sing! In Jeroen de Kloet and Edwin Jurriens (eds), Cosmopatriots: On distant belongings and close encounters. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 95-104.

22. De Kloet, J., & Chow, Y.F. (2000). Bekijk het Maar! (Watch That!). In Meijer, I., & Reesink, M. (eds.) Big Brother! Reality Soap en de Opkomst van het Multi Media Concept (Big Brother! Reality Soap and the Emergence of Multi Media Concept). Amsterdam: Boom.

 

Book Reviews

1. Chow, Y.F. (accepted). Book Review: Margaret Hillenbrand, Negative Exposures: Knowing What Not to Know in Contemporary China (Duke University Press). China Review International.

2. Chow, Y.F. (2020). Book review: Eva Tsai, Tung-hung Ho, and Miaoju Jian (eds.). Made in Taiwan: Studies in Popular Music (Routledge). Global Media and China, 5(3): 340-341.

3. Chow, Y.F. (2018). Book review: Gladys Pak Lei Chong, Chinese Subjectivities and the Beijing Olympics (Rowman and Littlefield). China Information 32(3): 490-492.

4. Chow, Y.F. (2015). Book review: Kam Louie, Chinese Masculinities in a Globalizing World (Routledge). China Information, 29(3): 402-404.

5. De Kloet, J., & Chow, Y. F. (2014). Book review: John Street, Music and Politics (Polity Press).  European Journal of Communication, 29(4): 511-513.

6. Chow, Y. F. (2010). Book review: Mimi Thi Nguyen and Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu (eds.), Alien Encounters: Popular Culture in Asian America (Duke University Press). European Journal of Cultural Studies, 13(1): 127-129.

7. De Kloet, J., & Chow, Y. F. (2008). Book review: Zhang Zhen (ed.), The Urban Generation: Chinese Cinema and Society at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century (Duke University Press). China Information, 22(3): 519-522.

 

PUBLICATIONS – CREATIVE

 

Books

1. 噪/詞(Noise/Word Collaboration). Hong Kong. 2021

2. 紙上染了藍 [台灣版] (A Long Long Farewell) [Taiwan edition]. Taipei: Comma Books. February 2018.

3. 雌雄同體Androgyny. Hong Kong: Chinese University Press. November 2017, 44pp.

4. 上染了[内地版](A Long Long Farewell) [Mainland Chinese edition]. Chengdu: Sichuan Literature & Art Publishing House, June 2016, 176pp.

5. 透視男教授 (Undressing the Professors). Hong Kong: Joint Publishing, February 2016, 224pp. Co-authored with Anthony Fung, John Erni and Louis Ho.

6. 假如我們什麼都不怕 (The phobia book) [Taiwan edition], Taipei: Souler Creative Corporation, 2015, 224pp.

7. 一個身體,兩個人 (One body, two persons), Hong Kong: Enlighten and Fish, 2015, 152pp.

8. 突然十年便过去[内地精裝版]  (Suddenly, decades ago [mainland Chinese special edition]), Beijing:  Legal Academic and Foreign Cooperation & Publishing, 2014.

9. 紙上染了藍 (A long long farewell), Hong Kong: Enlighten and Fish, 2014, 203pp.

10. 假如我们什么都不怕[內地版] (The Phobia Book), Beijing: United Publishing, 2012, 175pp.

11. 7749: 四十九個我試過/聽過/想過的創意練習 [內地版]7749: Forty-nine exercises on everyday creativity [mainland Chinese edition]), Hangzhou: Zhejiang Literary Publisher, 2013, 151pp.

12. 假如我們甚麼都不怕 (The Phobia Book), Hong Kong: Enlighten and Fish, 2012, 175pp.

13. 7749: 四十九個我試過/聽過/想過的創意練習7749: Forty-nine exercises on everyday creativity), Hong Kong: Enlighten and Fish, 2011, 160pp.

14. 突然十年便过去[内地版]  (Suddenly, decades ago [mainland Chinese edition]), Beijing:  Legal Academic and Foreign Cooperation & Publishing, 2011.

15. 突然十年便過去  (Suddenly, decades ago), Hong Kong: Enlighten and Fish, 2010.

16. 梳頭記The Story of the Comb – Collection of Essays), Hong Kong: Yaowo Publications, 1990 (re-issued in China in 2008)

17. 道德男人A Moral man – Collection of Short Stories), Hong Kong: Pongy Publications, 1996


Book Editing

· The Book of Failure. Hong Kong, Shenzhen: Publication Studio Pearl River Delta, 2019, 164pp. (co-edited with Jeroen de Kloet and Deng Liwen).

· 漂城記 (Stories of a Floating City). Hong Kong: Click Press, January 2016, 236pp. (co-edited with Wong Lok Yee and Lau Sin Ming).

 

Book Chapters

1. Etwas Fehlt, Etwas Fehlt Immer, in Widmer, R. (ed.). Nachbilder. Eine Foto Text Anthologie. Zurich: Spector Books, Fotomuseum Winterthur and ZHdK, 2021, 276-283.

2. How Does Failure Look Like?, in De Kloet, J. Chow, Y.F., & Z.L. Deng (eds.). The Book of Failure. Hong Kong, Shenzhen: Publication Studio Pearl River Delta, 2019, 7-13. (co-written with De Kloet J. & Z.L. Deng)

3. They Didn't Make It into the Air, in De Kloet, J. Chow, Y.F., & Z.L. Deng (eds.). The Book of Failure. Hong Kong, Shenzhen: Publication Studio Pearl River Delta, 2019, 81-83.

4. 《周耀輝》 Chow Yiu Fai, in古老的敵意Ancient Enmity. Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 2017, 122-131.

5. 《好命》 (Good life), in十愛 I(10 loves). Hong Kong: Whitepaper, 2015, 32-47. (this short story is included in一個身體,兩個人)

6. 《飛龍在天》,in小城無故事, Hong Kong: Giraffe, 2012, 60-87.

7. 《在灰燼裡起舞》(‘Dancing, till the end of time’)in 燃後中國 (Post China), by李照興, Hong Kong: Enrich Publishing, 2012, 16-17.


Literary Magazine

1. ‘Androgyny’, Jintian 今天, issue 116, No. 4/2017, p. 258-9.

2. ‘I promise you an umbrella’, Drunken Boat, issue 21. http://www.drunkenboat.com/db21/hong-kong/chow-yiu-fai

 

Album

· 18變:周耀輝詞/文/觀 (Double CD: Selection of Lyrical Works 2003-2008), Hong Kong: EEG, 2008

 

Lyrics

· more than 1000 lyrical works performed by a variety of pop artists in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China (for details, see http://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/周耀輝)

· ‘I promise you an umbrella’ (2014), in Drunken Boat 21. http://www.drunkenboat.com/db21/hong-kong/chow-yiu-fai

 

 


1. 2021-2022, “Pilot Scheme for Developing Audio-Based Teaching and Learning (Faculty of Arts)”, UGC Special Grant for Strategic Development of Virtual Teaching and Learning, Hong Kong Baptist University (HK $200,000)

2. 2020-21, Co-I, "Understanding the Hong Kong Live Music Sector: The Value of Live Music Infrastructures", General Research Fund (GRF) (project number 12606520)

3. 2018-19, Project Applicant (with Dr. Gladys Chong), “In the Eye of the Beholder? Facial Beauty and Social Distinction in Hong Kong, Institute of Creative Hong Kong Baptist University (HK$100,000), in collaboration with Professor Giselinde Kuipers, University of Amsterdam

4. 2018-2019, P.I., “Different Ages, Different Precarities? A Study of Single Women Doing Creative Work in Shanghai from the Perspective of Age”, General Research Fund (GRF), UGC (HK$256,096)

5. 2018-2019, P.I. “Different Ages, Different Precarities? A Pilot Study of Single Women Doing Creative Work in Shanghai from the Perspective of Age”, Faculty Research Grant, Hong Kong Baptist University (HK$ 50,000).

6. 2017-2020, P.I. /Key Partner, “Humanities across Borders: Asia and Africa in the World”, the Mellon Foundation, US (US$1.7 million), co-ordinated by the International Institute of Asian Studies (the Netherlands) with a consortium of Asian, African, European and American partners.

7. 2016-17, Co-P.I. “Youth’s Self-image of Body and Gender”, Institute of Creativity, Hong Kong Baptist University (HK$100,000)

8. 2014-15, P.I. “Made in Hong Kong, Created in China? A Study on Creative Brain Drain from Hong Kong to Mainland China,” Early Career Scheme (ECS), UGC, Hong Kong (HKD 295,296)

9. 2014, P.I. Pilot study of “Made in Hong Kong, Created in China? A Study on Creative Brain Drain from Hong Kong to Mainland China,” FRG, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKD 47,400)

10. 2013-16, Research Affiliate, “Creating the ‘new’ Asian woman: Entanglements of urban space, cultural encounters and gendered identities in Shanghai and Delhi,” Humanities in European Research Area (HERA) Joint Research Programme “Cultural Encounters”, in collaboration with Heidelberg University (Germany), University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands), Birkbeck College (University of London, the UK), EU (Euros 969,727)

11. 2011, P.I. “Modelling a New Heterotopia,” FRG, Hong Kong Baptist University (HK$ 49,940)