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Dr. TAM Dic Sze, Daisy | 譚迪詩博士

Assistant professor

Office: RRS 609

Tel: 3411 5871

Email: daisytam@hkbu.edu.hk

Dr. Tam received her Ph.D. in Cultural Studies from Goldsmiths, University of London. Her research interests include ethical food practices, food waste, food and urbanism, critical food studies, everyday life studies, migrant workers, ethnography, critical theory, cultural and media theory. Her current research on food waste and the city is a theoretical and technological project that explores the potential of collective food rescue practice.

Her recent publications include Towards a Parasitic Ethics in Theory, Culture and Society London: Sage [forthcoming]; The Hidden Market: The Alternative Borough Market in Evers, C. & Seale K. (eds) (2014) Informal Urban Street Markets: International Perspectives New York: Routledge. p73-80; Little Manila: The Other Central of Hong Kong in Messy Urbanism University of Hong Kong Press [forthcoming]; 不速之客? 香港的菲律賓人口 in 再見亞洲 - 全球化時代的解構與重建Hong Kong: Chinese University Press. p195-204

Courses Taught:
Food, Culture and Society; Politics of the Ordinary; Introduction to the Humanities; Media and Communication: Issues, Concepts, Theories;

2015-16

Da Tung Interdisciplinary Research Fellow

 

2016 – 2017

 

GRF General Research Grant

Enabling Ethical Food Futures – surplus food practices as commons

UGC funded HKD 242,200

2014 – 2015

 

GRF General Research Grant

The Capacity for Ethics – food practices in Hong Kong

UGC funded HKD 275,000

2013 – 2014

 

KTP Knowledge Transfer Partnership

Greener Living – micro-urban farming and turning waste into resource

UGC funded HKD 100,000

(short-listed for the 2015 KTP Award)

2015 – 2016

 

FRG Cat II: Towards an Ethics of Commons – Surplus Food Rescue in Hong Kong

HKBU funded HKD 150,000

2012 – 2014

 

FRG Cat II: Forming Communities – an interdisciplinary approach to understanding social cohesion

HKBU funded HKD 100,000

2013 – 2014

 

FRG Cat I: Transforming the Parasite – ethical waste in food practices

HKBU funded HKD 50,000

2014 – 2016

 

(Co-I) Teaching Development Grant

Enhancing whole person development by co-curriculum activities: herbal green campuses (PI Prof Hong Qi Zhang School of Chinese Medicine, HKBU)

HKD 300, 000

Book Chapters (refereed)

1. [forthcoming] Little Manila: The Other Central of Hong Kong in Messy Urbanism University of Hong Kong Press

 

2. (2014) “The Hidden Market: The Alternative Borough Market” in Evers, C. & Seale K. (eds) Informal Urban Street Markets: International Perspectives New York: Routledge. p73-80.

 

3. (2014) 不速之客? 香港的菲律賓人口  in 再見亞洲 - 全球化時代的解構與重建

Hong Kong: Chinese University Press. p195-204

 

4. (2014) “Fotanian: Communality without Collectivity” in Marques, L. and Richards, G. (eds) Creative Districts Around the World [e-book] Available from: http://creativedistricts.imem.nl/ p179-184

 

5. (2011) Dancing in the Streets of Shanghai in Cheung, D. & Cunanan, T. et al (eds) Invisible – Cycles of Experience Vol. 6  香港: 匯智出版有限公司p30-35

 

6. (2011) “Inextricable Aesthetics: packaging ethics in markets and supermarkets” in Menrath, S. & Schwinghammer A. (eds) in That’s What a Chameleon Looks Like. Contesting Immersive Culture Cologne, Germany: Herbert von Halem Verlag. p198-222

 

7. (2008) “The Art of ‘Slow’: Taking Time in the Digital Age” in Leung, L. (ed) Digital Experience Design: Ideas, Industries, Interaction Bristol: Intellect Books p49-56

 

Journal Publications (refereed unless otherwise stated)

8. In the Mood for Adobo (e-article) Philippine Consulate (23000+ audience reached. 660+ Likes) (non-refereed)

 

9. Snacking Behaviour and Perception of Healthy Foods among Chinese Adolescents Health Education (submitted)

 

10. Towards a Parasitic Ethics in Theory, Culture and Society London: Sage [accepted and forthcoming]

 

11. (2014) The Return of Home Cooking – question of nostalgia, foreigners and nationalism) in Evers, C. (ed) Altitude: An e-journal of emerging Humanities work [online] (accepted)

 

12. (2010) 在上海街頭跳舞 in Journal of Local Discourse 本土論述  台北市 : 漫遊者文化事業股份有限公司p245-254

 

13. (2009) 家常便飯Home Cooking: On Collective Memory and Identity in Journal of Local Discourse 本土論述  台北市 : 漫遊者文化事業股份有限公司p231-244

 

14. (2008) Slow Journeys in Tam, D. & Frost, N. (eds) Food, Culture and Society Berg (11:2) p207-218

 

15. (2008) Food Journeys – Culinary Travels in Time and Space Introduction to Slow Journeys in Food Culture and Society Berg (11:2) p127-132

 

Editorship

Guest Editor of ‘Food Journeys’ special issue of Food, Culture and Society Berg 2008 (11: 2) co-edited with Nicola Frost

 

2016 – 2017

 

GRF General Research Grant

Enabling Ethical Food Futures – surplus food practices as commons

UGC funded HKD 242,200

2014 – 2015

 

GRF General Research Grant

The Capacity for Ethics – food practices in Hong Kong

UGC funded HKD 275,000

2013 – 2014

 

KTP Knowledge Transfer Partnership

Greener Living – micro-urban farming and turning waste into resource

UGC funded HKD 100,000

(short-listed for the 2015 KTP Award)

2015 – 2016

 

FRG Cat II: Towards an Ethics of Commons – Surplus Food Rescue in Hong Kong

HKBU funded HKD 150,000

2012 – 2014

 

FRG Cat II: Forming Communities – an interdisciplinary approach to understanding social cohesion

HKBU funded HKD 100,000

2013 – 2014

 

FRG Cat I: Transforming the Parasite – ethical waste in food practices

HKBU funded HKD 50,000

2014 – 2016

 

(Co-I) Teaching Development Grant

Enhancing whole person development by co-curriculum activities: herbal green campuses (PI Prof Hong Qi Zhang School of Chinese Medicine, HKBU)

HKD 300, 000