CORE RESEARCH TEAM

International Center for Cultural Studies, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan (ICCS, NYCU)

PI:  Joyce C.H. Liu, Chair Professor. Institute of Social Research and Cultural Studies, Director of International Center for Cultural Studies, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan. Research focus: Border Politics, Internal Colonialism, Unequal Citizenship, Political Philosophy, Comparative Literature, Visual Studies. Email: JoyceLiu@nctu.edu.tw

Co-PI: Yu-Fan Chiu, Assistant Professor. School of Law, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University. Email:yfchiu1229@nctu.edu.tw

Yuan-Horng Chu, Professor. Research focus: Urban Ethnography, Ageing Modernity, Religious Violence, State Violence. Email:  yhchu8@gmail.com

Alain Brossat, Emeritus Professor. Research focus: Research focus: Eurocentrism, hegemony, the construction of narratives, decoloniality, the crisis of the West. Email: alainbrossat46@gmail.com

Allen Chun, Chair Professor. Research focus: Post-colonial studies, Empire, Historical transformation. Email: achun@gate.sinica.edu.tw

Kenzi Chiung -Chih Chen. Post-doc Researcher. Research focus: Migration, Migrant Workers from the Philippines. Email: kenzi@nctu.edu.tw

Ko-Lun Chen, Post-doc Researcher/CHCI-GHI Project Officer. Research focus: Intellectual History of Modern Theatre in Taiwan and Asia: Colonialism, Cold War and Martial Law Regime, and Globalisation. Email: isidro.chen@gmail.com

The Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University, Australia (ICS,WSU)

Co-PI: Brett Neilson, Professor. Research focus: Globalisation, Circulation of Popular Culture, Proliferation of Borders, Global Financial Markets, Population Ageing and the Growing Heterogeneity of Labour, Logistics as Global Governance, Border Politics. Email: B.Neilson@westernsydney.edu.au

Shanthi Robertson, Senior Research Fellow. Research focus: Urban Cultures, Cultural Diversity, Transnational Practices. Email: s.robertson@westernsydney.edu.au

Malini Sur, Senior Research Fellow. Research focus: Borders, Mobility, Citizenship. Email: m.sur@westernsydney.edu.au

Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol Migration Center, Mahidol University, Thailand (IPSR & MMC, MU)

Co-PI: Sudarat Musikawong, Associate Professor. Research Focus: International Migrant Labor Rights, Debt Migration, Migrant/Immigrant Advocacy Research, Thai Studies, Transnational Politics of Belonging, Media and Cinema Studies. Email: sudarat.mus@mahidol.ac.th

Suchada Thaweesit, Assistant Professor.  Research Focus: Medical Anthropology, Women and Gender Studies, Reproductive Health and Sexual Right, Crossed-border Health, HIV/AIDS, Migration, Vulnerable Population and Social Justice (LGBTN, Youth, Women, Elderly, Migrants). Email: suchadean@gmail.com

Sureeporn Punpuing, Associate Professor. Director of Mahidol Migration Center.  Research Focus: Social Development, Temporary Migration, Reconfiguration of Family Across Distance, Ageing Society, Impact of Children Migration on the Elder Generation in Rural Thailand. Email: sureeporn.pun@mahidol.ac.th

Rosalia Maria Emanuele Sciortino, Associate Professor. Research Focus: gender, social health, migration and regional integration in the Greater Mekong Sub-region and ASEAN. Email: rosalia.sci@mahidol.ac.th

Malee Sunpuwan, Assistant Professor. Research Focus: Demography, Urban Refugees, Migrant Public Health, Access to Health Care, Migrant Labor Rights, International Labor, and Marriage Migration. Email: maleesunpuwan@gmail.com

Aree Jamplakay, Associate Professor. Research Focus: Demography, Migration due to Social Unrest, Multiculturalism, Labor Migration, Families Left Behind, Thai-Malaysia Border Migration. Email: aree.ude@mahidol.ac.th

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, Malaysia (FASS, UM)

Co-PI: Rusaslina Idrus, Senior Lecturer. Research focus: Gender Studies, Indigenous Rights and Citizenship, Multicultural Society, Digital Storytelling, Project for the Empowerment of the Homeless, the Urban Poor, and the Aboriginal People (Orang Asli). Email: rusaslina@um.edu.my

Simon Soon, Senior Lecturer.  Penang Field Director of Site and Space in Southeast Asia. Research focus:  Art History, Visual Art Studies, Comparative Modernities in the art, spatio-visual practices, and art historiography. Email: simonsoon@um.edu.my

POR Heong Hong, Researcher.  Research focus: Bodies, Nationalism and Modernity, Migration, Mental Health Institution in colonial Malaya, Colonial Visual Representation of Leprosy, Gender Politics, and Politics of Memories, Filmmaking. Email: porhh@um.edu.my

Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland (IPS, PAS)

Co-PI: Rafal Smoczynski, Associate Professor.  Research focus: social control, migration, sociology of religion, social theory, and sociology of markets. Email: rsmoczyn@ifispan.waw.pl

Dorota Hall, Associate Professor. Research focus: Cultural Anthropology and Sociology on religion and sexuality, Network of Socio-economic Experts in the Anti-discrimination Field, EU Agency for Fundamental Rights. Email: dhall@ifispan.waw.pl

Katarzyna Andrejuk, Associate Professor. Research focus: Sociology and Law, Migrants’ Integration in the Labour Market, Educational Migrations, Europeanisation. Email: kandrejuk@ifispan.waw.pl

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, Ton Duc Thang University (GIST, TDTU), Vietnam

John HUTNYK, Associate Professor. Research focus: Marxism, Port Cities of the Colonial Heritage, Bakun Hydro-Electric Scheme in Sarawak, the Australian Technology Park, the Multimedia Super Corridor in Kuala Lumpur. Email: JohnHutnyk@tdtu.edu.vn

Le Thi MAI, Associate Professor. Head of Sociology in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities. Research focus: Globalization, Migration, Social Integration; Social Mobility, Social Structure; Social Impacts of Economic Development; Work and Occupations, Labor Relationship; Export Processing Zones.Email: lethimai@tdtu.edu.vn

Other Affiliations and Contact Persons

Nguyen Tuan Anh,  VNU University of Social Sciences and Humanities. Email: xhhanh@yahoo.com

Nguyen Thi Hong Xoan , Nguyen Nu Nguyet Anh, Department of Sociology, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City (VHU-HCM), Vietnam. Email: xoannguyen@hcmussh.edu.vn; nunguyetanh@hcmussh.edu.vn

Pun Ngai, Department of Sociology/Global China Social Research Hub, The University of Hong Kong University (HKU), Hong Kong. Email: npun@hku.hk

LIM Song Hwee, Center for Cultural Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China. Email: shlim@cuhk.edu.hk

SHIN Kwang-Yeong, BAEK Seung-Wook, LEE Na-Young, Department of Sociology, Chung-Ang University (CAU), Seoul, Korea. Email: swbaek@cau.ac.kr; nylee@cau.ac.kr; kyshin@cau.ac.kr

Lee Chulwoo, Law School, Yonsei University (YU), Seoul, Korea. Email: lee@yonsei.ac.kr

Robinson Tammy, School of Education in Applied Art Education, Hanyang University, Seoul. Email: Koreatammyko@hanyang.ac.kr 

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