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Publications and Presentations

Journal ARTICLE under REview

Managerialism, Academic Globalism and the Shaping of Sociology: Comparison of Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan.

Working Titles

Theorizing Asian Social Sciences: The World System of Knowledge Perspective
When A Student Researching Professors: Rethinking Interview Politic and Confidentiality
Sociologists Demography in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore
Sociology in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore: Thesis of Geo-Disciplinary Identity
Public Sociology in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore: Political Context and Intellectual Tradition

Commissioned Reports and Articles

2009 Participatory Note of 2009 CSA Annual Conference, 8-20, Issue 67, Taiwan Sociological Association Communication

2009 'Imaging an International Node vs. Cultivating the Domestic Dialogues: A Participatory Note on the 2008 HKSA & TSA Annual Conferences', 24-29, Issue 65, Taiwan Sociological Association Communication (in Chinese)

2009 'Gazing at Migration in the 2008 TSA Annual Conference', 63-69, Issue 65, Taiwan Sociological Association Communication (in Chinese)

2009 'Country Report: The Governance of Emerging Technologies in Taiwan', annex to Jacquelyne Luce Knowledge Politics and Converging Technologies: Actors, Sites, Practices, deliverable 2 of Knowledge NBIC Project, FP6, European Commission.

2008 'Searching Google Scholar with the K/w Converging Technology', annex to Steve Fuller Research trajectories and institutional settings of new converging technologies, deliverable 1 of Knowledge NBIC Project, FP6, European Commission.

Conference Presentations

Framing Sociology in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore: Geopolitics, States and Its Practitioners- An Overview of Key Arguments. Presented in SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies Seminar, SOAS, London, UK, 2011.4.13.

Public Sociology in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore: Political Context and Intellectual Traditions. Presented in BSA Conference, LSE, London, UK, 2011.4.6-8.

Researching Sociologists in a PhD Project: The Political and Ethical Reflections. Presented in BSA Conference, LSE, London, UK, 2011.4.6-8.

Managerialism, Academic Globalism and the Shaping of Sociology: Comparison of Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan. Presented in 2010 ISA Congress, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2010. 7.11. Also presented in Southern Sociology Series Talk, Dept of Sociology, Nat. Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2010.11.1, 2010 Taiwanese Sociological Association Conference, Fu-jen University, Taipei, Taiwan, 2010.12.6, and School of Sociology Seminar, University College Dublin, 2011.4.14.

Framing Sociology in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore: Geopolitics, State, and Its Practitioners ¡V A Preliminary Summary. Presented in the 2010 British Sociological Association Conference, Glasgow Caledonian University, 2010.4.6-8. An earlier version was presented in Doctoral Salome of Dept of Sociology, Zhong-Shan University, Guangzhou, 2009.12.14.

Identity Politics and the Framing of Sociology: Comparison of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore. Presented in Taiwan Studies Summer Course, SOAS, London, 2010.6.9.

Comparing Sociology in Asian World Cities: Preliminary Findings from Hong Kong and Singapore. Presented in the 2009 Hong Kong Sociological Association Conference. University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2009.12.5.

The Knowledge Politics of Emerging Technologies in Taiwan: Governance Imbalance, Institutional Gaps and Historical Contexts. Presented in 2008 Hong Kong sociological Association Conference, Lingnan, Hong Kong, 2008.12.6, in 2008 Taiwan Sociological Association Conference, Academia Sinica, Taipei, 2008.12.13, and in Seminar Synergy 2009, Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, 2009.3.17.

Negotiating Western Sociology in East Asia and the Challenges of Academic Globalisation- Findings from Sociologist Interviews from Taiwan and Hong Kong. Presented in the Interim Conference, RC09 History of Sociology, ISA, Umea, Sweden, 2008. 8. 23.

Thesis, unpublished

2003 Risk and Experts - The Newspaper Presentation of SARS and Medical Professionals in Taiwan Master Thesis submitted to Dept of Sociology, London School of Economics.

Book, Non-Academic

2006 Shiner than Sun, Purer than Snow- Into Yunnan, Silk Road and Tibet. Taipei: Commonwealth Publishing Co. (in Chinese, a book about my journeys in Western China, featuring critical discussions the social and ecological conditions there)