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Interviews (TV, Radio, Newspaper and Public Institutions)


East Asian Affairs, SEAA Interviews – Professor Hyun Bang Shin, 8 April


MIT Technology Review: Insights on Asian cities, 5 July. Final publication can be found here.


VnExpress (Vietnam) on “What can make Thu Duc a successful city within a city?” 24 December

Associate Press on “From Dhaka to Gaza: How do you socially distance in a crowd?” 27 March

BBC Mundo on “‘Parasite’ gana el Oscar: ¿es Corea del Sur tan desigual como retrata la película?” 11 February


Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements on social housing, 27 November

French megazine, Usbek & Rica, on smart urbanism and Songdo City, 27 August

Thomson Reuters Foundation on “New driveway? Home improvements lead AI to hidden gentrification”, 13 March

Editor, Asian Affairs, on Korean Peninsular, 11 March

Three members of National Assembly, South Korea, on urban regeneration and gentrification, London, 14 January


Legislative Attache, Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the UK on urban regeneration and gentrification, London, 19 December

National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences on Higher Education and Research Assessment, London, 29 November

Busan Development Institute on Urban Regeneration and Gentrification, London, 5 November

Local Press Commission in South Korea on Gentrification and Urban Regeneration, London, 23 October

ABC News on Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, 22 October

Norwegian Business Daily (Dagens Næringsliv) on US-North Korea Summit in Singapore, 27 June

AFP on Impact of US-North Korea Summit on Foreign Companies, 15 June

TRT World Roundtable on “Megacities: Can we build sustainable urban futures?”, 21 May

LSE Thinks, Five video interviews on Inter-Korea and North Korea-US relations, 16 May (see LSE YouTube Channel)

City News International, City University of London, on North Korea-US relations, 16 May

Southeast Asia Globe on Sustainable Urban Development, 1 March


Der Spiegel (Germany) on PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, 21 November

Korea Exposé, online investigative journal, on urban redevelopment in Seoul, 20 November 

BBC World News – Global with Matthew Amroliwala, Studio Live, on Korean politics (presidential election result), London, 9 May

La Razón, newspaper in Spain, on Korean politics, 11 March

ITV interview (TV, recorded) on Korean politics, 11 March, London


Online news agency, on gentrification as disaster. 16 December

Online magazine The World Weekly on Korean politics. 1 December

Korea Small Business Institute on commercial gentrification. 29 November, London

Student journalist at City, University of London on Earls Court redevelopment. 7 November, London

TenCent China live online talk on the Olympic Games. 47000 peak-time simultaneous viewers. 20 August, Beijing

BFM 89.9 – The Business Station on Olympics, and its effects on development in emerging economies. 18 August

The Independent (UK) on Gentrification. 2 June, London

TBS eFM 101.3 MHz This Morning (Live) on Efforts to prevent gentrification. 1 June, Seoul


ABC News on the termination of China’s One Child policy. 29 October

France24 Live, a Paris-based news channel, on Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei city-region development in China. 30 October

Global Poverty Project ( on Korea’s urbanisation. 3 March, London

Korean Economy Daily on social housing. 23 February, London

Sankei Express on mega-events, 2 May, London


CNBC (USA, 2013) | Energy Opportunities: Living Cities, London

LSE Review of Books blog, Podcast on Architecture and Design: Framing the Urban Experience

Revista Exame (Brazil) on the prospect of China’s development. 29 November

Politiken (Denmark) on South Korea’s green development. 18 October

Freelancer Peter Simpson for a book project on Beijing Olympics 2008: An economic impact assessment. 2 July

Monocle Radio Live (UK), Globalist Asia, on China’s ’disaster infrastructure’. 15 July

City University Radio (UK) on urban regeneration and tower blocks. 24 January


Xinhua News Agency (China) on the 2010 London Olympic Games and urban regeneration. 5 November

Shanghai Wenhui Daily (China), “奥运影响或10年后方能见分晓” on the impact of the Olympic Games. 10 August

Revista Veja (Brazil) on Beijing’s Forbidden City. 26 July


Die Welt (Germany),“Chinas Strategie im Wettbewerb der Metropolen.” 18 October

Dong A Ilbo (Korea) on social welfare, 2 March, London

Economist Intelligence Unit. ”Asian Green City Index” (See p.14)

2010 China Daily (China), “As homes fall, desperation rises.” 5 March


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