Book Launch, “On the Margins of Urban South Kore: Core Location as Method and Praxis”, 25-Sep-2020

This new edited volume entitled ‘On the Margins of Urban South Korea: Core Location as Method and Praxis’ is an important volume that is interdisciplinary and adventurous while critical and insightful. It brings together colleagues who have been working on urban Korea from various disciplinary perspectives, and makes a great contribution to the on-going efforts […]

RC21 Conference in Delhi, India

From  15th – 22nd September 2019, RC21 conference, “In and Beyond the City: Emerging Ontologies, Persistent Challenges and Hopeful Futures” was held in Delhi, India, and the visit to Delhi was a memorable one. At the conference, I convened sessions entitled “The Urban Spectre of ‘Global China’ and Critical Reflections on its Spatiality” together with my co-investigators […]

CFP: RC21 Stream (S6) on The Urban Spectre of ‘Global China’ and Critical Reflections on its Spatiality

Happy to announce this call for papers for a stream that I am organizing with two of my excellent former PhD students. We have been developing this particular research, and would like to interact with colleagues who share similar interests and critical perspectives. Deadline: 20th January 2019. RC21 CFP: S6 – The Urban Spectre of ‘Global China’ and […]

“Planetary Gentrification” authors-meet-Critics session at RGS-IBG annual conference 2016

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I am very much looking forward to this ‘authors-meet-critics’ session at this year’s RGS-IBG annual conference, featuring my co-authored book Planetary Gentrification. The session is to be convened and chaired by Professor Ronan Paddision (University of Glasglow), and sees the contributions from three critics, Professor David Ley (The University of British Columbia), Dr Andy Merrifield […]

CFP: 2nd International Conference on Cultural Political Economy, 25-26 August 2016

Forwarding an announcement from Dr Ngai-Ling Sum at Lancaster University. The Cultural Political Economy Research Centre in Lancaster University is organising its second international conference on cultural political economy, this time in partnership with the Graduate School of Education in Bristol University. Below is the CFP for the event. Abstract submission deadline is 29 April 2016. The Cultural […]

AAG annual meeting in San Francisco, 2016

Back in the US, this time to take part in this year’s annual meeing of the American Association of Geographers in San Francisco, a city that I am visiting for the first time, so quite excited about the prospect of meeting new colleagues, exchanging thoughts and catching up with old friends. My sessions are as […]

[Skoll World Forum 2008] 사회적기업상 시상식


-주 연설자: 제프 스콜, 지미 카터 외 -3월 27일 목요일 스콜 월드 포럼의 하이라이트는 스콜 사회적기업상 (Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship) 시상식이다. 2005년에 제정된 사회적기업상은 첫해에 13개 단체가 수상하였으며, 2006년도에는 16개 단체, 2007년도에는 10개 단체, 그리고 올해 2008년도에는 11개 단체가 수상하였다. 시상식 행사는 3월 27일 목요일 저녁 5시 30분에 시작하여 8시까지 이어졌으며, 개막 세션을 열었던 […]


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