06 MAY 2022 (FRI) 16:00-17:00

Updated: 4 days ago


The COVID-Boom: Territorial Stigma, Immobility Policy, and the Gentrification of Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po


Room 10.10, 10F, The Jockey Club Tower

Registration Link: https://hkuems1.hku.hk/hkuems/ec_hdetail.aspx?guest=Y&ueid=81178

Registration is required for in person attendance only. (15 quotas, first-come-first-serve)


Zoom Link: https://hku.zoom.us/j/96074669768?pwd=QkVwb2FqbXR1NmRJdXdFcC9saFI3UT09

Meeting ID: 960 7466 9768

Password: 245804

Tsz Chung Lai

Department of Sociology, Hong Kong Baptist University

Mr. Lai Tsz Chung received Master of Arts in China Development Studies from HKU in 2021, and is now a research assistant in the Department of Sociology, Hong Kong Baptist University. His interests include neighborhood change, cultural consumption, and urban communities.

Ben A. Gerlofs

Department of Geography, The University of Hong Kong

Dr. Gerlofs works primarily at the intersection of urban, political, and cultural geography, and has conducted extensive research on various forms and expressions of urban change in Mexico City, Chicago, New York, and Hong Kong. He has published articles in leading geographical and interdisciplinary urban studies journals, and is the author of the forthcoming monograph, Monstrous Politics: Geography, Rights, and the Urban Revolution in Mexico City.

He Wang

Department of Geography, The University of Hong Kong

Dr. Wang is an economic geographer, focusing on East Asia. Her primary research interests are technological innovation, industrial upgrading, and regional development. Her current projects study the Chinese automotive industry and FinTech in Hong Kong.