New Trends and Approaches to Migration Studies in East and Southeast Asia

New Trends and Approaches to Migration Studies in East and Southeast Asia

Saturday August 14, 2021 (Beijing / Hong Kong) / Friday August 13, 2021 (LA / Boston)


8:00 – 11:45am (Beijing / Hong Kong) / 5:00 – 8:45pm (LA) / 8:00 – 11:45pm (Boston)


via Zoom


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Session 1 :
New Trends of Migration in East and Southeast Asia

Income Differences between Local Born and Migrant Young Adults in Hong Kong:
A Comparison of Baby Boomers and Millennials

Professor Eric Fong, Department of Sociology
Dr Man Pui-Kwan, Department of Sociology
The University of Hong Kong

Biography  Abstract

Multi-directional Migration and Social Cohesion in Singapore
Professor Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho, Department of Geography
National University of Singapore

Biography  Abstract

Migrating People and Migrating Art:
How Artists’ Migration Influences the Migration of their Work

Professor Peggy Levitt, Department of Sociology, Wellesley College and
Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
Professor Kangsan Lee, Division of Social Science
New York University Abu Dhabi
Ms Chantal Alejandra Valdivia
Wellesley College

Biography  Abstract

Occupation, Social Ties and Settlement Intentions:
The Case of International Immigrants in Hangzhou

Professor Xiaoguang Fan, School of Public Affairs
Professor Zhen Liu, School of Public Affairs
Zhejiang University

Biography  Abstract

  Session 2 :
New Directions of Studying Migration in East and Southeast Asia

How Contexts Matter: Rethinking Modes of Incorporation in Migration Studies
Professor Min Zhou, Department of Sociology
University of California, Los Angeles

Biography  Abstract

Exploring LinkedIn Data for Research on High Skilled Migration Patterns in East Asia
Professor Guy J Abel, School of Sociology and Political Science
Shanghai University

Biography  Abstract

Study on Social Integration and Development of Immigrants in China:
A Theoretical Framework

Professor Shuzhuo Li, School of Public Policy and Administration
Xi’an Jiaotong University

Biography  Abstract

Taking One's Place: Elite Student Status Systems in China and the U.S.
Professor Yi-Lin Chiang, Department of Sociology
National Chengchi University

Biography  Abstract


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