Chien Shiuh-Shen

Posted on Jan, 16 2017

Chien Shiuh-shen

Name: Prof. Chien Shiuh-Shen 簡旭伸

Home institution: Department of Geography, National Taiwan University, Taipei

Duration of Stay: Feb. 1 - 22, 2017

Biography

Dr. Shiuh-shen Chien obtained his PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science and now is an Associate Professor of Human Geography at National Taiwan University. Prior to this position, he was a visiting research fellow at the East Asian Institute of the National University of Singapore. His research interests cover development geography, geography of globalization, transnational studies, and the political economy of urban and regional development, with empirical focuses on the Global South in general and post-socialist China in particular. His articles in print are able to be seen in the Asian Journal of Political Science; Asian Survey; Built Environment; China Information; Cross Currents: East Asian History and Cultural Review; Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy; Geoforum; Global Networks: A Journal of Transnational Affairs; Issues and Studies; Land Use Policy; Pacific Economic Review; Regional Studies; Urban Studies and other book chapters published by the World Scientific, Ashgate, and Routledge. His ongoing research projects are titled “Theorizing Formation and Transformation of Eco Cities in China.” and “De-territorialized Environmental Risk Assemblage in East Asia”.