Clarification of Urban Commoning with Reference to Sharing Urbanism

Contributing to the literature of legal geography, this project on the rise of coworking spaces in the Global East cities aims at explaining why and how the rhetoric of sharing is rearranging property relations in the city, so that this project can practically explore the implications of the sharing urbanism for territorial planning and conceptually clarify the meaning of urban commoning.

Translation and Knowledge: Theorising Territoriality from the Global East

Using case studies of translation projects and geopolitical events, this project explains how the ideas about territoriality in the Global East are theorised from the geographical context and the linguistic translation, so that this can advance the epistemological understanding of the knowledge production in comparative geographical and urban studies.

DemocraCity: Legal Geography of Conflict-Affected Urban Territoriality and Democratisation

‘DemocraCity’ seeks to advance the geographical knowledge about the spatial, territorial, and urban aspects of democratisation.

Legal Production of Land (In)justice

To engage in the scholarship of legal geography, I am interested in understanding how cities are spatially governed by the law in the historical-geographical context of power relations.

Faith Organisations and Urban Transformations: Property, History, and Community

Focusing on the controversial issue of church redevelopment, I unpack the sacred and secular relations between religious organisations and urban process through the lens of property.