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Shan Huang

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Shan Huang

Dissertation Writer
Research Interests: 
Politics of urban development, temporality, activism, Hong Kong, China


My dissertation examines how Hong Kong government’s developmental schemes are confronted by grassroots actions aimed at democratizing urban planning and promoting alternative urban futures. An ethnographic account of Hong Kong’s political culture in the post-Handover era, it also seeks to reflect on urbanism of our times. Prior to Stanford, I studied at the University of South Carolina and wrote my Master's Thesis on China’s underground music scenes and cultural politics.