Blog, TC 2017

4 – Lecture: Space Under Pressure. Unintended consequences?

Stan Hok-Wui Wong will offer a brief introduction to Hongkong’s political history, the state and the socio-economic elite, the rise of the “real estate hegemony” in post-1997 Hong Kong and its (unintended) consequences.

Lecture by Stan Hok-Wui Wong

Stan Hok-Wui Wong is an assistant professor at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He has written extensively on Hong Kong politics and society. His previous works touch on issues such as state-business relations, economic impacts of immigrants, and electoral politics. He has published articles in journals such as the British Journal of Political Science, Electoral Studies, Journal of Contemporary China, and Social Science Research. He is the author of the book Electoral Politics in Post-1997 Hong Kong: Protest, Patronage, and the Media. He is the principal investigator of a multi-wave election study “Hong Kong Election Study.”