Asia Research Institute, NUS
Brenda S.A. Yeoh is Professor (Provost’s Chair), Department of Geography, as well as Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore. She is also the Research Leader of the Asian Migration Cluster at the Asia Research Institute, NUS...
Her research interests include the politics of space in colonial and postcolonial cities, and she also has considerable experience working on a wide range of migration research in Asia, including key themes such as cosmopolitanism and highly skilled talent migration; gender, social reproduction and care migration; migration, national identity and citizenship issues; globalising universities and international student mobilities; and cultural politics, family dynamics and international marriage migrants. Her latest book titles include The Cultural Politics of Talent Migration in East Asia (Routledge, 2012, with Shirlena Huang); Migration and Diversity in Asian Contexts (ISEAS press, 2012, with Ah Eng Lai and Francis Collins); Return: Nationalizing Transnational Mobility in Asia (Duke University Press, 2013, with Biao Xiang and Mika Toyota); Transnational Labour Migration, Remittances and the Changing Family in Asia (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, with Lan Ahn Hoang); Contested Memoryscapes: The Politics of Second World War Commemoration in Singapore (Ashgate, 2016, with Hamzah Muzaini); as well as a paperback reprint of her book, Contesting Space in Colonial Singapore: Power Relations and the Urban Built Environment (originally published in 1996 by Oxford University Press).
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