Liu Hong   

Tan Lark Sye Chair Professor (Public Policy and Global Affairs), School of Social Sciences

Director, Nanyang Centre for Public Administration

 

新加坡南洋理工大学社会科学学院陈六使讲席教授(公共政策与全球事务)
南洋公共管理研究生院院长

 

Nanyang Centre for Public Administration

50 Nanyang Avenue, S3.2-B4

Nanyang Technological University

Singapore 639798

Telephones: (65) 6592-3772

Email: LiuHong@ntu.edu.sg


 

Full CV 

 

Teaching and Administrative Experience

Teaching & Research

Administrative Leadership

Main Research Interests     

·         Political Economy and Governance in a globalizing Asia

·         Transnational knowledge/policy transfer in the Global South

·         Chinese nationalism, transnationalism, and international migration

·         Chinese social and business networks

·         Global talent mobility, strategies, and policies

·         Sino-Southeast Asian interactions

Editorial Appointments

Honors and Awards

·         Singapore National Day Award: Public Administration Medal (Silver) (2021)

·         Singapore Ministry of Education Service to Education Award (2019)

·         Best Teacher Award (2019 & 2021), Nanyang Centre for Public Administration, NTU

 

Selected Publications in English since 2010

Books

1.      Hong Liu, The Political Economy of Transnational Governance: China and Southeast Asia in the 21st Century. London and New York: Routledge, 2022. Pp. 227.

2.      Hong Liu, Tan Kong Yam and Lim Guanie, eds., The Political Economy of Regionalism, Trade, and Infrastructure: Southeast Asia and the Belt and Road Initiative in a New Era. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2022. Pp. 344.

3.      Joseph Liow, Hong Liu, and Gong Xue, eds., Research Handbook on the Belt and Road Initiative. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2021. Pp. 438.

4.      Akita Shigeru, Hong Liu, Shiro Momoki, eds., Changing Dynamics and Mechanisms of Maritime Asia in Comparative Perspectives. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021. Pp. 258.

5.      Gregor Benton, Huimei Zhang, Hong Liu, eds., Chinese Migrants Write Home: A Dual-Language Anthology of Twentieth-Century Family Letters. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2020. Pp. 346.

6.      Ting-Yan Wang and Hong Liu, eds., An Emerging Asian Model of Governance and Transnational Knowledge Transfer. London: Routledge, 2020. Pp. 129.

7.      Hong Liu and Taomo Zhou, Special issue guest editors: “Bandung Humanism: Toward a New Understanding of the Global South,” Critical Asian Studies, vol. 51, no. 2 (March 2019).

  1. Gregor Benton and Hong Liu, Dear China: Emigrant Letters and Remittances, 1820-1980. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2018. Pp. 288.
  2. Gregor Benton, Hong Liu, and Zhang Huimei, eds., The Qiaopi Trade and Transnational Networks in the Chinese Diaspora. London: Routledge, 2018. Pp. 183.
  3. Hong Liu, China and the Shaping of Indonesia, 1949-1965. Singapore and Kyoto: National University of Singapore Press and Kyoto University Press, 2011. Pp. 321.
  4. Zheng Yangwen, Hong Liu, and Michael Szonyi, eds., The Cold War in Asia: The Battle for Hearts and Minds. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2010. Pp. 268.

Journal Articles

  1. Hong Liu, “China Engages the Global South: From Bandung to the Belt and Road Initiative,” Global Policy, forthcoming.
  2. Ren Na and Hong Liu, “Southeast Asian Chinese Engage a Rising China: Business Associations, Institutionalised Transnationalism, and the Networked State,” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, forthcoming.
  3. Hong Liu and Tingyan Wang, “The Institutionalization and Effectiveness of Transnational Policy Transfer: The China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park as a Case Study,” Public Administration and Development, vol. 41, no. 3 (2021), pp. 103-114.
  4. Audrey Toh and Hong Liu, “Language Ideologies, Chinese Identities and Imagined Futures: Perspectives from Ethnic Chinese Singaporean University Students,” Journal of Chinese Overseas, vol. 17, no. 1 (2021), pp. 1-30.
  5. Hong Liu, Tan Kong Yam, Guanie Lim, “Introduction: Southeast Asia and the Belt and Road Initiative: The Political Economy of Regionalism, Trade and Infrastructure,” Singapore Economic Review, vol. 66, no. 1 (2021), pp. 1-20.
  6. Hong Liu, Xin Fan, Lim Guanie, “Singapore Engages the Belt and Road Initiative: Perceptions, Policies, and Institutions,” Singapore Economic Review, vol. 66, no. 1 (2021), pp. 219-241.
  7. Hong Liu and Huimei Zhang, “Singapore as a Nexus of Migration Corridors: The Qiaopi System and Diasporic Heritage,” Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, vol. 29, no. 2 (2020), pp. 207-226.
  8. Na Ren and Hong Liu, “Domesticating ‘Transnational Cultural Capital’:  The Chinese State and Diasporic Technopreneur Returnees,” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, vol 45, no. 3 (2019), pp. 2308-2327.
  9. Hong Liu and Guanie Lim, “The Political Economy of a Rising China in Southeast Asia: Malaysia’s Responses to the Belt and Road Initiative,” Journal of Contemporary China, vol. 28, no. 116 (2019), pp. 216-231. [Reprinted in Suisheng Zhao ed., China’s New Global Strategy: The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). London: Routledge, 2020, pp.  158-173].
  10. Hong Liu and Taomo Zhou, “Bandung Humanism and a New Understanding of the Global South: An Introduction,” Critical Asian Studies, vol. 51, no. 2 (2019).
  11. Hong Liu and Tingyan Wang, “China and the Singapore Model: Perspectives from the Mid-level Cadres and Implications for Transnational Knowledge Transfer,” The China Quarterly, no. 236 (2018), pp. 988-1011.
  12. Hong Liu, “Transnational Asia and Regional Networks: Toward a New Political Economy of East Asia,” East Asian Community Review, vol. 1, no. 1 (2018), pp. 33-47.
  13. Tingyan Wang and Hong Liu, “An Emerging Asian Model of Governance and Transnational Knowledge Transfer: An Introduction,” Journal of Asian Public Policy, vol. 11, no. 2 (2018), pp. 121-135.
  14. Hong Liu and Els van Dongen, “China’s Diaspora Policies as a New Mode of Transnational Governance,” Journal of Contemporary China, vol. 25, no. 102 (2016), pp. 805-821.
  15. Hong Liu and Gregor Benton, The Qiaopi Trade and Its Role in Modern China and the Chinese Diaspora: Toward an Alternative Explanation of ‘Transnational Capitalism’,Journal of Asian Studies, vol. 51, no. 3 (2016), pp. 575-594.
  16. Hong Liu, “Opportunities and Anxieties for the Chinese Diaspora in Southeast Asia,” Current History: A Journal of Contemporary World Affairs, vol. 115, no. 784 (2016), pp. 312-318.
  17. Giuseppina Merchionne and Hong Liu, “Arts, cuisine et design: La génération 1.75 de la diaspora chinoise à Milan et la création d’entreprises transnationales” [Arts, cuisine, and design: the 1.75 generation of Chinese Diaspora in Milan and the making of transnational enterprises], Hommes et Migrations, no. 1314 (2016), pp. 44-51.
  18. Zhou Min and Hong Liu, “Homeland Engagement and Host-Society Integration: A Comparative Study of New Chinese Immigrants in the United States and Singapore”, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, vol. 57, nos. 1-2 (2016), pp. 30-52.
  19. Ren Na and Hong Liu, “Traversing between Local and Transnational: Dual Embeddedness of New Chinese Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Singapore,” Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, vol. 24, no. 3 (2015), pp. 298-326.
  20. Els van Dongen and Hong Liu, “Introduction: Sustainability and Asia,” Nature and Culture, vol. 10, no. 1 (2015), pp. 1-11.
  21. Bin Wu and Hong Liu, Bringing Class Back In: Class Consciousness and Solidarity among Chinese Migrant Workers in Italy and the UK,” Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol. 37, no. 8 (2014), pp. 1391-1408.
  22. Hong Liu, “Beyond Co-Ethnicity: The Politics of Differentiating and Integrating New Immigrants in Singapore,” Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol. 37, no. 7 (2014), pp. 1225-1238. Reprinted in Edmund Gomez and Gregor Benton, eds, Belonging to the Nation: Generational Change, Identity and the Chinese Diaspora (London: Routledge, 2014).
  23. Hong Liu, “Transnational Chinese Social Sphere in Singapore: Dynamics, Transformations, Characteristics,” Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, vol. 41, no 2 (2012), pp. 37-60.
  24. Hong Liu “Beyond a Revisionist Turn: Network, State, and the Changing Dynamics of Diasporic Chinese Entrepreneurship,” China: An International Journal, vol. 10, no. 3, 2012, pp. 20-41.
  25. Hong Liu, “An Emerging China and Diasporic Chinese: Historicity, the State, and International Relations,” Journal of Contemporary China, vol. 20, no. 71 (2011), pp. 856-876.

Book Chapters

  1. Hong Liu, Kong Yam Tan, and Lim Guanie, “In Pursuit of Regionalism, Trade, and Infrastructure: Southeast Asia, China, and the Belt and Road Initiative in a New Era,” in idem, eds., The Political Economy of Regionalism, Trade, and Infrastructure: Southeast Asia and the Belt and Road Initiative in a New Era. (Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2022), pp. xxvii-xlvi (24 pages).
  2. Hong Liu, Beyond Strategic Hedging: Mahathir’s China Policy and the Changing Political Economy in Malaysia, 2018-2020,” in Felix Heiduk, ed., Asian Geopolitics and the US-China Rivalry (London: Routledge, 2021), pp. 159-176.
  3. Hong Liu, “A Rising China and Implications for a Transnational Asia,” in Khoo Boo Teik and Jafar Suryomenggolo, eds., States and Societies in Motion: Essays in Honour of Takashi Shiraishi (Copenhagen: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies Press, 2021), pp. 235-248.
  4. Joseph Liow, Hong Liu, and Gong Xue, “Introduction,” in idem, eds., Research Handbook on the Belt and Road Initiative (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2021), pp. xx-xxii.
  5. Joseph Liow, Hong Liu, and Gong Xue, “Conclusion: BRI, Covid-19 and the Future,” in idem, eds., Research Handbook on the Belt and Road Initiative (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2021), pp. 439-448.
  6. Lim Guanie and Hong Liu, “Soaring Garuda Meets Rising Dragon: The Political Economy of the Belt and Road Initiative in Indonesia,” in Joseph Liow, Hong Liu, and Gong Xue, eds., Research Handbook on the Belt and Road Initiative (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2021), pp. 123-137.
  7. Akita Shigeru, Hong Liu, and Shiro Momoki, “Introduction,” in idem, eds., Changing Dynamics and Mechanisms of Maritime Asia in Comparative Perspectives (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021), pp. 1-14.
  8. Hong Liu, “Modern China’s Imagining of the Nanyang and the Construction of Transnational Asia,” in Akita Shigeru, Hong Liu, Shiro Momoki, eds., Changing Dynamics and Mechanisms of  Maritime Asia in Comparative Perspectives (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021).
  9. Hong Liu and Guanie Lim, “A Nanyang Approach to the Belt and Road Initiative,” in Yongnian Zheng and Litao Zhao, eds., Chineseness and Modernity in a Changing China: Essays in honor of Professor Wang Gungwu (Singapore: World Scientific, 2020), pp. 253-286.
  10. Gregor Benton and Hong Liu, “Qiaopi and Charity: The Mechanisms and Impact of Diasporic Chinese Philanthropy,” in John Fitzgerald and Hon-ming Yip, eds., Chinese Diaspora Charity and the Cantonese Pacific (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2020), pp. 51-71.
  11. Hong Liu, “Global Talent Management and Higher Education Governance: The Singapore Experience in a Comparative Perspective,” in Eric Yipeng Liu, ed., Research Handbook of International Talent Management (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2019), pp. 339-363.
  12. Hong Liu and Yishu Zhou, “New Chinese Capitalism and the ASEAN Economic Community,” in Yos Santasombat, ed., The Sociology of Chinese Capitalism in Southeast Asia: Challenges and Prospects (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019), pp. 55-75.
  13. Taomo Zhou and Hong Liu, “Chinese Foreign Policy: Southeast Asia,” in Weiping Wu and Mark Frazier, eds., The SAGE Handbook of Contemporary China (Los Angles and London: Sage Publications, 2018), vol. 1, pp. 610-630.
  14. Els van Dongen and Hong Liu, “The Changing Meanings of Diaspora: The Chinese in Southeast Asia,” in Gracia Farrer-Liu and Brenda Yeoh, eds., Routledge Handbook of Migration (London: Routledge, 2018), pp. 33-48.
  15. Hong Liu and Ren Na, “Transnational Social Underpinnings of Chinese Capitalism: Dual Embeddedness and New Migrant Entrepreneurship in Singapore,” in Yos Santasombat ed., Chinese Capitalism in Southeast Asia: Culture and Practices (Singapore: Springer, 2017), pp. 57-84.
  16. Hong Liu and Zhang Huimei, Lee Kuan Yew’s Thoughts on Talent and Singapore’s Development Strategy,” in Lee Kuan Yew Through the Eyes of Chinese Scholars (Singapore: World Scientific, 2017), pp. 97-115.
  17. Min Zhou and Hong Liu, “Changing Patterns of Chinese Immigration and Diasporic Formation in the United States,” in Min Zhou, ed., Contemporary Chinese Diasporas (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), pp. 403-424.
  18. Min Zhou and Hong Liu, “Transnational Entrepreneurship and Immigration Integration: New Chinese Immigrants in Singapore and the United States”, in Jody Agius Vallejo ed., Immigration and Work (Research in the Sociology of Work, Volume 27 (London: Emerald Group Publishing, 2015), pp. 169-201.
  19. Hong Liu and Els van Dongen,The Chinese Diaspora”, in Tim Wright ed., Oxford Bibliographies in Chinese Studies (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013).
  20. Hong Liu, “Constructing a Transnational Social Sphere: Institutional Linkages and the Making of the Homeland in Singapore, 1945-2005,” in Noboru Ishikawa, ed., Flows and Movements in Southeast Asia: New Approaches to Transnationalism (Kyoto: Kyoto University Press, 2011), pp. 264-292.
  21. Hong Liu, “Chinese Overseas and a Rising China: The Limits of Diplomatic ‘Diaspora Option’,” in Zheng Yongnian, ed., China and International Relations: The Chinese View and the Contribution of Wang Gungwu (London: Routledge, 2010), pp. 177-199.
  22. Michael Szonyi and Hong Liu, “Introduction: New Approaches to the Study of the Cold War in Asia”, in Y.W Zheng, Hong Liu, M. Szonyi, eds., The Cold War in Asia: The Battle for Hearts and Minds (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2010), pp. 1-10.
  23. Hong Liu, “The Historicity of China’s Soft Power: The PRC and the Cultural Politics of Indonesia, 1949-65,” in Yangwen Zheng, Liu Hong, Michael Szonyi, eds., The Cold War in Asia: The Battle for Hearts and Minds (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2010), pp.147-182.