We are honoured to feature these distinguished academics as the Keynote Speakers for Asia-Pacific Worlds in Motion IV.
Adrian Bailey is Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, and Professor of Migration Studies at the School of Geography, University of Leeds, UK. A population geographer, Prof. Bailey’s current research expertise comprises two areas: understanding the winners and losers in transnational society, and understanding the changing realities of migration and work for families.
Daniel Hiebert is Professor of Geography at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, as well as Co-Director of Metropolis British Columbia, an international forum for research and policy on migration, diversity and changing cities. His research focuses on public policy related to the wider issues of immigration and cultural diversity, in Canada and internationally.
Rhacel Salazar Parreñas is Professor of Sociology at the University of Southern California, USA. Well known for her pioneering research on women’s labour and migration in economic globalization, she has written four monographs and co-edited three anthologies.
Elspeth Graham is Reader of Geography and Sustainable Development at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK. She studies population change and health variations in Britain and Southeast Asia, and leads inter-disciplinary research teams in these regions through the ESRC Centre for Population Change and the CHAMPSEA project respectively. Dr Graham’s participation at Asia-Pacific Worlds in Motion IV is sponsored by the Asia Research Institute.