Dr. HUANG, Weishan 黃維珊 博士
Office: Room LG527, Main Building, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, 6, Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemar Hill, North Point, Hong Kong.
Academic and Professional Qualification
Ph.D. Sociology New School for Social Research, USA
M.A. Sociology New School for Social Research, USA
M.A. Asian Studies St. John’s University, USA
B.A. Chinese Literature Chinese Culture University, Taiwan
Specialism and Research Interests
Sociology of Religion
SOC207 Sociological Theories II
SOC311 Sustainable and Innovative Cities in the Contemporary World
SOC339 Sociology of Religion
SOC357 Migration and Mobility
SOC413 Digitized Media, Culture, and Society
2012. Cimino, Richard P., Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang. Ecologies of Faith In New York City, Bloomington, Indiana University Press.
Other recent refereed Journal papers and book chapters:
Mayfair Yang and Weishan Huang. 2021. “Buddhist environmentalism and civic engagement in the secular Shanghai” in Chinese Religio-Environmentalism Ethics and Practice, edited by Mayfair Yang. Rowman & Littlefield. Pp. 62-92.
Weishan Huang. 2021 “The Sinicization of Buddhism and its Competing Reinventions of Tradition” in Sinicization of Religion, ed. by Richard Madsen. Brill. pp. 64-85.
Weishan Huang. 2021.“Commentary: Rethinking Religion in Urban Planning in Shanghai”, Journal of Planning Theory & Practice. A Special Issue of Rethinking Religion and Secularism in Urban Planning. ed. Babak Manouchehrifar and John Forester. DOI: 10.1080/14649357.2021.1908078. pp. 32-35.
Weishan Huang. 2019. “Urban Restructuring and the Study of Temple Agencies”, in Buddhism in the Post-Mao China, ed. Ji Zhe, Andre Laliberte, and Garth Fisher, University of Hawaii Press, pp. 370-403.
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As Principal Investigator
2019-2021. Hong Kong Hub, Chinese University of Hong Kong Direct Grant for Research, HK$ 100,000.
Buddhist Gentrification, RGC General Research Fund Grant, January 9, 2015-August 30, 2018. (HK$ 440,000)
2018. Transnational Lives of Religion in Asia. Research Summer Grant, Office of Academic Link, Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK$ 115,000.
2016-2018. Religion and Globalization: Global Networks from the East. Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation, US$20,000.
2015-2016. Buddhist Gentrification, Direct Grant for Research, January 5, 2015-August 15, 2016. (HK$ 80,000)
2013-2015. Taiwanese Capital-Linked Migrants and Transnational Religious Networks in Shanghai, Research Grant, Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation, July, 2013 – June, 2015. (€24,000)
2017-2018. Knowledge Transfer Project Fund (KPF)
Project Title: Social Integration with the 5%: Social Empowerment of Migrant Workers and Intercultural Communication between Migrant Workers and Secondary Students.