Research Projects

Panyu: Rural Becoming Urban?

(Funded under Hang Seng Bank Golden Jubilee Education Fund for Research, Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities & Social Sciences)

Principal Investigator

Max Hirsh, Research Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Total Fund Awarded

HKD 40,000

Project Duration

April 1, 2016 – March 31, 2017

Project Description

This project aims to investigate village development and urban transformation strategies in the Panyu district of Guangzhou and it seeks advance a new understanding of village redevelopment processes in the Pearl River Delta over the past 30 years.