August 2019 -Taiwan

Can you believe it, this August was the first time ever that I visited Taiwan, despite the fact that I grew up reading Taiwan literature and listening to Taiwan pop groups! Also, can you believe that there is no direct flight from London to Taipei?! So although it was technically only a 3 days trip, it … Continue reading

July 2019-Risk Society Legacies Plenary, STEPS Uncertainty Symposium

It was a wonderful experience to be part of ESRC STEPSCentre symposium in July, The Politics of Uncertainty: Practical Challenges for Transformative Action. This was definitely one of most interdisciplinary conference I’ve attended on the topic of risk. A series of blog posts reflecting on the event includes contributions from Richard Bronk, Emery Roe, Mark … Continue reading

Conference Dec 2012: Risk and Climate Change – The Shaping of a Cosmopolitan Future

Paris, I’m back! I’m organising a conference on cosmopolitanism and climate change this December on behalf of Prof Ulrich Beck’s Chair at Collège d’études mondiales, FMSH. This is quite an exciting event and I look forward to catching up with my friends in Paris! Risk and Climate Change: The Shaping of a Cosmopolitan Future Date: 10 … Continue reading