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Dr Chris King Chi Chan

Research Associate

Dr Chris King Chi Chan

Research Associate

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About

Chris Chan is an Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at Global Development Institute, the University of Manchester. In 2022, he also holds Visiting Fellowship in London School of Economics, Université Paris Cité and Berlin Social Science Center (WBZ).

His research focuses on labour, civil society, and social development in China and Asia. He is the author of The Challenge of Labour in China: strikes and the changing labour regime in global factories (Routledge, 2010) and has published papers in journals such as Globalizations, Development and Change, British Journal of Industrial Relations, China Quarterly and Journal of Cotemporary Asia. Currently, he is researching on employment relations in platform economy in Hong Kong and China. He has participated in the Fairwork project as the Principal Investigator for Fairwork Hong Kong since 2020.

Positions at the OII

  • Research Associate, November 2021 -

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