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Dr. Cheng Wai Edmund (鄭煒 博士)
Email: ewcheng@hkbu.edu.hk
Tel: 3411-2140
Assistant Professor

Teaching

GDSS 1046 Comparative Politics of the Cinema
POLS 2006 Introduction to Political Economy
POLS 3005 Foundations of International Relations

Background
  • Ph.D. in Government, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • M.Sc. in Comparative Politics, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • B.Soc.Sc. (Hons.) in Government, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Research Grants
  • Co-I, An Empirical Study of Social and Political Trust in Post-Occupy Hong Kong through World Values Survey, General Research Fund, Research Grants Council, 2016-2017, HKD 974,988
  • PI, Media Framing of Political Crisis, Start-up Grant for New Academics, Hong Kong Baptist University, 2016-2017, HKD 100,000
  • PI, The Dynamics of Activism in Post-colonial Hong Kong, Faculty Development Scheme, Research Grants Council, 2014-2016, HKD 451,545
  • Co-I, Trust as an Institutional Form for Mobilizing Voluntarism, General Research Fund, Research Grants Council, 2014-2016, HKD 546,800
  • PI, Explaining Social Contention in Hong Kong, Research and Development Fund, Open University of Hong Kong, 2013-2015, HKD 139,600
  • Co-I, A Bilingual Glossary for NSS Liberal Studies Module 4 Globalization, Curriculum Development Fund, Education Bureau, 2008-2010, HKD 148,500
  • Co-I, Bilingual Teaching Plans for NSS Liberal Studies Module 4 Globalization, Curriculum Development Fund, Education Bureau, 2008-2010, HKD 181,400
Research Interests
  • Contentious politics
  • Civil Society
  • Democratization
  • Development Studies
  • Politics of Cultural Heritage and Urban Governance with a Focus on China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Malaysia
Publications

Cheng, Edmund W. and Samson Yuen. Forthcoming. "Neither Repression nor Concession? A Regime's Attrition against Massive Protests." Political Studies.

Cheng, Edmund W. and Wai-yin Chan. 2016. "Explaining Spontaneous Occupation: Antecedents, Contingencies and Spaces in the Umbrella Movement." Social Movement Studies.

Cheng, Edmund W. 2016. "Street Politics in a Hybrid Regime: The Diffusion of Political Activism in Post-colonial Hong Kong." The China Quarterly 226: 383-406.

Cheng, Edmund W. and Samson Yuen. 2015. "Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement: Contentious Politics on China's Periphery". Twenty-First Century. 147 (2015/2): 22-32. (In Chinese)

Cheng, Edmund W., Anthony Li and Shu-yun Ma. 2014. "Resistance, Engagement and Heritage Conservation by the Voluntary Sector: The Case of Penang in Malaysia." Modern Asian Studies 48(3): 617-644.

Cheng, Edmund W. 2014. "Les vicissitudes de la politique contestataire dans le Hong Kong postcolonial." Critique 807-808:711-725. (In French)

Cheng, Edmund W. 2014. "Managing Migrant Contestation: Land Appropriation, Intermediate Agency and Regulated Space in Shenzhen." China Perspectives 98 (2014/2): 18-26.

Cheng, Edmund W. and Shu-yun Ma. 2009. "Heritage Conservation through Private Donation." International Journal of Heritage Studies 15(6): 511-528.

2016. "Instability without Democratization: A Regime's Attrition of Massive Protests in Hong Kong." Paper presented at the 24th World Congress of Political Science, Poznan, Poland, 23-28 July.

2015. "Unravelling China's Grassroots Stability: Migrant, Labour and Citizenship from Afar." Paper presented at the 9th European Consortium for Political Research, Montréal, Canada, 26-29 August.

2015. "Hybrid Regime and Transgressive Contention: Origins and Dynamics of the Umbrella Movement." Paper accepted at the 2nd annual conference of Association of Asian Studies-in-Asia, Taipei, Taiwan, 22-24 June.

2015. "Transformative Events and Protest Cycle in Hong Kong." Paper presented at the 65th annual meeting of Political Studies Association, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 30 March-1 April.

2014. "The Robustness of Adaptive Governance: Comparing Grassroots Politics in Shenzhen and Shenyang." Paper presented at the 2nd biannual conference of New European Research on Contemporary China, Beijing, China, 2-4 July.

2014. "Between Ritualistic Protest and Perpetual Struggle: Transformation of Activism in Postcolonial Hong Kong." Paper presented at the 64th annual meeting of Political Studies Association, Manchester, United Kingdom, 14-16 April.

2014. "Scale Shift and Vanguard Performance of Hong Kong's Protest." Paper presented at the 9th annual conference of Asian Studies Association of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, 14-15 March.

2012. "Making and Recognizing Monuments: A Realist-Discourse-Theoretic Approach." Paper presented at the inaugural conference of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies, Gothenburg, Sweden, 5-8 June.

Cheng, Edmund W. 2010. A Bilingual Glossary for Liberal Studies Globalization Module: Political and Sociological Globalization. Hong Kong: Education Bureau.

Charles Kwong, Percy Lui and Edmund W. Cheng. 2010. A Bilingual Teaching Plans for Liberal Studies Globalization Module. Hong Kong: Education Bureau.

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