Academic Profile : Faculty

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Prof Liu Hong
Associate Vice President, International (Liaison & Coordination)
Tan Lark Sye Chair Professorship in Chinese Language and Culture
Professor, School of Social Sciences
Professor, School of Humanities (Courtesy Appointment)
Director (Research & Executive Education), Nanyang Centre for Public Administration (NCPA)
Journal Articles
(Not applicable to NIE
staff as info will be
pulled from PRDS)
Hong Liu, Xu Chengwei, Lim Guanie (2023). The China Effect on Regional Economic Integration: A Longitudinal Study of Central, South, and Southeast Asia. Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, on-line first, September 2023.

Hong Liu and Na Ren (2023). Between Positionality and Nudging: A Rising China and Chinese Voluntary Associations in Southeast Asia. Asia Pacific Viewpoint,, published on-line first, August 2023.

Hong Liu and Jeremy Goh (2023). Emerging Business Transnationalism in Singapore and Greater China: Governance, Networks, and Strategies. Asia and Pacific Business Review, published on-line first, November 2022.

Hong Liu and Guanie Lim (2023). When the State Goes Transnational: The Political Economy of China’s Engagement with Indonesia. Competition and Change, 27 (2), 402-421.

Hong Liu and Lingli Huang (2022). Paradox of Superdiversity: Contesting Racism and ‘Chinese Privilege’ in Singapore. Journal of Chinese Overseas, 18 (2), 287-311.

Hong Liu (2022). China Engages the Global South: From Bandung to the Belt and Road Initiative. Global Policy 13 (S1), 11-22.

Hong Liu, Celia Lee, and Chris Alden (2022). The Dynamics of Governance and Sustainable Development Goals in the Global South. Global Policy , 13 (S1), 5-10.

Ren Na and Hong Liu (2022). Southeast Asian Chinese Engage a Rising China: Business Associations, Institutionalised Transnationalism, and the Networked State. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies , 48 (4), 873-893.

Hong Liu and Tingyan Wang. (2021). The Institutionalization and Effectiveness of Transnational Policy Transfer: The China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park as a Case Study. Public Administration and Development, 41 (3), 103-114.

Audrey Toh and Hong Liu (2021). Language Ideologies, Chinese Identities and Imagined Futures: Perspectives from Ethnic Chinese Singaporean University Students. Journal of Chinese Overseas , 17 (1), 1-30.

Hong Liu, Tan Kong Yam, Guanie Lim (2021). Introduction: Southeast Asia and the Belt and Road Initiative: The Political Economy of Regionalism, Trade and Infrastructure. Singapore Economic Review 66 (1), 1-20.

Hong Liu and Huimei Zhang (2020). Singapore as a Nexus of Migration Corridors: The Qiaopi System and Diasporic Heritage. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal , 29 (2), 207-226.

Hong Liu and Guanie Lim. (2019). The Political Economy of a Rising China: Malaysia’s Responses to the Belt and Road Initiative. Journal of Contemporary China, 28(116), 216-231.

Na Ren and Hong Liu (2019). Domesticating ‘Transnational Cultural Capital’: The Chinese State and Diasporic Technopreneur Returnees. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies , 45 (3), 2308-2327.

Hong Liu and Taomo Zhou (2019). Bandung Humanism and a New Understanding of the Global South: An Introduction. Critical Asian Studies , 51 (2), 141-145.

Hong Liu and Tingyan Wang (2018). China and the Singapore Model: Perspectives from the Mid-level Cadres and Implications for Transnational Knowledge Transfer. The China Quarterly, no. 236, pp. 988-1011

Hong Liu (2018). Transnational Asia and Regional Networks: Toward a New Political Economy of East Asia. East Asian Community Review, 1(1), 33-47.

Tingyan Wang and Hong Liu (2018). An Emerging Asian Model of Governance and Transnational Knowledge Transfer: An Introduction. Journal of Asian Public Policy , 11 (2), 121-135.

Hong Liu and Els van Dongen (2016). China’s Diaspora Policies as a New Mode of Transnational Governance. Journal of Contemporary China , 25 (102), 805-821.

Hong Liu (2016). Opportunities and Anxieties for the Chinese Diaspora in Southeast Asia. Current History: A Journal of Contemporary World Affairs , 115 (784), 312-318.

Hong Liu and Gregor Benton (2016). The Qiaopi Trade and Its role in Modern China and the Chinese Diaspora: Toward an Alternative Explanation of ‘Transnational Capitalism’. Journal of Asian Studies , 75 (3), 575-594.

Min Zhou and Hong (2016). Homeland Engagement and Host-Society Integration: A Comparative Study of New Chinese Immigrants in the United States and Singapore. International Journal of Comparative Sociology , 57(1/2), 30-52.

Wu Bin and Hong Liu (2014). Bringing Class Back In: Class Consciousness and Solidarity among Chinese Migrant Workers in Italy and the UK. Ethnic and Racial Studies , 37 (8), 1391-1408.

Hong Liu (2014). Beyond Co-Ethnicity: The Politics of Differentiating and Integrating New Immigrants in Singapore. Ethnic and Racial Studies , 37 (7), 1225-1238.

Hong Liu (2012). Transnational Chinese Social Sphere in Singapore: Dynamics, Transformations, Characteristics. Journal of Current Chinese Affairs , 41 (2), 37-60.

Hong Liu (2012). Beyond a Revisionist Turn: Network, State, and the Changing Dynamics of Diasporic Chinese Entrepreneurship. China: An International Journal , 10(3), 20-41.

Hong Liu (2011). An Emerging China and Diasporic Chinese: Historicity, the State, and International Relations. Journal of Contemporary China , 20(71), 856-876.

Hong Liu (2006). The Transnational Construction of ‘National Allegory’: China and the Cultural Politics of Postcolonial Indonesia. Critical Asian Studies , 38 (3), 179-210.

Hong Liu (2005). New Migrants and the Revival of Overseas Chinese Nationalism. Journal of Contemporary China , 14 (43), 291-316.
Books
(Not applicable to NIE
staff as info will be
pulled from PRDS)
Hong Liu, Celia Lee, and Jeremy Goh, eds (2023). Good Governance in the Post COVID-19 World – Global Health and Economic Recovery. Brussels: International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS Public Governance Series).

Hong Liu. (2022). The Political Economy of Transnational Governance: China and Southeast Asia in the 21st Century. London and New York: Routledge.

Hong Liu, Tan Kong Yam and Lim Guanie, eds. (2022) The Political Economy of Regionalism, Trade, and Infrastructure: Southeast Asia and the Belt and Road Initiative in a New Era. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.

Akita Shigeru, Hong Liu, Shiro Momoki, eds. (2021) Changing Dynamics and Mechanisms of Maritime Asia in Comparative Perspectives. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Joseph Liow, Hong Liu, and Xue Gong, eds. (2021). Research Handbook on the Belt and Road Initiative. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Gregor Benton and Hong Liu. (2018). Dear China: Emigrant Letters and Remittances, 1820-1980. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Gregor Benton, Hong Liu and Zhang Huimei (2018). The Qiaopi Trade and Transnational Networks in the Chinese Diaspora .London: Routledge.

Hong Liu (2011). China and the Shaping of Indonesia, 1949-1965 . Singapore and Kyoto: National University of Singapore Press and Kyoto University Press.

Zheng Yangwen, Hong Liu and Michael Szonyi, eds. (2010). The Cold War in Asia: The Battle for Hearts and Minds . Leiden and Boston: Brill.
Book Chapters
(Not applicable to NIE
staff as info will be
pulled from PRDS)
Min Zhou and Hong Liu (2023). "Diasporic Development and Socioeconomic Integration: New Chinese Migrants in a Globalized World, "in Khatharya Um and Chiharu Takenaka, eds., Globalization and Civil Society in East Asian Space. London & New York: Routledge, 141-161.


Hong Liu (2022). "Identity, Politics, and Transnationalism: Deciphering New Chinese Diaspora in Singapore, 2010-2020," in Yos Santasombat ed., Transnational Chinese Diaspora in Southeast Asia. Singapore: Springer, 125-152.

Hong Liu, Kong Yam Tan, and Lim Guanie (2022). “In Pursuit of Regionalism, Trade, and Infrastructure: Southeast Asia, China, and the Belt and Road Initiative in a New Era,” in idem, eds., The Political Economy of Regionalism, Trade, and Infrastructure: Southeast Asia and the Belt and Road Initiative in a New Era (Singapore: World Scientific Publishing), pp. xxvii-xlvi.

Hong Liu (2021). “Beyond Strategic Hedging: Mahathir’s China Policy and the Changing Political Economy in Malaysia, 2018-2020,” in Felix Heiduk, ed., Asian Geopolitics and the US-China Rivalry (London: Routledge), pp. 159-176.

Joseph Liow, Hong Liu, and Gong Xue (2021). “Introduction,” in idem, eds., Research Handbook on the Belt and Road Initiative (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar), pp. xx-xxii.

Joseph Liow, Hong Liu, and Gong Xue (2021). “Conclusion: BRI, Covid-19, and the Future,” in idem, eds., Research Handbook on the Belt and Road Initiative (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar), pp. 439-448.

Guanie Lim and Hong Liu (2021). “Soaring Garuda Meets Rising Dragon: The Political Economy of the Belt and Road Initiative in Indonesia,” in Joseph Liow, Hong Liu, and Gong Xue, eds., Research Handbook on the Belt and Road Initiative (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar), pp. 123-137.

Akita Shigeru, Hong Liu, Shiro Momoki (2021). “Introduction,” in idem, eds., Changing Dynamics and Mechanisms of Maritime Asia in Comparative Perspectives (London: Palgrave Macmillan), pp. 1-14.

Hong Liu (2021). “Modern China’s Imagining of the Nanyang and the Construction of Transnational Asia,” in Akita Shigeru, Hong Liu, and Shiro Momoki, eds., Changing Dynamics and Mechanisms of Maritime Asia in Comparative Perspectives (London: Palgrave Macmillan), pp. 165-194.

Hong Liu (2020). “Transnational Asia and Its Changing Dynamics at the Turn of the 21st Century,” in Hitoshi Tanaka, ed., Historical Narratives of East Asia in the 21st Century: Overcoming the Politics of National Identity (Oxon: Routledge), pp. 134-148.

Hong Liu and Yishu Zhou (2019). “New Chinese Capitalism and ASEAN Economic Community,” in Yos Santasombat, ed., The Sociology of Chinese Capitalism in Southeast Asia: Challenges and Prospects (Singapore: Palgrave Macmillam), pp. 55-75.

Hong Liu (2019). “Global Talent Management and Higher Education Governance: The Singapore Experience in a Comparative Perspective,” in Eric Yipeng Liu, ed., Research Handbook of International Talent Management (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar), pp. 339-363.

Taomo Zhou and Hong Liu (2018). “Chinese Foreign Policy: Southeast Asia,” in Weiping Wu and Mark Frazier, eds., The SAGE Handbook of Contemporary China (Los Angles and London: Sage Publications), vol. 1, pp. 610-630.

Els Van Dongen and Hong Liu (2018). “The Changing Meanings of Diaspora: The Chinese in Southeast Asia,” in Gracia Farrer-Liu and Brenda Yeoh eds., Routledge Handbook of Asian Migration (London: Routledge), pp. 33-48.

Hong Liu and Zhang Huimei (2017). “Lee Kuan Yew’s Thoughts on Talent and Singapore’s Development Strategy,” in Lee Kuan Yew Through the Eyes of Chinese Scholars (Singapore: World Scientific), pp. 97-115.