Professor Lin, George Chu Sheng 林初昇
Professor George C.S. Lin received his Ph.D. degree in Human Geography from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1994; MA in Urban Geography from the University of Akron, Ohio, USA, 1989; MSc in Economic Geography from Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, 1984; BSc in City Planning from Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, 1981.
He is the author of Red Capitalism in South China: Growth and Development of the Pearl River Delta (University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, Canada, 1997), Developing China: Land, Politics, and Social Conditions (Routledge, London, 2009), co-author of China's Urban Space: Development under Market Socialism (Routledge, London, 2007), and over 90 articles published in internationally refereed journals and books.
His research interests include China's urban development and urbanization, land use and land management, the growth of urbanism, rural industrialization and regional development in the Pearl River Delta, transnationalism, cross-border population mobility, and the geography of Chinese diaspora.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|1995-07-01||First Class Award for Academic Book Publication, Association of University Press, South China||Research Achievement|
|2012-04-30||2011 China Geography Outstanding Service Award: China Geography Specialty Group, Association of American Geographers, 26 April 2012, New York City, USA||Research Achievement|
|1995-07-01||CRCG Research Grant||Research Achievement|
|1996-01-01||Hang Seng Bank Golden Jubilee Education Fund||Research Achievement|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|03/2006-03/2007||Vice-Chair||Association of American Geographers, China Specialty Division|
|09/2005 to present||Vice-Chair||China's Geographic Society, Economic Geography Commission|
|Area of Expertise (EN)||Area of Expertise (ZH)|
|Urban and regional development in China (中國城市區域發展)|
|Urban and regional development in China||中國城市區域發展|
|Transnationalism and Chinese diaspora (中國華僑地理)|
|Transnationalism and Chinese diaspora||中國華僑地理|
|Social geography of China; public policy and regional development; economic geography; Hong Kong-Guangdong integration (經濟地理)|
|Social geography of China; public policy and regional development; economic geography; Hong Kong-Guangdong integration||經濟地理|
|Land property rights in China (中國土地管理)|
|Land property rights in China||中國土地管理|
|Spoken Language(s) (EN)||Spoken Language(s) (ZH)|
|English, Putonghua, Cantonese, Chaozhouese (Teochew)||英語、普通話、粵語、潮州語|
|English, Cantonese, Putonghua, Chaozhouese (Teochew)||英語、粵語、普通話、潮州語|
|Written Language(s) (EN)||Written Language(s) (ZH)|
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