CHCI-GHI 2020-2021 Introductory Meeting

CHCI-GHI 2020-2021 Introductory Meeting

CHCI Global Humanities Institute

 Migration, Logistics and Unequal Citizens (MLUC) in Contemporary Global Context in the time of COVID-19

CHCI-GHI 2020-2021 will hold its first online meeting on 15th June 2020. The online forum would be a platform for Principal Investigators (PIs), Co-PIs, and participants of CHCI-GHI 2020-21 to introduce themselves and to share our revised lines of research in the context of COVID-19.

MLUC CHCI-GHI June 15 Meeting Agenda

Time Regions
12:00 pm -14:00 pm Taiwan
11:00 am-13:00 pm (Vietnam/Thailand)
09:30 am-11:30 am (India)
South East and South Asia
14:00 pm-16:00 pm Australia
21:00 pm-23:00 pm (14th June) US (West Coast)
00:00 am-02:00 am (14th-15th June) US (East Coast)
06:00 am-08:00 am EU/Africa



  1. PI and co-PIs’ Introduction: The principal investigators (PI and Co-PIs) would introduce themselves, our lines of researches, proposals for the coming 2020-2021 online events (Appendix 1), and possible channels for publication. (Appendix 2). Both PI and Co-PIs would have 5-7 minutes each.
  2. Participants’ introduction: The participants’ brief introductions (maximum 3 minutes each) with PPT.
  3. Discussions and suggestions from the participants:
    1. Possibilities of forming research groups according to the participants’ research interests and revised project proposals
    2. Reading groups of critical texts and readings provided by the CHCI-GHI Organizing Committee
    3. Discussion group of drafts of group members’ manuscripts to prepare for presentation and publication
    4. Other suggestions.

 Organizing Committee:


Joyce C.H. Liu, Chair Professor, Director, Institute of Social Research and Cultural Studies; Director, International Center for Cultural Studies, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan.


  1. Brett Neilson, Professor. The Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University, Australia
  2. Shu-fen Lin, Professor. Institute of Social Research and Cultural Studies; International Center for Cultural Studies, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
  3. Sudarat Musikawong, Associate Professor. Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol Migration Center, Mahidol University (IPSR/MMC, MU), Thailand
  4. Rusaslina Idrus, Senior Lecturer. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya (FASS, UM), Malaysia
  5. Rafal Smoczynski, associate professor. Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences (IPS, PAS), Warsaw, Poland
  6. John Hutnyk, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.