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Researcher: Roberts, JL (Dr Jayde Roberts)

Fields of Research

Social and Cultural Geography
Social and Cultural Anthropology
Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning)
History and Theory of the Built Environment (excl. Architecture)
Migrant Cultural Studies
Urban Analysis and Development
Architectural Heritage and Conservation
Studies of Asian Society
Globalisation and Culture
Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in Languages, Communication and Culture
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Urban Planning
Communication Across Languages and Culture
Expanding Knowledge in Built Environment and Design
Citizenship and National Identity
Conserving the Historic Environment
Heritage

Career Best Publications

Mapping Chinese Rangoon: Place and nation among the Sino-Burmese; University of Washington Press

Research Publications

Building the Future: The Role of Heritage in the Sustainable Development of Yangon; Building the Future: The Role of Heritage in the Sustainable Development of Yangon
Cross-cultural Understanding Against the Odds - Lion Dancing in Yangon, Burma (Myanmar); Transcultural Cities Symposium
Heritage-Making and Post-coloniality in Yangon, Myanmar; Citizens, Civil Society and Heritage-making in Asia
Heritage-making as a condition of post-coloniality; Conference Proceedings of “Citizens, Civil Society and the Cultural Politics of
Mapping Chinese Rangoon: Place and nation among the Sino-Burmese; University of Washington Press
Performances of Tradition by the Sino-Burmese: Chinese New Year in Yangon, Burma; 2008 International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments (IASTE) Conference
Producing Chinese Spaces in Yangon, Burma; Interactions between Southeast Asia and China at the Turn of the 21st Century
Refashioning the Vestiges of Cosmopolitanism: Contemporary Yangon, Myanmar; Asian Studies Association of Australia 19th Biennial Conference
The Hokkien Guanyin Temple - A Carefully Negotiated Micro-topia; 2010 International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments (IASTE) Conference
The Role of Sino-Burmese Entrepreneurs in a Reforming Myanmar: a Hypothesis; Myanmar in Reform 2012
The Sin Oh Dan Street Lion Dance Competition – A Temporary Space for Cross-cultural Understanding; Transcultural Cities: Border-crossings and Placemaking
Tradition as an Imposed and Elite Inheritance: Yangon’s Modern Past; Whose Tradition? Discourses on the Built Environment

Research Projects

Deleuze and China; Australian National University (ANU)
International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments 2014 Conference; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Confucius Institute in Myanmar - Redefining Chinese-ness through Chinese Language Education; Department of Industry and Science (DoIS)
Understanding and Planning Cities in Burma/Myanmar; Australian-American Fulbright Commission (AAFC)

Research Candidate Supervision

The Suspending Hearts- Identity Deconstruction and Reconstruction of Contemporary Chinese Autobiographies in Diaspora