Huang Chia-Yuan 黃佳媛

Name: Huang Chia-Yuan  黃佳媛  
Home Institiution: Department of Geography, University College London
Duration of Stay: June 17 to July 28, 2019


Chia-Yuan Huang received her BSc and MA degrees from National Taiwan University and started her PhD studies in the UK since 2014. From 2010 to 2014, she worked as Executive Secretary for the Population and Gender Studies Center of National Taiwan University whilst also acting as an Editorial Assistant for Journal of Population Studies (TSSCI) and Taiwanese Journal of Rural Studies. From 2016 to 2017, she was a visiting PhD student at the Department of Geography of National University of Singapore. She is currently a PhD Candidate at the Department of Geography of University College London and is also working as Research Project Officer for the SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies. Her research interests include migration and transnationalism, as well as young adults, women and work in the global context of mobility. Several articles she has (co)authored have been published in journals such as The China Review (SSCI), Journal of Population Studies (TSSCI), Translocal Chinese: East Asian Perspectives, Forum in Women’s and Gender Studies, and Taiwan Insight. She was involved in the editing process of the GIS Notebook of Taiwan’s Population Map, which was published in 2011 by the Population and Gender Studies Center of National Taiwan University. She also has experience in translating articles from English to Chinese which were published in Contemporary Issues in Geographical Thought and Women, Space and Society. Her PhD dissertation research is on the subject of Taiwanese young people’s migration trajectories and transnational experiences in global cities.


Refereed Publications (selected):

Chiang, L.-H. N., & Huang, C.-Y. (2018). Trans-Border Marriage: Female Taiwanese Migrants to Hong Kong. Translocal Chinese: East Asian Perspectives, 12(2), 121-156.

Chiang, L.-H. N., Wong, Z.-K. C., & Huang, C.-Y. (2016). Recent (Young) Taiwanese Movers to Hong Kong: Challenges and Opportunities in a Global City. The China Review, 26(2), 137-165. [SSCI]

Chiang, L.-H. N., & Huang, C.-Y. (2015). Young Global Talents on the Move: Taiwanese in Singapore and Hong Kong SAR. Journal of Population Studies, 49, 69-117. [TSSCI]


Conference Papers (selected):

Huang, C.-Y. (2018). Unspoken Dilemma of Expat Wives: Gender Roles and Relations within Taiwanese Expatriate Families in Singapore. Paper presented at the international workshop ‘The Invisible Within: Actors, Relationships and Activities in Chinese Migrant Families’, 15-16 November 2018. Preston, United Kingdom: University of Central Lancashire.

Huang, C.-Y. (2017). Talent Exodus? Tracing Global Mobilities of Highly Skilled Migration from Taiwan. Paper presented at 2017 Association of American Geographer Annual Meeting, 5-9 April 2017. Boston, USA: Hynes Convention Center.

Huang, C.-Y. (2015). Middling Transmigrants in a Global City: Taiwanese Skilled Workers in London. Paper presented at 12th Annual Conference of the European Association of Taiwan Studies: ‘(In)Visible Taiwan’, 8-10 April 2015. Kraków, Poland: Jagiellonian University.