Dr Hang Kei Ho has recently begun his Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Social and Economic Geography / Kulturgeografiska institutionen at Uppsala University, Sweden. As part of the Swedish Research Council / Vetenskapsrådet framework, Hang will conduct research under the theme of 'Culture, Creativity and the Economy'.
Hang previously worked for the Department of Sociology at University of York as Postdoctoral Researcher. He worked with Prof Rowland Atkinson (Sheffield) and Prof Roger Burrows (Goldsmiths) on an ESRC-RGC HK (Economic and Social Research Council-Research Grants Council of Hong Kong) funded project which investigates the socio-economic implications of real estate investment in London by the Hong Kong super-rich. He was also a Visiting Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Hang obtained his PhD from the Department of Geography, University College London. His doctoral thesis, "Drinking Bordeaux in the ‘new’ Hong Kong: Exploring changing identities through alcohol consumption" examines the way that Hong Kong deals with the West and mainland China through consumption.