Zhumin Xu is currently an early career researcher at LATTS. Before moving to Paris, Xu held a fellowship in the Department of Geography at the University of Hong Kong. Her research interests include housing requisition involving public participation, inner-city redevelopment and local governance, public housing, and mega-projects under globalization. Xu holds a PhD degree in Urban Studies from University of New Orleans, a Masters degree from Michigan State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Chinese Literature from Fudan University. Her dissertation topic focused on urban governance and community participation in residential relocations and housing requisition in globalizing Shanghai.
- China’s urban redevelopment reinvented with public participation
- Right to the city and housing affordability under financialization
- The ‘urban revolution’ and urban political economy in Hong Kong
Xu, Zhumin (2015) Citizen Participation in Housing Requisition in Shanghai. China City Planning Review 24(4): 65-71.
Xu, Zhumin and GCS Lin (2019) Participatory Urban Redevelopment in Chinese Cities amidst Accelerated Urbanization: Symbolic Urban Governance in Globalizing Shanghai Journal of Urban Affairs. 41, 6: 756-775.
Lin, GCS and Zhumin Xu (2019) Remaking China’s urban space of the spectacle: Mega-events, temporary growth, and uneven spatial transformation in Shanghai. Geoforum, 102, 126-136. DOI: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2019.03.013.
Chen, Jie and Zhumin Xu (2017) Changing Urban Governance of Urban Redevelopment in Shanghai in the book, Steering the Metropolis: Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Urban Development. United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) DOI: 10.18235/0000875
Xu, Zhumin (2019) Book Review, Macau and the Casino Complex (Gambling Studies Series) by Stefan Al. University of Nevada Press. Journal of Historical Geography. 10.1016/j.jhg.2019.04.007
Xu, Zhumin (2013) Book Review, Building Globalizations: Transnational Architecture Production in Urban China. University of Chicago Press by Xuefei Ren. Global Built Environment Review, Vol 8 Issue 3.
Xu, Zhumin (2012) State Planning Conference Reactions: Bridging the Economic Development Gap, APA Louisiana Chapter.
Xu, Zhumin and Brandon Bartoszek (2009) Western Avenue: Past, Present and Future. City of Muskegon, Michigan: http://www.muskegon-mi.gov/cresources/downtown-history/
• Regional Studies Association (RSA)
• The Urban Affairs Association (UAA)
• Association of Asian Studies (AAS)
• Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP)
• Society of Hong Kong Studies
• The Royal Geographical Society (Hong Kong Chapter)