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Dr Colin Smith

Honorary Assistant Professor

csmith@hku.hk


Biography

Dr Smith’s current research examines the culture and politics of youth labor, lifestyles, and counterculture in contemporary Japanese society. A future project will be concerned with cultural strategies of economic and urban development in Tokyo and other world cities.

Education

PhD
Yale University

Research interests

Culture and markets
Urban anthropology
World cities
Sociocultural anthropology
Modern Japanese society

Current research

Culture and politics of youth labor in contemporary Japanese society

Cultural strategies of economic and urban development in Tokyo