Po-Yi Hung (NHC Fellow, 2021–22)

Project Title

Placing Tea: Mobility, Territory, and the Agri-food Transfer between Taiwan and the Southeast Asian Highlands

National Taiwan University

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Hung, Po-Yi

Fellowship Work Summary, 2021–22

Po-Yi Hung drafted the introduction and three chapters of his work in progress, Placing Tea: Mobility, Territory, and the Agri-food Transfer between Taiwan and the Southeast Asian Highlands. This book project is under contract with the University of Washington Press. Hung also published several journal articles, including “Maritime Borders: A Reconsideration of State Power and Territorialities over the Ocean,” published in Progress in Human Geography, “Interlacing China and Taiwan: Tea Production, Chinese Language Education, and the Territorial Politics of Re-Sinicization at North Thai Borderlands,” forthcoming in China Quarterly, and “Food Nationalism beyond Tradition: Bubble Tea and the Politics of Cross-Border Mobility between Taiwan and Vietnam,” accepted by Asian Journal of Social Science. He also composed an article, “Making ‘China’s Coffee Capital’: Core-Periphery Small City Regionalism on China’s Southwest Frontier,” under review by International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. In addition to English publication, Hung published a book chapter in Chinese, “種電於海:離岸風場與臺灣白海豚的空間競奪 (Planting Electricity in the Ocean: The Spatial Competition between Offshore Windfarm and the Taiwan White Dolphins)” in 科技社會人4 (Technology, Society, and People 4) edited by W.-Y. Lin et al. and published by National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University Press.