Dr. Daisy DS Tam
Department Associate Head, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Creative Writing
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B.A. (HKU), M.A. (UCL), Ph.D. (Goldsmiths)
Cultural Studies; critical food studies; food waste; urban studies; migrant workers
practice of everyday Life; cultural theory; humanities
Taught previously at:
Goldsmiths, University of London.
2019 ‘Bordering Care : the care of foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong’, Cultural Studies. Taylor & Francis, 33(6), pp. 989–1007.
2016 ‘Towards a Parasitic Ethics’, Theory, Culture and Society. Sage Publications, 33(4), pp. 103–125.
2017 ‘Derrida’s Hospitality and Serres’ Parasitism: the case of Hong Kong’, in Chu, Y. W. (ed.) Hong Kong Culture and Society in the New Millennium. Springer Singapore, pp. 179–192.
2016 ‘Little Manila: the other Central of Hong Kong’, in Chalana, M. and Hou, J. (eds) Messy Urbanism - understanding the ‘other’’" cities of Asia’. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, pp. 119–135.
2016 ‘Keeping it Fresh: crowd-sourced modes of food preservation’, Harvard Design Magazine, pp. 118–119.
Nesta Collective Intelligence Grants (UK) 04/2019- 02/2020
Networked Intelligent Actions – testing the potential of crowdsourcing logistics in food rescue
Funded £20,000 sterling (HKD 210,000)
Fulbright-RGC Hong Kong Senior Research Scholar Award and Fulbright Grant 09/2018 – 02/2019
Crowdsourcing Food Rescue – a new approach to food security and urban resilience
RGC funded Fellowship HKD 210, 000
RGC funded Supplemental Funding HKD 150,000
Total Award HKD$360,000
GRF General Research Grant 01/2016 – 12/2017
Enabling Ethical Food Futures – surplus food practices as commons (HKBU 12609215)
UGC funded HKD 242,200