Dr. Barber, Lachlan B. (白樂藍博士)

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. British Columbia (Canada)

Office: AAB 1222
Tel: (852) 3411 6542
Fax: (852) 3411 5990
Email: lbarber@hkbu.edu.hk

EDUCATION

Ph.D., University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
M.A., University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
B.A. (Hon), University of King’s College, Halifax, Canada

TEACHING

Cultures, Peoples and Landscapes

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Culture in the city
Critical heritage studies
Mobility studies
Hong Kong and the Pacific Rim
Cultural geographies of construction and infrastructure

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

Hong Kong Baptist University, Faculty Research Grant (FRGII), Between Places and Plans: A Cultural Geography of Walking and Pedestrian Planning in Hong Kong. 2016-2018. (Grant awarded: HK$ 96,600)

A Relational Geography of Heritage in Post-1997 Hong Kong (completed PhD research)

Mobility in the Construction Industry (Part of the On the Move Partnership: Employment Related Geographical Mobility in the Canadian Context, PI: Prof. Barbara Neis)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

Barber, L. (under review) “Inside the Mobilities Regime of Newfoundland and Labrador’s SPO projects: Worker Experiences of Rotational Work,” Labour/Le travail.

Barber, L. (2016) “Construction-phase extended commuting and uneven regional development: Work, households and communities in Newfoundland and Labrador’s new extractive economy,” The Extractive Industries and Society Volume 3, Issue 3, 640-648.

Barber, L. (2014) “(Re) Making heritage policy in Hong Kong: A relational politics of global knowledge and local innovation.” Urban Studies 51(6): 1179-1195.

Barber, L. (2013) “Making meaning of heritage landscapes: The politics of redevelopment in Halifax, NS.” The Canadian Geographer 57(1): 90-112.

Book Reviews

Barber, L. (2013) Culture, Heritage and Representation: Perspectives on Visuality and the Past. Eds. Emma Waterton and Steve Watson, Ashgate. The Canadian Geographer.