LEUNG Yuk-ming Lisa
Associate Professor, Department of Cultural Studies,
Lisa Y.M. Leung is Associate Professor and Associate Head of Department of Cultural Studies, Lingnan University Hong Kong. She has researched and published extensively in the area of transnational media circulation. Her recent research focuses on minority, migration and race. She is co-author of the book Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong (HKU Press, 2014). Her second book, Ethnic Minorities, Media and Participation: Creative Belonging in Hong Kong, examines the diverse participation of migrant / minority youths to struggle for recognition, while engaging in calls for democratic changes in the territory (Routledge, 2021). Her latest research explores the added precarities facing racial minority gig workers (in the case of online food delivery businesses).
Raees Begum BAIG
Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Raees Baig (BSW, PhD HKU) is a lecturer in social work at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She specializes in the study of gender and race in transnational communities, with a focus on gender-based violence and women’s empowerment in Muslim communities. Before joining the university, she worked for various local and international organisations, including the United Nations as a Senior Minority Fellow and Amnesty International as a Death Penalty Researcher in the Asia Pacific region. She previously served as the chairperson of Amnesty International Hong Kong and also as the board member of various local women’s rights non-governmental organisations.