Adelyn Lim

Adelyn Lim received a PhD in anthropology from the Australian National University in 2010. Her current research projects are on women's movements in post-1997 Hong Kong, Mainland mothers and citizenship in Hong Kong, and the transnational framing of international agendas on women’s rights in China. Her research interests are focused on transnationalism, social movements, gender, labour, and migration in contemporary Chinese societies.


Office: AS1 02-18
Tel: 6516-3823

Recent Publications

Forthcoming, “Transnational Organizing and Feminist Politics of Difference and Solidarity: The Mobilization of Domestic Workers in Hong Kong” in Asian Studies Review.  

2015, Transnational Feminism and Women’s Movements in Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.

2010, "The Hong Kong Women's Movement: Towards a Politics of Difference and Diversity" in Women's Movements in Asia: Feminisms and Transnational Activism, eds. Mina Roces and Louise Edwards (London and New York: Routledge): 144-65.  

2008, "Transnational Feminist Practices in Hong Kong: Mobilization and Collective Action for Sex Workers' Rights"  in The Asia-Pacific Journal of Anthropology, 9 (4): 319-331.