Chua Beng Huat

Chua Beng Huat, Provost Chair Professor, Faculty of Arts and Social Science, received his PhD from York University, Canada. He is concurrently Head, Department of Sociology, Convener Cultural Studies Programmes, FASS and Research Leader, Cultural Studies in Asia Research Cluster, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. Before joining NUS, he was director of research at the Housing and Development Board. His research areas include housing and urban studies, cultural studies in Asia, East Asian pop culture and comparative politics in Southeast Asia. He is a founding co-editor of Inter-Asia Cultural Studies.


Office: AS1 03-08
Tel: 6516-3833
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Recent Publications

Structure, Audience and Soft Power in East Asian Pop Culture. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2012.

Travels of Bollywood Cinema: From Bombay to LA. (co-edited with Anjali Gera Roy). New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2012.

‘The regionalization of television and China’. Chinese Journal of Communication 5 (1) 26-23 (2012).

‘Singapore as model: planning innovations, knowledge experts’ in Ananya Roy and Aihwa Wong (eds.) Worlding Cities: Asian Experiments and the Art of Being Global. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011, pp. 29-54.

‘The cultural logic of a single-party state, Singapore’. Postcolonial Studies 13 (4): 335-350 (2010).