Dr. Bart WISSINK

MUP, MPA, PhD (University of Amsterdam)

Visiting address
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Biography

Bart Wissink received Master degrees in Urban Planning (cum laude) and Public Administration (cum laude), and a PhD in Social and Behavioural Sciences from the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He has been working as policy advisor at the Dutch Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) and as assistant professor at Utrecht University, the Netherlands and at the University of Hong Kong. His Respace research project studies enclave urbanism in five Asian city regions (Bangkok, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Mumbai and Tokyo), with special attention for comparative urban form, urban controversies and social networks and the neighbourhood. Bart Wissink has held visiting appointments in Bangkok, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Tokyo and Paris.

Research Interests/Areas

  • Enclave urbanism
  • Urban controversies
  • Social networks and the neighbourhood
  • Asian urbanisation
  • Social theory of space; actor-network-theory

Teaching

  • Urban studies
  • Urban policy
  • Theory and practice of urban planning
  • Asian urbanism
  • Social science methodology