2015.12: Best Doctoral Thesis Award, 2014&2015, The Hong Kong Sociological Association
2012.10: Best PhD Student Paper Prize Award in the 4th Annual Conference on Development Studies, National Development Research Centre, National Taiwan University
2010.8-2013.8: PhD Scholarship, Li & Fung Foundation


Working Experience:
2015.1-2015.12: Full-time Visiting Instructor, Department of Sociology, University of Macau
2014.10-2015.1: Part-time Research Fellow, Faculty of Post-Disaster Reconstruction, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University-Sichuan University
2010.3-2010.8: Conference Coordinator, China-Europa Forum, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong & Renmin University of China, Beijing, China & The Charles Leopold Mayer Foundation for Human Progress, Paris, France
2009.5-2010.3: Editorial Assistant, China Journal of Social Work (published by Routledge), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University – Peking University Social Work Research Center, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
2008.12-2009.5: Research Assistant, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Academic Publications

Selected Conference Presentations:

l  December 2018: Negotiating Patrilocality: How Dagongmei Posit Themselves upon Return to Rural Homes? in 2018 Asia Conference of International Chinese Sociological Association, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong.


l  December 2018: Educating Chinese Middle Class Youth on ‘Gender Matters’: A Feminist Anthropological Exploration, in the International Conference on Gender, Sexuality and Justice: Resilience in Uncertain Times, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.


l  December 2018: Educating Middle Class Youth in a Chinese-Foreign Cooperative University on ‘Gender Matters’ in 2018 Institute on General Education cum Teacher and Student Conference, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.


l  July 2018: The Transformative Gender Identities of Returnee Migrant Women: How would the Chinese Rural Nora Return Home? in the 13th International Conference on the Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Granada University, Spain.


l  June 2016: Revisiting the methodological labyrinth of ethnography: A case study on the lived experience of the return migrant women in post-Mao China, in the 7th Annual International Summer School for Young Scholars on Contemporary China Studies, Nanjing University


l  June 2014: When Migrant Women Workers Return Home: Their Lived Experiences in the Fast-growing China’s Hinterland, in the 7th Conference of Global Studies, Shanghai, China

Invited Talks:

l   June 2017: “Reflective Journey on Qualitative Research Method”, invited by Social work department, Beijing Normal University (Zhuhai Campus), Zhuhai

l   June 2017: “Discovering Consumption in the Era of Globalization from a Feminist Perspective” Invited by Longgang Library, Shenzhen

l   Oct 2015: “When migrant factory women return home: their lived experiences in fast-growing China’s hinterland” invited by Luncheon Seminar Series, University of Macau, Macau

l   July 2014: “The Booming African Community Foundation” invited by Shenzhen Charity Association, Shenzhen

Selected Publications:

l  Book Review

Han, Y. 2012. Book Review on Disaster Social Work: Practice and Reflections in China’s Case, China Journal of Social Work (Peer Reviewed), 5(2):184-186, Routledge, UK.


l  Book Chapters

Han, Y. 2012. Chapters of Introduction, 2, 5, Conclusion. In Pun Ngai, Lu Huilin, Shen Yuan & Guo Yuhua (eds). I Am in Foxconn. Intelligent Property Publishing House. Beijing, China. (In Chinese)


Han, Y. 2011. Chapters of Introduction, 5, Conclusion. In Pun Ngai, Lu Huilin, Shen Yuan & Guo Yuhua (eds). The Serial Jumps behind Foxconn’s Success. The Commercial Press. Hong Kong. (In Chinese)