Global Research Network on Comparative Territorial Autonomies

Global Research Network on Comparative Territorial Autonomies

The “Global Research Network on Comparative Territorial Autonomies” (GRN-CTA) is an academic network dedicated to fostering cross-regional, interdisciplinary research collaborations in the field of comparative autonomy studies.

Supported by the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong* and currently based in The Academy of Hong  Kong Studies at The Education University of Hong Kong, the GRN-CTA coordinates a network of scholars and researchers from territorial autonomies worldwide on the implementation of the following research initiatives:

  • Comparative Territorial Autonomies Database (CTAD)

  • Routledge Handbook of Comparative Territorial Autonomies

  • International Workshop on Comparative Territorial Autonomies (IWCTA)

 
 
Name
 
Role
Affiliation
Email
Dr Brian C.H. Fong
Convenor
Associate Director and Associate Professor, Academy of Hong Kong Studies, The Education University of Hong Kong
 
Co-Convenor
Associate Professor,
Department of Politics,
Kingston University
Investigator
(Åland Islands)
Associate Professor,
University of Greenland
Investigator
(Aceh)
Head of Section for Investment and One Stop Service Agency, Government of Aceh
Investigator
(Basques)
PhD student, U
niversity of Basque Country
Investigator
(Catalonia)
PhD student,
Waseda University
Investigator
(Gibraltar)
Researcher, Institute for Gibraltar and Mediterranean Studies, University of Gibraltar
christian.menage@cantab.net
Investigator
(Greenland and Faroe Islands)
Associate Professor,
University of Copenhagen
Dr Kevin K.W. Ho
Investigator
(Guam)
Professor of Management Information Systems, University of Guam
kevinkho@triton.uog.edu
 
Investigator
(Hong Kong)
Lecturer, The Education University of Hong Kong
Investigator
(Jammu and Kashmir)
Post-doctoral Researcher, King’s College London
Investigator
(Macao)
Lecturer, College of Professional and Continuing Education, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
yingho.kwong@cpce-polyu.edu.hk
Investigator
(Northern Ireland)
Associate Lecturer,
University of Exeter
Investigator
(Quebec)
Post-doctoral Fellow,
Academia Sinica
 
Investigator
(Scotland)
PhD student,
The University of Edinburgh
 
Investigator
(Sabah)
Associate Professor,
University Malaysia Sabah
Investigator
(Sarawak)
Senior Lecturer,
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
parnold@unimas.my
Investigator
(South Tyrol)
Senior Researcher, Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research
Investigator
(Tatarstan)
PhD student,
Istanbul Bilgi University
 
 
Comparative Territorial Autonomy Database (CTAD)
 
CTAD is the first-ever comparative dataset that adopts “territorial autonomy” as an explicit unit of analysis. It codes the political, social, and institutional data of territorial autonomies with a view to facilitating comparative, quantitative analysis.
 
Codebook V1.0:
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Dataset V1.0:
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Citations for the database:

Fong, Brian C.H. et al. 2021. Comparative Territorial Autonomy Database (CTAD), Version 1.0. Hong Kong: The Academy of Hong Kong Studies, The Education University of Hong Kong. Retrieved from: https://www.eduhk.hk/ahks/view.php?m=52865&secid=53389

 

We welcome university scholars or PhD students worldwide to join our team to help code the data for territorial autonomies currently not covered by the CTAD. Interested parties please write to Dr. Brian C.H. Fong at chfong@eduhk.hk for more information.

 
Routledge Handbook of Comparative Territorial Autonomies
 
The Routledge Handbook provide an authoritative guide to theoretical and empirical topics of the emerging field of comparative territorial autonomies. By bringing together a team of cutting-edge scholars with interdisciplinary backgrounds, it provides a comprehensive theoretical survey of and a set of empirical case studies for the field. The Routledge Handbook is scheduled to be published by the end of 2021.
 
International Workshop on Comparative Territorial Autonomies (IWCTA)
 
IWCTA is an online workshop series that lines-up comparative autonomies scholars worldwide to present their latest findings and to explore future endeavours.
 
 
2021 IWCTA: Inaugural Workshop
 

 

 
*The work described was supported by the Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship Scheme from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (Project No. EdUHK 38000119).