Susan J. Henders
Susan Henders studies non-state actors in global politics; international human and minority rights; and territorial politics and decentralization in regionalized and multi-national/ethnic states, currently focusing on Hong Kong. Besides works on “other diplomacies", she has published Human Rights and the Arts: Perspectives on Global Asia (2014; co-editor Lily Cho); Territoriality, Asymmetry, and Autonomy: Catalonia, Corsica, Hong Kong and Tibet (2010); and Democratization and Identity: Regimes and Ethnicity in East and Southeast Asia (2004; 2006; editor) and numerous articles and book chapters.
A former Director of the York Centre for Asian Research, she has taught at St. John's College, University of Oxford and at the University of Toronto. She has been a visiting scholar at the University of Leuven, Belgium, and the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, the University of Hong Kong. Henders received her DPhil from Oxford and her MPhil at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Keywords: Minority territorial autonomy arrangements; territorial politics; human rights; minority rights and the arts; Canada-Asia relations; China; Hong Kong; Tibet