People

Dr Jayde Roberts

Senior Lecturer
Architecture
Kensington
Phone: 
93857781
Bio: 

Dr Jayde Lin Roberts is an interdisciplinary scholar of the built environment who focuses on Asian Cities. In 2018, she completed her 1.5 year term as a Fulbright US Scholar in Yangon, Myanmar where she examined discourses development in a context of rapid and unplanned urbanization. In 2016, her monograph, Mapping Chinese Rangoon: Place and Nation among the Sino-Burmese was published by the University of Washington Press, which has been reviewed in journals such as Contemporary Asia, Southeast Asian Studies, China Quarterly, China Review International and Sojourn as well as web-based media such as New Books in Southeast Asian Studies and Tea Circles. As a spatial ethnographer and advocate of participatory design and research, she is currently investigating heritage-making in Yangon and Mandalay and is a member of the Southeast Asian Neighborhooods Network.

Publications:
Books

Roberts JL, 2016, Mapping Chinese Rangoon: Place and nation among the Sino-Burmese

Book Chapters

Roberts JL, 2018, 'In search of Urban identities in Myanmar', in Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia, pp. 400-410, 10.4324/9781315562889

Roberts J, 2017, 'Heritage-making and post-coloniality in Yangon, Myanmar', in Citizens, Civil Society and Heritage-Making in Asia, Flipside Digital Content Company Inc., Singapore, pp. 40-60

Roberts J, 2017, 'Tradition as an Imposed and Elite Inheritance: Yangon's Modern Past', in Whose Tradition?, Routledge, New York, pp. 41-61

Roberts JL, 2017, 'Urban', in Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar, pp. 64-71

Roberts JL, 2013, 'The Sin Oh Dan street lion dance competition: A temporary space for cross-cultural understanding', in Transcultural Cities: Border-Crossing and Placemaking, pp. 62-74, 10.4324/9780203075777