Research Areas research areas


Academic Article

Year Title
2018 The Geoeconomics/Politics of Italy's Investment Promotion CommunityGeopolitics.  23:690-717. 2018
2017 New Generation, New Path: Industrial Restructuring Led by China's "Notorious" Fuerdai GenerationChina Review.  17:1-30. 2017
2017 Mapping ideological opinions in China using online surveyAnnals of GIS.  23:79-91. 2017
2016 The Transnational Investment Promotion Community between Italy and China: An Example of Post Washington Consensus NeoliberalismJ-Reading - Journal of Research and Didactics in Geography.  5:35-49. 2016
2016 New economic geographies of manufacturing in ChinaGeography Compass.  10:470-481. 2016
2015 Writing Fashion in Early Modern Italy: From Sprezzatura to SatireJournal of Modern Italian Studies.  20:742-743. 2015
2015 State Regulation, Economic Reform and Worker Rights: The Contingent Effects of China’s Labour Contract LawJournal of Contemporary Asia.  45:266-293. 2015
2015 Industrial District and the Multiplication of Labour: The Chinese Apparel Industry in Prato, ItalyAntipode.  47:158-178. 2015
2014 Chinese apparel value chains in Europe: low-end fast fashion, regionalization, and transnational entrepreneurship in Prato, ItalyEurasian Geography and Economics Post-Soviet Geography and Economics.  55:156-174. 2014
2011 China’s New Labour Contract Law: State Regulation and Worker Rights in Global Production NetworksSSRN Electronic Journal2011


Year Title
2017 Fordism and Post-Fordism 2017
2016 Politics of Visibility in the Chinese Community in Prato, Italy 2016

Teaching Activities

  • Global Trade Taught course 2018
  • Statistics for Spatial Science Taught course 2018
  • Geography of China Taught course 2018
  • Rgnl Geography Non-Westrn Wrld Taught course 2018
  • Global Trade Taught course 2017
  • Rgnl Geography Non-Westrn Wrld Taught course 2017
  • World Economy & Globalization Taught course 2017
  • Geography of China Taught course 2016
  • Statistics for Geographers Taught course 2016
  • Rgnl Geography Non-Westrn Wrld Taught course 2016
  • Economic Geography Taught course 2015
  • Education And Training

  • B.S. Geography, Peking University
  • M.S. Geoinformation Science, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Ph.D. Geography, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Full Name

  • Tu Lan