Metropolis International — Asia-Pacific Region

  • Metropolis Asia - Pacific

    Metropolis Asia-Pacific (MAP) is a group of migration and development experts coming primarily from Asia and the Pacific region representing research institutions, CSOs, Academe, policymakers.and migration-related establishments. Our steering committee members are from Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, the diaspora in Canada and the United States.

MAP Steering Committee

Imelda M. Nicolas

Secretary Imelda Nicolas was appointed in 2010 as Chairperson of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO),...

Binod Khadria


Co-convener of Metropolis Asia, Dr. Binod Khadria has been a Professor and Chairperson of Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies...


Chowdhury Abrar

Dr. Chowdhury R. Abrar teaches International Relations and directs the Refugee and Migratory Movements Research ...

Chandima Arambepola

Leading CEPA’s labour migration research thematic, Chandima’s research ...

Richard Bedford

Professor Bedford is a specialist in migration research and since the mid-1960s he has been ...

Ricardo Casco

Mr. Ricardo R. Casco holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Bachelor of Arts in ...

Center for China and Globalization (CCG)

The Center for China and Globalization (CCG) is a Chinese non-governmental ...

Alan Gamlen

Alan Gamlen is an Associate Professor of Geography at Monash University in Melbourne, ...

Martin Geiger

Dr. Martin Geiger (PhD, University of Bonn/Germany) is Associate Professor of ‘Politics of Human...

Ashley William Gois

Mr. Ashley William Gois is an educator, sociologist and human rights advocate...

Bhanubhatra Kaan Jittiang

Dr. Bhanubhatra Kaan Jittiang is a development sociologist. He completed a master’s degree ...

Wei Li

Wei Li received her geography B.S. and M.S. degrees in Beijing, China; and her ...

Thetis A. Mangahas

Ms. Thetis Abrera Mangahas is a social scientist with many years of ...

Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA)

Conceived in 1990 in a meeting of migrant workers’ advocates in Hong Kong, Migrant ...

Migration Research and Training Center (MRTC)

MRTC is a think tank in the migration policy area, creating mutual values of social ...

Mohamed Munas

Munas is a doctoral candidate at Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands ...

Vijay Naidu

Professor Naidu was born and educated in Fiji and the United Kingdom. He obtained his ...

Teena Brown Pulu

Dr. Teena is a Pacific anthropologist who has published extensively on cultural politics ...

Tasneem Siddiqui

Dr. Tasneem Siddiqui is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Dhaka and ...

Riwanto Tirtosudarmo

Riwanto Tirtosudarmo, got his PhD in Social Demography (1990), Research School of Social ...

Huiyao (Henry) Wang

Dr. Huiyao (Henry) WANG is the Founder and President of Center for China and ...

Brenda S.A. Yeoh

Brenda S.A. Yeoh is Raffles Professor of Social Sciences, Department ...

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