Mengke Zhang

PhD Candidate
EPFL
Participates in 1 Session

Mengke Zhang is a PhD candidate at EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), the Institute for Area and Global Studies, and is involved in the SNSF project entitled “Uses of cultural heritage at the Beijing Winter Olympic Games of 2022.” She holds a Master of Arts in China Development Studies from the Department of Geography, The University of Hong Kong, and a BA in Chinese from Zhejiang University. Her masters dissertation discusses the heritage discourse in urban China with a case study of the Hangzhou Section of the Grand Canal. Previously, she has been involved in research projects related to the spatial and social transformation of the Chinese danwei system, as well as live music and the digital platform in contemporary China. Her research interests span across urban, cultural and social geography, especially in the fields of urban heritage conservation, culture-led regeneration, and creative and cultural industries in cities.

Her publications: 
Zhang, M., & Lenzer Jr, J. H. (2020). Mismatched canal conservation and the authorized heritage discourse in urban China: a case of the Hangzhou Section of the Grand Canal. International Journal of Heritage Studies, 26(2), 105-119.
Zhang, M., Zhang, T., Xiao, Z., & Chai, Y. (2021). Property rights redistribution and the spatial evolution of the Chinese danwei compound: a case study in Beijing. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 36(4), 1585-1602.

Sessions in which Mengke Zhang participates

Wednesday 31 August, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Sessions in which Mengke Zhang attends

Sunday 28 August, 2022

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5:00 PM
5:00 PM
  • Opening ceremony
  • Signup required
  • UQAM, Cœur des sciences - Agora Hydro-Québec
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM  | 2 hours
  • Cocktail

Monday 29 August, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:30 AM
9:30 AM
10:00 AM
10:00 AM
3:30 PM
3:30 PM
5:30 PM
5:30 PM
Gérard Beaudet
Keynote speaker
Full Professor

Tuesday 30 August, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
1:30 PM
1:30 PM
5:30 PM
5:30 PM

Wednesday 31 August, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
5:30 PM
5:30 PM
Laurajane Smith
Speaker
Australian National Univ...
Professor and Head of th...

Thursday 1 September, 2022

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7:00 AM
7:00 AM
Alain Gelly
Presenter
Parks Canada
Historian
Matthieu Paradis
Presenter
Agence Parcs Canada
Cultural Resource Manage...
11:00 AM
11:00 AM
Daniel Trepal
Moderator
Michigan Technological U...
Senior Geospatial Resear...
Don Lafreniere
Moderator
Michigan Technological U...
Department Chair and Ass...
Sarah F Scarlett
Moderator
Michigan Technological U...
Associate Professor of H...
Timothy Scarlett
Moderator
Michigan Technological U...
Associate Professor
1:30 PM
1:30 PM
Stefan Berger
Speaker
3:30 PM
3:30 PM
5:30 PM
5:30 PM

Friday 2 September, 2022

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7:00 AM
7:00 AM
Steven High
Presenter
Centre for Oral History ...
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
11:00 AM
11:00 AM
12:00 PM
12:00 PM
3:30 PM
3:30 PM
Cathy Stanton
Speaker
Tufts University
Distinguished Senior Lec...
6:30 PM
6:30 PM
  • Closing dinner
  • Tickets required
  • Usine C - Hall
  • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM  | 3 hours
  • Repas

Saturday 3 September, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
2:00 PM
2:00 PM
Gracia Dorel-Ferré
Keynote speaker
APIC
Doctor