Author: Sean Starrs

Sean Starrs is Assistant Professor of International Relations at the City University of Hong Kong and received his Ph.D. in June 2014 at York University, Toronto.

  • States and Markets: The Making of Globalization

    Session 5 of the Transcending Pessimism, Reimagining Democracy conference: States and Markets: The Making of Globalization. Presentations by Dick Bryan, Ana Garcia, Sean Starrs and Pat Armstrong. Recorded in Toronto, 7 October 2017. Watch video »

  • Students Unfurl the ‘Umbrella Revolution’ in Hong Kong

    The largest student demonstrations and occupations in Hong Kong’s history is currently unfurling – what is increasingly being called the “Umbrella Revolution” in reference to the sea of umbrellas being used as cover against both pepper-spraying riot police and the rays of the sun (the latter a common practice in Northeast Asia). What began as … Keep reading »