Tony Wai On Yam left PRIO in 2019. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Tony Wai On Yam

Tony Wai On Yam

Interests and experience

  • Theories of nationalism and dynamics of identity
  • Interactions of nationalism with national identity and belonging
  • Immigration policy, citizenship and migration
  • Nations without states
  • Territorial rights, sovereignty and borders

The topic of Tony's research project is: From Chinese Nationalism to Post-colonial Hong Kong Identity Crisis: Negotiating National and Local Identity among Young Generation, with Marta Bivand Erdal as his internal supervisor.


Present: Master's in Asia and Middle East Studies, University of Oslo; PRIO
2014: B.Soc.Sc. (Hons.) in Public Policy and Administration, City University of Hong Kong; University of Oslo


English, Norwegian, Cantonese, Mandarin, Chinese (Traditional)

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