• The City in Review. Episodes of hope and not so in Macau. Macau: International Institute of Macao, 2021.

Edited volume

  • Makovicky, Nicolette, Anne-Christine Trémon, and Sheyla S. Zandonai (eds.).  Subjection, Subversion and the Politics of Neoliberalism. London and New York: Routledge, 2018.

Book chapters

  • “Macao, Janvier 2020”. Regards sous contraintes. Pantin: Éd. Boa, 2021.
  • “Portraits of a multicultural history (Introduction).” In Luso-Asian Portraits of Macau, Martins, João Palla. Macau: Instituto Internacional de Macau, 2020.
  • “Global dynamics and tropes of place: ‘Touristed’ spaces and city-making in Macau.” InIdeas of the City in Asian Settings, Bekkering, Henco, Adèle Esposito, and Charles Goldblum (eds.): 141-172. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2019.
  • “’Macau people ruling Macau.’ Gambling governance and ethnicity in postcolonial China.” In Subjection, Subversion and the Politics of Neoliberalism, Makovicky, Nicolette, Anne-Christine Trémon, and Sheyla S. Zandonai (eds.): 77-100. London and New York: Routledge, 2018.
  • “Encounter and counter-narratives of heritage in Macau.” In Citizens, Civil Society and Heritage-Making in Asia, Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao, Hui Yew-Fong, Philippe Peycam (eds.): 164-184. Singapore: ISEAS Publishing, 2017.

Journal articles

  • “The Portuguese calçadain Macau: Paving residual colonialism with a new cultural history of place,” Current Anthropology, Vol. 59, No. 4 (August 2018): 378-396 (with Amaro).
    • Winner of the 2022 Merit Award for Macau Research in Humanities and Social Sciences, Macau Foundation and Social Sciences in China Press.
  • “The ‘Gambling city:’ Geometries and geographies of urban instability in Macau,” Lo Squaderno. Explorations in Space and Society38 (2015): 19-22.
  • “La présence portugaise à Macao: une culture d’accommodements,” Portuguese Studies Review22 (1) (2014): 205-225.
  • “Borders Within the City: Retracing Macau’s Identity,” Review of Culture30 (2009): 24-36.
  • “Global diversity, local identity: Multicultural practice in Macau,” Intercultural Communication Studies,18 (1) (2009): 37-51.
  • Merit Award for Macau Research in Humanities and Social Sciences, Macau Foundation and Social Sciences in China Press for “The Portuguese Calçada in Macau: Paving Residential Colonialism with a New Cultural History of Place” (Current Anthropology), 2022.
  • Participation Award International Workshop Perspectives on Asian Studies in Latin America, International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) and Sephis-UFRJ,
  • Università Degli Studi di Torino travel and accommodation grant, 2016.
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and IIAS travel grant, 2015.
  • Academia Sinica (Institute of Sociology) travel grant, 2014.
  • Participation Award Macau Winter School Urban Hybridity in the Post-colonial Age, International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) and University of Macau, December 2013.
  • EHESS (École Doctorale and Institut de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les enjeux sociaux) travel grant, 2011.
  • Society for East Asian Anthropology travel grant, 2009.
  • Macau Foundation Research Fellowship, 2008.
  • Macau Foundation Research Fellowship, 2007.
  • Lecturer, Department of History, University of Macau, 2020-2023
  • Visiting Professor, University of Saint-Joseph (Macau), 2019-2022
  • Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, Trent University, 2015
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Macau, 2014-2016
  • Lecturer, Université du Havre, 2010-2011

  • Advisory Board on Public Space, City Space Architecture, Italy (2022 – )
  • Member of the Executive Committee, CURB – Center for Architecture and Urbanism, Macau (2021 – ).
  • Editorial Committee Lusotopie (2020 – ).
  • Research Associate, Laboratoire Architecture Anthropologie (LAA), France (2014 – ).
  • Association for Asian Studies (AAS)
  • Réseau Asie Pacifique, France
  • Hong Kong Anthropological Society (HKAS)
  • “Gambling urbanism, Tourism and Early Urbanization in Macau (1900-1930)”, University of Saint-Joseph, Rui Cunha Foundation, 4 May 2023.
  • “The Portuguese Calçadain Macau: Paving a new cultural history of place”, Department of Communication, University of Macau, Macau, 18 October 2018.
  • “The Portuguese calçada: An urban artifact in the creation of heritage landscapes”, Research Seminar Series, Faculty of Architecture, Division of Landscape Architecture, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong, 13 October 2017.
  • “Mong Ha | 望廈. A closer look”, Relink_Revive Symposium Institute of European Studies of Macau, University of Saint Joseph, Politecnico di Milano, and Albergue SCM (org.), Macau, 18 March
  • “Heritage in the making: culture, local agency, and the city”, Macau Ricci Institute, Macau, 29 March 2016.
  • “The political economy of excess: Gambling urbanism, overdevelopment, and dispossession in Macau”, Convegno internazionale About gambling. Che cosa non sappiamo del gioco d’azzardo, Università Degli Studi di Torino, Italy, 26 January 2016.