Non ARKARAPRASERTKUL

นน อัครประเสริฐกุล
Years of Stay at HYI: 
Sep 2008 to Dec 2011

Trained as an architect, urban designer, historian and ethnographic filmmaker, Non Arkaraprasertkul is currently a PhD Candidate in Anthropology at Harvard University. He has published widely in the fields of urban studies, architectural history, and urban anthropology. His research interest lies in the crossroad of transdiscliplinary research between architecture and the social sciences. In the spring of 2013, he served as Distinguished (Visiting) Gibbons Professor of Architecture at the University of South Florida (USF). Previously, he was a visiting lecturer in Architecture and Urban Design at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2007–2008, and an adjunct professor in Modern Chinese History at Lesley University from 2012 to present.

He has master's degrees in history, theory, criticism of architecture, and architecture and urban design from MIT, and Modern Chinese Studies from the University of Oxford. From September 2013, he will be based at Fudan University as Harvard-China Council Exchange Scholar and at Harvard Shanghai Center as Harvard Asian Center Affiliate conducting his doctoral research "Locating Shanghai: Globalization, Heritage Industry, and the Political Economy of Urban Space." 

Recent Publications: 
Non Arkaraprasertkul. “In Praise of the ‘Coffin’: Japanese Capsule Hotel and Creative Urban Sociality.” In Politics and Aesthetics of Creativity: City, Culture and Space in East Asia, edited by Lu Pan, Dixon Heung Wah Wong & Karin Ling-fung Chau (Piscataway, NJ: Bridge21 Press (2015): 93 – 117.
 
Non Arkaraprasertkul & Reilly Rabitaile. 《简•万普勒:诗意的大众建筑师》 (English title; “Jan Wampler: The Poet and People’s Architect; originally written in English,” translated into Chinese with abstract in English by Dandan Hu,” New Architecture 1 (2015): 61-63.
 
Non Arkaraprasertkul. “A Response to Heritage beyond the boundaries: A manifesto,” The Newsletter of the International Institute for Asian Studies 69, no. Autumn (2014): 23.
 
Non Arkaraprasertkul. “Review Article: Shanghai Gone: Domicide and Defiance in a Chinese Megacity by Qin Shao,” Urban Studies 52, no. 2 (2014): 399 – 401.
 
Dongwoo Yim, Rafael Luna, Christopher Guignon, and Non Arkaraprasertkul, eds. I Want To Be Metropolitan: Boston Case Study. Novato, California: ORO Editions (2012).