The Urban China Research Network (UCRN) promotes multidisciplinary research through international conferences, exchanges of faculty and students, establishment of working groups, and seed funding for new projects. Network members are at work on research projects ranging from urban morphology to the dynamics of rural-urban migration to issues concerning housing, crime and changing family structure within China.

UCRN was initiated in 1999 by researchers at the University at Albany, SUNY. Major research funding by the Andrew Mellon Foundation made it possible to organize a series of conferences and working groups and to sponsor a small grant program that supported over 100 young scholars during 2000-2005.

UCRN is now supported by many institutions and senior scholars around the world. The co-directors are Youqin Huang (University at Albany, SUNY), Jie Chen (Shanghai Jiaotong University) and Shenjing He (The University of Hong Kong).

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Collaborative Planning in China, by Yanliu Lin
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