Lau Kin Chi is an Associate Professor teaching Cultural Studies at the Lingnan University, Hong Kong. She is co-chair of Asian Regional Exchange for New Alternatives (ARENA), a forum and network of activist scholars in Asia. She has been involved in various global projects, and is member
of the Board and International Coordinating Committee of PeaceWomen Across the Globe. She is also Board Member of China Social Services and Development Research Centre (CSD), and former associate director of the James Yen Rural Reconstruction Institute (YIRR). Her books include Colours of
Peace: Stories of 108 Women in China; Resurgent Patriarchies: Challenges for Women's Movements in Asia; Beyond the Financial Crisis: People's Responses and Alternatives in Action; The Masked Knight: Collection of Writings of Sub-Commander Marcos; Subaltern Studies.