Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies
   
   
  

Asia Intelligence Unit

  • Emmanuele Lazzara

    Sexuality, gender identity and related discrimination patters in Chinese society (China and Taiwan), also linked to Christianity and its impact upon attitudes towards sexual minorities(LGBT).
    +44 (0)7922 79 0434
  • Dr Martin J Liu

    Dr Liu's research interests are in the area of consumer behaviour, e-marketing and brand strategy. He is Member of the Association for Consumer Research (ACR) and European Marketing Academy (EMAC).
    +86 (0) 574 8818 0000 8139
  • Sascha Auerbach

    Imperialism Migration and Race Crime; Policing Law and Labour American Universities; Riots and Demonstrations; Origins of "popular journalism"; Nationalism and national identityImmigration Race and racism; Sensational court cases; Popular nationalism; Xenophobia Crime and police responses to it Anti-Chinese sentiment
    +44 (0)77 177 082 93
  • Professor Katharine Adeney

    The politics of South Asia, particularly India and Pakistan; democratisation and ethnic conflict; constitutional design in divided societies.
    +44 (0)115 951 4032
  • Dr Angus Davison

    Evolutionary genetics. Conservation genetics. Body asymmetry and handedness. Speciation. Snails and molluscs. Science in Japan.
    01158230322/07895324124
  • Katherine SUN

    Comparative education research on Sino-Foreign universities
    + 88180000-1074
  • Professor Stephen Morgan

    Chinese economic and social development; the management of Chinese firms; China's engagement with the global economy
    +86 (0)574 8818 0988, +86 18667802355
  • Dr Fernando Ortiz-Moya

    Urbanisation Process, China, Japan, Shrinking Cities, Ageing Society, Film and Media Studies, Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Regeneration.
    +86 3566034518
  • Dr Andrew Cobbing

    Cultural and international history of 19th-century Japan. Japan's cultural encounter with the West. Japanese source material from diaries to published works. Iwakura Embassy, which helped to shape state policy in Japan's drive for modernisation.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5946 , +44 (0) 7849 922 828
  • Dr Julian Stringer

    Hollywood. East Asian cinema. Issues of film historiography. Cultural politics of international film festivals.
    +44 (0) 115 951 4846
  • Dr Paul McGarr

    British and American diplomacy; Transatlantic relations; the Cold War; UK-India relations; US-India relations; public diplomacy; British decolonization; colonial iconography; foreign policy in India and Pakistan; cultural diplomacy; the British Council; the Central Intelligence Agency; Britain's intelligence and security services; India's intelligence agencies; the right to privacy and state-sponsored mass surveillance; government secrecy and Freedom of Information; political asylum; British soft power; historical memory and memorialisation.
    +44 (0) 115 823 2265 , +44 (0) 7941 322 845
  • Dr Hongwei Bao

    Gay identity and queer politics in China. Social media and independent media in Asia. Queer filmmaking in transnational China. How the media relates to issues of gender, sexuality and identity.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5757
  • Michele Geraci

    Chinese economy and society. Euro-zone debt crisis and China's role in it. The microcredit industry in China. The myth that Chinese individuals are high savers, how to grow the Chinese economy and how to find an optimum balance between agriculture, manufacturing and service industries. Renminbi exchange rates, impact on exports, migrations, rural finance, hukou, land-transfer and reforms of banking and stock exchange markets.
    +86 139 6712 1554
  • Professor Paul Heywood

    Political corruption. Southern Europe, especially Spain. Regional devolution. Democratic transitions. Terrorism ETA Basque.
    +44 (0) 115 951 4869 , +44 (0) 114 266 1190
  • Dr Sarah Hall

    Geographies of money and finance. The City of London and its competitiveness as an international financial centre. The changing nature of financial services, particularly the growth of the private wealth management industry. Highly skilled, elite financial labour markets, including highly skilled migration in London. New research is examining the growing presence of Chinese financial services within London. Banking for the super rich.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8404 , +44 (0) 7866 311 588
  • Dr Sarah Dauncey

    Chinese culture and history, from late imperial period onwards in particular; Chinese clothing and fashion; gender relations; disability, identity and rights in China; Chinese film, literature, documentary and life writing.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5954 , +44 (0) 7920 621 018
  • Professor Shujie Yao

    Quantitative methods and applied econometrics. Development and agricultural economics. Microeconomics/business economics/international business and finance. Economic growth, income distribution and poverty. Economic development in China.
    +44 (0) 115 846 6322
  • Dr Paul Gladston

    Contemporary Chinese art and critical theory.
    +44 (0) 115 823 2264
  • Dr Pauline Eadie

    The Philippines, including politics, corruption, elections and 'People Power'; poverty ie. urban housing, population growth land reform; security including the Mindanao situation and terrorism, counter-terrorism and the Abu Sayyaf group; religion; the United States/Philippines relationship; migrant workers ie. overseas foreign workers. Disaster relief and rehabilitation.
    +44 (0) 7759544100
  • Dr Andrew Mumford

    Counter-insurgency warfare, especially British experience throughout colonial wars of the 20th-century, via Northern Ireland and culminating in contemporary involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan. British and US political and military communities' perceptions and reactions to insurgent and terrorist groups.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8160
  • Professor Andreas Bieler

    Globalisation. European integration. Trade unions. European industrial relations.
    +44 (0)115 9514492
  • Professor Aoife Nolan

    Children's rights, austerity, poverty and human rights. She has also done work on human rights and housing, education and social security. Her research focuses on the UK, Ireland, South Africa, India, the US and Latin America.
    +44 (0)115 951 5737
  • Professor Colin Thorne

    Professor Colin Thorne is one of the UK's leading expert in flooding. His expertise covers flood management, rivers and river management, including rehabilitation and restoration for environmental enhancement and rivers and development issues in South America, Africa and Asia.
    0115 951 5431

 

Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies

School of Politics and International Relations
Law and Social Sciences building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

+44 (0)115 82 83087
iaps@nottingham.ac.uk