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Dr Bin Wu

Bsc (Hanzhong Normal University), MA (Xian Jiaotong University), PhD (Hull University)
Senior Research Fellow

Division: Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Centre/Institute: China Research Group
E-mail: Bin.Wu@nottingham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 115 8232118
Location: B30a (South Building, Jubilee Campus)

Dr. Bin Wu is Senior Research Fellow in Nottingham University Business School and Coordinator of China Research Group (Centre). He holds a BSc degree in Physics, a MA in Philosophy of Science and Technology, and a PhD in Human Geography.

Bin Wu research interests and expertise include: rural sustainability and grassroots innovation in China, internal and international migration, higher education, Chinese diasporas. He has experience in hosting and delivering a number of external funded projects from EU, ILO, Italian Government, RCUK, British Academy. Alongside more than 50 peer reviewed articles and book chapters, Dr. Wu has edited many books for Routledge and special issues for Journal of Contemporary China, Business and Society and Journal of Chinese Overseas. He is co-editor of The International Journal of Diasporic Chinese Studies (in Chinese).


Research Interests
Sustainable development and grassroots innovation; internal and international migration; higher education and social justice, Chinese diasporas, ethnographic research in Chinese society.



International Collaborations, Organisation & Contributions
2017 - 2017    I was invited by the 13th International Conference on Agriculture and Rural Development in China (ICARDC XIII), 25-27, August 2017, Guangzhou, China to chair a panel, "Urbanisation and rural development in China".
2017 - 2017    Keynote speech to the 2nd International Forum on International Migration and Diasporic Chinese, 9 to 10 December 2017, Lishui, Zhejiang of China with title: "Overseas Chinese community building in the context of China's One Belt One Road Strategy: A research and exploration in Nottingham, UK"
2016 - 2016    Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Leuven University
2015 - 2016    I have been invited by Witon Park, to make contribution to following events: Internationalisation of higher education: University of Sussex Leadership Academy-International and Development & Alumni offices, 7-8 September 2015 (WP1421); International scholarships: the case for investment, and how to ensure impact, 21-22 March 2016 (WP1469).
2016 - 2016    I have been invited to give speeches to following seminars: *Scottish Centre for China Research: Class Consciousness among Chinese Migrant Workers in Italy and the UK, 24 January 2013; *Lancaster Chinese Management Centre: International Student Integration: An analysis of Chinese student practices in Nottingham, 22 January 2014. *Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS): Chinese student migration and integration in the UK, 6 February 2014. *Institute of Overseas Chinese History Studies: Roles of Chinese international students in overseas Chinese community building, 18 July 2014. *Oxford Institute of Population Ageing: Class consciousness and dis-empowerment of Chinese migrant workers in transnational communities: Why does it matter for Chinese communities in the UK?, 21 January 2016.
2016 - 2016    Invited by University of Oxford (Oxford Institute of Population Ageing), I gave a speech to its Family Dynamics, Health and Ageing in Contemporary China Seminar Series with title: "Class consciousness and dis-empowerment of Chinese migrant workers in transnational communities: Why does it matter for Chinese communities in the UK" (21 January 2016).
2014 - 2015    I have been invited to contribute to following international conferences *New Horizons of Diasporic Chinese Studies: Evolving Themes, Changing Frameworks, Future Directions, 21-22 March 2014, Nanyang Technological University; *Migration and Social Class Workshop, 2 April 2014, Bath University; *International Symposium on the Formation and Development of New Chinese Diasporas, 11-13 December 2015
2014 - 2014    I have been invited to contribute to following international conferences *New Horizons of Diasporic Chinese Studies: Evolving Themes, Changing Frameworks, Future Directions, 21-22 March 2014, Nanyang Technological University? *Migration and Social Class Workshop, 2 April 2014, Bath University; *International Symposium on the Formation and Development of New Chinese Diasporas, 11-13 December 2015; *University of Sussex\'s workshop: Enhancing international student experience, 12 January 2016.
2008 - 2012    I was a founder and organiser for the International Forum for Contemporary Chinese Studies (IFCCS) from 2008 to 2012; I organised an ESRC Festival of Social Science Workshop with theme, Global Universities in Local Communities: A focus on Chinese communities in the UK, 6 November 2013, Si Yuan Centre, University of Nottingham.
2010 - 2010    I have been invited as external PhD examiner for 5 PhD theses in University of Manchester, University of Queensland, Wageningen University and Leuven University.
 

Publications prior to 2005



Publications prior to 2005

Journal Articles

Wu, B, (2003), "Household innovative capacity in marginal areas of China: an empirical study in North Shaanxi", International Journal of Agriculture Education & Extension, Vol.9 (4), pp. 137-150.

Wu, B, (2003), "Accession to global seafaring labour market: principles and application of SIRC seafarer database in the cruise sector", WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs, Vol.2 (1), pp. 17-32.



Publications from 2005 to the present day

Journal Articles

Zhang, L.Y. ; Wu, B. (2018), "Farmer innovation system and government intervention: An empirical study of straw utilisation technology development and diffusion in China", Journal of cleaner production, Vol.188, pp. 698-707.

Hofman, P.S., Moon, J. and Wu, B. (2017), "Corporate social responsibility under authoritarian capitalism dynamics and prospects of state-led and society-driven CSR", Business and Society, Vol.56(5), 651-671, forthcoming 2017.

Thogersen, S. and Wu, B. (2016), "Chinese Overseas Students' Integration and Engagement in Host Societies", Journal of Chinese Overseas, Vol.12(1), 3-13.

Wu, B. (2016), "Local engagement of Chinese international students in host societies: A perspective of diasporic Chinese community building (CCB) in the UK", The International Journal of Diasporic Chinese Studies, Vol.8(2), 13-30.

Wu, B. (2016), "Chinese student migration, social networking and local engagement in the UK", Journal of Chinese Overseas, Vol.12(1), 40-67.

Wu, B. (2015), "Links between Chinese International Students and Overseas Chinese Communities: An empirical study in Nottingham, UK", Overseas Chinese History Studies, Vol.110(2), 1-11.

Wu, B.; Robinson, B. and Long, W.J. (2015), "Variations in village migration profiles in rural China: An analysis based on the Second National Agricultural Census data", Asian and Pacific Migration Review, Vol.24(2), 160-186.

Hofman, P.; Wu, B.; Liu, K.M. (2014), "Collaborative Socially Responsible Practices for Improving the Position of Chinese Workers in Global Supply Chains", Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, Vol.43(4), 111-141.

Wu, B. and Liu, H. (2014), "Bringing class back in: class consciousness and solidarity amongst Chinese migrant workers in Italy and the UK", Ethnic and Racial Studies, Vol.37(8), 1391-1408.

Wu, B., Robinson, B., Chen, A.J. and Li, P.F. (2014), "Seafarer training and rural development in China: A survey report", China: An International Journal, Vol.12(2), 131-143.

Sofie Sjögersten, C Atkin, ML Clarke, SJ Mooney, B Wu, HM West, (2013), "Responses to climate change and farming policies by rural communities in northern China: A report on field observation and farmers' perception in dryland north Shaanxi and Ningxia", Land Use Policy, Vol.32, 125-133.

Wu, B. and Yao, S.J. (2013), "'Empty villages' in poor areas of China: A case study of rural migration in North Shaanxi", Sviluppo locale, Vol.16, 49-71.

Wu, B. and Zhang, L.Y. (2013), "Farmer innovation diffusion via network building: a case of winter greenhouse diffusion in China", Agriculture and Human Values, 641-651.

Wu, B. Sheehan, J. (2011), "Globalization and vulnerability of Chinese migrant workers in Italy: empirical evidence on working conditions and their consequences", Journal of Contemporary China, Vol.20(68), 135-152.

Yao, S; Wu, B; Wang; Su, F. (2010), "The impact of higher education expansion on Social Justice in China: a spatial and inter-temporal analysis", Journal of Contemporary China, Vol.16 (67), pp. 837-854.

Wu, B; Lai, K,H; Cheng, T.C. (2006), "Emergence of 'new professionalism' amongst Chinese seafarers: empirical evidence and policy implications", Martime Policy & Management, Vol.33 (1), PP. 35-48.

Wu, B; Morris, J, (2006), "A life on the ocean wave: the 'post-socialist' careers of Chinese, Russian and Eastern European Seafarers", International Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol.17 (1), pp. 25-48.

Wu, B; Winchester, N, (2005), "Crew study of seafarers: a methodological approach to the global labour market for seafarers", Marine Policy, pp. 10-12.



Books

Wu, and Morgan, J. (2016), ed Chinese Higher Education Reform and Social Justice, Routledge.

Wu, B., Yao, S.J. and Chen, J. (2013), ed China's Development and Harmonisation: Towards a balance with the nature, society and international community, Routledge.

Morgan, J. and Wu, B. (2011), ed Higher Education Reform in China: Beyond the expansion, Routledge.

Yao, S.J., Wu, B., Morgan, S. and Sutherland, D. (2010), ed Sustainable reform and development in post-Olympic China, Routledge.

Zhang, H; Wu, B, (2007), Marginalisation in China: Perspectives on Transition and globalisation, Aldershot.

Wu, B; Liang, T.C, (2005), China walls: barriers against Chinese seafarers' entrance to the global labour market Lloyd's Shipping Economist.



Chapters in Books

Wu, B. (2017), "Chinese student migration and community building: An exploration of new diasporic formation in England", in Contemporary Chinese Diasporas, 309-330, Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2017.

Li, J.F., Wu, B., and Morgan, J. (2016), "Employment equality in China's universities: Perspectives of 'decent work' among university teachers in Beijing", in Chinese Higher Education Reform and Social Justice, 33-51, Routledge.

Wu, B. (2016), "Chinese student mobility, local engagement and transformation of Chinese communities in England: An empirical study", in Entrepreneurship and Talent Management from A Global Perspective: Chinese Returnees, 108-133, Edward Elgar.

Wu, B. and Morgan, J. (2016), "Introduction: Chinese higher education reform and social justice", in Chinese Higher Education Reform and Social Justice, 1-13, Routledge.

Wu, B. and Robinson, B. (2016), "Social justice through financial distribution at Chinese universities: A student survey in Shaanxi province", in Chinese Higher Education Reform and Social Justice, 33-51, Routledge.

Wu, B. and Latham, K. (2014), "Migration from China to EU: Challenges within Europe", in China and the EU in Context: Insights from Business and Investors, 303-325, Palgrave Macmillan.

Liu, K.M., Rooker, T. and Wu, B. (2013), "Inequality between migrants and locals: Evidence from export-processing factories in the Yangzi and Pearl River Deltas", in China's Development and Harmonisation: Towards a balance with the nature, society and international community, 72-90, Routeldge.

Qi, G.B., Wu, B.J., and Wu, B. (2013), "Access to resources for farmer professional cooperatives in China", in China's Development and Harmonisation: Towards a balance with the nature, society and the international community, 218-232, Routledge.

Wu, B. and Beaverstock, J.V. (2013), "Globalization, mobility and the working conditions of contract Chinese seafarers", in China's Development and Harmonisation: Towards a balance with the nature, society and international community, 41-59, Routledge.

Wu, B; Yao, s. (2010), "Globalization and the seafarers supply in China", in Sustainable reform and development in Post-Olympic, Routledge.

Wu, B. (2009), "Chinese migration and Wenzhou's development", in Living Outside the Walls: The Chinese in Prato Newcastle, pp. 238-260, Cambridge Scholar's Publishing.

Wu, B; Sampson, H. (2005), "Reconsidering the cargo sector and seafarer labour market: a 21st century profile of global seafarers Ocean Yearbook", (19), pp. 357-380.



Conferences

Wu, B. and Liu, L.H. 2017, "Urbanisation and rural reconstruction in China: Land transfer, migration and community value", in 2017 International Conference on China Urban Development, Lodon.

Sampson, H; Wu, B. 2007, "Thoughts on safety: the views of Chinese seafarers", in SIRC Sysmposium Proceedings.

Wu, B, 2007, "Globalisation, mobility and working conditions of Chinese seafarers: an empirical study", in Work, Employment & Society (WES) Conference 12-14 September, Aberdeen Scotland.

Wu, B, 2005, "Chinese seafarers n transition: trends and evidence", in Proceedings of the Seafarers International Research Centre's Fourth International Symposium, Cardiff University, pp. 52-65.

Wu, B, 2005, "The World Cruise Industry: A Profile of the global labour maket", in Seafarers International Research Centre, Cardiff University.



Reports for external body

Latham, K. and Wu, B. 2013, "Chinese Immigration into the Eu: New Trends, Dynamics and Implications", in https://eeas.europa.eu/china/docs/, Europe China Research and Advice Network.

Wu, B., Guo, L. and Sheehan, J. 2010, "Employment conditions of Chinese migrant workers in the East Midlands: a pilot study in a context of economic recession", International Labour Organisation.

 

 

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