Asia Expertise Guide

   
   
 

Sociology

  • Dr Andreas Fulda

    UK-China relations; EU-China relations; Cross-straits relations between mainland China and Taiwan; China's controversial Overseas NGO Law Philanthropy and civil society in the Greater China region (including Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China); Social movements and political opposition in the Greater China region (including Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China)
    +44 (0)744 752 8020
  • Dr Thomas Barker

    Expert on the cinema of Indonesia and Southeast Asia, more broadly including transnational labour mobility and connections to China. Focus on film industry, production, Islamic media, and cinematic
    +60 (0)387 253 561
    Art Communications Sociology cinema creative industries transnational Media Islam islam film
  • Dr Aditya Jain

    Maximising organisational productivity, innovation and wellbeing, all of which are linked to the way work is designed and the way in which organisations are managed. Research has focused on the management of psychosocial factors at work and the translation of health and safety knowledge into policy and practice, in many countries across the world.
    0115 828 3033
    Business and economy Education Law Psychology Sociology Well-being Health and Safety mental health workplace stress workplace innovation psychosocial risk management business education Law Psychology sociology Asia
  • 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
    Arts and Culture China Education Gender History Sociology World Chinese China Culture history imperial china clothing Fashion Gender disbility Identity rights in china film Literature IAPS identity politics disability and welfare Gender and Sexuality pre-modern and modern Chinese society and culture Chinese film literature and life writing; late-imperial women's culture and fashion teaching Chinese as a foreign language distance learning Hong Kong Taiwan
  • Professor Cong Cao

    Social studies of science, technology, and innovation in China, particularly in China's scientific elite; human resources in science and technology; research and entrepreneurship in nanotechnology and biotechnology; reform of the science and technology system; intellectual property rights and their protection.
    +86 574 8818 9690
    Belt and Road Initiative Education Environment Science Sociology Science technology innovation China Human Resources Entrepreneurship reform Intellectual Property Rights Asia
  • Dr Esther Bott

    'Niche' tourism markets and how local people negotiate them. Expertise in ethnographic research on: orphanage tourism in Nepal; 'tribal' tourism in Vietnam; adventure tourism in Nepal, Thailand (and Jordan and Patagonia). Currently working on a project exploring micro-finance, children's health and women's 'empowerment' in poor communities in Bihar, India.
    07985 652 137
    Cultures Gender Migration Sociology Tourism poverty power dignity Asia tribal tourism adventure tourism micro-finance women health
  • Dr Frithjof Arp

    International and cross-cultural business topics, with a particular interest in the linkage between organisational strategy and human resource management. Researching and teaching in China since 2014; has visited the country since the early nineteen nineties and had a professional career which includes ten years in Malaysia, ten years in Australia and four years in Singapore.
    +86 574 8818 0000 8165
    Business and economy International Relations Migration Sociology strategy microfinance International Business international human resource management cross-cultural communication self-initiated expatriate foreign executives
  • Dr Jane Nolan

    Expatriate management in China, human resource management in China, institutional change and corporate governance of foreign banks in China.
    +44 (0) 115 9515490
    Business and economy Cultures Sociology Expatriate management China human resource management institutional change corporate governance of foreign banks
  • Dr Zhongli Yu

    Gender, feminism, women and translation; intercultural communication in the museum context, interpreting in war settings, translation education, and comparative literature.
    +86 574 8818 8569
    Art Belt and Road Initiative Communications Cultures Education Gender History Sociology Gender feminism women translation intercultural communication museum interpreting War translation education Comparative literature China
  • Professor Andrew White

    China's creative industries with a specific focus on the protection and exploitation for online content, and their business models.
    +86 574 8818 9285
    Art Belt and Road Initiative Communications Cultures Politics Sociology China creative industries online content business models
  • Professor Stephen Timmons

    NHS policy, NHS management and NHS finance. Computer systems in healthcare, especially why they fail. Lay people using defibrillators to treat heart attacks. Healthcare professionals, especially disputes about professional boundaries. Emergency medicine. Improving productivity in the NHS. Policy and politics in the NHS.
    +44 (0) 115 84 66635
    Business and economy Health and Medicine Sociology NHS policy finance managment defibrillator heart heart attack health care professionals politics
  • Dr Carole Spary

    Democratic politics and development in South Asia, especially India. Themes include gender inequality, political representation, political institutions such as Parliament and political parties, gender and development policy, legislation and practice, women's rights and empowerment, feminism, gender and multi-level governance and federalism, women's movements, elections, women in politics, state policy initiatives for gender equality and gender mainstreaming.
    0115 848 6812
    Business and economy Gender History International Relations Politics Sociology India gender inequality political representation political institutions development policy legislation and practice women's rights and empowerment feminism federalism women's movements elections women in politics gender mainstreaming
  • 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
    Architecture and Built Environment Engineering Environment International Relations Science Sociology Africa America (South) Asia civil engineering Flooding Geography rivers Water weather IAPS

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