Experts

   
   
 

Cultures

  • Dr Jonathan Sullivan

    China and Taiwan: politics, elections, foreign relations, security, media, internet, pop culture, Chinese football
    +44 (0)115 95 14046
    Belt and Road Initiative China Communications Cultures International Relations Politics World China Taiwan politics Chinese football Chinese media Chinese Internet
  • Dr Mary Jane Ainslie

    Culture and media throughout the Southeast Asian region, with specific emphasis on Thailand, Laos and Malaysia, as well as the wider intercultural links between the East and Southeast Asia regions.
  • Dr Sascha Auerbach

    Imperialism Migration and Race Crime; Policing Law and Labour American Universities; Riots and Demonstrations; Origins of "popular journalism"; Nationalism and national identity. Immigration Race and racism; Sensational court cases; Popular nationalism; Xenophobia Crime and police responses to it Anti-Chinese sentiment.History of race, law, colonialism and labour in the 19th and early 20th c. British Empire. Focus in Asia is on Malaysia, and on the migration of Indian and Chinese labourers between different colonies. Currently examining the comparative history of Indian and Chinese indentured labour in SE Asia, Mauritius, and the Caribbean.
    +44 (0)77 177 082 93
    American Politics Crime Cultures History International Relations Migration Politics Rights Lab World race crime migration America China Malaysia Riots demonstrations crime Racism Labour
  • 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
    Belt and Road Initiative Cultures Sociology cinema creative industries transnational Media Islam
  • 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 Leanne Chang

    Health information management and health decision making; exploring the communicative basis of citizen support for health policy making in Asian contexts.
    +86 574 8818 8551
    Communications Cultures Health Communication Mobile health Elderly Care family support Political Communication Communicative action procedural justice Asia
  • Professor Eugene Ch'ng

    Developing Virtual Reality technology for the production, storage and sharing of cultural heritage spanning large spatial-temporal scales. Develop technology for retrieving, processing, and tools for visual analytics for large social media datasets for understanding phenomena within connected societies.
    +86 574 8818 3049
    Archaeology Architecture and Built Environment Art Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Environment History Science virtual reality augmented reality social media big data Digital heritage virtual heritage computational archaeology
  • Professor Michèle Clarke

    The environment, climate and ecology of the Asia-Pacific region for the last 30 years, including the complexity of their interactions with society, heritage and cultures. Recent themes have included agriculture and rural development; cultural and built heritage; low carbon and clean energy; rapid urbanisation and sustainable cities; and the energy-water-food nexus.
    0115 951 5446
    Archaeology Architecture and Built Environment Cultures Education Engineering Environment Gender History Migration Science Veterinary climate society sustainable development energy ecosystems Cities Water agriculture heritage Asia
  • Dr Ping Du

    Intercultural and workplace communication in the Chinese context; interpretation and explanation of workplace interactive behaviours in conflict resolution and problem-solving processes drawing on pragmatics, sociolinguistics and cross-cultural psychology.
    +86 (0)574 8818 0175
    Art Business and economy Communications Cultures intercultural communication workplace communication conflict communication Discourse analysis China Asia
  • Dr Xuan Feng

    Attracting, engaging and retaining international talent in China and Chinese expatriates and talent development. Extensive research, (executive) teaching, and consulting experience working with executives, HR practitioners, students and policy makers in China. Provides talent strategies for local government and writes business cases and articles about Chinese management, leadership, HRM, and talent career development.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 9451
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Education Gender Law Migration Psychology Chinese Students young talent employability global competence development Career advisor Mentoring HR employee experience cross-border M&A
  • Dr Filippo Gilardi

    Digital platforms, creative industries, digital copyright, and business models.
    +86 574 8818 8289
    Belt and Road Initiative Communications Cultures Education Digital platforms creative industries digital copyright business models Asia China Japan
  • Professor Julian Henderson

    Science and archaeology. Ancient technologies, particularly glass, ceramics, metals and stone. Islamic archaeology in Syria. Scientific techniques used in archaeology. Silk Road
    +44 (0) 115 951 4840
    Archaeology Arts and Culture Belt and Road Initiative Cultures Environment History Science archaeology Ancient technology Islamic syria silk road Asia China Japan Indonesia turkey Kazakhstan Tajikistan Hong Kong history
  • Dr Carol Hooi

    Competencies in the digital world, developing global human resources, mission accomplishment of expatriates, organisational best practices in professionalism, E-HRM, human capital management, human capital development, employee loyalty, change management, organisational justice, organisational citizenship behaviour, organisational learning capability, organisational performance, leadership succession planning, talent management, internship and cyber ethics and behaviour.
    +60 38924 8702
  • Dr Shih-wei Hsu

    Knowledge management in the Chinese context, leadership and social movement organisations.
    +86 574 8818 0293
    Business and economy Cultures Psychology China knowledge management leadership social movement organisations Asia
  • Dr Gaik Cheng Khoo

    Southeast Asian cinema, food and identity in Malaysia, culture and politics and civil society in Malaysia, Korean migration in Malaysia.
    +60 38725 3572
    Cultures Gender Migration Politics Southeast Asian cinema food and identity Malaysia Culture politics civil society Korean migration in Malaysia
  • Dr Bjarke Liboriussen

    Expertise on games and gaming in China, inclduing: industry (with special attention to free-to-play business models), policy (with a project on the 2000-2014 console ban) and consumption (with a project on how the "Chinese gold farmer" looks from inside China). Currently working on e-sports in China.
    +86 (0)754 8818 8992
    Cultures games gaming China e-sports
  • Dr Nancy Liu

    Media translation studies: exploring news translation by integrating news translation with framing studies. Also interested in sociocultural meanings of translation, translation of texts with cultural-specific items and didactic research into translation and interpretation.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8568
    Belt and Road Initiative Cultures Politics media translation studies framing sociocultural translation interpretation
  • Professor Martin Lockett

    Over 40 years' experience in China - research has included Chinese management and culture, economic reform and development, international trade and investment, and innovation. He has worked on consulting and executive education in mainland China, Hong Kong/ Macau, Malaysia and Singapore.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8535
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Education Chinese management and culture economic reform and development international trade and investment innovation consulting Executive Education mainland China Hong Kong Macau Malaysia Singapore
  • Dr Sumit Mandal

    Interested in the trans-regional architecture of Asian societies. Research has focused primarily on Muslim societies in the Malay world – in relation to the Indian Ocean – as well as contemporary Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore.
    +60 3872 53655
    Cultures History Trans-regional histories cultural politics Malay world Indian Ocean Muslim societies Indonesia Malaysia Singapore
  • Dr Ruth Maxey

    20th-century and contemporary American literature, especially fiction; Asian American studies; immigrant writing in the United States; American autobiography as a form.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8119 , +44 (0) 7742 919 769
    Arts and Culture Cultures Migration American Literature fiction asian Contemporary Immigrant United States
  • 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
    American Politics Arts and Culture Cultures History International Relations Politics World British American transatlantic Relations Cold War India diplomacy Foreign Policy Pakistan Culture history
  • Dr Christian Mueller

    Interested in the entangled global histories of Europe and Asia (South, Southeast and East Asia) from the late early modern period to the contemporary era (1700 to the present) with a focus on transnational relations, imperialism, and transfer of knowledge, labour regimes, and concepts of normative orders and governance.
    +49 173 5131306
    Archaeology Cultures Education History International Relations Law Politics history Europe Asia transnational relations imperialism knowledge transfer labour regimes Governance
  • Dr Daniel Mutibwa

    Issues around emerging business models, community-building, sustainability and copyright that are shaping the direction of grassroots design and digital fabrication and hardware entrepreneurialism in the Greater China region and their impact on the global digital economy.
    0115 82 32251
    Business and economy Communications Cultures emerging business models community-building Sustainability Copyright grassroots design digital fabrication entrepreneurialism greater China region digital economy
  • Dr Dilip Mutum

    +60 38725 3754
    Business and economy Communications Cultures Psychology marketing consumer behaviour Halal marketing digital marketing India Indonesia Malaysia
  • 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 David O'Brien

    Ethnographer working on the construction of ethnic identity in Xinjiang. Research interests also include ethnic identity and policy, the Chinese political system and Chinese social science research methodologies. Cross-disciplinary research, based on many years of qualitative fieldwork, seeks to explore how ethnic identity continues to evolve in China and the interplay between state and individual interpretations of identity.
    +86 574 8818 6421
    Belt and Road Initiative Cultures Migration Politics Xinjiang Uyghur China politics Identity ethnic identity policy Chinese political system Chinese social science Kazakhstan Belt and Road Initiative
  • Professor Chee Wei Phang

    Culture and information technology use and cultural influence on marketing strategies.
    Business and economy Cultures Education Culture information technology cultural influence marketing strategies China Malaysia Singapore
  • Dr Russel Skelchy

    Research interests include popular music of maritime Southeast Asia, multiracial studies, popular music (sub)cultures, sound studies, imperialism, decolonisation, and gender studies. Also performes the Indonesian keroncong, Javanese gamelan and Filipino rondalla music.
    0115 951 5845
    Cultures Gender History Migration Music Politics popular music Maritime southeast asia multiracial studies (sub)cultures sound studies imperialism Decolonisation gender studies
  • Professor Alan Smyth

    Cystic fibrosis. Clinical trials in children. Chest disease in childhood. Professor Smyth is Director of the Medicines for Children Research Network in the East of England (MCRN-East).
    +44 (0)115 823 0612
    Cultures Health and Medicine Science cystic fibrosis clinical trials chest disease children
  • Dr Julian Stringer

    Hollywood. East Asian cinema. Issues of film historiography. Cultural politics of international film festivals.
    +44 (0) 115 951 4846
    Arts and Culture Communications Cultures hollywood asian cinema film history Culture politics international
  • Dr Jeremy Taylor

    Cultural history of the modern Chinese-speaking world. Currently heads a 1.8 million euro project called 'Cultures of Occupation in 20th Century Asia', funded by the European Research Council. Published on architectural heritage, film history, personality cults, the treaty ports, propaganda, visual cultures, popular music, and many other topics.
    0115 951 5845
    Cultures History China Hong Kong Taiwan Malaysia Philippines Singapore cultural history heritage film history personality cults the treaty ports propaganda visual cultures popular music
  • 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
  • Dr Bin Wu

    Rural sustainability and farmer innovation in China, Chinese internal and international migration, Chinese student migration and integration in host societies and Chinese higher education reform and social justice.
    0115 823 2118
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Education Migration Chinese diasporas international shipping Sustainability community empowerment rural sustainability farmer innovation migration student migration host societies social justice China
  • Dr Shixin Zhang

    Journalism studies with a focus on China and comparative analysis, which includes newsroom convergence, media globalisation, media management and media and conflict.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8993
    Belt and Road Initiative Communications Cultures Politics journalism China comparative analysis newsroom convergence Media globalisation Conflict
  • 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
  • Dr Xiaoling Zhang

    China's media, culture and society, more recently on the creative industries' role in China's attempt to refresh its image and build its soft power. Areas include evolving policies, the development of the industries as part of China's economic development, the cultural market, and the wider social transformation as China develops towards a creative society
    +86 574 8818 8754
    Belt and Road Initiative Communications Cultures International Relations China’s media Culture society creative industries soft power policies cultural market creative society
  • Dr Steven Zhou

    Focus on bridging world and management practices in academia and exploring the root of Chinese management and innovation from Chinese traditional culture.
    +86 574 8818 8803
    Architecture and Built Environment Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures China Management business culture innovation traditions
  • Dr Stephen Adriano-Moore

    Cultures of sport fishing, with particular specialisation in fly fishing.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8271
  • Dr Mark Gallagher

    Contemporary American and international cinema. American independent film. Documentary film and television. Global television. Gender and masculinity in media. Action film. East Asian cinema.
    +44 (0) 115 846 7292
    Arts and Culture Communications Cultures Gender film Culture documentary Television Contemporary cinema international American independent global Gender Action asian East Asia
  • 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
    Arts and Culture Communications Cultures Gender Identity gay politics China social media Media Asia films Gender sexuality IAPS

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