Centre for Contemporary East Asian Cultural Studies
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Book Length Publications 



Edited books


Journal articles

  • Barton, Benjamin (2018), 'China’s security policy in Africa: A new or false dawn for the evolution of the application of China’s non-interference principle?' The South African Journal of International Affairs, 25:3, pp. 1-22
  • SULLIVAN, J. and KEHOE, S., (2018), 'Truth, good and beauty: The politics of celebrity in China,' The China Quarterly. pp. 241-256

  • Gilardi, F., Lam, C., Tan, K. C., White, A., Cheng, S., & Zhao, Y. (2018). International TV series distribution on Chinese digital platforms: Marketing strategies and audience engagement. Global Media and China3(3), 213–230. https://doi.org/10.1177/2059436418806406
  • Ó Briain, Lonán (2018), 'Musical cosmopolitanism in late-colonial Hanoi,' Ethnomusicology Forum, 27:3, pp. 265-285

Book chapters


  • Bingham, Adam (2019). 'Duality and Ambiguity: Prostitution, Performance and the Vagaries of Modernity in Japanese Cinema'. In Taylor-Jones, K and Hopkins, D. (eds). Prostitution and Sex Work in Global Cinema: New Takes on Fallen Women. London: Palgrave MacMillan, pp. 67-84
  • Bingham, Adam (2019). 'Insect Men and Women: Gender, Conflict, and Problematic Modernity and Intentions of Murder'. In Desser, D. and Coleman C. (eds). Killers, Clients and Kindred Spirits: The Taboo Cinema of Shohei Imamura. Ediburgh University Press, pp. 56-74
  • Gaik Cheng Khoo (2019). 'Defining "Modern Malaysian" Cuisine: Fusion or Ingredients?' In King, M. T. Culinary Nationalism in Asia.

  • Bao, Hongwei (2019). 'Conversion Therapy in Asia'. In Chiang, H. (ed). Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) History. Farmington Hills MI: Charles Scribner’s Sons, pp. 418-422

  • Rawnsley, Ming-yeh. 'Politics of the Everyday: Taiwanese-Language Cinema of the 1950s–1960s'. In Berry, C and Rawnsley, M. (eds). Special issue on Taiwan’s Lost Commercial Cinema: Taiwanese-Language Cinema, Journal of Chinese Cinema.

  • Rawnsley, Ming-Yeh and Lin, Lihyun. 'The New Type of Media Conglomerate in Taiwan: A Case Study of Fobon'. In Wagner, K., Bong Choi, J. and Shim, D. (eds). Asian Media Conglomerates: Countering the North Atlantic Mediascape and its Infrastructure. London: Routledge.

  • Rawnsley, Ming-yeh, Rawnsley, Gary and Yu, Ming. 'International Coproduction of Documentaries as a Form of Chinese Cultural Diplomacy'. In Damm, J. (ed). Chinese Cultural Diplomacy. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • White, Andrew. and Ch’ng, E. (2019). 'Chinese Museums' Digital Heritage Profile: An Evaluation of Digital Technology Adoption in Cultural Heritage Institutions'. In Lewi, H. (ed). The Routledge International Handbook of New Digital Practices in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Heritage Sites. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Bao, Hongwei (2018). 'Queering the Global South: Mu Cao and His Poetry'. In West-Pavlov, R. (ed). Cambridge Critical Concepts: The Global South and Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp.185-197
  • Bao, Hongwei (2018). 'Haunted Gay Identity: Sexuality, Masculinity and Class in Beijing Story'. In Hird, D. and Song, G. (eds). The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, pp. 73-86
  • Rawnsley, Ming-yeh, Feng, Chien-san, Smyth, James and Sullivan, Johnathan (2018). 'The Media System in Taiwan'. In Sullivan, J. and Lee, C. (eds). A New Era in Democratic Taiwan: Trajectories and Turning Points in Politics and Cross-Strait Relations. London: Routledge.

  • Rawnsley, Ming-yeh and Rawnsley, Gary (2018). 'Science Communication in Taiwan: Rethinking Local and Global'. In Storm C. (ed). Connecting Taiwan: Participation, Integration, Impacts. London: Routledge, pp.74–95 

  • Chang, Ting (2018). 'Emile Guimet's Network for Research and Collecting Asian Objects, ca.1876-1918'. In Guichard, C., Howald, C. and Savoy, B. Acquiring Cultures. World Art on Western Markets. Berlin: De Gruyter Publishing, pp. 209-222
  • Gallagher, Mark (2018). 'Alibaba Goes to the Movies.' In Marchetti, G., See-Kam, T. and Magnan-Park, A. (eds). Palgrave Handbook of Asian Cinema. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Liboriussen, B., Lopez, J. and White, Andrew (2018). 'Contemporary Chinese creatives as literati'. In Lee, H.-K. and Lim, L. (eds.). Routledge Handbook on the Cultural and Creative Industries in Asia. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Bingham, Adam (2017). 'Autumn Afternoons: Negotiating the Ghost of Ozuin Iguchi Nami's "Dogs and Cats" (2004)'. In Choi, J. (ed). Reorienting Ozu: A Master in His Influence. Oxford University Press, pp. 177-196
  • Bao, Hongwei (2017). 'Queer as Catachresis: Beijing Queer Film Festival in Translation'. In Berry, C. and Robinson, L. (eds). Chinese Film Festivals: Sites of Translation. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 67-88
  • Dauncey, Sarah (2017). 'Special and Inclusive Education'. In Morgan, W.J., Gu, Q. and Li, F. (eds). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 290-313
  • Rawnsley, Ming-yeh (2017). 'Cultural translation between "local" and "international": The Golden Harvest Award in Taiwan'. In Berry, C. and Robinson, L. (eds). Chinese Film Festivals: Sites of Translation. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 57–78

  • Rawnsley, M., Chiu, K. and Rawnsley, G. (2017). (eds), Taiwan Cinema: International Reception and Social Change. London: Routledge. 

  • Zhang, X. (2017). 'Media Construction of the African Image(s) for the Chinese Media Public'. In Batchelor, K and Zhang, X. (eds). China-Africa Relations: Building Images through Cultural Cooperation, Media Representation, and Communication. Routledge. 

  • Zhang, X. and Guo Z.(2017). 'The Effectiveness of the Overseas Chinese Cultural Centre in China's Public Diplomacy'. in Thusu, D. (ed). China Goes Global. Routledge.

  • Bingham, Adam (2016). 'Doubled Indemnity: Fruit Chan and the Meta-fictions of Hong Kong Neo-noir'. In Yau, C.M. and Williams, T. (eds). Hong Kong Neo-Noir. Edinburgh University Press, pp. 77-96
  • Bao, Hongwei (2016). 'Same-Sex Wedding, Queer Performance and Spatial Tactics in Beijing'. In Lin, X. et al. (eds). East Asian Men: Masculinity, Sexuality and Desire. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 107-121
  • Rawnsley, Ming-Yeh (2016). 'Cultural Democratization and Taiwan Cinema'. In Shubert, G. (ed). Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Taiwan. London: Routledge, pp. 373-388

  • Zhang, X. (2016). 'A World of Shared Influence'. In Zhang, X. Wasserman, H. and Mano, W. (eds). China's Soft Power in Africa: Promotion and Perception. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 3-16

  • Chang, Ting (2016). 'Paris, Japan and Modernity: A Vexed Ratio'. In Clayson, H. and Dombrowski, A. (eds). Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century? Essays on Art and Modernity, 1850-1900. Ashgate/Routledge, pp. 153-170
  • Dauncey, Sarah (2016). 'Disability Studies' in Wright, T. (ed). Oxford Bibliographies in Chinese Studies. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Liboriussen, B., White, A. and Wang, D. (2016). 'The ban on gaming consoles in China: protecting national culture, morals and industry within an international regulatory framework'. In deWinter, J. and Conway, S. (eds). Video game policy: production, distribution and consumption. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 230-243
  • Bao, Hongwei (2015). 'Digital Video Activism: Narrating History and Memory in Cui Zi’en’s Queer China, Comrade China'. In Engebretsen, E. et al (eds). Queer/Tongzhi China: New Perspectives on Research, Activism and Media Cultures. Copenhagen: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies Press, pp. 35-56
  • Barton, Benjamin and de Bellefroid, Ariane (2015). 'China and the EU in Sub-Saharan Africa'. In Wouters, J., Defraigne, J-C. and Burnay, M. (eds). EU-China in the World: Analysing Relations with Developing and Emerging Countries. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  • Gallagher, Mark (2015). 'Batman in East Asia'. In Pearson, R., Urichhio, W., and Brooker, W. (eds). Many More Lives of the Batman, 2nd edition. Palgrave Macmillan/BFI.
  • Rawnsley, Ming-Yeh and Feng, Chien-San (2015). 'Public Service Television in China'. In Rawnsley, G. and Rawnsley, M. (eds). Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media. London: Routledge, pp. 298-311

  • Zhang, X and Shaw, G (2015). 'New Media, Emerging Middle Class and Environmental Health Movement in China'. In Hanspeter, K. (ed). Urban mobilizations and new media in contemporary China. Ashgate Publishing Limited, pp. 101-116

  • Bingham, Adam (2014). 'Cats and Dogs and Wild Berries: New Voices in Japanese Cinema'. In Kelly, G. and Robson, C. (eds). Celluloid Ceiling: Women Film Directors Breaking Through. Supernova Books, pp. 233-248
  • Rawnsley, Ming-Yeh (2014). 'Stars as Production and Consumption: A Case Study of Brigitte Lin'. In Wing-Fai, L. & Willis, A. (eds). East Asian Film Stars. London: Macmillan, pp.190-204

  • Rawnsley, Ming-Yeh (2014). '"Korean Wave" in Taiwan: Cultural Representation of Identities and Food in Korean TV Drama, Dae Jang Geum'. In Kim, J. (ed). Reading Asian Television Drama: Crossing Boarders and Breaking Boundaries. London: IB Tauris, pp. 213-234

  • Chang, Ting (2014). 'Le récit visuel dans les Promenades japonaises Une pédagogie par le texte et l’image'. In Les Trésors d’Émile Guimet, Actes Sud/Musée des Confluences. Lyons, pp. 97-106
  • Pacey, Scott (2014). 'Taixu, Yogācāra and the Buddhist Approach to Modernity'. In Makeham, J. (ed). Transforming Consciousness: The Intellectual Reception of Yogācāra Thought in Modern China. Oxford University Press, pp. 103-122
  • Bao, Hongwei (2013). 'Die konfuzianische Familie, sozialistische Kollektivität und postsozialistische Queere Politik: Anmerkungen zum Begriff tongzhi'. In Jahnert, G. et al (eds). Kollektivität nach der Subjektkritik: Geschlechtertheoretische Positionierungen. Bielefield: Transcript Verlag, pp. 259-282
  • Chang, Ting (2013). 'Les Hommes et les choses: le collectionnisme d’Edmond de Goncourt'. Gibhardt, B. and Ramos, J. (eds). In Arts décoratifs et Poésie: Artistes, écrivains et esthètes autour de Marcel Proust. Garnier Press, Paris, pp. 39-51
  • Dauncey, Sarah (2013). #Breaking the Silence? Deafness, Disability and Education in Two Post-Cultural Revolution Chinese Films'. In Mogk, M. (ed). Different Bodies: Disability in Film & Television. Jefferson: McFarland, pp. 75-88
  • Dauncey, Sarah (2013). 'Whose Life is it Anyway? Disabled Life Stories in Post-reform China'. In Dryburgh, M. and Dauncey, S. (eds). Writing Lives in China 1600-2010: Histories of the Elusive Self. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 182-205
  • Bao, Hongwei (2012). 'Queer Comrades: Socialist Past, Postsocialist Present and Ideological Battles in Transnational China'. In Mesquita, S., Wiedlack, M.K. and Lasthofer, K. (eds). Import – Export –Transport: Queer Theory, Queer Critique and Activism in Motion. Vienna: Zaglossus, pp. 213-229
  • Pacey, Scott (2012). 'Heterotopia and the Southern Heaven: Xingyun’s Antipodean Buddhist Mission'. In Smith, W., Tomlinson, M. and Manderson, L. (eds). Flows of Faith: Religious Reach and Community in Asia and the Pacific. Springer Publishing Company, pp. 123-142
  • Taylor, J. E. (戴杰銘) (2012).  '廈語電影業與菲律賓華僑 (The Amoy-dialect film industry and the Philippine Chinese)'. In May, NG (ed). 香港廈語電影訪蹤 (The traces of Hong Kong's Amoy-dialect films). Hong Kong Film Archive, pp. 64-75
  • Bingham, Adam (2011). 'Apocalypse Now'. In: Selavy, V. (ed), The End. London: Strange Attractor Press, pp. 236-250
  • Bao, Hongwei (2011). 'People’s Park: the Politics of Naming and the Right to the City'. In Ball, M. and Scherer, B (eds). Queer Paradigm II: Interrogating Agendas. Oxford: Peter Lang Publishers, pp. 115-132.
  • Chang, Ting (2011). 'Goncourt’s China Cabinet, a Fantasy'. In Rujivacharakul, V. (ed). Collecting China: The World, China, and a Short History of Collecting. University of Delaware Press and Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, pp. 31-45.
  • Men, Jing and Benjamin Barton (2011). 'China's Soft Power: A Blessing or a Challenge to World Governance?'. In Guo Sujian and Deng Zhenlai (eds). China's Searches for Good Governance: Inside and Outside China. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Dauncey, Sarah (2011). 'Screening Disability in the PRC: The Politics of Looking Good'. In Ngo, T. (ed). Contemporary China Studies Volume 4: Social Cleavages and Forms of Marginalization. London: Sage Publications.
  •  Zhang, X. (2011). 'The Mass Media'. In Zang, X. Understanding Chinese Scoiety. Routledge. 

  • Bao, Hongwei (2010). 'In Search of Lesbian Existence: Queer Aesthetics in Women 50 Minute'. In Iwatake, M. (ed). New Perspectives on Japan and China. Renvall Institute Publications 27, University of Helsinki Press, pp. 129-161.
  • Bao, Hongwei (2010). 'Enlightenment Space, Affective Space: Travelling Queer Film Festivals'. In China', in Iwatake, M. (ed). Gender, Mobility and Citizenship in Asia. Renvall Institute Publications 26, University of Helsinki Press, pp. 174-205.
  • Bao, Hongwei (2010). 'LGBT Issues in China'. In Steward, C. (ed). The Greenwood Encyclopedia of LGBT Issues Worldwide Vol. 1. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC CLIO, pp. 355-373.
  • Chang, Ting (2010). ‘Entre Art et Science: la représentation des Japonais dans les Promenades japonaises d’Émile Guimet et Félix Régamey'. In Lafont, A. (ed). L'Artiste savant à la conquête du monde moderne. Presses de l’Université de Strasbourg, pp. 157-166.
  • Chang, Ting (2010). ‘Asia as a Fantasy of France in the Nineteenth Century' In North, M (ed). The Market for Exposure. Reimagining Cultural Exchange between Europe and Asia, 1400-1900. Ashgate, pp. 45-52
  • Rawnsley, Ming-Yeh and Wang, Haizhou (2010). 'Hero: Rewriting the Chinese Martial Arts Film Genre'. In Rawnsley, G. and Rawnsley, M. (eds). Global Chinese Cinema: The Culture and Politics of Hero. London: Routledge, pp.90-105 

  • Rawnsley, Ming-Yeh and Chen, Xiaoming (2010). 'On "Tian Xia" (all under heaven) in Zhang Yimou’s Hero'. In Rawnsley, G. and Rawnsley, M. (eds). Global Chinese Cinema: The Culture and Politics of Hero. London: Routledge, pp.78-89

  • Zhang, X. (2010). 'China’s International Broadcasting: The Case of CCTV International'. In Wang, J, (ed). Soft Power in China: Public Diplomacy through Communication. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 57- 1

  • Chang, Ting (2006). ‘Disorienting Orient: Duret and Guimet, Anxious Flâneurs in Asia'. In D’Souza, A. and McDonough, T. (eds). The Invisible Flâneuse? Women, Men and Public Space in Nineteenth-Century Paris. Manchester University Press, pp. 65-78.
  • Taylor, J.E. (2005). 'Reading History Through the Built Environment in Taiwan'. In Makeham, J. and A-Chin Hsiau, (eds). Cultural, Ethnic and Political Nationalism in Contemporary Taiwan: Bentuhua. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 159-183.
  • Taylor, J.E. (2003). 'Rome wasn't built in a day': Zuoying and the discourse of civilisation'. In Neder, C. and Susanne Schilling, I. (eds). Transformation! Innovation?: Perspectives on Taiwan Culture. Harrassowitz Verlag, pp. 29-44.

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