Editorial Roles


Series Editor (2013 – present): Intellect China Library Series

Editor-in-Chief (2013 – present): Siyi Journal, an open access journal on arts and culture in Chinese, registered in the UK

Guest Editor (2015): The Soundtrack: special issue on jazz and cinema, Intellect

 

Academic Visit & Affiliation


2019 May: Visiting Scholar, Centre for East Asian Studies, Groningen University

2019 February – present: Visiting Research Fellow, School of Journalism, Media and Culture, Cardiff University

2019 January – present: Affiliated Research Fellow, Institute for Cultural Industries, Shenzhen University, China

2017: Visiting Scholar, School of Journalism and Communication, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, Mentor: Professor Cao, Lixin

2016: Visiting Scholar, Institute for Media Studies, Faculty of Social Science, KU Leuven, Belgium, Mentor: Professor Roel Vande Winkel

Funding & Award


2019: Erasmus+ Mobility Scheme for Training at Groningen University, the Netherlands

2019: Principal Investigator, “To Search for a Sustainable UK-China Film Collaboration: Unlocking Issues around Film Distribution Mechanisms”, UK-China Creative Industries Partnership Development Grants, AHRC. Total grant value: £47K (£25K from the AHRC + a matching funding of £22K from project partner, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences)

2019: Project Partner, “The UK-China Creative Challenge: Co-Designing a Hybrid ‘Creature’ as an Asset for Shanghai’s Performing Arts and Screen Industries”, UK-China Creative Industries Partnership Development Grants, AHRC. Led by Julian Stringer, University of Nottingham. 

2017: Networking Activity and Researcher Mobility Fund, by Birmingham City University

2017: Visiting Scholar, Cardiff-Xiamen University PhD/Staff Mobility Fund, by Cardiff University

2016: Funding for Interdisciplinary Activities, by Cardiff University Graduate College, with Kyle Barrowman (JOMEC) & Robert Lloyd (English, Communication & Philosophy); Research Project: A Public Free Screening: Memory Lanes at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff

2016: Funding for Interdisciplinary Activities, by Cardiff University Graduate College, with Samuel Murray (School of Music), to organise a conference on popular music and fandom

2016: Visiting Scholar, Cardiff-KU Leuven Staff Mobility Fund, by Cardiff University and KU Leuven

2013: Funding for Interdisciplinary Activities, by Cardiff University Graduate College, to organise Jazz and Cinema Conference 2013, with Alicia Stark (School of Music)

2012 – 2015: PhD Sponsorship, funded by Intellect

2012: Geoff Mungham Overseas Award, for the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies PhD Programme, Cardiff University