Academic Advisory Committee

Global China Institute’s Academic Advisory Committee (AAC) comprises more than 100 members from 17 countries and regions, including Australia, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, UK and USA. They help the GCI’s activities in different ways, including advising on the Journal of China in Comparative Perspective (JCCP). An asterisk * next to the name signifies that the person is also on either the Editorial Board or the International Consultation Board of JCCP.


  • Martin Albrow, Honorary Vice-President, British Sociological Association (BSA), emeritus professor of the University of Wales, UK
  • Jack Barbalet, Head & Chair Professor of the Department of Sociology, Hong Kong Baptist University, SAR, China
  • Francesca Bray, Professor of Social Anthropology, School of Social and Political Studies, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • Kerry Brown, Director of Lau China Institute and Professor of Chinese Studies, King’s College London, UK
  • Pierre Calame, President of the Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation, Switzerland-France; Director of China-Europa-Forum, France
  • * Jian Chen, Professor and the Michael J. Zak Chair of History for US China Relations, Department of History, Cornell University, USA
  • * Lixing Chen, Professor of Sociology, Kwansei Gakuin University; President of Japan-China Sociological Society (JCSS), Japan
  • Chien Chiao, Professor of Anthropology, Centre for other culture research, Shih Hsin University; Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
  • Paul Chilton, Professor Emeritus, Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University, UK
  • Flemming Christiansen, Professor of Chinese studies, Institute of East Asian Studies, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
  • Michael Cox, Professor, Co-Director of a Centre for the Study of International Affairs, Diplomacy and Grand Strategy (IDEAS), International Relations, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE),UK
  • Sir Howard Davies, Chairman of Royal Scotland Bank, UK; Former Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
  • * Jørgen Delman, Professor of China Studies, Director Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS), University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • * Prasenjit Duara, Professor of Humanities, Director Asia Research Institute, Director of Humanities and Social Sciences Research, National University of Singapore,Singapore; Professor Emeritus, Department of History, The University of Chicago, USA


  • * Harriet Evans, Professor of China studies; Head of The Contemporary China Centre; co-ordinator of Asia Studies research at CSD, University of Westminster, UK
  • FAN Gang, Professor and Director of National Economic Research Institute, The Secretary-General of the China Reform Foundation (CRF), China
  • FENG Gang, Professor of College of Media and International Culture, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
  • * Stephan Feuchtwang, Professor Emeritus, Department of Anthropology; Founding Director of China in Comparative Perspective Network, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK
  • Vanessa Fong, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Amherst College, USA
  • * Thomas B Gold, Professor of Sociology, Associate Dean for External Relations of the Division of International and Area Studies, University of California, Berkeley; Executive Director of the Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies (IUP), USA
  •  Ernesto R. Gonzales, Professor. Graduate Program in Business Management, University of the Philippines Manila, Philippines
  • * Bettina Gransow, Professor in Institute of East Asian Studies, Free University Berlin, Germany
  • GUAN Xinping, Professor and Head of Social work and social policy, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
  • GUO Dan , Professor and Director of Institute of Political Science, Sichuan Academy of Social Science, China


  • Mette Halskov Hansen, Professor of Chinese studies, Dean of research at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Oslo, Norway
  • * Steve Harrell, Professor of Anthropology, University of Washington, USA
  • * Thomas Heberer, Professor of Chinese Economic Studies and politics of East Asia, the Institute of East Asian Studies, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
  • * Carsten Herrmann-Pillath, Professor at Evolutionary and Institutional Economics, Witten / Herdecke University, Germany
  • Jude Howell, Professor in International Development; Director, ESRC Research Programme on Non-governmental public action, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK
  • * Philip C. C. Huang, Professor of history. Editor of Modern China (English journal); Formerly Director of the Center for Chinese Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA; Renmin University of China, China
  • HUANG Ping, Professor of Sociology, Director of Institute of European Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Science, China
  • * Shu-min Huang, Professor and Director of Institute of Ethnology Academia Sinica, Taiwan
  • Christopher Hughes, Professor and Head of International Relations, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK
  • Dr Maria Jaschok, Director of International Gender Studies (IGS), Research Scholar for Contemporary China Studies Programme, University of Oxford, UK


  • * Andrew Kipnis, Professor, Department of Anthropology, School of Culture, History & Language, College of Asia and the Pacific, Editor of The China Journal, Australian National University, Australia
  • * Arthur Kleinman, Harvard College Professor, Department of Anthropology; Director of Asia Center, Harvard University, USA
  • LI Jianhe, Professor of Law, Vice President of Chinese People's Public Security University, Beijing, China
  • LI Minghuan, Professor of Sociology, School of Public Affairs, Xiamen University, China
  • LI Peilin, Professor of Sociology, Vice President of Chinese Academy of Social Science, former Director of Institute of Sociology, (CASS), China
  • LI Qiang, Professor of sociology, Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences, Tsinghua University, China
  • LI Tonggui, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Peking University, China
  • Wei Li, Professor and Chair of Centre Applied Linguistics, IOE, University College London, UK
  • LI Xiaojiang, Professor and Director of Centre for Gender Studies, Dalian University, China
  • Yaojun Li, Professor of Sociology, Director of the PGR Programme at Institute for Social Change (ISC), University of Manchester, UK
  • Dr Chun Lin, Associate Professor in Comparative Politics, Department of Government, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK
  • * Nan Lin, Professor of Sociology, Duke University, USA
  • Hong Liu, Professor, Chair of School of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore
  • Xin Liu, Professor of Anthropology Social Cultural Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • LOU Chengwu, Professor of MPA, Former Vice President of Northeastern University, Shenyang, China
  • LU Hanlong, Professor and Former Director and Institute of Sociology, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, China


  • * Roderick MacFarquhar, the Leroy B. Williams Professor of History and Political Science, Fomerly Chair of the Department of Government, and formerly Director of the John King Fairbank Center for East Asian Research, Harvard University, USA; founding editor of The China Quarterly
  • Alan Macfarlane, Emeritus Professor of Anthropological Science and a Life Fellow of King's College, University of Cambridge, UK.
  • Dr Christopher A McNally, Associate Professor of Chaminade University and Adjunct Senior Fellow of politics and security studies, East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
  • * Manoranjan Mohanty, Professor of Council for Social Development, Forner Director of the Institute of Chinese Chinese Studies, Editor of Social Change, India
  • Edgar Morin, Professor of philosopher, sociology anthropology; one of France's leading contemporary thinkers. Emeritus Director, National for Scientific Research Center (CNRS), France
  • Pál Nyiri, Professor and Chair of Global History from an Anthropological Perspective, Free University (VU), Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Michael J E Palmer, Professor of Law; Former chair of the Centre of Chinese Studies, SOAS, UK; Dean of Law School, Shantou University, China
  • PENG Xizhe, Professor of demography, Former Dean of Faculty of Social Development and Public Policy, Fudan University, China
  • Frank Pieke, Professor, Director of Modern East Asia Research Centre, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, SAS China, Leiden University, Netherlands
  • QIN Hongzeng ,Professor in Science, technology and cultural anthropology, Guangxi University for Nationalities; Editor of Journal of Guangxi University for Nationalities, Guizhou, China
  • Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, Professor and Head of Economic Geography, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK
  • Nikolas Rose, Professor of Sociology and Head of the Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine at King’s College London, UK


  • Helen F. Siu, Professor of Anthropology, former Chair of the Council on East Asian Studies, Yale University, USA
  • Gunter Schubert, Chair Professor of Greater China Studies, Institute of Chinese and Korean Studies, University of Tübingen, Germany
  • * Leslie Sklair, Professor emeritus in Sociology, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK
  • Francis Snyder, Professor Centennial Professor in the Law Department, LSE, UK
  • Lina Song, Professor, Research Director & Deputy Head of School of Contemporary Chinese Studies; Chair in Economic Sociology and Chinese Studies; Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Nottingham, UK
  • * Shigeto Sonoda, Professor of Sociology, Institute of Oriental Culture & Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Max Sparreboom, Professor and former Director of the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), Leiden University; research associate Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, Netherlands
  • Charles Stafford, Professor and former Head of the Department of Anthropology, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK
  • * Julia C. Strauss, Professor in Chinese Politics and International Studies, former Editor of The China Quarterly, SOAS, University of London,UK
  • Laixiang Sun, Professor of Chinese Business and Management; Department of Financial & Management Studies (DeFiMS), SOAS, UK
  • * Isabelle Thireau, Professor and CNRS research director, the French National Research Center (CNRS), France
  • * Daya Thussu, Professor of International Communication and Co-Director of India Media Centre, University of Westminster, UK; Managing Editor of Global Media and Communication and Editor-in-Chief of Global Media and China
  • Dr Luigi Tomba, Senior Fellow. Australian Centre on China in the World; College of Asia and the Pacific and Other ANU Non-College Academic, Co-editor of The China Journal, The Australian National University, Australia
  • Dr Hurelbaatar Ujeed, Senior Research Affiliate, Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit (MIASU), University of Cambridge, UK; Centre for Mongolian Studies of Inner Mongolia University, China
  • * Jonathan Unger, Professor of Political & Social Change Department, College of Asia and the Pacific, founding editor of The China Journal, Australian National University, Australia


  • * Peter van der Veer, Director, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen, Germany
  • Rudolf Wagner, Senior Professor, Institute of Chinese Studies, Co-Director and Cluster of Excellence 'Asia and Europe in a Global Context', University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • WANG Shaoguang, Professor of Political Science, Department of Government and Public Administration, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
  • Dr Tao Wang, Chair of Department of Asian Art, and Curator of Chinese Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, USA
  • WANG Tie, Professor and Director of Institute of Information, Wuhan Academy of Social Science, China
  • * Jeffery Wasserstrom, Professor of History, University of California, Irvine. Editor of the Journal of Asian Studies, USA
  • Dr Rubie Watson, Former Curator of Comparative Ethnology for the Peabody Museum; Senior Lecturer for the Department of Anthropology (Retired), Harvard University, USA
  • * Arne Westad, Professor at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, The Kennedy School, Harvard University, USA; Emeritus Professor Department of International History, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK
  • Ruth Wodak, Distinguished Professor and Chair in Discourse Studies, Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University, UK
  • Wong Poh Kam, Professor of the School of Business, Director for NUS Entrepreneurship Centre, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Wong Siu-lun, Professor of Sociology, Forner Director of the Centre of Asian Studies, former Director of the Social Sciences Research Centre and former Pro-Vice-Chancellor University of Hong Kong, China
  • Tim Wright, Professor of Chinese Studies, Former head of School of East Asian Studies, University of Sheffield; Editor in Chief of the Chinese Studies Module of the Oxford Bibliographies UK
  • Fulong Wu, Bartlett Professor of Planning at the Bartlett School of Planning, University College London, UK
  • Dr Jieh-min Wu Associate Professor of Institute of Sociology; former Deputy Director of the Center for Contemporary China, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
  • XIE Lizhong, Professor of Sociology, Head of Department of Sociology, Peking University, China; Editor of Journal of Social Theory (in Chinese), Hong Kong
  • Chenggang Xu, Professor in economics, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China; President, Asia Law and Economics Association


  • * Yunxiang Yan, Professor of Department of Anthropology; Director, Center for Chinese Studies, International Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Mayfair Yang, Professor of Anthropology, Department of Religious Studies and Department of Department of East Asian Languages & Cultural Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
  • Qiwei Yao, Professor and former Head of Department of Statistics, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK
  • Xinzhong Yao, Professor and Dean of Dean of School of Philosophy, Remin University of China
  • Dr YU Shuo, Associate Professor and Director of China-Europa Center, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China; Former co-founder of the China-Europa Forum, France
  • Angelina Woon-ki TSANG Yuen, Professor & Head Department of Applied Social Sciences; Vice-President and Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
  • ZANG Xiaowei, Professor of Chinese Studies, Dean of College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, China; Former head of School of East Asian Studies, University of Sheffield
  • ZHANG Letian, Professor of Social and cultural anthropology, Director of the Contemporary China Social Life Archive and Research Centre (CCSLC); former Vice Dean of Faculty of Social Development and Public Policy, Fudan University, China; Co-Director of CCPN Global,UK
  • Yongjin Zhang, Professor of International Politics, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, University of Bristol, UK
  • Yongnian Zheng, Director of East Asian Institute at National University of Singapore, Singapore; former Reserach Director of China Polici Insititute, University of Nottingham, UK
  • ZHOU Daming, Professor of Anthropology, vice Dean of School of Sociology and Anthropology, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China; Co-Editor of Chinese Sociology & Anthropology, USA; co-Editor of Journal of China in Comparative Perspective, UK
  • ZHOU Xiaohong, Professor of social psychology, Dean of Sociology Department, Nanjing University; Editor of China Studies (in Chinese), China
  • ZOU Heng-fu, Professor of Economics, Co-Chairman of Academic Committee and Dean of China Economics and Management Academy, Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing; Director and Professor of Economics, Institute for Advanced Study, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China; Senior Economist of World Bank

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Highlights 关注 Photo report - China through British eyes: launch of new books and donation of books 图片报道——英国人眼里的中国: 新书发布和赠书仪式 Photo reports: Roundtable Discussion on China and International Communications and Agreement-signing Ceremony between New World Press and Global Century Press 多视角看中国与国际传播圆桌会议暨 新世界出版社与全球世纪出版社合作出版签约仪式 Happy Chinese New Year of the Pig! 恭贺各位2019猪年新禧! Learning without Borders Global Education Comparative Study Centre (LwB-GEx) 学无国界全球教育比较研究中心 Himalayan Civilization Comparative Studies Centre (HCCSC) 喜马拉雅文明比较研究中心 The 5th Global China Dialogue (GCD V): Governance for Global Justice 第五届全球中国对话:全球正义治理通知 Digital Interconnection and Intelligent Manufacturing — Social Change and Cultural Transformation in Global Society (Pre-GCD Forum) 数字互联和智造论坛——全球社会变迁和文化转型(对话前论坛) Academic Publishing and Knowledge Service for China and China in Comparative Studies (Post-GCD forum) 中国及中国比较研究学术出版与知识服务论坛(对话后论坛) Prof. Wang Ping, Vice-President of Chengdu Institute of Public Administration, Made an Academic Visit to the UK at the Invitation of Global China Institute 成都行政学院副院长王苹教授应全球中国研究院的邀请赴英学术访问 Photo report: Agreement-signing ceremony and launch of English edition of China’s Role in a Shared Human Future at the London Book Fair 图片报道《中国在人类命运共同体中的角色》 ​合作出版签约仪式在伦敦书展举办 The 4th Global China Dialogue: The Belt and Road (B&R) -- Transcultural Cooperations for shared goals 第四届全球中国对话: 一带一路:为了共同目标的转文化合作
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