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Cong Peng

Cong Peng

PhD Student in Chinese Studies


  • BA in Chinese Language and Literature, Beijing Normal University, China. My dissertation discussed some key moral concepts in Mencius from cultural-psychological perspectives.
  • Master of Science in Social Anthropology, London School of Economics and Political Science. My dissertation discussed how individuals in a certain occupation in China construct inter-personal relationship and occupational beliefs using religious, moral and aesthetic knowledge.
  • My PhD research explores how aesthetic education and knowledge helped to shape individual identity, values and organisational culture in certain social groups in 1940s-1960s' China through literature and arts.



Subject groups/Research projects

Chinese Studies:

Research Interests

The role of individual cognition in knowledge construction and transmission with respect to religion, ideology and organisational culture