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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Affiliated Lecturer in East Asian Studies
East Asian Studies

Dr Weatherley is a lawyer with the national law firm Mills & Reeve and heads the firm's China Group. He teaches Chinese politics and history on the C20 Contemporary Chinese Society module at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies. Robert completed his PhD in Chinese politics at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne funded by the Konishi Foundation Fellowship. As an undergraduate Robert studied Chinese at the People's University in Beijing (1991-92) and part of his doctoral research was spent at Nankai University in Tianjin (1995-96).

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Dr Weatherley teaches courses relating to Chinese society, culture and politics