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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

 

Current Research

Dr Adam Yuet Chau
Social and cultural transformations in contemporary China; Chinese religions, especially their social aspects; ritual theories; Indonesian Chinese returnees

Dr Yanyu Guo
Second language acquisition research within the framework of formal linguistics; Chinese linguistics; bilingualism and multilingualism

Dr Heather Inwood
Chinese contemporary genre fiction and poetry; popular, fan and folk cultures; internet culture and society; media studies; sociology of literature and culture

Professor Roel Sterckx FBA
Classical and literary Chinese language and philology; cultural history of pre-imperial and early imperial China; text and manuscript studies

Dr Boping Yuan
Empirical studies of bilingualism and multilingualism; linguistic approaches to non-native Chinese grammars; Chinese linguistics, syntax and semantics