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Biography

Xing is a Visiting Research Fellow at the department of Political, Social and International Studies, PPL.

His PhD research project (Re)forming Collective Identity Through Slacktivism in Chinese LGBTQ+ Digital Activism: The #IAmGay# Movement explores Chinese LGBTQ+ digital activism practices through the lens of social movement studies.

His key research interests include digital activism, social media, social movements, gender and sexuality, and Chinese media.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Arts, Communication University of China

Master of Arts, University of East Anglia

Doctor of Philosophy, University of East Anglia