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icon publication Posting Date: 13 Aug 2020
New opinion article on China's Stock Markets from Prof. Li Chen

We are pleased to announce that Professor Li Chen has co-authored with Andrew Sheng a new opinion article on China's Stock Markets on the 中國日報中文網. The article is titled '"Cross the River by Feeling the Stones": China's Stock Markets Come of Age'. Please click here for further information.

icon publication Posting Date: 10 Aug 2020
New publications and opinion articles from Prof. Li Chen

We are pleased to announce the release of 3 new publications and 2 opinion articles from Professor Li Chen. The details of the publications are as be below.


1) Publications


Hybrid Regulatory Regime in Turbulent Times: The Role of State in China’s Stock Market Crisis in 2015-2016” (with Huanhuan Zheng and Yunbo Liu), Regulation & Governance*, 2020: (


“Neoliberalism and Economic Policymaking in Contemporary China”, in Michael Tribe (eds.) Economic Neoliberalism and International Development, Chapter 10, London and New York: Routledge, 2020.


“National Champions, Reforms and Industrial Policy in China” (with Muyang Chen), in Arkebe Oqubay, Christopher Cramer, Ha-Joon Chang and Richard Kozul-Wright (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Industrial Policy, Chapter 25, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020. 


2) Opinion articles


Chinese Stock Exchanges have Come of Age (co-authored with Andrew Sheng), China Daily, Global Edition, 07 August 2020.


Hong Kong's Competitive Advantage still Strong, China Daily, Global Edition, 21 July 2020.

icon announcement Posting Date: 3 Aug 2020
Introducing the Centre's New Leadership Team

We are pleased to announce the Centre for China Studies' new leadership team that has assumed its duties from 1 August 2020.


The university has appointed Professor Jan Kiely to serve as Director. Associate Director of the Centre since 2010 and, previously, Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins University-Nanjing University Centre for Chinese and American Studies (2007-2010), Kiely is a historian of modern China.


Professor Minhua Ling has accepted appointment as Associate Director and Graduate Division Head. A Yale-trained anthropologist on the Centre faculty since 2013, Ling was recently substantiated and promoted to Associate Professor.


Professor Timothy Summers has assumed the position of Programme Director of the MA in Chinese Studies programme. A Cambridge-educated former British diplomat, Summers earned his doctorate from our Centre's PhD in Chinese Studies programme. A specialist in Chinese politics and international relations who has taught for the Centre as an Adjunct Lecturer and, most recently, as a full-time Lecturer, he has now been appointed Assistant Professor.


We would also like to take this opportunity to thank Professor David Faure for his outstanding service as the Centre for China Studies' first Director and Professor Kristof Van den Troost for his successful leadership of the expansion and development of the MA in Chinese Studies programme as Programme Director in recent years.


Building on our foundations and our university's unmatched Chinese Studies heritage and resources, we look forward to a new stage of strengthening and innovating our teaching, learning and research about China.

icon note and pen2 Posting Date: 27 July 2020
Departmental Announcement: Course Selection Information for Undergraduate Students, 2020-21 Term 1


BA in Chinese Studies

For New Students

For Year 2 Students


BA/BSSc in Contemporary China Studies

For Year 3 or above Students

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