Dr Cangbai Wang
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Cangbai Wang studied Bachelor and Master degrees in Modern Asian History at Peking University, and obtained a PhD in Sociology at the University of Hong Kong (2003) with a dissertation on "Reestablishing networks: Capital, Power and Identity in the Making of an Indonesian Chinese Community in Hong Kong". He worked as a researcher in the Research Department, Office of Overseas Chinese Affairs of the State Council of the PRC (1990 to 1995). Before he joined University of Westminster in 2008, he was a post-doctoral fellow/honorary assistant professor at University of Hong Kong and a visiting lecturer at City University of Hong Kong.
- Introduction to Chinese Media and Culture
- China’s Century of Revolutions: 1895-1980
- Chinese Literature from May Fourth to June Fourth
- China and the World: From Mao Zedong to the Present
- Chinese Language Development
- Chinese Language for Work
- University Short Course: China and the World
- Culture(s) and Conflict(s): Representations of War, Conflict and Revolution across World Cultures
Cangbai Wang is interested in the study of transnational migration from and to China and more recently migration-related museum and heritage studies. He is the author of Huo zai biechu: Xianggang yinni huaren koushu lishi(Life is Elsewhere: Stories of the Indonesian Chinese in Hong Kong) and articles in journals such as International Journal of Heritage Studies, Journal of International Migration and Integration and Asian Population Studies, Asia Pacific Viewpoint.