The British Academy has awarded Dr Derek Hird £10,000 under its International Partnership and Mobility scheme for a one year project on Translating Chinese masculinities: Chinese men in global contexts in partnership with Dr Song Geng of Hong Kong University, commencing December 2014.

The British Academy has awarded Dr Derek Hird £10,000 under its International Partnership and Mobility scheme for a one year project on Translating Chinese masculinities: Chinese men in global contexts in partnership with Dr Song Geng of Hong Kong University, commencing December 2014.

Activities during the year will include a conference in Hong Kong in December 2014, and a creative and cultural industries workshop and mediated masculinities symposium in London in March 2015. An edited volume on Chinese masculinities in global contexts will be published after the conclusion of the project. The project will also lay plans for a global network for research on Chinese masculinities. 

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