Environmental Politics Article of the Year Revealed

Many congratulations to the winner and the runner-ups of the 2020 Article of the Year Award for Environmental Politics !! It was enjoyable working with Hugh and Steven and reading through all the papers long listed by the editors. While we unanimously agree that Professor Robyn Eckersley’s paper is conceptually most impactful, it is safe … Continue reading

China Vaccine Media Engagement

The autumn term of 2020/2021 academic year was quite challenging. Apart from teaching, I originally had two international conferences and one fieldwork planned. All were obviously cancelled. Instead I found myself getting up at 5am or staying up until 11pm to follow online discussions. But of all the disruptions and anxieties generated by COVID, there … Continue reading

New Academic Year

It’s will be the Welcome Week for Kent starting next week. It’s still gonna be an unusual year for first years. As the Director of Studies for Sociology, I’ve made a 30-min induction video for our new students. The full clip is on Kent’s Panopto. Here is the first 1 min. I thought of these … Continue reading