Lili  Wang

Lili Wang

PhD Researcher

Department of Media and Communications

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Languages
English, Mandarin
Key Expertise
Diaspora, Social mobility, Agency, Cities, Platforms, Contemporary china

About me

Biography

Lili holds a Master’s degree in Global Media Communication from the University of Melbourne, Australia. Prior to joining the LSE, she taught media studies in Hangzhou, interned at UNESCO, Paris and worked in digital publishing in Hong Kong.  

Thesis title: The Floating Diaspora: Transnational Habitus of the Chinese Migrants  

Abstract 

Habitus is a social-physical structure subject to social construction and place-making. My research explores how digital media shapes the transnational habitus through comparative studies of the Chinese diaspora in different walks and classes. 

Supervisors: Professor Myria Georgiou, Dr Wendy Willems

Conference Presentations: 

Wang, L., Lu, F. (2020) Positive Energy and Money Worship: Ambiguous Participation in Kuaishou’s Network Jianghu. IAMCR Annual Conference, online 

 

Wang, L., Lu, F. (2019) The Internet Jianghu and the Mentality of Chinese Grassroots. The Institute of Network Society Annual Conference, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

 

Wang, L. (2018) Chinese Contemporary Art in the Domestic Media Environment. Asian Studies Association of Australia Biannual Conference, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia