Limichi Okamoto

Limichi Okamoto

PhD Researcher

Department of Media and Communications

Key Expertise
Active citizenship, Social movements

About me

Research Interests 

Limichi’s doctoral research will revolve around how movement participants and non-participants consider particular tactics legitimate strategies of enacting active citizenship. Through analyzing how citizens appropriate, subvert or resist the meaning of active citizenship, the project also aims to explore the discourses that influence conceptions of citizenship, civic practices, and dissent, and empirical questions as to the kinds of citizenship that are emerging. 



Limichi holds an MSc in Politics & Communications (with distinction and a prize for excellence) and a BSc in Politics & International Relations (First Class Honours), both from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Limichi’s doctoral research is supported by an LSE PhD Studentship.


  • Chen, Y. (2012, July). The tendency of media social movement in China: A case study of Wenzhou high- speed train crash. Paper presented at the annual conference of Chinese Communication Society, Taichung, Taiwan.

  • Chen, Y. (2016). Invisible stability maintenance: Framing mass incidents in Chinese market-oriented media. Unpublished master’s thesis, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan.