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Short biography

Klavier Wang is currently a post-doctoral fellow at the Academy of Hong Kong Studies, the Education University of Hong Kong. She obtained Ph.D. in communication in 2015. Having pursued her academic life at Hong Kong Baptist University and the Chinese university of Hong Kong, her research interests focus on social movement, popular culture and identity research. She is working on several projects including popular culture in Hong Kong and East Asia, and comparing social movements in Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Major publications

  • Wang, J.K., 2016, "Mobilizing resources to the square: Hong Kong’s Anti-Moral and National Education movement as precursor to the Umbrella Movement", International Journal of Cultural Studies, Online First.
  • Wang, J. K., St. John, H., & Wong, M. (forthcoming in April 2017) “Touching A Nerve: A Discussion on Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement”, in G. Brown, A. Feigenbaum, F. Frenzel & P. McCurdy (Eds.). Protest Camps in International Context. Bristol, UK: The Policy Press.
  • Wang, J. K. (2010). “Beyond information: The socio-cultural role of the Internet in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake”, Journal of Comparative Asian Development, 9(2), 243-292.

Research interests

Social movement studies, popular culture, mass media and digital media

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