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Mr Tianyang Zhou

Post:Doctoral Tutor (Media and Film)
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Tianyang Zhou is currently finishing is PhD in Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Sussex based in the department of Media and Film. His PhD research focuses on the politics of gay male media cultures in China. He is also interested in digital culture, gender and sexuality, queer theory, celebrity culture and fandom, and online activism research. Website:




Doctoral Candidate in Media and Cultural Studies

University of Sussex Students' Union Postgraduate Representative for Media, Music, and Film (2015-2017)

Ph.D. Student Mentor: School of Media, Film, and Music (2014-2016).

Chair of the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network, 2017–2019.

Founder of UK-China Media and Cultural Studies Association (UCMeCSA).

Editorial Board member: REFRAME Academic Digital Publishing Platform (2015-)

Member of the Sussex Asia Centre

Member of the Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies