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Mr Ferran Perez Mena

Post:Doctoral Tutor (International Relations)
Other posts:Research student (International Relations)
Email:F.Perez-Mena@sussex.ac.uk
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Biography

I hold a BA in East Asian studies (Autonomous University of Barcelona, 2013) and a MA in Asia-Pacific studies (National Chengchi University, 2015). I'm currently researching the production of international thought in China since the Opium Wars until 2016.

https://sussex.academia.edu/FerranP%C3%A9rez

 

Academic Publications:

López i Vidal, Lluc, Iván González-Pujol, and Ferran Pérez-Mena. 2019. "Las Contribuciones De La Academia China Y Japonesa En La Teoría De Las Relaciones Internacionales. Más Allá Del Dominio Occidental." Revista UNISCI / UNISCI Journal (51): 331-366.

 

Presentations:

"The creation of New Bloom Magazine (關於破土) after the Sunflower Movement: Connecting Taiwanese politics with the global left?"- 15th November 2019, 'Enlightening’ Taiwan Communicating Knowledge as/in Social Activism in the Post-Sunflower Era. EATS - University of Sussex, Brighton. 

"Civilizational Encounters: The foundation of Modern Chinese International Thought after 1850" - Updated Version - 7th of March 2019, 3rd Sussex Asia Center Doctoral Workshop - University Of Sussex, Brighton.

"Civilizational Encounters: The foundation of Modern Chinese International Thought after 1850".  - 6th December 2018,  BISA Historical Sociology International Relations Working Group: 2018 PhD Workshop-, University of Sussex, Brighton.

"The Rise of China from a Chinese perspective: narratives surrounding the rise of China within the Chinese epistemic community of IR." - 27th June, Congrès Asie 2017 - Science Po, Paris. 

"The Sunflower Movement: Reaffirming the Taiwanese identity in Cross-Strait Relations", October, Graduate Students in College of Interantional Affairs - National Chengchi University, Taipei.

 

Media Publications:

"Anti-racismo liberal: ¿Ideología de mejora del capitalismo?". CTXT. Revista Contexto. 26th December 2018

https://ctxt.es/es/20181226/Firmas/23478/Ferran-Perez-Mena-tribuna-nacionalismo-racismo-colapso-civilizatorio.htm

"Las protestas de Hong Kong: ¿un "Afganistán mediático" para China?. Observatorio de la Política China. 4th August 2019.

http://politica-china.org/areas/autonomias/las-protestas-de-hong-kong-un-afganistan-mediatico-para-china

"Las protestas de Hong Kong y el “efecto Checoslovaquia”". Observatorio de Política China. 23rd August 2019.

http://politica-china.org/areas/sistema-politico/las-protestas-de-hong-kong-y-el-efecto-checoslovaquia

"La geopolítica del Procés: ¿una “política de frontera” de la Unión Europea?" El Salto Diario. 16th of October 2019.

https://www.elsaltodiario.com/laplaza/geopolitica-proces-politica-frontera-union-europea

«Las protestas de Hong Kong, violencia y redes sociales: ¿destapando la caja de Pandora?». Observatorio de Política China. 16th November 2019. 

http://politica-china.org/areas/autonomias/las-protestas-de-hong-kong-violencia-y-redes-sociales-destapando-la-caja-de-pandora

 

Interviews:


I was interviewed by the Portuguese newspaper Publico on the Hong Kong Protests on the 18th of November 2019:

https://www.publico.pt/2019/11/18/mundo/entrevista/ha-queira-tinanmen-20-hong-kong-1894183

 

 

Teaching:

Associate tutor (2017): Open University of Catalonia. Module - "Order and disorder in the international system in the contemporary world".

 

Associate tutor (2018): Open University of Catalonia. Module - "Order and disorder in the international system in the contemporary world".

 

Associate Tutor (2018): University of Sussex. Module - "The International System today: Powers and regions".

 

Associate tutor (2019): United Nations Institute for training and research and Open University of Catalonia. Module - "International Relations System and Theories".

 

Associate tutor (2019): Open University of Catalonia. Module - "Order and disorder in the international system in the contemporary world" and "Theories of International Relations".