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Researcher in Sports & Cultural Policy, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr. Tobias Zuser is a sociology and cultural studies researcher based in Hong Kong, focusing on sporting culture in the Greater China region. He is currently a Lecturer at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Fellow at Nottingham University’s Chinese Soccer Observatory.


  • 2019–present
    Lecturer, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • 2017–present
    Guest Lecturer, The Education University of Hong Kong
  • 2017–present
    Fellow, Chinese Soccer Observatory


  • 2018 
    Hong Kong Baptist University, PhD in Humanities (Cultural Studies & Sociology of Sport)
  • 2014 
    Lingnan University, MPhil in Cultural Studies
  • 2009 
    University of Applied Sciences , BA in Sports, Culture, and Event Management


  • 2015
    On the Finding, Producing, and Losing of Creative Space: Hong Kong's Hidden Agenda, Politics and Aesthetics of Creativity: City, Culture, and Space in East Asia
  • 2011
    How the Cultural Sector Works in China, Europe-China Cultural Compass: Orientation for Cultural Cooperation between China and Europe
  • 2010
    Kulturpolitik und -finanzierung in der Volksrepublik China im internationalen Vergleich, Kufstein Congress on Sports and Culture 2009: Sustainable Event Management – Lessons Learnt and Prospects

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Hong Kong PhD Fellowship
    Funding Source:
    Research Grants Council, University Grants Committee, Hong Kong


Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme, Research Grants Council