Tobias Zuser is a researcher in the field of cultural policy, cultural studies, creative industries and sporting culture in Hong Kong and China. He is currently a PhD Candidate at the Department of Humanities and Creative Writing at Hong Kong Baptist University and received his MPhil in Cultural Studies from Lingnan University, Hong Kong. Originally trained in the field of Culture, Sports, and Event Management in Austria, Tobias has worked for more than three years as an arts and event manager in Berlin and Beijing before returning to academia. Based on his experience as a practitioner, his essay “How the Cultural Sector Works in China” was published in a bilingual handbook by the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) in 2011.
Tobias appears regularly on Hong Kong’s public radio channel – RTHK 3 – as commentator on Hong Kong and Chinese football. He is also a member of the “Football Collective”, a critical research circle based in the UK, and a contributor to the Asian Pacific Policy Forum.
Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme, Research Grants Council