Research Associate in the Department of Anthropology, UCL

Dr. Xinyuan Wang is the post-doc researcher from UCL department of Anthropology. Wang received her PhD and MSc degrees from the UCL department of Anthropology. She was one of the researchers of the ‘Why We Post - Global social media impact study’. Currently Wang is one of the researchers of the 'Anthropology of Smartphone and Smart Ageing' ERC project.

Experience

  • –present
    Research Associate, UCL

Publications

  • 2019
    ‘The Chinese Social Media Landscape’, in Mishra, S. and Kern-Stone, R. (eds.) Transnational Media: Concepts and Cases. , Wiley Blackwell
  • 2019
    [co-author]‘Food-related Yangsheng short videos among the retired population in Shanghai’, in Lo, V., Berry, C., and Guo, L. (eds.) Film and the Chinese Medial Humanities., Routledge
  • 2019
    [co-author]Making migrant identities on social media: a tale of two neoliberal cities on the Pacific Rim, Media, Culture and Society
  • 2019
    ‘The Chinese Social Media Landscape’, in Mishra, S. and Kern-Stone, R. (eds.) Transnational Media: Concepts and Cases., Wiley Blackwell
  • 2019
    ‘Being at Home on Social Media: Online Place-Making among the Kurds in Turkey and Rural Migrants in China’, in Ainsley, M. (ed.) The Sage Handbook of Media and Migration, Sage
  • 2018
    Online community in a ‘floating life’: the anthropological study of the use of social media among Chinese rural migrants, Communication & Society. 《傳播與社會學刊》
  • 2016
    Social Media in Industrial China, UCL Press
  • 2016
    [co-author] How the World Changed Social Media, UCLPress
  • 2013
    ‘Digital Anthropology and China: The Introduction of the Chinese version’ ‘数码人类学与中国:中文译序’. In Heather Horst and Daniel Miller. (eds.) Digital Anthropology (in Chinese) 数码人类学. , Beijing: People’s Press

Grants and Contracts

  • 2016
    Wenner-Gren Wadsworth International Fellowship
    Role:
    Wadsworth international fellow
    Funding Source:
    American Anthropological Association
  • 2015
    Wenner-Gren Wadsworth International Fellowship
    Role:
    Wadsworth international fellow
    Funding Source:
    American Anthropological Association
  • 2014
    Wenner-Gren Wadsworth International Fellowship
    Role:
    Wadsworth international fellow
    Funding Source:
    American Anthropological Association
  • 2013
    Wenner-Gren Wadsworth International Fellowship
    Role:
    Wadsworth international fellow
    Funding Source:
    American Anthropological Association