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Dr Ferran Perez-mena

Teaching Fellow in East Asian Politics

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Teaching Fellow in East Asian Politics in the School of Government and International Affairs  



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 completed my PhD (Sussex) on modern Chinese international thought under the supervision of Dr.Kevin Gray and Dr. Fabio Petito.

I collaborate with the Spanish Think Tank "The Observatory of Chinese Politics". 

I have been interviewed several times by the national newspaper "Publico" on the Hong Kong protests.


Research interests

  • International Historical Sociology
  • Chinese international thought
  • Global IR
  • Non-Western IR theory
  • Social movements in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong
  • Chinese think tanks
  • Cross-Strait Relations
  • international relations in East Asia
  • East Asian Marxism
  • Taiwan politics
  • Historical development of capitalism in East Asia
  • Elite networks in East Asia

Media Contacts

Available for media contact about:

  • Asia (excluding Middle East):
  • International: Defence & disputes:
  • International: Politics, institutions & law: