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Gladys Pak Lei Chong is Associate Professor of the Department of Humanities and Creative Writing at Hong Kong Baptist University. She received her Ph.D. in Media and Cultural studies and MA (cum laude) in Migration and Ethnic studies from the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She is the author of Chinese Subjectivities and the Beijing Olympics (Rowman and Littlefield International, 2017), co-editor of Trans-Asia as Method: Theory and Practices (Rowman and Littlefield International, 2020), and Critiquing Communication Innovation: New Media in a Multipolar World (Michigan State University Press, forthcoming). Some of her published journal articles have appeared in Science, Technology and Society, The Information Society, Chinese Journal of Communication, China Information, International Journal of the History of Sport, and Journal of Current Chinese Affairs. Her research on youth aspirations, and technology, security, and risk are funded by the Hong Kong Research Grant Council.

Research Interests

Chinese governmentality, cultural governance, power relations, process of subjectification, discourse analysis, youth, gender, place-making, (techno-)nationalism, Olympics studies, home, physical dwellings, digital governance, social credit, security, surveillance, and communication technology, Smart Home, Artificial Intelligence, ageing, visual analysis, infrastructure, platform studies, (Trans-)Asia as Method, Asian Cultural Studies, Inter-Asia referencing

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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