Global China Institute's work is carried out with outsourcing experts in fields such as copy editing, proofreading, typesetting, graphic design, printing, website design and maintenance, legal advice, and logistical arrangements for visitors. 

People who share a common interest in comparing China with other countries and regions within its Asian and global contexts in a historical and contemporary matrix; and to compare Chinese people or their thoughts methodologically and theoretically within the broader context of human knowledge. All the members of staff work for Global China Institute, the non-profit interdisciplinary academic society, on a voluntary basis. Through them, Global China Institute interacts with a great number of research and academic institutions and other organizations.


Honorary Presidents

  • Professor Martin Albrow FAcSS, Honorary President of Global China Institute; Honorary Vice-President of the British Sociological Association (BSA); Emeritus Professor of University Wales, UK
  • Professor LI Qiang, Chinese Honorary President of Global China Institute; Professor of Sociology, Executive vice President of Institute of Global Common Development; Derector of the Institute of Minsheng Economics; Tsinghua University; former President of the Chinese Sociological Association (CSA), China.




  • Dr Thomas Clarke, Trustee of Global China Institute; Senior Teaching Fellow, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London, UK; Honorary Professor of Science, Technology & Society, STS Research Centre, Northeastern University, PRC
  • Mr Charles Grant, Trustee of Global China Institute; Director of  Centre for European Reform (A UK based think-tank devoted to making the European Union work better and strengthening its role in the world). He was Senior Editor of The Economist and a Director and Trustee of the British Council.
  • Dr Ning Tang, Trustee of Global China Institute, Executive Editor of Journal of China in Comparative Perspective (JCCP); Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Department of Psychology, Sociology and Politics; International Coordinator, Faculty of Development and Society, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

General Secretaries and Directors

General Secretaries and Centre Directors 

Directors of Governing Board

Research Fellows/Editors/Translators

  • Professor Keith Jackson, Review Editor of Journal of China in Comparative Perspective (JCCP); Professor of Doshisha University, Japan; Centre for Financial & Management Studies (CeFiMS), School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS), University of London
  • Associate Professor Limei Gou, Research Associate/Translator of Global China Institute; Associate Professor of the English Department at Lanzhou University of Arts and Science (LUAS); former Dean of the Faculty of Business English at the LUAS
  • Associate Professor Jiayan Liu, Research Associate/Translator of Global China Institute; Associate Professor in School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, China
  • Professor Yufang Qian, Research Associate of Global China Institute; Member of International Consultation Board of Journal of China in Comparative Perspective (JCCP); Director of the Research Centre for Discourse and Communications, Zhejiang University of Media and Communications, China
  • Associate Professor Haiyan Xu, Associate Translator and Editor of Global China Institute; Associate Professor in School of Foreign Languages, Nanchang University, China

Associate Research Fellows/Editors/Translators


Professional consultant/Technicians

  • Mr Chen Wen, Website Consultant of Global China Institute; a professional website designer
  • Ms Duyi Meng, Assistant Designer and Technician and research project team member of Global China Institute, a master student in Information system management, at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
  • Mr Sheung Kuen Poon, Assistant Editor for graphics and images of Global China Institute; BA in English Studies for the Professions, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Ms Helen Tung, Legal Advisor and Research Associate of the Global China Institute; Barrister at 1 Temple Avenue Chambers, London, UK; a team member of the project 'Comparative Studies on the New Migrants from BRICS countries in America, Australia, Japan and the UK (2009-13)

Trainee Researchers/Editors/Translators/Administrators

  • Ms CHEN Cheng, Trainee Researcher and Translator of Global China Institute; MA Media and Development at University of Westminster, UK
  • Ms XIONG Yi, Assistant Administrative Manager of Global China Institute; MA in marketing management, University of Kent, UK
  • Ms YANG Mengdai, Assistant Designer of Global China Institute; BA in industrial design, University of Liverpool, UK 
  • Ms YU Lan, Trainee Translator of Global China Institute; MA in Translation Studies, University College London, UK
  • Mr ZHANG Yuyuan, Trainee Researcher of Global China Institute; MA in Transnational Studies, University College London, UK
  • Ms ZHENG Ming, Trainee Researcher of Global China Institute; MA Media Management, University of Westminster, UK  











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Highlights 关注 Photo report - China through British eyes: launch of new books and donation of books 图片报道——英国人眼里的中国: 新书发布和赠书仪式 Photo reports: Roundtable Discussion on China and International Communications and Agreement-signing Ceremony between New World Press and Global Century Press 多视角看中国与国际传播圆桌会议暨 新世界出版社与全球世纪出版社合作出版签约仪式 Happy Chinese New Year of the Pig! 恭贺各位2019猪年新禧! Learning without Borders Global Education Comparative Study Centre (LwB-GEx) 学无国界全球教育比较研究中心 Himalayan Civilization Comparative Studies Centre (HCCSC) 喜马拉雅文明比较研究中心 Digital Interconnection and Intelligent Manufacturing — Social Change and Cultural Transformation in Global Society (Pre-GCD Forum) 数字互联和智造论坛——全球社会变迁和文化转型(对话前论坛) The 5th Global China Dialogue (GCD V): Governance for Global Justice 第五届全球中国对话:全球正义治理通知 Academic Publishing and Knowledge Service for China and China in Comparative Studies (Post-GCD forum) 中国及中国比较研究学术出版与知识服务论坛(对话后论坛) Photo report: Agreement-signing ceremony and launch of English edition of China’s Role in a Shared Human Future at the London Book Fair 图片报道《中国在人类命运共同体中的角色》 ​合作出版签约仪式在伦敦书展举办 Call for Participants to The 4th Global China Dialogue (GCD IV) The Belt and Road (B&R) -- Transcultural collaborations for shared goals 会议通知: 第四届全球中国对话 ——一带一路——为了共同目标的转文化合作 Post-Dialogue workshop - Chinese for social science 对话后活动 - 社科汉语工作坊 Greetings to launching of JCCP 《中国比较研究》创刊贺辞 Dec. 2015 Journal of China in Comparative Perspective was officially launched 《中国比较研究》 于2015年正式创刊
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