Dr Clifton Evers is Assistant Professor in Cultural and Media Studies at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China. Clifton is an ethnographer who researches place, social development and subcultures. He is co-editor of the recent publication Informal Urban Street Markets: international Perspectives (Routledge, January 2015).
Stephanie Hemelryk Donald
Stephi Hemelryk Donald is Future Fellow and Professor of Comparative Film and Cultural Studies at the University of New South Wales. She was 2012 Leverhulme Visiting Professor at the World Cinemas Centre at the University of Leeds.
Dr Kirsten Seale is a researcher in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. Her current research is on the cultural, social and material dimensions of waste, and how they relate to place and practices of consumption. She is co-editor of the recent publication Informal Urban Street Markets: international Perspectives (Routledge, January 2015).
Professor Sophi Watson researches public Space and the Multi-cultural Practices of Everyday Life. Sophi is the author of City Publics: The (dis) enchantments of Urban Encounters, Routledge 2006 and Markets as sites of Social Interaction: Spaces of Diversity, Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Policy Press. Professor Watson is located at the ESRC Centre for Research on Socio-cultural Change at the Open University, United Kingdom.
Professor Elspeth Probyn's current research is on food supply chains, consumption and emotional geographies. Professor Probyn has also published on the sociology of food and taste, and is located in the Gender and Cultural Studies Department, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.
Dr Maurizio Marinelli investigates of how China’s relations with the rest of the world have influenced historical narratives and shaped textual/visual representations within their respective intellectual discourses.His research covers topics such as: Urban China; Globalisation; East and West encounter; Chinese intellectual thought and political communication. He is Senior Lecturer in East Asian History at Sussex University.
Professor Dunfu Zhang is from the Department of Sociology, Shanghai University, China. His current research interests include sociology of consumption and consumer culture, globalisation and China's social change.
Dr. Lili Hernandez is a lecturer in the International Communications Division at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China. Lili's main research interest is on the field of Everyday Life, in the relation between immigration and everyday life, exploring the notion of the Outsider in contemporary China. Other areas of research include cosmopolitanism, hospitality and meditation.