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Ziying Wang

Before beginning the Ph.D. in the Department of Asian Studies at the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, The University of Edinburgh (2016), Ziying received his BA Broadcasting and Anchoring at Shenzhen University (2013) and MA Transnational Media and Globalisation (2015) at City University London.


This project uses the case of Shenzhen’s municipal international city project to show how Chinese cities play their diplomatic role in the field of culture and contribute to the variety of world culture through 'branding'. It will then explore how Shenzhen as a city of China achieves internationalisation by carrying out and enhancing cultural relation between cities in the UK. The aim is try to develop Shenzhen’s city culture, to not only bridge the world with Shenzhen but also with China.