SOAS University of London

Department of Politics and International Studies

Dr Christina Maags

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Overview

Christina Maags
Department of Politics and International Studies

Co-convenor - MSc Politics of China

SOAS China Institute

Academic Staff, SOAS China Institute

Name:
Dr Christina Maags
Email address:
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7898 4746
Address:
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
207
Academic Support Hours:
Tuesdays, 11am-1pm

Biography

Christina Maags is Lecturer in Chinese Politics. Prior to joining SOAS, she completed a PhD in Political Science at the University of Frankfurt, Germany (2017) and studied in Oxford, Frankfurt and Bonn. Moreover she has been a visiting fellow at the Australian National University. Her research interests include state-society relations, multi-level governance, local policy implementation as well as policy transfers and experimentation in the People’s Republic of China. Using these analytical frameworks as a lens, she has particularly conducted research on cultural heritage politics and the politics of demographic ageing in contemporary China.

Teaching

Research

Dr. Maags’ research interests include state-society relations, multi-level governance, local policy implementation as well as policy transfers and experimentation in the People’s Republic of China. Using these analytical frameworks as a lens, she has particularly conducted research on cultural heritage politics and the politics of demographic ageing in contemporary China.

Publications

Articles

Maags, Christina and Trifu, Ioan (2019) 'When East Meets West: International Change and Its Effects on Domestic Cultural Institutions'. Politics & Policy, (47) 2, pp 326-380.

Maags, Christina (2019) 'Struggles of recognition: adverse effects of China’s living human treasures program'. International Journal of Heritage Studies, (25) 8, pp 780-795.

Maags, Christina (2018) 'Disseminating the Policy Narrative of ‘Heritage under Threat’ in China'. International Journal of Cultural Policy. [Forthcoming]

Maags, Christina and Holbig, Heike (2016) 'Replicating Elite Dominance in Intangible Cultural Heritage Safeguarding: The Role of Local Government–Scholar Networks in China'. International Journal of Cultural Property, (23) 1, pp 71-97.

Maags, Christina (2013) 'Enhancing China’s National Image Through Culture Festivals: A Case Study of China Culture Years in Europe'. Fudan Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, (7) 1, pp 33-55.

Edited Books or Journals

Maags, Christina and Svensson, Marina, (eds.), (2018) Chinese Cultural Heritage in the Making: Experiences, Negotiations and Contestations. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. (Asian heritages).

Book Chapters

Maags, Christina (2018) 'Cultural Contestation in China: Ethnicity, Identity and the State'. In: Rodenberg, Jeroen and Wagenaar, Pieter, (eds.), Cultural Contestation. Heritage, Identity and the Role of Government. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, pp 13-36.

Maags, Christina and Trifu, Ioan (2018) 'Protecting the Weak? Tracing UNESCO’s Influence on Intangible Cultural Heritage Regimes in Japan and China'. In: Amelung, Iwo and Bälz, Moritz and Holbig, Heike and Schumann, Matthias and Storz, Cornelia, (eds.), Protecting the Weak in East Asia. Abingdon; New York: Routledge, pp 224-253.

Maags, Christina (2018) 'Creating a Race to the Top: Hierarchies and Competition within the Chinese ICH Transmitters System'. In: Maags, Christina and Svensson, Marina, (eds.), Chinese Cultural Heritage in the Making: Experiences, Negotiations and Contestations. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Amsterdam University Press, pp 121-144.

Svensson, Marina and Maags, Christina (2018) 'Mapping the Chinese Heritage Regime: Ruptures, Governmentality, and Agency'. In: Maags, Christina and Svensson, Marina, (eds.), Chinese Cultural Heritage in the Making: Experiences, Negotiations and Contestations. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Amsterdam University Press, pp 11-38.

 

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