SOAS University of London

Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Xinru Li

Sep 2012 – Jun 2015 Master of Law in Anthropology, Shandong University, P.R.C. Sep 2008 – Jun 2012 Bachelor of Law in Sociology, Shandong University, P.R.C.
  • Research
  • Publications


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Xinru Li
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Thesis title:
Mango TV as Youths’ CCTV - An Ethnography of Youths, Media and Nation
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  • Presenter, Happy China: Mango TV as Youth’s CCTV – An Ethnography of Youth, Local Media, and Nation in the Media Convergence China, The 10th Postgraduate Student Forum, Hong Kong, Feb. 2- Feb. 3, 2018.
  • Presenter, Invisible Nationalism: The Patriotism of “Brain-Damaged Fans” of the Korean Wave in Beijing, 2015 Joint Annual Meeting of East Asian Anthropological Association (EAAA) &Taiwan Society for Anthropology and Ethnology (TSAE), Taiwan, Oct.3- Oct.4, 2015.
  • Presenter, Miracle of Korean drama “My Love from the Star”: Korean Wave, New media and Youth Culture, The second Congress of Word Association for Hallyu Studies, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct.31-Nov.1, 2014.


  • Media
  • Youth Culture
  • Nationalism


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