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Personal profile

Biography

Xin's research and teaching falls squarely within the following three areas – culture and creative industries, arts and cultural management and digital culture and society. Xin has published widely on subjects of urban creative clusters and agglomeration; cultural work, creative entrepreneurship; creative and cultural industries policy; media and city; maker culture and cyberculture in China.

Keywords

  • cultural industries
  • creative industries
  • communication and media studies
  • cultural studies
  • creative clusters
  • culural economy
  • cultural policy
  • social networking
  • creative entrepreneurship
  • urban regeneration
  • Asia
  • maker culture

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects 2017 2020

Research Output 2010 2018

Crafts community: Physical and virtual

Gu, X., 2018, Craft Economies. Luckman, S. & Thomas, N. (eds.). 1st ed. London UK: Bloomsbury Academic, p. 17-27 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Makerspaces and urban ideology: The institutional shaping of Fab Labs in China and Northern Ireland

Gu, X. & Shea, P. J., 2018, In : journal of peer production. 1, 12, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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The field of visual pedagogy in China and its transformations

Gu, X. & Webb, J., 2018, Investigating the Visual as a Transformative Pedagogy in the Asia Region. McArthur, I., Bamford, R., Xu, F. & Miller, B. (eds.). 1st ed. Champaign IL USA: Common Ground Research Networks, p. 23-47 25 p. (Curated Series: Transformative Pedagogies in the Visual Domain; no. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

‘Creative economy’ in China: A case study of Shanghai’s fashion industries

Gu, X., 2018, Fashion in Multiple Chinas: Chinese Styles in the Transglobal Landscape. Ling, W. & Segre Reinach, S. (eds.). 1st ed. London UK: I.B.Tauris Publishers, p. 94-119 26 p. (Dress Cultures).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Can our cities' thriving creative precincts be saved from 'renewal'?

Gu, X., O'Connor, M. J., Gibson, C., Grodach, C., Crosby, A. & Lyons, C., 30 Aug 2017, the conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationEssayOther

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Contribution to conference

world conference on creative economy

Xin Gu (Keynote/plenary speaker)
6 Nov 20188 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Press / Media

Media Merger Dr Gu Interview

Xin Gu

26/07/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

How can we identify fake news

Xin Gu

24/02/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

network supervision in China

Xin Gu

5/12/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

The power in making "0.1 to 100": interview with Dr Xin Gu

Xin Gu

1/12/17

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Cultural diversity in the media and cultural industries

Xin Gu

11/10/17

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment