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Canglong Wang (王苍龙)

Canglong Wang (王苍龙)
Name
Canglong Wang (王苍龙)
Title
Organisation
Sociology School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
Address
Edinburgh UK EH8 9LD
Telephone
+44(0)7933827151
E-Mail
Research Interests
Chinese citizenship, Confucianism, National and cultural identity, Classical education in China, Schooling ethnography, Foucault, self-moralisation
URL
http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/gradschool/community_and_representation/research_student_profiles/sociology/canglong_wang_

PhD Title

Individuality, Hierarchy, and Dilemma: The Making of Confucian Cultural Citizenship in a Contemporary Chinese Classical School

My PhD project qualitatively explores the making of ‘Confucian citizenship’ in contemporary China by investigating the discourses and practices in a Confucian classical school. My writing aims to reveal the cultural, social and political dynamics of the emergence of the new particular type of Chinese citizen(ship) — Confucian (cultural) citizen(ship), showing how they actively create themselves as well as are created by certain structural factors.

In my future researches, I am going to further explore the theme 'reading Confucian classices as an act of citizenship', both empirically and theoretically. 

Qualifications

2014-2018 (Expected) PhD candidate Sociology, the University of Edinburgh, UK

2013-2014                       PhD student Sociology (1st year), the University of Hull, UK

2010-2013                        MA Sociology, Xiamen University, China

2006-2010                        BA Social Work, Southwest University, China

I interrupted my PhD study for one year (from Feb 1st 2016-Jan 31st 2017) in order to accompany my wife who went back to  gave birth to our first baby. His Chinese name is Yunhe Wang (王允赫) given by myself, and his English name is Kieran meaning 'little dark one' given by my wife's supervisor Professor John Blenkisop. The profile picture which I name 'Father and Son' shows the smiling faces of Yunhe and me. 

Supervisor

Dr. Julie Brownlie

Dr. Sophia Woodman

Publications 

(Forthcoming, expected 2018) “The Cultivation of Civic Virtues in Confucian Classical Education in Contemporary China.” In Handbook of Chinese Citizenship. (In English)

(Forthcoming) "Civic Junzi or Noble Citizens: Relationship of Junzi and Citizens revisted." Tian Fu New Idea. (In Chinese) 

(2017) “Modern Sishu: Transformation, Legitimacy, and Policy.” Chinese Reference (01). (In Chinese)

(2016) "Individuality, Hierarchy, and Dilemma: The Making of Confucian Cultural Citizenship in a Contemporary Chinese Classical School." Journal of Chinese Political Science (21). (In English)(http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11366-016-9436-9)

(2016) "Exclusivity and Inclusivity: Two Orientations of Nationalism in Contemporary Chinese Confucian Studies." Exploration and Contention (7). (In Chinese) (http://www.cqvip.com/qk/97673x/201607/669509136.html)

(2016) "Citizenship: Implications, Changes, and Localization: Review on The Core Issues of Citizenship." Journal of Public Administration (3). (Reprinted in B. Xiao & Z. Guo ed. Citizenship Studies (Volume 2). Shanghai: Gezhi Press.) (In Chinese) (http://www.cqvip.com/qk/89372x/201603/669279084.html)

(2016) "Back to Moral Subjectivity: Foucault and the Modern Values of Confucianism." Tian Fu New Idea (3). (In Chinese)(http://www.cqvip.com/qk/81882x/201603/668751891.html)

(2015) "Confucianism and Citizenship: A Review of Opposing Conceptualizations." In Z. Guo & S. Guo ed. Theorizing Chinese Citizenship. New York: Lexington Books. (In English) (https://books.google.co.jp/books?hl=zh-CN&lr=&id=IsFnCgAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PA131&dq=Theorising+Chinese+citizenship&ots=bolEnzjaLD&sig=ULFAEwdKmvYeWIflZo3JXrAyQzk#v=onepage&q=Theorising%20Chinese%20citizenship&f=false) (Chinese version reprinted in B. Xiao & Z. Guo ed. Citizenship Studies (Volume 1). Shanghai: Gezhi Press.)

(2015) "Becoming Confucian Citizens: Students’ Cultural Citizenship in Classical Education." In M. Qian ed. Monographs on Educational Sociology: Education and Modernity in Sociology. Beijing: People’s Daily Publishing Corporation. (In Chinese) 

(2015) "Junzi and Citizen: The Subject in Chinese Civilization." (with Yao, Zhongqiu, Guo, Zhonghua, and Guo, Taihui) Tian Fu New Idea (6). (In Chinese) (http://www.cqvip.com/qk/81882x/201506/666525138.html)

(2014) “The Making of Cultural Citizenship in Contemporary Chinese Classical Education.” In Z. Guo ed. Chinese Citizenship: Historical Development and Contemporary Practices. Shanghai: Gezhi Press. (In Chinese) (http://dspace.xmu.edu.cn/handle/2288/95170)

(2012) “Women’s Bodies and State's Power Gaze: A Study on Miss Etiquette in International Games.” Collection of Women’s Studies (6). (In Chinese) (http://www.cnki.com.cn/Article/CJFDTotal-FNYJ201206011.htm)

(2012) “A Study on the Friendship of the New Generation Migrant Workers.” Contemporary Youth Research (5). (In Chinese)(http://dspace.xmu.edu.cn/handle/2288/101592)

Articles in Review

“Debatable ‘Chineseness’: Discourses in the Reviving Confucian Dujing Education in Contemporary China.” (In English)

“Political and  Moral Dimensions: A Comparative Framework for Junzi and Citizens.” (In Chinese) 

Working Articles

“Moral hierarchy, institutional boundary, and civic dilemma: Exploring the emergence of Confucian cultural citizenship.” (In English) 

"Subjectification of Parental Citizens in Revival of Confucian Classical Education in Contemporary China." (In English) 

“Classics, Hierarchy, and Dilemma: Chinese Culturalism and Dujing Education in Contemporary China.” (In Chinese) 

Online Publications

"Two Stages of the Debates in Contemporary Confucian Classical Schooling." By Confucian Web, 2016-09-03. (In Chinese)(http://www.rujiazg.com/article/id/8950/)

"Paradoxes of the Two Principles in Contemporary Confucian Classical Education." By Exploration and Contention, 2016-09-24. (In Chinese)(http://www.rujiazg.com/article/id/9215/)

Conferences and Presentations

Forthcoming, The Seventh Workshop on “Citizenship Studies: Theories and Practices,” Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, presenter.

Forthcoming Sep 7-9 2017, “2017 BACS Annual Conference,” The University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK, presenter.

Jul 15-16 2017, “2017 Annual Conference of the Chinese Sociology Association,” Shanghai University, Shanghai, China, presenter.

Jun 14-15 2017 “2017 BPCS Annual Conference,” The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK, presenter. 

Nov 6 2016 "First Confucian Forum for PhDs: Confucianism, Classical Scholarism, and Interpretations," Fudan University, Shanghai, China, presentation title "Classics, Hierarchy, and Dilemma: Chinese Culturalism and Dujing Education in Contemporary China."(http://www.20qu.com/jingxuan/2016/112/4190634.html)

Sep 24 2016 "Workshop on 'Practicing Citizenship in China'," Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, presentation title "Classics, Hierarchy, and Dilemma: Chinese Culturalism and Dujing Education in Contemporary China."

Jul 5-6 2016 "New European Research on Contemporary China Conference," French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC) and Sino-French Academic Centre (CFC, Tsinghua University), Beijing, China, presentation title "Debatable Chineseness: The Revival of Confucian Dujing Education in Contemporary China." 

May 14-15 2016 "Eleventh Forum of Political Science for Chinese Young Scholars," South China Normal University, Guangzhou, China, paper accepted. 

May 3 2016 East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, invited presentation "Individuality, Hierarchy, and Dilemma: The Making of Confucian Cultural Citizenship in a Contemporary Chinese Classical School."

Apr 29-30 2016 "Workshop on 'Theories and Practices of Citizenship'," Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, presentation title "Individuality, Hierarchy, and Dilemma: The Making of Confucian Cultural Citizenship in a Contemporary Chinese Classical School."

Nov 27-28 2015 "International Conference on 'World Values of Chinese Culture'," Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, presentation title "Subjectification of Parental Citizens in Revival of Confucian Classical Education in Contemporary China."

Apr 17 2015 "Academic Talk on 'Junzi and Citizen'," with Zhongqiu Yao, Zhonghua Guo, and Taihui Guo, Wan Mu Cao Tang, Guangzhou, China, title of speaking "Compatibility of Junzi and Citizen in Reflective Modernity."

Apr 11 2015 "Workshop on 'Citizenship between the East and the West'," Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, presentation title "Confucianism and Citizenship: A Review of Opposing Conceptualizations."(http://sog.sysu.edu.cn/zh-hans/node/1433)

Nov 15 2014 "Academic Forum for PhDs on 'Modern State Governance from Chinese and Western Perspectives'," Peking University, Beijing, China, paper accepted "Governmentalisation of the State, Cultural Citizenship, and the Resurgence of Communities."

Jun 25-27 2014 "Workshop and Postgraduate Summer School on 'Political Community'," Aberdeen University, Aberdeen, UK, presentation title "Bodily Cultivation and Cultural Citizenship in Constructing the Confucian Community: The Revival of Classical Education in Contemporary China."

Jun 23 2014 "Postgraduate Academic Conference of the University of Hull," the University of Hull, Hull, UK, proposal accepted. 

Jun 12-13 2014 "New Directions of Chinese Education Studies: CERA Annual Conference in IOE," Institute of Education UCL, London, UK, presentation title "Recovering the Confucian Community by Cultivating the Body: The Revival of Classical Education in Contemporary China."

Jun 13-15 2013 "Citizenship in the Oriental Societies," Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, presentation title "The Making of Cultural Citizenship in Contemporary Chinese Classical Education."

Published Reports

(2016) (with Wang, Zeyu) "Cooperation and Inter-discipline: Keywords in Building First-class Subjects and Universities in UK." Shanghai Education (8). (In Chinese)

(2015) (with Lu, Yao, Chen, Xi, and Jin, Tinghe) "Policies of International Students in UK." World Education Information (7). (In Chinese)

(2015) (with Kuang, Jianjiang and Shen, Yang) "Reform in Supervision system in UK." World Education Information (6). (In Chinese)

Professional Training

Jun 12-21 2016 "Advanced Research Training Workshop: From Empirical Research to Theorization: Contributions of the Study of China to Political Science and Political Theory," Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China. 

Jul 20-31 2015 "First Summer School of Educational Sociology in Peking University," Peking University, Beijing, China, presentation titled "Debatable Chineseness: The Reflexive Reconstruction of the Dao of Confucian Education in Contemporary China."

Jul 17-19 2013 "Third Workshop of Chinese Political Sociology: Revolution and Transformation in Modern China." Renmin University of China, Beijing, China. 

Jul 8 - Aug 13 2011 "Summer School of Empirical Social Science Methodology." Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China. 

Professional Experience

2017-2018                       Peer reviewer for Cultural and Religious Studies

2016-present                 Academic committee for Citizenship Studies (Chinese)

01-05/2014                     Research Assistant (Global Slavery Index editing, the

                                            University of Hull)

09/2011-01/2012          Teaching Assistant (Sociology Introduction, Professor Lin

                                             Yi, Xiamen University)

11/2009-07/2010          Research Assistant (China National Project Studies on the

                                              Changes, Dilemmas and Rebuilding of Chinese Rural Ethics

                                              in Recent 30 Years, Professor Yongkang Zhou, Southwest

                                            University)

Membership

British Sociological Association

British Association for Chinese Studies

British Postgraduate Network for Chinese Studies

Scottish Centre for China Research Postgraduate Network

Honors and Awards

2013-17    Funded by China Council Scholarship for PhD study

07/2016    Postgraduate Conference Subsidy, French Centre for Research on

                    Contemporary China (CEFC)

2015-16    PhD Conference/Fieldwork Funding, the University of Edinburgh

2014-15    PhD Conference/Fieldwork Funding, the University of Edinburgh

06/2014    Postgraduate Conference Scholarship, the University of Aberdeen

2013-14    Postgraduate Conference Funding, the University of Hull

12/2012    Postgraduate National Scholarship, China Ministry of Education

10/2012    First Class Scholarship, Xiamen University

06/2010    First Prize in Bachelor’s Degree Thesis Competition, SWU

04/2010    Outstanding University Graduate Award, SWU

11/2008    Undergraduate National Scholarship, China Ministry of Education

11/2007    Undergraduate National Scholarship, China Ministry of Education

International Network

 I am a member of an international network of Chinese and Western scholars focusing on the issue of citizenship in China, based at the School of Government, Sun-Yat Sen University in Guangzhou. I establish close academic relationship with the scholars of the citizenship studies cluster, and have published as well as will publish more through its platform. 

Academia

https://edinburgh.academia.edu/CanglongWang

Other

Language: Mandarin Chinese (native), English (fluent) 

I look forward to hearing from anyone who share the similar research interests with me, and would also be happy if I could do any help.