School of Social and Political Science

Ruolan Gan

Job Title

PhD Student

Research interests

Research interests

Chinese foreign policy, the Responsibility to Protect (R2P), humanitarian intervention, norm theory, critical discourse analysis, frame analysis, state sovereignty, non-intervention principles, translation in International Relations


Research Project

China's approach to the Responsibility to Protect (R2P)


Dr Kate Wright
Dr Jérôme Doyon

Dr Andrew Neal (Oct 2021 - Jun 2022)
Dr Youngmi Kim (Sep 2020 - Oct 2021)


Master of International Relations
The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia (2017 - 2019) 

Bachelor of Administration, Public Administration (specified in Labour and Social Guarantee)  
Hohai University, Nanjing, China (2013 - 2017)

Conference presentation

The British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS) Annual Conference 2022, University of Oxford

The 24th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Chinese Studies (EACS), Palacký University Olomouc

Generation Asia 2022 the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) Council Conference, University of Iceland

Foreign Policy Analysis Conference 2022, University of Edinburgh

The British International Studies Association (BISA) Conference 2022, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

2021 Early Career Researchers and Graduate Students Conference on East Asia, The Scottish Centre for Korean Studies, University of Edinburgh (co-organizer, co-host, presenter)