School of Social and Political Science

Yue Liu

Job Title

PhD student

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Background

Current Research

I am currently doing PhD in Politics & International Relations. I am interested in the interplay between power politics and legal institutions in shaping the international order in the new century.

May PhD project focuses on state interactions based on power and law in the South China Sea and the maritime order transformation in the region. It is an interdisciplinary study involving both International Relations and International Law (of the Sea).

Supervisors

Dr. Oliver Turner and Dr. James Harrison

Prof. John Peterson (Sep 2016 - May 2019)

Education Background

2015  M.A. of Law (International Relations)    Fudan University, Shanghai, China

2012 B.A. of Law (International Politics)  Sun Yat-Sen University, Canton, China

Yue was also a visiting student at L'Université libre de Bruxelles (Belgium) from September 2013 to February 2014 and at National Chengchi University (Taiwan) from September 2010 to February 2011.

Memberships

  • International Studies Association (ISA)
  • British International Studies Association (BISA)
  • International Relations Research Group – University of Edinburgh

Prizes and Awards

  • 2019 -International Studies Association (ISA)    

Convention Travel Grants ($950)

  • 2019 - University of Edinburgh, School of Social and Political Science

Academic Travel Grants (£500)

Research interests

Research interests

Media Publications

Yue Liu (2021) “US carrier enters the South China Sea again: what is it looking for this time?” (Mei Guo Hang Mu Zai Jin Nan Hai: Zhe Ci Xiang Yao "Na" Dao Shen Me?) Liaowang Think Tank - Xinhua News Agency, 27 January, 2021.

​ https://www.toutiao.com/a6922304336810738183/

Yue Liu (2019) “US should desist from roiling South China Sea”, Global Times (English Edition), 17 February 2019.

Yue Liu (2018) “The largest industrial action in UK's educational history: why and how?” (Yin Guo Fa Sheng Le Yi Jian Da Shi, Shi Wan Zhong Guo Ren Dao Mei Le) Liaowang Think Tank - Xinhua News Agency, 10 April, 2018.

Yue Liu (2018) “Catalan Separatism: history and reality”, World Vision Journal, 2018 NO.05, pp24-25.

Yue Liu (2017) “Brexit: the 50bn divorce bill never means a trade deal” (You Ren Yao Ci Sha Mei Yi? Ying Guo Shou Xiang Zui Jin Tan Shang 500 Yi De Shi Le!), Liaowang Think Tank - Xinhua News Agency, 8 December, 2017.

Yue Liu (2017) “UK’s participation in the One Belt & One Road Initiative” (Ying Guo Bu Gan Que Xi Yi Dai Yi Lu), World Vision Journal, 2017 NO.22, pp22-25.

Yue Liu (2017) “The fourth election of Merkel: It is not the God’s preference” (Mo Ke Er Neng Si Lian Ren Bing Fei Shang Di Pian Ai), news.cri.cn, 26 September 2017.

Yue Liu (2016) “How could Europe sing Ode to Joy when facing massive terrorist attacks?”(Baokong Shijian Pinfa, Ouzhou Ruhe Changxiang Huanlesong), Opinion.huanqiu.com, 23 December 2016. 

Yue Liu (2016) “How could Theresa May take over the helm of UK?” (Kan “Xin Tieniangzi” Theresa May Ruhe Zhangduo Yingguo), World Vision Journal, 2016. NO.21. pp.22-25.

Yue Liu (2016) “Brexit might encourage Scotland to seek for independence again”(“Tuo’ou” Huoshi Sugelan Zaidu Xunqiu Duli), Opinion.huanqiu.com, 18 October 2016.  

Yue Liu (2016) “Brexit will be an intractable challenge for Theresa May in her governing period”(“Tuo’ou” Yiti Jiangcheng Theresa May Zhizheng Shiqi Zhongyao Kaoyan). Opinion.huanqiu.com, 8 October 2016.

Yue Liu (2016) “What’s the purpose of the U.S. Navy secretary on his visit to China?” (Mei Haijun Buzhang Fanghua Yiyu Hewei). China National Defense, 22 July 2016, pp.23.

Yue Liu (2016) “The South China Sea Arbitration contains numerous flaws, can’t deal with complex situation”(Nanhai Zhongcai Loudong Baichu, Wufa Yingdui Fuza Jushi), news.cri.cn, 13 July 2016.

http://news.cri.cn/20160713/530bf663-bc0d-bfc0-b98e-fa5b5ad2f09a.html

Yue Liu (2016) “Is the Philippines ‘ winner’of the arbitration?”(Feilubing Zhende “Daying Guansi” Le Ma), Opinion.huanqiu.com, 13 July 2016.

Yue Liu (2016) “After Brexit: ‘Splendid Isolation' or re-suffer crisis?”(“Tuo’ou” Zhihou: “Guangrong Guli”, Haishi Zaixian Weiji), news.cri.cn, 29 June 2016.