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More About Me

Liang Ge is a Ph.D. candidate at the Culture, Media and Creative Industries Department, King’s College London. Their doctoral project explores the affects and desires embodied in Chinese boys’ love culture community. Their research interests include gender, sexuality, digital media and East Asian popular  culture. They received a BLit in Chinese language and literature from Peking University, and MSc in sociology from the London School of Economics.

Pronouns (They/them)

A cyborg.



King's College London

DPhil in Culture, Media, and Creative Industries

Supervised by Dr. Wing-Fai Leung and Dr. Christina Scharff


London School of Economics

MSc in Sociology

Supervised by Dr. Don Slater


Peking University

BLit in Chinese Language and Literature

Supervised by Prof. Guimei He

Minor in Economics

Professional Services

​Steering Committee Member, Fan and Audiences Studies SIG, Society for Cinema and Media Studies (2023 - Present)

Peer Reviewer for Journals:

  • Asian Studies Review

  • Convergence

  • Chinese Journal of Communication

  • European Journal of Cultural Studies

  • Feminist Media Studies

  • Global Media and China

  • ​​Journal of Homosexuality

  • New Media and Society

  • Transformative Works and Culture

Reviewer for Grants:

  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Grant, King's College London

  • AHRC, Arts & Humanities Faculty, King's College London

Reviewer for Conferences:

  • International Communication Association (ICA)



Invited Talks and Lectures

04/2023  Queerness in China, Global China Study, University College London

03/2023  Gender and Sexualities in East Asia, CMCI Dept, King’s College London


10/2022  Queer Media (Online), Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong,


08/2022  Gender, Media and Fan Culture, Summer School, King’s College London


05/2021  Fan Wars, Intra-fan Conflicts, Censorship Sensibilities and the Internalised Heteronormativity, University of Nottingham, Ningbo Campus


01/2020   Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys and Gender Performativity in East Asia, Queer@King’s, London

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