Associate Professor Pan Wang
Associate Professor

Associate Professor Pan Wang

2013–14

Graduate Diploma in Secondary Education (KLA: Commerce/Business/Economics; English), Australia Catholic University. 

2009–13

PhD International Studies, China Research Centre, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Technology, Sydney.

2005–07

MA International Journalism, Cardiff University, UK). Conferred: 16 January 2007.

2001–05

BA Economic Journalism, Beijing Technology and Business University, China. Conferred: 1 July 2005.

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Humanities & Languages

Dr WANG Pan is Associate Professor in Chinese and Asian Studies, University of New South Wales. She is the author of Love and Marriage in Globalizing China (Abingdon: Routledge 2015). Recent publications include (2021) Going solo: An analysis of China’s ‘single economy’ through the date-renting industry, Asian Studies Review; (2021) ‘Chinese-International intimate relations: An Australian case study of migrant marriage and divorce’ (with Jeffreys E.), Journal of Sociology, 57 (4): 898–915; and (2020) International romance: changing discourses of Chinese-foreign intimacy in the decades of economic reforms, in Sun WN and Yang L (eds) Love Stories in China: The Politics of Intimacy in the Twenty-First Century, Routledge.

Pan's teaching and research areas include Chinese media, gender, marriage and family, and Chinese cultural studies.

Phone
93852349
Location
246 Morven Brown

Peer-reviewing for the following journals and book publishers:

  • The History of the Family (January 2024)
  • The China Journal (October 2023)
  • Humanities and Social Sciences Communications (March 2023)
  • Women’s Studies International Forum (March 2023)
  • East Asia Forum (Feb 2023)
  • Melbourne Asia Review(Asia Institute, UniMelb) (June 2022)
  • European Journal of Theatre and Performance (December 2021)
  • Portal Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies (November 2020)
  • Asian Studies Review (July 2020)
  • Asian and Pacific Migration Journal (June 2020)
  • Feminist Formations (May 2020)
  • Social Politics: international studies in gender, state, and society (April 2020)
  • Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies(March 2019)
  • Qualitative Sociology (Aug 2018)
  • Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research; (Aug 2018)
  • Routledge (ASAA Women in Asia Series)
  • Edward Elgar;
  • Asian Women;
  • Asiatische Studien

 

Consultation for students from the following academic institutions:

2021.11.26 Tsinghua University, China. Topic: China’s singles economy

2021.11.22 New York University, USA. Topic: China’s Civil Code and the Marriage Law

  1. 5.28 Sydney University, Australia, Project title: “Freedom of dress” in China

2018 Northlakes High School, Sydney, Australia. HSC project (Society and Culture).

2018 UNSW Research project on #Me Too campaign

2019 UNSW Research project on LGBTQI+ in China

2021 Willougby Girls High School, Sydney. HSC project (Society and Culture). Title: "Casual Asian Racism and how it is seen to be normalized"

 

Media engagement 

Podcast:

Wang P. 2022 Interview. ‘The disappearance of Peng Shuai: But will she ever be free?’ The Quicky Mamamia Podcast. 1 April. https://www.mamamia.com.au/podcasts/extraordinary-stories/peng-shuai-ep-3

Wang P. 2022 Interview. Lunar New Year. SBS. 11 Jan. https://www.sbs.com.au/language/english/podcast/settlement-guide (Podcast).

Wang P. 2021 Interview ‘Can’t touch this: Why we don’t hug our parents’, Podcast 26 July https://www.shoesoff.net/episodes/cant-touch-this

Wang P. 2021 Interview Labour of Loss: Episode 6: Traffickers next door. Podcast (project commissioned by Winrock International and USAID).16 July Labor of Loss podcast — Freedom Collaborative

Television and YouTube video:

Wang P. 2022 Interview. ABC The world, Debate over gender-based violence in China reignited after brutal restaurant attack, 15 June https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkm4spYOIFY

Wang P. 2022 Interview. ‘Chinese citizens angry over “slanted-eyed models”, 18 July China Tonight, available at ABC iview & Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wh-lUsmO2qU&t=172s 

Wang P. 2021 Interview ‘中国男女人口比例失衡 农村青年迎娶越南媳妇逐渐流行’ ABC news, 11 December, https://youtu.be/wyhhurrH3xg (youtube video)

Wang P. 2021 ‘From marriage markets to virtual AI boyfriends, love and romance are changing in China’ China Tonight 今晚中国秀and ABC iview, 11 October 2021, https://iview.abc.net.au/show/china-tonight

Wang P. 2021 Interview China faces Olympic spotlight ahead of hosting Winter Games, Al Jazeeza English, Television, 9 August. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-prdPQVh70

Wang P. 2021 Interview (in Chinese): ABC News, WeChat blocks LGBT account in China, 微信封禁LGBT 公众号 专家解读个中原委 9 July https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRG5svVNmrU (video)

Wang P. 2021 Interview: ABC China Tonight Chinese property market and “sham divorces”, 11 June. Program available on iview too: Tuesday 15/6/2021 : ABC iview

Wang P. 2021 Interview: ABC China’s Three-child policy, 特写:三胎生不起? 听听澳洲华人妈妈怎么说《直播澳洲》9 June https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIi5b5D5BoM

Wang P. 2020 Facebook live show (in Chinese): 华人跨文化婚姻的酸甜苦辣 [The ups and downs of Chinese-foreign marriages], ABC News, [Video], 4 November, https://www.facebook.com/abcchinese.au/videos/1021255298393430/

Wang P. 2020 Interview (broadcast): food security and meat consumption in China, Yahoo News Australia, 22 April https://au.news.yahoo.com/activist-group-says-going-vegan-051303455.html

Wang P. 2019 Interview: CGTN America, Global Business, on China’s single economy, 27 Feb https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxssXn-RjsQ

Wang P. 2018 Interview: ABC News, The World, 10: 35pm, 20 April. http://www.abc.net.au/news/programs/the-world/2018-04-20/dating-in-china-is-a-family-affair/9682990 

Newspaper:

Wang P. 2023 Nyt kinesisk realityprogram bliver kaldt banebrydende. Men der er en bagside, Politiken [New Chinese reality show is being called groundbreaking. But there is a downside] (Danish Newspaper), 24 July https://politiken.dk/kultur/art9401272/Nyt-kinesisk-realityprogram-bliver-kaldt-banebrydende.-Men-der-er-en-bagside?shareToken=4jnp5MABAbDA

Wang P. 2023 ‘Hvordan er du i sengen?«. Ældres snak om sex og penge hitter på kinesisk tv’, Politiken (Danish Newspaper), 24 January https://politiken.dk/kultur/art9170250/%C2%BBHvordan-er-du-i-sengen%C2%AB.-%C3%86ldres-snak-om-sex-og-penge-hitter-p%C3%A5-kinesisk-tv?shareToken=ITcaz6AA4XeA

Wang P. 2022 Interview. Lunar New Year. SBS. 11 Jan. https://www.sbs.com.au/language/english/what-is-lunar-new-year-and-how-is-it-celebrated-in-australia (news article)

Wang P. 2022 Interview. The Year of the Water Tiger. 30 Jan. Sydney Morning Heraldhttps://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/what-to-expect-from-the-year-of-the-water-tiger-and-how-to-bring-luck-20220127-p59rsc.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_feed

Wang P. 2021 Interview ‘Steve Simon, the man who took on Beijing for Peng, Sydney Morning Herald, 3 December 2021. https://www.smh.com.au/world/asia/steve-simon-the-man-who-took-on-beijing-20211130-p59dgi.html and ‘Fearless tennis chief courts Beijing’s ire’, Sydney Morning Herald (Saturday paper), 4-5 December 2021.

Wang P. 2021 Interview ‘From medal machines to humans’, Weekendavisen (www.weekendavisen.dk), Fra medaljemaskiner til mennesker | Weekendavisen, 5 August.

Wang P. 2019 Interview:Libération (French newspaper), on dating apps in China, 20 Feb

Radio:

Wang P. 2022 Interview. Lunar New year. StateABC NSW Statewide Drive radio (live) program (live).1 Feb 2022. https://www.abc.net.au/radio/southeastnsw/programs/statewide-drive/drive/13726806

Wang P. 2021 Interview ‘#Me Too campaign and Peng shuai’, ABC’s evening current affairs radio program, 23 November 2021.https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/pm/chinas-failure-to-address-sexual-assault/13644864 (interview) and https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/pm/pm/13634226 (whole program)

Wang P. 2016. Interview. 2Ser, Think: Digital Futures, a podcast Radio show on topics of love, marriage, courtship and dating show in China, 17 July https://soundcloud.com/thinkdigitalfutures/how-reality-dating-changed-love

Wang P. 2012. Interview. ABC Radio on Chinese-foreign marriage, 31 May.

Magazine:

Wang P. 2021 Interview ‘Peng Shuai and China’s #me too movement’, Time magazine, Hong Kong, 17 NovemberHong Kong | Time

Wang P. 2021 Interview ‘China’s Singles Economy’, Marketing Horizon (Published by the Japan Marketing Association) https://www.jma2-jp.org/article/shop/magazine . 7 October 2021

Internet:

Wang P. 2023 ‘打击从暗处开枪还是压制言论自由?微博测试前台实名制引担忧’ [crack down on “shooting from the dark” or suppress freedom of speech? ] ABC news, 20 Oct https://www.abc.net.au/chinese/2023-10-20/weibo-ceo-test-real-identity-request/103003148 (in Chinese)

Wang P. 2023 “Happy rebirth!: Chinese women shake off taboos around divorce to celebrate freedom”, the Guardian, 11 Oct. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/oct/11/china-divorce-rate-rise

Wang P. 2023 “伤口上撒盐”:李佳琦直播意外揭开中国经济现实一面"Sprinkle salt on the wound": Li Jiaqi live broadcast unexpectedly unveiled the economic reality of China”, ABC news, 14 September, https://www.abc.net.au/chinese/2023-09-14/lijiaqi-livestream-lipstick-king-trigger-controversy/102857406 (in Chinese)

Wang P. 2023 “Marriage declines in China as young Chinese choose dating, staying single”, Al Jazeera, 22 Sep https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2023/9/22/marriage-declines-in-china-as-young-chinese-choose-dating-staying-single

Wang P. 2023 ‘成都大运会:日本代表团在开幕式现场发生了什么?’ [ Chengdu Universiade: What happened to the Japanese delegation at the opening ceremony? ], ABC news Chinese 31 July, https://www.abc.net.au/chinese/2023-07-31/world-university-games-controversy-chengdu-japan-team-audience/102670350 (in Chinese)

Wang P. 2022 Interview. ‘Wandi was asked to get double-eyelid surgery, but she refused to conform to China's beauty standards’ , ABC news, 18 July https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-07-18/china-aesthetics-eyes-advertising-campaign-models-government/101234684;

Wang P. 2022 Interview. ‘China’s dating shows for over- 65s challenge taboos about older people and sex’, The Guardian. 23 February. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/feb/23/chinas-dating-shows-for-over-65s-challenge-taboos-about-older-people-and-sex?CMP=twt_a-world_b-gdnworld

Wang P. 2022 Interview. ‘The Chinese obsession with Ukrainian wives’. Vice World News. 5 March. https://www.vice.com/en/article/7kbmva/chinese-obsession-ukrainian-women-russia-invasion

Wang P. 2022 Interview. ‘Why China is censoring re-leased episodes of hit TV show Friends’. ABC news. 20 February. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-02-20/tv-show-friends-censored-on-chinese-streaming-platforms/100831380

Wang P. 2022 Interview. What Your Fortune Holds In The Year Of The Tiger. 4 February. The Quicky Mamamia Podcasthttps://www.mamamia.com.au/podcasts/the-quicky/lunar-new-year-2022-water-tiger 

Wang. P. 2022 Interview ABC news ‘Syrian war photos misused by senior Chinese diplomat to criticise US war in Afghanistan’. 31 Jan 2022. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-02-03/syrian-war-photos-have-been-misused-by-china-diplomat/100795264

Wang P. 2022 Interview. ‘Women forced to say at blind date’s apartment for days after snap lockdown in China’s city of Zhengzhou’, ABC News, 14 January,

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-01-13/china-blind-date-lockdown-covid-zhengzhou-omicron/100754570

Wang P. 2021 Interview ‘Fallen idol: why a US-born pop star’s divorce drama is the talk of China’, NBC News, 27 December. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/wang-leehom-divorce-china-celebrity-crackdown-women-rcna9762

Wang P. 2021 Interview ‘中国男女人口比例失衡 农村青年迎娶越南媳妇逐渐流行’ ABC news, 11 December, https://www.abc.net.au/chinese/2021-12-11/china-vietnam-cross-border-marriage-population-gender/100671656 (in Chinese)

Wang P. 2021 Interview ‘EDG China vs. South Korea’, ABC News 15 November ABC News, https://www.abc.net.au/chinese/2021-11-15/edg-league-of-legends-esport-gaming-world-china/100620558 EDG夺冠:中国电竞迷高调狂欢 引发争议和审查

Wang P. 2021 Interview ‘From marriage markets to virtual AI boyfriends, love and romance are changing in China’, ABC News 11 October 2021, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-10-11/china-ai-chatbot-dating-apps-love-romance-marriage-lgbt/100465608https://www.abc.net.au/chinese/2021-10-11/china-ai-chatbot-dating-apps-love-romance-marriage-lgbt/100524618 (in Chinese)

 Wang P. 2021 Interview #Me Too and Feminist movement in China, SBS Mandarin, 12 August.

Wang P. 2021 Interview. ABC News. ‘China holds competition for public to come up with three-child policy slogans but many are unimpressed’. 13 August.

China holds competition for public to come up with three-child policy slogans but many are unimpressed - ABC News

Wang P. 2021 Interview ‘吴亦凡风波撼动中国“饭圈”文化 微博微信集中封号’, ABC News (Chinese), 3 August. https://www.abc.net.au/chinese/2021-08-05/kris-wu-yifan-detained-in-beijing-weibo-accounts-suspended-china/100346608

Wang P. 2021 Interview ‘Kodak, foreign journalists and even China's own athletes getting burnt as Chinese nationalism boils over’ , ABC News, 27 July Kodak, foreign journalists and even China's own athletes getting burnt as Chinese nationalism boils over - ABC News

"中国封杀高校LGB 微信号的背后:少数议题的集体困境" https://www.abc.net.au/chinese/2021-07-10/lgbtq-wechat-accounts-deleted/100280832

Wang P. 2021 Interview: Gender selection in China, SBS Chinese, 1 July

https://www.sbs.com.au/chinese/english/gender-selection-more-boys-born-in-australia-s-chinese-community-data-reveals (in English) and https://www.sbs.com.au/chinese/mandarin/zh-hans/gender-selection-more-boys-born-in-australia-s-chinese-community-data-reveals (in Chinese)

Wang P. 2021 Interview: feminism in China, ABC news, 11 March (no link available)

Wang P. 2021 Interview: China’s Online skinny fad, ABC news, 19 March, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-03-19/why-are-women-in-china-trying-on-children-clothes-for-selfies/100016638

Wang P. 2021 Interview: The Year of the Ox, Sydney Morning Herald, 11Feburary, https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/what-to-do-and-what-not-to-do-in-the-year-of-the-ox-20210205-p56zyy.html#:~:text=This%20year%20the%20date%20falls,%2C%20power%2C%20stubbornness%20and%20excellence

Wang P. 2021 Interview: CNN International, 30 January, ‘Chinese millennials aren’t getting married, and the government is worried’, https://edition.cnn.com/2021/01/29/china/china-millennials-marriage-intl-hnk/index.html

Wang P. 2020 Interview (in Chinese): 特写:澳洲华人的跨文化跨族裔婚姻 [Feature: Chinese-foreign marriages in Australia], ABC News, 6 November,

https://www.abc.net.au/chinese/2020-11-06/cross-cultural-marriages-in-australian-chinese-community/12854368

Wang P. 2020 Interview (in Chinese): ‘我会首先考虑到我的需求:华裔性小众谈出柜决定’[I will prioritize my own desire: LGBT communities [in China and Australia] share their experiences of ‘coming out’, ABC News, 1 October, https://www.abc.net.au/chinese/2020-09-30/coming-out-is-hard-for-young-chinese-australians/12717660 and ‘专家谈形婚、同妻等在中国带来的社会问题’[Expert talks about social problems brought about by “cooperative marriage” and “homowives” in China],https://www.abc.net.au/chinese/2020-09-30/%E7%8E%8B%E7%9B%BC/12718060

Wang P. 2020 Interview: animal welfare and prevention of future pandemic, Yahoo News Australia,15 April https://au.news.yahoo.com/coronavirus-how-chinese-farmers-could-prevent-the-next-pandemic-experts-say-230348573.html 

Wang P. 2020 Interview: Unsung heroes: 5 Asian women transcending gender roles, South China Morning Post, 3 March

https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/politics/article/3074027/unsung-heroes-5-asian-women-who-will-make-you-rethink-gender

Wang P. 2020 Interview: The Year of the Rat, Sydney Morning Herald, Australia 22 Jan https://www.smh.com.au/national/what-you-must-do-before-lunar-new-year-if-you-want-good-fortune-20200115-p53rmn.html

Wang P. 2019 Interview: SBS Mandarin. Yang Hengjun case, 28 August 28, 2019 (media request via UNSW Media)

Wang P. 2019 Interview: Business of Fashion, on romance & culture of expensive gift-giving, 28 July, file:///G:/Professional%20Services/interviews/Can%20Money%20Buy%20Love%20Some%20Brands%20Are%20Bet...%20BoF%20Professional,%20China%20Decoded%20%20BoF.pdf

Wang P. 2019 Interview: Ten Daily, on Chinese attitudes towards dog meat 23 June, https://10daily.com.au/news/world/a190618wcpex/terrified-dogs-rescued-ahead-of-annual-yulin-festival-20190622

Wang P. 2019Interview: Yahoo News Australia on Dog meat festival, 20 Junehttps://au.news.yahoo.com/we-are-taking-away-peoples-livelihoods-inside-the-controversial-yulin-dog-festival-091909041.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAD0NCT20GmIQlDuifXCLVy7JrPthDusexjNeMRx0bEYlHa0_6KOlZLowrJXtwNyVGdb8wWVtEF784zM2ql7oqPI7m26-Y-DT9XRR4wfbU0lm1-ScvR_9qfCFm8lOV5Ksqm8Op8pGy6C7NuS90KXuUr0pwmeSwILnCsAGyNdMWZmO

Wang P. 2019 Interview: ABC News, on China’s One Child Policy and bride trafficking, 20 March https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-03-21/myanmar-girls-as-young-as-14-trafficked-as-brides-to-china/10920594

Wang P. 2019 Interview: ABC news Chinese, Australia on internet censorship in China, 1 Feb.

Wang P. 2018 Interview: Sydney Morning Herald, on the Year of the Pig,21 December, https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/what-to-do-and-what-not-to-do-in-the-year-of-the-pig-20190108-p50q5p.html

Wang P. 2018 Interview: ABC Online, Australia, on expensive marriage and marriage practice in China, 5 December, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-12-08/chinese-flaunt-their-wealth-through-weddings/10588382

Wang P. 2018 Interview: Vice News Tonight & HBO (New York), on Fan bingbing case and celebrity in China, 21 September

Wang P. 2018 Interview: Ten Daily, on ‘Yulin’ (dog-eating) festival in China, 15 June, https://tendaily.com.au/news/world/a180619pgl/what-is-the-yulin-dog-meat-festival-20180622

Wang P. 2018 Interview: ABC News Chinese service, on Yue Xin’s activity and Me too campaign, 27 April. http://www.abc.net.au/chinese/2018-04-27/yuexin-event-and-metoo-movement-in-china/9705264

Wang P. 2018 Interview. Technode, China, 30 March. https://technode.com/2018/04/11/online-dating-china/

Wang P. 2018 Interview. ABC Online, Australia, 3 April. Available at: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-04-22/marry-first-then-fall-in-love-how-marriage-evolved-in-china/9641958 ; http://www.abc.net.au/chinese/2018-04-23/evolution-of-love-and-marriage/9688168 [Chinese]

Wang P. 2018 Interview. The Atlantic, USA, 20 March.

Wang P. 2018. Interview. South China Morning Post on digital dating, 11 January. Available at: https://www.inkstonenews.com/online-boyfriend/article/2127991 

Other

Wang P. 2014. Chinese-foreign Marriages in Mainland China, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese-foreign_marriages_in_mainland_China

Genealogy | Special Issue : Challenges in Multicultural Marriages and Families (mdpi.com)

P Wang

 

My Teaching

I'm currently convening and lecturing in the below courses (2018- now) 

Term 1:

ARTS 1452 Introductory Chinese for Background Speakers A 

ARTS  3216 Gender in China 

Term 3:

ARTS 1453 Introductory Chinese for Background Speakers B

ARTS 2455 Chinese media and Communication