Hangwei Li

Hangwei Li

Global China Research Fellow

Education
M.A Media, Journalism & Globalization, Aarhus University, Denmark
M.A Business & Financial Journalism, City, University of London, UK
Email
hangwei_li@soas.ac.uk

Hangwei Li was a Global China Research Fellow with the Boston University Global Development Policy Center. She is also a PhD candidate in politics and international studies at SOAS, University of London and a visiting scholar at Harvard Kennedy School. Prior to her current gig, she worked as a journalist and researcher for three years in Africa (mainly in Ghana, Zambia and Tanzania). She also has working experiences with the United Nations Information Center, Council of Europe and the University of Zambia. Her previous work has been published in various media, including The Guardian, Financial Times, NPR, VICE, Middle East Eye, South China Morning Post and Beijing TV. Her investigation on environmental issues for The Guardian won a silver medal from the United Nations Correspondents Association in 2017. Hangwei’s current research interests include Chinese and African politics, especially China’s political and economic engagement with Africa.

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