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Summer Fu, China Researcher

Summer Fu

Summer’s work focuses on place branding and cultural exchange in an international context.

Her past projects including assisting in delivering the 2nd World Cities Culture Tianfu Symposium for Chengdu municipal government, as well as organising an expert panel and contributing to a report looking into cultural tourism for Dayi county government, China. Currently, she is part of a team working for a post-industrial urban regeneration project in Beijing and contributing to a report for the British Council to facilitate the cultural collaboration between the UK and China.

Summer has more than six years of experience in online media and public relations, reporting localness and globalisation from various aspects, including public policy, politics, popular culture and national identity. Recently, she independently completed an in-depth report on the national and regional image of Switzerland by visiting cultural venues, analysing literature, and interviewing dozens of representatives from governments, tourism boards, museums, NGOs, think tanks, tourist attractions and local enterprises.

She holds a MA in Transnational Communications & Global Media from Goldsmiths, University of London, and two BAs in Philosophy and Chinese Literature from the National Taiwan University. Her MA dissertation looked into the role British popular music plays in shaping national identity and attracting foreign tourists.

傅莞淇, 中国部研究员

傅莞淇专精于在国际脉络中打造地方品牌及促进文化交流。

她是为成都市政府筹办第二届世界城市文化(天府)论坛团队的成员之一,并协助为中国四川省大邑县政府规划了一场专家访谈、完成一份审视文化旅游的双语报告。近期,她隶属的团队于北京规划一处后工业城市复兴计划。她也为英国文化教育协会委托的「在中国推行艺术与文化活动指南」报告进行研究及访谈。

莞淇拥有超过6年在线上媒体及公关产业的工作经验,她由公共政策、政治、流行文化与国家认同等多面向报导地方性及全球化议题。近期,她实地探访了多个文化机构、分析文献资料、采访了数十名来自政府、旅游局、博物馆、非政府组织、智库、旅游景点与私营企业的代表,独立完成一系列探索瑞士国家及地区形象的报导。

莞淇拥有伦敦大学金史密斯学院跨文化传播及全球媒体硕士学位,以及国立台湾大学哲学及中国文学系双学士学位。她的硕士论文探究了英国流行音乐在塑造国家形象及吸引外国旅客中发挥的作用。