Yongjian Li is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Media & Communication at Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication. Under the supervision of Prof. Susanne Janssen and Dr. Tonny Krijnen, Yongjian will study the mechanisms of digital governance of internal migration in the Chinese context to look into the interaction of these three factors: media, migration as well as governance. Before coming to Erasmus University Rotterdam, Yongjian received his Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from Wuhan University (WHU, China) in 2016, followed by a Research Master's Degree in Public Policy at Renmin University of China (RUC) in 2018. He also studied Social Pedagogy, care and lifelong learning at Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan, in 2017. He was a visiting research fellow in Intercultural Communication, International Education and Student mobility at the University of Helsinki (Finland) during 2017-2018. He worked as an intern at Tencent in 2017. Yongjian’s research interests include media technologies, migration and media, intercultural communication and the digital diaspora. He is particularly interested in how social media mediate migrants' lives.
Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication
- Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
- Yongjian Li (2022) - Book Review: (Im)mobile Homes: Family Life at a Distance in the Age of Mobile Media - New Media & Society, 1-3 - doi: 10.1177/14614448221128034
- Guanqin He, Koen Leurs & Yongjian Li (2022) - Researching Motherhood in the Age of Short Videos: Stay‐at‐Home Mothers in China Performing Labor on Douyin - Media and Communication, 10 (3), 273-289 - doi: 10.17645/mac.v10i3.5510
- Yongjian Li & Amanda Paz Alencar (2022) - A tale of two cities: digital place-making and elderly <i>Houniao</i> migration in China - Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 49 (4), 1-18 - doi: 10.1080/1369183X.2022.2115630 - [link]