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Hong Fan

Adj/Prof Hong Fan

Adjunct Professor
Adjunct and Honorary Staff, Asian Studies

Contact details
Address
Asian Studies Adjunct and Honorary Staff
The University of Western Australia (M712)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Email
hong.fan@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
PhD Strath.
Biography
Fan Hong is Winthrop Professor in Asian Studies and Director of Confucius Institute at the Faculty of Arts, the University of Western Australia.
She received her BA and MA in China and PhD in UK. She was Professor in Chinese Studies at De Montfort University in England before she moved to University College Cork, National University of Ireland in June 2006.
From 2006 to 2013 she was the funding Director of Irish Institute of Chinese Studies and the Confucius Institute, and Head of the School of Asian Studies at University College Cork. Under her leadership the Confucius Institute was awarded the prestigious title the ‘Confucius Institute of the Year’ in 2011. She was the president of the Asian Studies Association Ireland from 2009 to 2013.
She is academic editor of The International Journal of the History of Sport published by Routledge which is included in the Social Science Citation Index. She is editor of the book series Asian Studies – Within and Without published by EHV. She is also a member of various editorial boards including Sport, Policy and Politics and the International Encyclopaedia of Women and Sport. She was the member of the Education Commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) between 2001-2003.
Key research
history, culture, politics, gender and sports studies.
Publications
Books
2013, Nationalism and Sport in China, Routledge, London (co-authored with Lu Zhouxiang)
2013, Constructing the ‘Other’: Studies on Asian Issues, EHV, Bremen (co-edited with Peter Hermann and Daniele Massaccesi)
2012, Communists and Champions: the Politicisation of Sport in Modern China, Routledge, London (co-authored with Lu Zhouxiang)
2011, Post Beijing 2008: Geopolitics, Sport, Pacific Rim, Routledge, London (co-edited with J A Mangan)

2010, The Irish Asian Strategy and Its China Relations 1999-2009, Rozenberg Publishers, Amsterdam (co-edited with Jorn Gottwald)
2008, China Gold: China’s Quest for Global Power and Olympic Glory, Berkshire Publishing Group, Great Barrington Mass, (co-edited with Duncan Mackay and Karen Christensen)
2008, Economics of Sport and Recreation, Remintiyu chubanshe, Beijing (translation of Gratton and Taylor’s book from English to Chinese)
2008, 《奥运发展论》[The Olympic Movement Studies], Sichuan Science Press, Chengdu (co-edited with Zhou Xikuan)
2008, 《体育权利论》[The Right to Sport], Sichuan Science Press, Chengdu (co-authored with Lu Zhouxiang)
2007, Doping in Sport: An Ethical, Cultural and Historical Analysis in Different Cultures and Societies, Routledge, London (co-edited with Angela Schneider)
2006, Sport, Nationalism and Orientalism: the Asian Games, Routledge, London
2006, Sport History (体育史), People’s Sport Press, Beijing, (co-authored with Luo Shiming, Hao Qin)
2005, Modern Sport: The Global Obsession: Politics, Class, Religion, Gender, Routledge, London (co-edited with Boria Majumdar)
2003, Soccer, Women, Sexual Liberation: Kicking off A New Era, Routledge, London (co edited with J A Mangan), reprint in 2005.
2002, Sport in Asian Society: Past and Present, Cass, London (co-edited with J A Mangan)
2001, Freeing the Female Body: Inspirational Icons, Cass, London (co-edited with J A Mangan)
1997, Footbinding, Feminism and Freedom: the Liberation of Women's Bodies in Modern China, Cass, London
1990, Sport - A Social History [体育史话], Science Press, Beijing (co-authored with Wang Daping
1988, The History of World Sport: From Ancient to Modern Society [体育运动史], Guangdong People’s Press, Guangzhou (co-authored with Yan Shaolu).

Book chapters
Fan Hong, et.al., “China”, in Kirstin Hallmann and Karen Petry (eds.), Comparative Sport Development: Systems, Participation and Public Policy, Heidelberg: Springer, 2013, pp.181-192.
Fan Hong, et.al., “Introduction”, in Fan Hong, Peter Hermann and Daniele Massaccesi (eds), Constructing the ‘Other’: Studies on Asian Issues, Bremen: EHV, 2013, pp. 1-3..
Wu Weiyi and Fan Hong, “The Rise and Fall of the “Up to the Mountains and Down to the Countryside” Movement: A Historical Review”, in Fan Hong, Peter Hermann and Daniele Massaccesi (eds), Constructing the ‘Other’: Studies on Asian Issues, Bremen: EHV, 2013, pp. 29-51.
Fan Hong and Huang Fuhua, ‘The Government and Governance of Sport in China’, in Ian O’Boyle (ed.), Sport Governance: An International Perspective, London: Routledge, 2013.
Fan Hong, ‘Physical Education in the People’s Republic of China’, in Berkshire Encyclopaedia of Education in China, Great Barrington, Massachusetts: Berkshire Publishing Group, 2012, pp.205-214.
Fan Wei, Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang, ‘Changes in Chinese Sports Policy: Pre- and Post-Beijing Olympic Games’, in Fan Hong and J.A. Mangan (eds.), Post Beijing 2008: Geopolitics, Sport, Pacific Rim, London: Routledge, 2011.
Fan Hong, ‘China’, in S.W. Pope and John Nauright (eds.), Routledge Companion to Sports History, London: Routledge, 2010, pp. 405-419.
Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang, ‘China’, in Matthew Nicholism, Russell Hoye and Barrie Houlihan (eds), Participation in Sport International Policy Perspective, edited by. London and New York: Routledge, 2010.
Fan Hong, ‘Doping and Anti-doping in Sport in China: An Analysis of Recent and Present Attitudes and Actions’, in Angela Schneider and Fan Hong (eds.), Doping in Sport: An Ethical, Cultural and Historical Analysis in Different Cultures and Societies, London: Routledge, 2007.
Fan Hong, ‘Elite Sport in China: Politics, Policy and System’ in Barrie Houlihan and Mick Green (eds.), Comparative Elite Sport Development: systems, structures and public policy, Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007.
Fan Hong, “China” in David Levinson and Karen Christensen (eds.), Berkshire Encyclopaedia of World Sport, Great Barrington, Massachusetts: Berkshire Publishing Group, 2005, pp.309-315.
Fan Hong, “ China’s Olympic Dreams” in Fan Hong, Duncan Mackay and Karen Christensen (eds.) China Gold: China’s Quest for Global Power and Olympic Glory, Great Barrington, US: Berkshire Publishing Group, 2008, pp.ix – x.
Fan Hong, “China in the Olympics” in Fan Hong, Duncan Mackay and Karen Christensen (eds.) China Gold: China’s Quest for Global Power and Olympic Glory, Great Barrington, US: Berkshire Publishing Group, 2008, pp.9-13.
Fan Hong and Zhou Xikuan, “ Sustainable Development of the Olympics in the 21st Century” in Fan Hong and Zhou Xikuan, The Olympic Movement Studies 《奥运发展论》,Sichuan Science Press, 2008, (in Chinese), pp. 12-28.
Fan Hong, ‘Doping and Anti-doping in Sport in China: An Analysis of Recent and Present Attitudes and Actions’ in Doping in Sport: An Ethical, Cultural and Historical Analysis in Different Cultures and Societies, 2007, 199 pp., Angela Schneider and Fan Hong (eds.), Routledge, London, ISBN:0415352231
Fan Hong, ‘Elite Sport in China: Politics, Policy and System’ in Comparative Elite Sport Development: systems, structures and public policy, 2007, 320 pp., Barrie Houlihan and Mick Green (eds.), Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, ISBN:0750682817
Fan Hong, “China” in David Levinson and Karen Christensen (eds.), Berkshire Encyclopaedia of World Sport, Great Barrington, Massachusetts: Berkshire Publishing Group, 2005, pp.309-315.
Trevor Slack, Michael Silk and Fan Hong, “Cultural Contradictions/Contradicting Culture: Transnational Corporations and the Penetration of the Chinese Market” in Michael Silk, David L. Andrew and C. L. Cole (eds.) Sport and Corporate Nationalisms, Oxford: Berg, pp.253-274.
Fan Hong, “Body, Politics and the Unfinished Revolution: Women’s Sport in the People’s Republic of China” in Ilse Hartmann-Tews and Gertrud Pfister (eds.) Social Issues in Women and Sport: International and Comparative Perspectives, London: Routledge, 2003, pp.224-237.
Fan Hong and J A Mangan, “A Martyr for Modernity: Qiu Jin, Feminist, Warrior and Revolutionary in J A Mangan and Fan Hong (eds.), Freeing the Female Body: Inspirational Icons, London: Cass, 2001, pp.27-54.
Fan Hong, “Freeing Bodies: Heroines in History” in J A Mangan and Fan Hong (eds.), Freeing the Female Body: Inspirational Icons, London: Cass, 2001, pp.1-11.
Fan Hong, “China and Chinese Women’s Sport”, “Yang Xiuqiong”, “Fu Mingxia” in Karen Christenson and Allen Gutmann et al., (eds.), International Encyclopaedia of Women and Sport, Macmillan, 2001.
Fan Hong, “Nationalism and the Body: Imitating Fascism in Nationalist China” in J A Mangan (ed.), Shaping the Superman: Fascist Body as Political Metaphor, London: Cass, 2000, pp. 205-226.
Fan Hong and Fan Wei, “Women’s Exercise and the Women’s Movement in the May Fourth Era” in G Pfister (ed.), East Meets West, St. Augustin: Academia, 1999, pp.57-70.
Fan Hong and J A Mangan, "Confucianism, Women and Emancipation in China: the Body, Exercise and Sport as Instruments of Political Radicalism" in Charles Pigeassou, (ed.), Entre Tradition En Modernite: Le Sport, Montpellier: Les Press de IRS, 1995, pp. 235-251.

Journal articles
Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang, “The Professionalization and Commercialisation of Football in China (1993-2013), in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 30, Number 14, 2013, pp.1637-1654.
Shen Liang and Fan Hong, ‘Historical Review of State Policy for Physical Education in the People’s Republic of China’, in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 29, Number 4, 2012, pp.21-40.
Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang, ‘Representing the New China and the Sovitalisation of Chinese Sport (1949–1962)’, in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 29, Number 1, 2012, pp. 1-29.
Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang, ‘Sport, Militarism and Diplomacy: Training Bodies for China (1960–1966)’, in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 29, Number 1, 2012, pp. 30-52.
Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang, ‘Sport in the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (1966–1976)’, in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 29, Number 1, 2012, pp. 53-73.
Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang, ‘Sport and Politics in the 1980s: the Olympic Strategy’, in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 29, Number 1, 2012, pp. 74-97.
Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang. ‘China, the Asian Games and Asian Politics (1974–2006)’. The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 29 Number 1 2012: pp. 98-112.
Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang, ‘From Barcelona to Athens (1992–2004): ‘Juguo Tizhi’ and China’s Quest for Global Power and Olympic Glory’, in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 29, Number 1, 2012: pp. 113-131.
Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang, ‘The Politics of Doping and Anti-doping in Chinese Sport’, in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 29, Number 1, 2012, pp. 131-144.
Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang, ‘Beijing’s two bids for the Olympics: the political games’, in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 29, Number 1, 2012, pp. 145-156.
Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang, ‘The politicisation of the Beijing Olympics’, in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 29, Number 1, 2012, pp. 157-184.
Fan Wei, Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang, ‘Why Did China Bid Twice for the Olympic Games? - Sport, Nationalism and International Politics’, in Olympic History Journal, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2011, pp. 31-37.
Lu Zhouxiang and Fan Hong, ‘From Celestial Empire to Nation State: Sport and the Origins of Chinese Nationalism (1840-1927)’, in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Vol. 27, No. 3, 2010, pp.479-504.
Fan Hong, Ian Henrry and Lu Zhouxiang, 'Olympic Education in China', Research Journal of the College of Arts, University College Cork, Issue 4, June, 2008, pp. 20-25.
Yiwen Chi, Ian Henry and Fan Hong, “Gender, Interculturalism and Discourses on Women’s Leadership in the Olympic Movement”, in The International Journal for the History of Sport, Vol.26, No.3, 2009, pp.442-463.
Fan Hong, “The Origin of the Asian Games: Power and Politics”, in Sport in Society, Vol.8, No.3, 2005, pp.392-404.
Fan Hong, “Communist China and the Asian Games; Thirty-nine Year Struggle to Victory”, in Sport in Society, Vol.8, No.3, 2005, pp.480-494.
Fan Hong, “Nationalism, Orientalism and Globalisation: the Future of the Asian Games”, in Sport in Society, Vol.8, No.3, 2005, pp.517-521.
Rusli Lutan and Fan Hong, “The Politicisation of Sport: GANEFO – A Case Study”, in Sport in Society, Vol.8, No.3, 2005, pp.426-440.
Fan Hong, Ping Wu and Huan Xiong, “Beijing Ambitions: An Analysis of the Chinese Elite Sports System and Its Olympic Strategy for the 2008 Games”, in The International Journal for the History of Sport, Vol. 22, 2005, pp. 510-529.
Fan Hong, “The Fine Example has Boundless Power”, in The International Journal for the history of Sport, Vol.22, 2005, pp. 612-619.
Fan Hong, “Innocence Lost: Child Athletes in China”, in Sport in Society, Vol.7, 2004, pp. 338-354.
Fan Hong, “Soccer: A World Sport for Women”, in Soccer and Society, Vol. 19, 2003, pp.268-270.
Fan Hong and J A Mangan, “Will the ‘Iron Roses’ Bloom Forever? Women’s Football in China: Changes and Challenges”, in Soccer and Society, vol. 19, 2003, pp.47-66.
Fan Hong, “Women and Leisure in China: A Neglected Research Area”, in Journal of Sport Studies, No. 4, 2003, pp.13-19. (in Chinese)
Fan Hong, “Into the Future: Asian Sport and Globalization”, in The International Journal for the History of Sport, Vol.19, 2002, pp.383-399.
Fan Hong and Tan Hua, “Sport in China: Conflict between Tradition and Modernity, 1840s to 1930s”, in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Vol. 19, 2002, pp.187-210.
Fan Hong and Xiong Xiaozheng, “Communist China: Sport, Politics and Diplomacy”, in The International Journal for the History of Sport, Vol.19, 2002, pp.317-340.
Trevor Slack, Hsu Yuan-min, Tsai Chiung-tzu and Fan Hong, “The Road to Modernisation: Sport in Taiwan”, in The International Journal for the History of Sport, Vol.19, 2002, pp.341-364.
Fan Hong, “Which Road to China? An Evaluation of Two Different Approaches”, in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Vol. 18, 2001, pp.148 - 167.
Fan Hong, “Drug Issues and International Sport”, in Sports Culture Guide [Tiyu wenhua daokan], No.1, 2001, pp.12-17. (in Chinese)
Fan Hong, “Making Sporting Heroines in Modern China: A Cultural Explanation”, in Stadion, Vol. XXXVI, 2000, pp.119-130.
Fan Hong, “Militarism, Blueshirts and Nationalist: Imitating Fascism in Modern China”, in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Vol.17, 1999, pp.170-182.
Fan Hong, “Not All Bad! Communism, Society and Sport in the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution: A Revisionist Perspective”, in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Vol.16, 1999, pp. 47-71.
Fan Hong, “The Olympic Movement in China: Ideals, Realities and Ambitions”, in Culture, Sport, Society, No.1, pp.149-168, 1998.
Fan Hong, “Iron Bodies: Women, War and Sport in the Early Communist Movement in China”, in Journal of Sport History, No.1, pp.1-22, 1997.
Fan Hong, “Commercialism and Sport in China: Present Situation and Future Expectations”, in Journal of Sport Management, No.4, pp.343-354, 1997.
Fan Hong, “Sport and Women's Physical Emancipation in the People's Republic of China”, in F.I.E.P. Bulletin (the journal of the Federation Internationale d'Education Physique), Vol. 66, No. 2, 1996, pp. 5-10.
Fan Hong, "A Socio-Historic Framework for the Study of Women and Sport in China", in Women, Sport and Physical Activity Journal, No.1, 1995, pp. 17-29.
Fan Hong and J A Mangan, "'Enlightenment' Aspirations in an Oriental Setting: Female Emancipation and Exercise in Early Twentieth Century China", in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Vol. 12, No. 1, 1995, pp. 80-104.
Fan Hong and J A Mangan, ''Occident and Orient: The Liberation of the Female Body and the Reconstruction of Femininity in the West and the East", in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Vol. 12, No. 3, 1995, pp.180-194.
Fan Hong, "The Female Body, Missionary and Reformer: the Reconceptualization of Femininity in Modern China", in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Vol. 10, No. 2, 1993, pp. 133-158.
Fan Hong, “A Study of the Physical Emancipation of Asian Women: Research in Progress”, in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Vol. 10, No. 1, 1993, pp. 108-111.
Fan Hong, "On the Western Women’s Movement: its Relevance to their Physical Emancipation" [Lun xifang funu tiyu he nuquan yundong], in Journal of Sports Culture and History [Tiyu wenshi], No. 2, 1989, pp. 69-76. (in Chinese)
Fan Hong, “On the Study of Sport History and Culture", in the Journal of Sports Culture and History [Tiyu wenshi] , No. 5,1988, pp. 2-18. (in Chinese)
Fan Hong, "Olympic Studies in China: A Overview" [Oulinipike yanjiu zai Zhongguo], in New Sport [Xin tiyu], No. 2, 1988, pp. 23-59. (in Chinese)
Fan Hong, "On Women and Women's Sport in Ancient Greece" [Lun Guxila de funu tiyu], in the Journal of Sports Culture and History [Tiyu wenshi], No 3, 1987, pp. 34-57. (in Chinese)
Languages
English, Mandarin, Sichuan dialect
Memberships
Member of the World University Network (WUN)
Board member of the Irish Association for Chinese Studies
Member of the Committee of Education and Ethics of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)
WomenSport International
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
Federation Internationale Education Physique
Chinese Society for the History of Physical Education and Sport
Chinese Sports Science Association
Asian Society for Physical Education and Sport
International Society for History of Physical Education and Sport
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