Dr Chun-Yi Lee
assistant professor, The School of Politics and International Relations; director, Taiwan Studies Programme

Dr. Chun-Yi Lee is a lecturer at the school of Politics and International Relation (SPIR) at University of Nottingham. Her current research project is geopolitical implication of OBOR.

Chun-Yi’s past research includes ‘Chinese Investment in Taiwan: Opportunities or Challenges to Taiwan’s Industrial Development?’ This project investigated bilateral cross-Strait economic activities and its impact on both societies. It was a two and half year project, which started in July 2014 and finished in December 2016.

Her previous research project was ”National transformation and workers’ rights: An analysis of Chinese labour within the global economy‘ with Professor Andreas Bieler at SPIR. This project investigated the influence of different foreign investors on Chinese workers and labour rights. Using interviews, participant observation and cases studies, this project examined the emergence of civil society in this dynamic interaction among the state, foreign capital, and workers in China. This was a three-year project, it finished in September 2014.

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