Date: Monday, 14 December 2020
In this talk, I will give an overview of two sociology journals: Sociological Studies (《社会学研究》), a top Chinese-language sociology journal, and The Journal of Chinese Sociology, a young English-language sociology journal. I will review the history of these two journals and popular topics covered in recent years, explain the submission, review, and production procedures, and discuss some of the most common problems shared by unsuccessful submissions. I will also share some personal experiences and reflection working both as an author and editor.
Dr Xiao Mei is a researcher based at the Institute of Sociology, Chinese Academy of Chinese Sciences, and an editor of Sociological Studies (《社会学研究》) and The Journal of Chinese Sociology. She received training in sociology from Carleton University, Canada, London School of Economics and Political Sciences, and University of Cambridge, UK. Her research interest is in cultural sociology, sociology of emotions, and politics of everyday life. Her book Chongqing’s Red Culture Campaign: Simulation and Its Social Implications was published by Routledge in 2018. Her work also appeared in China Perspectives, International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society, Chinese Journal of Sociology (《社会》), Youth Studies（《青年研究》), and other academic journals.