Zhongmin Liu
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BIO

Zhongming Liu, Ph.D. in Laws, is the professor, Ph.D. supervisor and director of the Middle East Studies Institute (MESI) of Shanghai International Studies University, editor-in-chief of Arab World Studies which is a Chinese core journal, as well as a member of the academic committee of Shanghai International Studies University. Prior to joining the MESI, he has severed at Hebei Normal University and the Ocean University of China successively. He also performs the responsibilities of vice president at the Chinese Society of Asian and African Studies, standing director of Chinese Association of Middle East Studies, standing director of Chinese Society of World Ethno-National Studies, member of the editorial board of the journal West Asia and Africa, etc. In recent years, he has visited the U.S., UK and more than a dozen Middle East countries for academic exchanges. He has hosted many research projects on provincial and ministerial levels or above funded by National Social Science Fund and important projects of key research bases on humanities and social sciences of Ministry of Education. More than 10 of his research results have been awarded as provincial or ministerial-level outstanding scientific achievements. Liu was selected to the Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University in 2006, and awarded as Shanghai “Dawn Scholar” in 2007.

EXPERTISE AREAS

Middle East politics, China’s Middle East Diplomacy

RESEARCH INTEREST

Maritime Strategy, Arab Nationalism

POSITIONS

Director of the MESI

Editor-in-chief of Arab World Studies

Vice president at the Chinese Society of Asian and African Studies

Standing director of Chinese Association of Middle East Studies

Standing director of Chinese Society of World Ethno-National Studies

Member of the editorial board of West Asia and Africa

PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS

Studies on Middle East Politics, published by Current Affairs Press in December 2013

Interaction of Nationalities and Religions: Studies on Relationship between Arab Nationalism and Islam, published by Current Affairs Press in December 2010

World Ocean Politics and China’s Strategy on Ocean Development, published by Current Affairs Press in December 2009

Challenge and Response: Commentary on the Middle Eastern Nationalism and Islam, published by World Knowledge Publishing House in 2005

Studies on Contemporary Middle East Islamic Revival Movement, published by Hong Kong Press for Social Science Ltd. in 2004

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Liu has published more than 120 academic papers and paper translation on academic journals including World Economics and Politics, Counterparty World and Socialism, Contemporary International Relations, Foreign Affairs Review, International Review, Europe, World Ethno-National Studies, Northeast Asia Forum, West Asia and Africa, Pacific Journal, Social Sciences in Ningxia and Arab World Studies. Among them, more than 40 papers were reproduced or excerpted by Xinhua Digest, China Social Science Digest, China University Academic Abstracts and Replicated Journals of the Information Center for Social Sciences of Renmin University of China.

OP-ED ARTICLES

More than 200 of Liu’s commentary articles and comments on politics and world situations have been published on journals such as World Affairs, Social Outlook, Ocean World, and newspapers including People’s Daily, Global Times, Wen Hui Po, Chinese Social Science Today, Jiefang Daily, Beijing Daily, Xinmin Evening News and Oriental Morning Post.

LANGUAGES

Fluent in Chinese and English