Dr Zhouxiang Lu

Chinese, School of Modern Languages

Associate Professor in Chinese Studies

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Biography

Zhouxiang Lu is an Associate Professor within the School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures at National University of Ireland Maynooth. He received his PhD from University College Cork, Ireland in 2011. He is Deputy Chair of Irish Institute of Chinese Studies at University College Cork, and Chairman of the Association of China-Ireland Academics. He also serves as Academic Editor of Asian Journal of Sport History & Culture (Taylor & Francis) and Cogent Social Sciences (Taylor & Francis), Section Editor of Routledge Resources Online - Chinese Studies: Chinese Religion, Philosophy and Cultural Studies, and Editorial Board Member of Sport History Review.

Zhouxiang's research interests are nationalism, national identity, sport history and cultural history, and he has published extensively in these fields. His recent publications include The Routledge Handbook of Nationalism in East and Southeast Asia (Routledge, 2023), A History of Competitive Gaming (Routledge, 2022), Chinese National Identity in the Age of Globalisation (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020), A History of Shaolin: Buddhism, Kung Fu and Identity (Routledge, 2019), and Politics and Identity in Chinese Martial Arts (Routledge, 2018).
 






























Book

Year Publication
2022 Lu Zhouxiang (2022) A History of Competitive Gaming. Abingdon: Routledge. [DOI]
2019 Lu Zhouxiang (2019) A History of Shaolin: Buddhism, Kung Fu and identity. Abingdon: Routledge. [DOI]
2018 Lu Zhouxiang (2018) Politics and Identity in Chinese Martial Arts. Abingdon: Routledge. [DOI]
2014 Lu Zhouxiang and Fan Hong (2014) Sport and Nationalism in China. Abingdon: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315857053
2013 Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang (2013) The Politicisation of Sport in Modern China: Communists and Champions. Abingdon: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315872896

Edited Book

Year Publication
2023 Lu Zhouxiang (Ed.). (2023) Routledge Handbook of Nationalism in East and Southeast Asia. Abingdon: Routledge,
2020 Lu Zhouxiang (Ed.). (2020) Chinese National Identity in the Age of Globalization. London: Palgrave Macmillan,
2020 Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang (Ed.). (2020) The Routledge Handbook of Sport in Asia. Abingdon: Routledge,
2018 Lu Zhouxiang and Fan Hong (Ed.). (2018) Olympics in Conflict: From the Games of the New Emerging Forces to the Rio Olympics. Abingdon: Routledge,
2016 Lu Zhouxiang and Peter Herrmann (Ed.). (2016) Conflict and Communication: A Changing Asia in a Globalizing World - Social and Political Perspectives. New York: Nova Science Publishers,
2015 Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang (Ed.). (2015) Sport and Nationalism in Asia – Power, Politics and Identity. Abingdon: Routledge, [Link]
2013 Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang (Ed.). (2013) From Beijing to London: Delivering Olympic and Elite Sport in Cross Cultural Context. Abingdon: Routledge,

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2024 Lu Zhouxiang (2024) 'Sport and the Irish Independence Movement in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries'. Journal of Sport Culture, (44).
2023 Lu Zhouxiang (2023) 'The Birth and Development of Sports Video Games From the 1950s to the Early 1980s'. Sport History Review, . [Link] https://doi.org/10.1123/shr.2022-0037
2023 Lu Zhouxiang (2023) 'Gaelic Games and the Making of Irish National Identity'. Global History Review, 25 (2):199-216.
2023 Sixi Liu; Lu Zhouxiang (2023) 'A Critical Analysis of China’s Marathon Industry'. Asian Journal of Sport History & Culture, 2 (1):63-85.
2022 Lu Z. (2022) 'Forging a Link between Competitive Gaming, Sport and the Olympics: History and New Developments'. International Journal of the History of Sport, . [DOI] [Full-Text]
2019 Lu Zhouxiang and Fan Hong (2019) 'China’s Sports Heroes: Nationalism, Patriotism, and Gold Medal'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 36 (7-8):748-763. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2017 Lu Zhouxiang and Weiyi Wu (2017) 'Rethinking Integration and Identity: Chinese Migrants in Republic of Ireland'. International Review of Sociology, . [Full-Text]
2016 Lu Zhouxiang (2016) 'From e-heroin to e-sports: The development of competitive gaming in china'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 33 (18):2186-2206. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2016 Lu Zhouxiang (2016) 'Sport and Politics: The Cultural Revolution in the Chinese Sports Ministry, 1966–1976'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 33 (5):569-585. [Link] http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09523367.2016.1188082 [Full-Text]
2014 Lu Zhouxiang, Qi Zhang and Fan Hong (2014) 'Projecting the 'Chineseness': Nationalism, Identity and Chinese Martial Arts Films'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 31 :320-335. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2013 Lu Zhouxiang (2013) 'From Hongkew Recreation Ground to Bird's Nest: The Past, Present and Future of Large Sports Venues in China'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 30 :422-442. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2013 Lu Zhouxiang and Fan Hong (2013) 'The Professionalisation and Commercialisation of Football in China (1993-2013)'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 30 :1637-1654. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2012 Fan Wei, Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang (2012) 'Why Did China Bid Twice for the Olympic Games? - Sport, Nationalism and International Politics'. JOURNAL OF OLYMPIC HISTORY, 20 (2):31-37. [Full-Text]
2012 Lu Zhouxiang (2012) 'The politics of doping and anti-doping in Chinese sport'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 29 (1):132-144. [Link] [Full-Text]
2012 Lu Zhouxiang (2012) 'The politicisation of the Beijing Olympics'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 29 (1):157-183. [Link]
2012 Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang (2012) 'Sport and politics in the 1980s: the Olympic Strategy'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 29 (1):74-97. [Link]
2012 Lu Zhouxiang (2012) 'China, the Asian Games and Asian politics (1974–2006)'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 29 (1):98-112. [Link] [Full-Text]
2012 Lu Zhouxiang (2012) 'Sport, militarism and diplomacy: training bodies for China (1960–1966)'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 29 (1):30-52. [Link] [Full-Text]
2012 Lu Zhouxiang (2012) 'China's sports policy and politics in the post-Beijing Olympics era'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 29 (1):184-189. [Link]
2011 Lu Zhouxiang (2011) 'Sport, Nationalism and the Building of the Chinese Nation State (1912–1949)'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 28 (7):1030-1054. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09523367.2011.563635 [Full-Text]
2010 Fan Wei, Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang (2010) 'Chinese State Sports Policy: Pre- and Post-Beijing 2008'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 27 (14-15):2380-2402.
2010 Lu Zhouxiang and Fan Hong (2010) 'From Celestial Empire to Nation State: Sport and the Origins of Chinese Nationalism (1840-1927)'. International Journal of the History of Sport, (27):479-504. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09523360903556766 [Full-Text]

Book Chapter

Year Publication
2023 Lu Zhouxiang (2023) 'The Arrival of the Age of Nationalism and Nation States' In: Routledge Handbook of Nationalism in East and Southeast Asia. Abingdon : Routledge.
2023 Lu Zhouxiang (2023) 'The Dream of a Strong Country: Nationalism and China’s Olympic Journey' In: Routledge Handbook of Nationalism in East and Southeast Asia. Abingdon : Routledge.
2023 Lu Zhouxiang (2023) 'eSports' In: Routledge Companion to Video Game Studies 2nd Edition. Abingdon : Routledge.
2021 Lu Zhouxiang (2021) 'Shaolin: the Cradle of Chan Buddhism' In: Routledge Handbook of Chinese Studies. Abingdon : Routledge.
2021 Lu Zhouxiang (2021) 'China’s Sports Heroes' In: Asian Sport Celebrity. Abingdon : Routledge. [Link]
2021 Zhouxiang, L. (2021) 'Competitive gaming' In: Routledge Handbook Of Sport History. [Link] [DOI]
2020 Lu Zhouxiang (2020) 'Shaolin, Wuxia Novels, Kung Fu Movies and National Identity' In: Chinese National Identity in the Age of Globalization. London : Palgrave Macmillan.
2020 Lu Zhouxiang (2020) 'Constructing and Negotiating Chineseness in the Age of Globalisation' In: Chinese National Identity in the Age of Globalization. London : Palgrave Macmillan.
2020 Lu Zhouxiang (2020) 'A Brief History of Chinese Martial Arts' In: The Routledge Handbook of Sport in Asia. Abingdon : Routledge.
2020 Gangqiang Huang and Lu Zhouxiang (2020) 'The reform of China’s elite sport system: case studies on football and table tennis' In: The Routledge Handbook of Sport in Asia. Abingdon : Routlegde.
2019 Lu Zhouxiang (2019) 'Who Are We? Chinese Migrants in the Republic of Ireland' In: The Irish and China. Dublin : New Island Books.
2017 Lu Zhouxiang (2017) 'Shaolin, Buddhism, martial arts and national identity' In: Sport and National Identities: Globalization and Conflict. Abingdon : Routledge. [DOI]
2016 Lu Zhouxiang (2016) 'Engaging with the World: The History of China’s Participation in the World Fairs (1851–1915)' In: Conflict and Communication: A Changing Asia in a Globalizing World - Social and Political Perspectives. New York : Nova Science Publishers. [Link]
2016 Qi Zhang and Lu Zhouxiang (2016) 'An investigation of chinese national cinema through the representation of nationalism in chinese martial arts films' In: Conflict and Communication: A Changing Asia in a Globalizing World - Language and Cultural Perspectives. New York : Nova Science Publishers.
2015 Lu Zhouxiang (2015) 'China and the World Fair: Blending Nationalism and Internationalism: 1915–2010’' In: Identity Discourses and Communities in International Events, Festivals and Spectacles. London : Palgrave Macmillan. [Link]
2014 Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang (2014) 'Politics First, Competition Second: Sport and China’s Foreign Diplomacy in the 1960s and 1970s' In: Diplomatic Games: Sport, Statecraft, and International Relations since 1945. Lexington : University Press of Kentucky.
2014 Lu Zhouxiang and Fan Hong (2014) 'Sport and Nationalism in China' In: Wilhelm Hofmeister(Eds.). More Than A Game Sport, Society and Politics. Singapore : Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.
2010 Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang (2010) 'China' In: Participation in Sport International Policy Perspective. Abingdon : Routledge.
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Editorial / Academic Reviews

Amount Role From / To
Asian Journal of Sport History & Culture Editor -
Cogent Social Sciences Associate Editor -
Sport History Review Member of the Editorial Board -
International Journal of the History of Sport Member of the Editorial Board 01/01/2010 - 01/01/2019

Teaching Interests

CN211 Comparing China and the West

CN222 Readings in Gender, Class, Religion and Ethnicity in Chinese Society

CN311 Readings in Contemporary Chinese Culture and Current Affairs I

CN321 Readings in Contemporary Chinese Culture and Current Affairs II

CN613 Conflict and Communication: A Changing China in a Globalizing World I

CN622 Conflict and Communication: A Changing China in a Globalizing World II

CN323 Project-based Leaning: Chinese Language and Culture