Dr Zhouxiang Lu

Chinese Studies

Lecturer / Assistant Professor

Arts Building
51
(01) 708 3501

Biography

Zhouxiang Lu BEd, MEd, PhD joined Maynooth University as Lecturer in Chinese Studies in 2011. His main research interests are Chinese history, nationalism, national identity, Chinese martial arts and China’s sport policy and practice, and he has published extensively in these areas. He is academic editor of Cogent Social Sciences and Asian Journal of Sport History & Culture. His recent publications include: Chinese Nationalism in the Age of Globalisation (2020), A History of Shaolin: Buddhism, Kung Fu and Identity (2019) and Politics and Identity in Chinese Martial Arts (2018). He is currently working on two research projects. One explores the history of competitive gaming, the other examines the construction and transformation of nationalism in East and Southeast Asia.
















Books

  Year Publication
2023 A History of Competitive Gaming (Forthcoming).
Lu Zhouxiang (2023) A History of Competitive Gaming (Forthcoming). Abingdon: Routledge. [Details]
2019 A History of Shaolin: Buddhism, Kung Fu and Identity.
Lu Zhouxiang (2019) A History of Shaolin: Buddhism, Kung Fu and Identity. Abingdon: Routledge. [Details]
2018 Politics and Identity in Chinese Martial Arts.
Lu Zhouxiang (2018) Politics and Identity in Chinese Martial Arts. Abingdon: Routledge. [Details]
2014 Sport and Nationalism in China.
Lu Zhouxiang and Fan Hong (2014) Sport and Nationalism in China. Abingdon: Routledge. [Details]
2013 The Politicisation of Sport in Modern China: Communists and Champions.
Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang (2013) The Politicisation of Sport in Modern China: Communists and Champions. Abingdon: Routledge. [Details]
2008 On the Rights to Sport (In Chinese).
Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang (2008) On the Rights to Sport (In Chinese). Chengdu: Sichuan Science and Technology Publishing Group. [Details]

Edited Books

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

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2020 'Shaolin, Wuxia Novels, Kung Fu Movies and National Identity'
Lu Zhouxiang (2020) 'Shaolin, Wuxia Novels, Kung Fu Movies and National Identity' In: Lu Zhouxiang (eds). Chinese National Identity in the Age of Globalization. London: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]
2020 'Introduction: Constructing and Negotiating Chineseness in the Age of Globalisation'
Lu Zhouxiang (2020) 'Introduction: Constructing and Negotiating Chineseness in the Age of Globalisation' In: Chinese National Identity in the Age of Globalization. London: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]
2020 'Competitive Gaming'
Lu Zhouxiang (2020) 'Competitive Gaming' In: Murray Phillips, Douglas Booth and Carly Adams (eds). Routledge Handbook of Sport History. Abingdon: Routledge. [Details]
2020 'A Brief History of Chinese Martial Arts'
Lu Zhouxiang (2020) 'A Brief History of Chinese Martial Arts' In: The Routledge Handbook of Sport in Asia. Abingdon: Routledge. [Details]
2020 'The reform of China’s elite sport system: cases studies on football and table tennis'
Gangqiang Huang and Lu Zhouxiang (2020) 'The reform of China’s elite sport system: cases studies on football and table tennis' In: The Routledge Handbook of Sport in Asia. Abingdon: Routlegde. [Details]
2019 'Who Are We? Chinese Migrants in the Republic of Ireland'
Lu Zhouxiang (2019) 'Who Are We? Chinese Migrants in the Republic of Ireland' In: Jerusha McCormack (eds). The Irish and China. Dublin: New Island Books. [Details]
2017 'Shaolin, Buddhism, Martial Arts and National Identity'
Lu, Zhouxiang (2017) 'Shaolin, Buddhism, Martial Arts and National Identity' In: Paddy Dolan and John Connolly (eds). Sport and National Identities: Globalization and Conflict. Abingdon: Routledge. [Details]
2016 'Engaging with the World: The History of China’s Participation in the World Fairs (1851–1915)'
Lu Zhouxiang (2016) 'Engaging with the World: The History of China’s Participation in the World Fairs (1851–1915)' In: Lu Zhouxiang and Peter Herrmann (eds). Conflict and Communication: A Changing Asia in a Globalizing World - Social and Political Perspectives. New York: Nova Science Publishers. [Details]
2016 ''An Investigation of Chinese National Cinema through the Representation of Nationalism in Chinese Martial Arts Films'
Qi Zhang and Lu Zhouxiang (2016) ''An Investigation of Chinese National Cinema through the Representation of Nationalism in Chinese Martial Arts Films' In: Minako O'Hagan and Qi Zhang (eds). Conflict and Communication: a Changing Asia in a Globalizing World - Language and Cultural Perspectives. New York: Nova Science Publishers. [Details]
2015 'China and the World Fair: Blending Nationalism and Internationalism: 1915–2010’'
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. [Details]
2014 'Politics First, Competition Second: Sport and China’s Foreign Diplomacy in the 1960s and 1970s'
Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang (2014) 'Politics First, Competition Second: Sport and China’s Foreign Diplomacy in the 1960s and 1970s' In: Heather L. Dichter and Andrew L. Johns (eds). Diplomatic Games: Sport, Statecraft, and International Relations since 1945. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky. [Details]
2014 'Sport and Nationalism in China'
Lu Zhouxiang and Fan Hong (2014) 'Sport and Nationalism in China' In: More Than A Game Sport, Society and Politics. Singapore: Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. [Details]
2011 'Changes in Chinese Sports Policy: Pre- and Post-Beijing Olympic Games'
Fan Wei, Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang (2011) 'Changes in Chinese Sports Policy: Pre- and Post-Beijing Olympic Games' In: Post Beijing 2008: Geopolitics, Sport, Pacific Rim. Abingdon: Routledge. [Details]
2010 'China'
Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang (2010) 'China' In: Participation in Sport International Policy Perspective. Abingdon: Routledge. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2019 'China’s Sports Heroes: Nationalism, Patriotism and Gold Medal'
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] [Details]
2017 'Rethinking Integration and Identity: Chinese Migrants in Republic of Ireland'
Lu Zhouxiang and Weiyi Wu (2017) 'Rethinking Integration and Identity: Chinese Migrants in Republic of Ireland'. International Review of Sociology, [IR Link] [Details]
2016 'From E-heroin to E-sports: The Development of Competitive Gaming in China'
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 [IR Link] [Details]
2016 'Sport and Politics: The Cultural Revolution in the Chinese Sports Ministry, 1966–1976'
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 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2014 'Projecting the “Chineseness”: Nationalism, Identity, and Chinese Martial Arts Films'
Lu Zhouxiang, Fan Hong and Qi Zhang (2014) 'Projecting the “Chineseness”: Nationalism, Identity, and Chinese Martial Arts Films'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 31 (3):320-335 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'From Hongkew Recreation Ground to Bird's Nest: The Past, Present and Future of Large Sports Venues in China'
Lu, ZX (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] [Details]
2013 'The Professionalisation and Commercialisation of Football in China (1993-2013)'
Fan, H;Lu, ZX (2013) 'The Professionalisation and Commercialisation of Football in China (1993-2013)'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 30 :1637-1654 [DOI] [Details]
2012 'The politicisation of the Beijing Olympics'
Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang (2012) 'The politicisation of the Beijing Olympics'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 29 (1):157-183 [Details]
2012 'China, the Asian Games and Asian politics (1974–2006)'
Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang (2012) 'China, the Asian Games and Asian politics (1974–2006)'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 29 (1):98-112 [IR Link] [Details]
2012 'The politics of doping and anti-doping in Chinese sport'
Fan Hong and Lu Zhouxiang (2012) 'The politics of doping and anti-doping in Chinese sport'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 29 (1):132-144 [IR Link] [Details]
2012 'Why Did China Bid Twice for the Olympic Games? - Sport, Nationalism and International Politics'
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 [Details]
2011 'Sport, Nationalism and the Building of the Chinese Nation State (1912–1949)'
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 [DOI] [Details]
2010 'From Celestial Empire to Nation State: Sport and the Origins of Chinese Nationalism (1840-1927)'
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 [DOI] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2019 Shaolin Kung Fu Movies.
Lu Zhouxiang (2019) Shaolin Kung Fu Movies. [Oral Presentation], International Conference on Chinese National Identity, Maynooth University [Details]
2018 Chinese Martial Arts: Modern vs Tradition.
Lu Zhouxiang (2018) Chinese Martial Arts: Modern vs Tradition. [Invited Lecture], Annual Public Lecture of Chinese Students & Scholars Association Ireland, University College Dublin, Ireland [Details]
2018 Politics and Identity in Chinese Martial Arts.
Lu Zhouxiang (2018) Politics and Identity in Chinese Martial Arts. [Keynote Address], 2018 International Conference on Sports History and Culture - Sport on the Silk Road: East Meets West, Shaanxi Normal University, China [Details]
2018 Chinese Martial Arts.
Lu Zhouxiang (2018) Chinese Martial Arts. [Keynote Address], 5th Annual Conference of The Association of China-Ireland Academics, Cork, Ireland [Details]
2018 Shaolin Fever: The Revival and Development Of Shaolin In The Era Of Reform And Opening Up.
Lu Zhouxiang (2018) Shaolin Fever: The Revival and Development Of Shaolin In The Era Of Reform And Opening Up. [Oral Presentation], Crossing Boundaries and Engaging Communities in the Process of ASEAN-China Regional Integration, Chongqing University, China [Details]
2017 Shaolin, Kung Fu Movies and National Identity.
Lu Zhouxiang (2017) Shaolin, Kung Fu Movies and National Identity. [Keynote Address], 2017 International Conference on Sports History and Culture, Anhui Normal University, China [Details]
2016 The Development of E-sports in China.
Lu Zhouxiang (2016) The Development of E-sports in China. [Keynote Address], International Conference on Sports History and Culture, Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, China [Details]
2015 Writing to read: the case of Chinese.
Qi Zhang, Ronan Reilly, Zhouxiang Lu (2015) Writing to read: the case of Chinese. [Oral Presentation], Twenty-Second Annual Meeting of Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (SSSR), Hawaii [Details]
2014 China and the World Fair: Blending Nationalism and Internationalism: 1915–2010.
Lu Zhouxiang (2014) China and the World Fair: Blending Nationalism and Internationalism: 1915–2010. [Oral Presentation], Identity Discourses and Communities in International Events, Festivals and Celebrations, University of Brighton, UK [Details]
2013 Nationalism, Identity and Chinese Martial Arts Films.
Lu Zhouxiang and Qi Zhang (2013) Nationalism, Identity and Chinese Martial Arts Films. [Oral Presentation], The 5th Annual Conference of the Asian Studies Ireland Association, Dublin City University, Ireland [Details]
2013 Sport and the Origins of Nationalism: A Sino–Irish Comparison.
Lu Zhouxiang (2013) Sport and the Origins of Nationalism: A Sino–Irish Comparison. [Oral Presentation], International Conference: Sport and Nationalism in Asia – Power, Politics, and Identity, Maynooth University, Ireland [Details]
2012 China - An Emerging Consumer Market.
Lu Zhouxiang (2012) China - An Emerging Consumer Market. [Invited Oral Presentation], Chinese Tourism on the Move: Targeting the Affluent Chinese Consumer, Shannon College of Hotel Management [Details]
2012 Chinese Consumer Market.
Lu Zhouxiang (2012) Chinese Consumer Market. [Invited Oral Presentation], China Challenge – Doing Business in China, IBEC, Dublin [Details]
2012 Large Sports Venues in China.
Lu Zhouxiang (2012) Large Sports Venues in China. [Oral Presentation], From Beijing to London – Delivering Olympic & Elite Sport in a Cross Cultural Context, University College Cork, Ireland [Details]
2011 Globalization and Nationalism: The Transformation of the Chinese Society in the 1980s.
Lu Zhouxiang (2011) Globalization and Nationalism: The Transformation of the Chinese Society in the 1980s. [Oral Presentation], 3rd Asian Studies Ireland Association Conference, University College Cork, Ireland [Details]
2010 Strengthen the Nation State and Catch up with the Super Powers: Sport and Chinese Nationalism in the Early Years of the PRC (1949–1965).
Lu Zhouxiang (2010) Strengthen the Nation State and Catch up with the Super Powers: Sport and Chinese Nationalism in the Early Years of the PRC (1949–1965). [Oral Presentation], International Conference: Nationalism, Orientalism and Globalism: the Asian Games, Asian Sports and the Rising Asia, Chengdu Sport University, China [Details]
2009 The Origins of Chinese Nationalism and Irish Nationalism: A Comparative Study.
Lu Zhouxiang (2009) The Origins of Chinese Nationalism and Irish Nationalism: A Comparative Study. [Oral Presentation], 2nd Annual Conference of the Association for Chinese Studies in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland [Details]
2009 An Emerging Consumer Market: China’s Sport and Leisure Industry.
Lu Zhouxiang (2009) An Emerging Consumer Market: China’s Sport and Leisure Industry. [Oral Presentation], 2nd Asian Management and Entrepreneurship Workshop, Brussels, Belgium [Details]
2008 The Games beyond Sport: Beijing 2008 and Ethnic Nationalism in China.
Lu Zhouxiang (2008) The Games beyond Sport: Beijing 2008 and Ethnic Nationalism in China. [Oral Presentation], Post Beijing 2008: Geopolitics, Sport, Pacific Rim International Conference/Workshop, University College Cork, Ireland [Details]
2008 Sports Venues in China.
Lu Zhouxiang (2008) Sports Venues in China. [Poster Presentation (Refereed)], 2008 International Convention on Science Education and Medicine in Sport, Guangzhou, China [Details]

Article

  Year Publication
2020 Shaolin, wuxia novels and nationalism.
Lu Zhouxiang (2020) Shaolin, wuxia novels and nationalism. Article [Details]
2020 非典、埃博拉及甲型H1N1流感对新型冠状病毒疫情的启示.
Lu Zhouxiang and Jianghuai Wang (2020) 非典、埃博拉及甲型H1N1流感对新型冠状病毒疫情的启示. Article [Details]
2018 舆论漩涡中的中国武术——传统与现代之辩.
Lu Zhouxiang (2018) 舆论漩涡中的中国武术——传统与现代之辩. Article [Details]
2018 中国电竞运动极简史.
Lu Zhouxiang (2018) 中国电竞运动极简史. Article [Details]
2018 功夫电影:民族魂之投影.
Lu Zhouxiang (2018) 功夫电影:民族魂之投影. Article [Details]
2018 中国移民在爱尔兰——身份认同与社会融合.
Lu Zhouxiang (2018) 中国移民在爱尔兰——身份认同与社会融合. Article [Details]
2016 E-sports in China: History, Issues and Challenges.
Lu Zhouxiang (2016) E-sports in China: History, Issues and Challenges. Article [Details]

Report

  Year Publication
2008 The Contribution of the Further and Higher Education Sectors to the Staging and Delivery of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
Fan Hong, Ian Henry and Lu Zhouxiang (2008) The Contribution of the Further and Higher Education Sectors to the Staging and Delivery of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Report [Details]