Rui Zhang

PhD Candidate

BA, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, 2012
MA, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2014
MPhil, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2017

Supervisor: Jeremy Brown

Research Description

Modern and Contemporary Chinese History, Food.


“Lost & Found —— Views from Teochew & Swatow: 1921-1939” (Exhibition of historical images, Shenzhen, Shenzhen Yuezhong Museum of Historical Images, 27 Nov 2016-30 April 2017.)

Conference Papers

April 10, 2016, “Western Food in Socialist China”, Contemporary Society and China: 1966-1976. Capital Normal University, Beijing, China.


The MA in Chinese Culture Scholarship, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (First Top GPA, 2014)

Dr. J.V. Christensen Graduate Scholarship ( Fall 2017, Simon Fraser University)

Teaching Assistantships

September 2015-July 2017, Teaching Assistant in Hong Kong Polytechnic University.