GS10 Speakers

Dr Mario Liong


Associate Professor, College of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Mario Liong is an associate professor at the College of International Relations of Ritsumeikan University in Japan. He was a post-doctoral researcher at Umeå Centre for Gender Studies, Umeå University, Sweden. He serves as an editorial board member and reviewer for the Journal of Gender Studies. His research interests include critical studies of men and masculinities, fatherhood, marriage and family, gender in transnational migration, and youth and sexualities. He has published in international academic journals such as Gender, Place, and Culture, Marriage and Family Review, and the Journal of Gender Studies. His new book, Chinese Fatherhood, Gender and Family: Father Mission (published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2017), explores the ways Chinese men make sense of and practise fatherhood within the context of changing gender conventions and socio-cultural conditions.