Zhang, C. (2022). Contested disaster nationalism in the digital age: emotional registers and geopolitical imaginaries in COVID-19 narratives on Chinese social media, Review of International Studies 48(2): 219-242.

Zhang, C. (2020). Governing (through) trustworthiness: technologies of power and subjectification in China’s social credit systemCritical Asian Studies 52(4): 565-588.

Zhang, C. (2020). Right-wing populism with Chinese characteristics? Identity, otherness, and global imaginaries in debating world politics online. European Journal of International Relations 26(1): 88-115.

Zhang, C. (2018). Governing neoliberal authoritarian citizenship: theorizing hukou and the changing mobility regime in ChinaCitizenship Studies 22 (8): 855-881. 

Zhang, C. (2017). Mobile borders and turbulent mobilities: mapping the geopolitics of the Channel TunnelGeopolitics. DOI: 10.1080 / 14650045.2017.1379994.

Zhang, C. and Lillie, N. (2015). Industrial citizenship, cosmopolitanism and European integrationEuropean Journal of Social Theory 18 (1): 93-111.

Zhang, C. (2014). Situated interpretations of nationalism, imperialism, and cosmopolitanism: revisiting the writings of Liang in the encounter between worldsJournal of Historical Sociology 27 (3): 343-360.

Zhang, C. (2008). [Collective violence during the early period of the Cultural Revolution] 文革初期的集體暴力, Twenty-first Century 二十一世紀, Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, no.110, 11-20.


Zhang, C. (2023). Hukou and suzhi as technologies of governing citizenship and migration in China, in William Walters and Martina Tazzioli (ed.), Handbook on Governmentality (Edward Elgar).

Zhang, C. (2020). Social citizenship and free movement: towards a politically constructed conception of solidarity across borders, in Helle Krunke, Hanne Petersen and Ian Manners (ed.) Transnational Solidarity: Concepts, Challenges and Opportunities (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), 327-349. [pdf]

Zhang, C. (2014). Between postnationality and postcoloniality: human rights and the rights of non-citizens in a ‘cosmopolitan’ Europe. In: Nikita Dhawan (ed.)  Decolonizing Enlightenment: Transnational Justice, Human Rights and Democracy in a Postcolonial World  (Opladen: Barbara Budrich Publishers), 243-260. [pdf


The epistemic production of “non-Western immigrants” in Denmark. Disorder of Things. September 2020.

Covid-19 in China: From ‘Chernobyl Moment’ to Impetus for Nationalism, Made in China, May 2020

Racism and the Belt and Road in CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala, The Diplomat, Feb 2018

The curious rise of ‘white left’ as a Chinese internet insult, openDemocracy, May 2017


Book review: D. Bulley, Migration, Ethics & Power: Spaces of Hospitality in International Politics. London: SAGE, 2016. LSE Reviews of Books, June 2017.

Book review: S. Recchia and N. Urbinati (ed.) A Cosmopolitanism of Nations: Giuseppe Mazzini’s Writings on Democracy, Nation Building, and International Relations. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009. Plurilogue: E-journal of politics and philosophy reviews, August 2011.

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