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Layne Vandenberg

Layne Vandenberg

Layne Vandenberg graduated from the Yenching Academy at Peking University with a Master of Laws in International Relations. As an undergraduate at the University of Michigan, a Fulbright Research Scholar and Yenching Scholar, her research has focused on football (soccer) and sports policy, including the FIFA World Cup, the Olympic Games, and football reform in China. She is an incoming PhD candidate in the King’s College London and University of Hong Kong Joint PhD Programme.

Commercializing Tradition in Yunnan, China
October 11, 2018
Commercializing Tradition in Yunnan, China
An interview with Thiago Braga on pu’er tea culture and industry
Commercializing Tradition in Yunnan, China
Meet Lin Xi: A Progressive Female Character in a Chinese Drama
September 27, 2018
Meet Lin Xi: A Progressive Female Character in a Chinese Drama
The second season of China’s famous TV show, Nirvana in Fire (琅琊榜), sets a progressive character into a period drama.
Meet Lin Xi: A Progressive Female Character in a Chinese Drama
From Film to Reality: How Fans Find Their Fantasy Worlds
September 14, 2018
From Film to Reality: How Fans Find Their Fantasy Worlds
Jiufen’s A-Mei Teahouse may not have inspired Miyazaki’s Spirited Away, but fans visit in droves anyway.
From Film to Reality: How Fans Find Their Fantasy Worlds
The Working Holiday: Taiwanese Style
August 24, 2018
The Working Holiday: Taiwanese Style
Working holidays in Taiwan may be unpaid, but interest is growing among Taiwanese youth.
The Working Holiday: Taiwanese Style
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