Dr. XIE, Jieyi 謝潔怡

Assistant Professor


Office: Room LC843, Library Complex, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, 12 Wai Tsui Crescent, North Point, Hong Kong
Phone: 2104-8244
Email: jxie@hksyu.edu

Academic and Professional Qualification

D.Phil.   The Australian National University, Australia
M.A.      The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
M.A.      Zhejiang University, China
B.A.       China University of Mining and Technology

Specialism and Research Interests

Dr. Xie Jieyi works in the area of critical heritage studies. Key to Jieyi’s interests is the cultural and political process of heritage making and the social implications brought about by the heritage making. More particularly, her research interests include the politics of World Heritage nomination and post-nomination heritage management, World Heritage in and as soft power, knowledge production and heritage making of the Silk Roads and Maritime Silk Roads at local, national, and international level.

Critical Heritage Studies

Critical Discourse Analysis
Silk Roads Research


SOC 204      Cultures in the Contemporary World
SOC 409      Collective Memory and Social Change
SOC 414      Heritage Studies: Critical and Innovative Dimensions
SOC 333      Urban Sociology
SOC 371      Chinese Culture and Society

Selected Publications

Yichen Rao & Jieyi Xie (2023). Digital distinction: class as mediated dispositions in China’s Animal Crossing fever, Chinese Journal of Communication, DOI: 10.1080/17544750.2023.2248524

Xie, Jieyi. Forthcoming. “The Construction of the Silk Roads as World Heritage in China”, Heritage Conservation along the Belt and Road Zones: Between Politics and Professionalism.

Research Projects

As One of the Principal Investigator
Chaozhou Cultural Heritage Research Program.