ABOUT CHINANAUTS

WHO ARE WE

 

ChinaNauts' team is made of individuals who have in common the eagerness to share their insights and start conversations on topics dear to their heart. Whether currently living in China, or having deep knowledge of and interest in the latter, each of them brings her or his unique sensibility and expertise, and together they enrich the diversity and contribute to the liveliness we aim at showcasing. 

EDITORS IN CHIEF

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Editor-in-Chief

Beatrice is one of the Editors-in-Chief. She is a regular contributor of RADII and SupChina and researches gender in contemporary China.

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Editor-in-Chief

Caterina Paiva is one of the Editors-in-chief and an anthropologist. Her main interests are art, folklore, and grassroots social movements. 

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Editor-in-Chief

Will is one of the Editors-in-Chief. She currently dedicates herself to becoming a sinologist and a writer. She spends her time getting lost in the city and drinking too much coffee. 

WRITERS

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Constant writer

Chunxiao is a philosophy student learning to be a Marxist. 

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Constant writer

Graduated from Fudan majoring in International Journalism and Communication, Isa is trying to tell the "stories of China".

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Constant writer

Gustavo has a BA in Western Philosophy and a MA in Chinese Philosophy. 

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Constant writer

Daiane is a business student at NYU Shanghai who loves immersing herself in the city and learning about China from different perspectives. 

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Constant writer

Luis, promoting cultural education as the best bridge between and within different cultures.

ASSOCIATE EDITOR 

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Proofreader & Constant Writer

Amarsanaa is a staff writer at ChinaNauts, where he covers cinema and, occasionally, literature. He is a graduate student at Fudan University, China.

GUEST WRITERS

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Guest writer

Lisa Ernst has studied Cultural Anthropology, Chinese Studies and Islamic studies and is in the process of finishing her PhD on Uyghur minkaohan women.

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Guest writer

Lorena is in the third year of her undergraduate degree in Chinese Studies at the University of Turin. She has always been fascinated by China and hopes to illustrate it in all its complexity.

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Guest writer

Journalist, content creator, researcher. A.k.a curious person who communicates her findings.

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Guest writer

Federica has a MA in Chinese language, literature, and culture and BA in Chinese and Japanese language and literature. Her study field centers around the relationship between gender, lgbtq+, and media.

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Guest writer

Jay Zhuang is an artist-turned journalist writing about cryptocurrency and China-related issues. His works center on how cultural transformation and technological advancements shape contemporary China. He sees Bitcoin and Ethereum as the pension fund of his generation.

OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER

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Official Photographer

Jordan K. Mandujano is a street photographer in China. He has a Double Major in Theatre & Political Science from Texas State University and an MA in Chinese Philosophy from Fudan University.