Ying-kit Chan

Ying-kit Chan is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore, and Visiting Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UBD.

Articles by Ying-kit Chan (2)

A series of activities to promote traditional Chinese culture were held at the Confucius Temple in Qufu during the World Internet Conference Nishan Dialogue on Digital Civilization.

Reflections on China’s Latest Global Civilisation Agenda

Chang-Yau Hoon|Ying-kit Chan

China’s Global Civilisation Initiative claims to promote inclusivity and cultural diversity. A litmus test of its credibility would be how China has and will deal with variations of cultures and identities that exist within and outside the country.

Contested Chineseness: TikTok, Singapore and U.S.-China Competition

Chang-Yau Hoon|Ying-kit Chan

Global anxieties towards China have escalated, as evidenced in the U.S. government’s increased scrutiny and pressure on TikTok, including the “Chineseness” of its Singaporean CEO. However, Chinese identity has always been fluid and diverse, and is increasingly contested.