New social movements and sustainable food advocacy in the Sinosphere

Project: Dissertation

Project Details


This doctoral research project examines the role of animal and plant-based food advocacy actors in the expansion and promotion of modern veganism and vegetarianism in the Sino-cultural sphere comprised by China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong under a sustainability agenda.

Layman's description

This doctoral project examines the expansion of new approaches to veganism and vegetarianism in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong in connection to animal advocacy and food sustainability.
Effective start/end date2020/09/012024/08/31

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

UKÄ subject classification

  • Other Humanities
  • Other Social Sciences

Free keywords

  • Animal Protection
  • social movement
  • Asian studies
  • sustainability