Ilker GÜndogan, M.A.

GündoganRuhr-Universität Bochum
Sektion Politik Ostasiens
AKAFÖ 2/14
44780 Bochum
Tel.: +49 (0)234 32-28408
Fax: +49 (0)234 32-14585

 

ilker.guendogan@ruhr-uni-bochum.de


Consultation hours

Friday, 13:00-14:00

 

ORCID ID

https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0189-6905

 

Personal Details

Ilker Gündoğan is a research associate in the department of East Asian Studies at Ruhr University Bochum and a PhD candidate at Ruhr University Bochum and ESSCA School of Management. Since 2018, he has been a scholarship holder of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. His research focuses on China’s football politics in the era of Xi Jinping. He is also an author of the blog China Football 8, a website dedicated to reflections as well as general information on Chinese football.

 

Academic Career


M.A. in East Asian Politics, Faculty of East Asian Studies, Ruhr University Bochum (2014-2016)

Semester abroad, ESSCA School of Management Shanghai (2015)
Internship, Academic Assistant, ESSCA School of Management Shanghai (2015)

B.A. in East Asian Economics and Politics, Faculty of East Asian Studies, Ruhr University Bochum (2011-2014)

Internship, Federal Foreign Office, Taipei (2013)

Semesters abroad, Tsinghua University Beijing (2012-2013)

 

Research Interests

  • Sports in East Asia
  • Association Football in China
  • Political Economy of China
  • Nationalism in China

 

Publications

Gündoğan, Ilker, and Albrecht Sonntag (2018), Chinese Football in the Era of Xi Jinping: What do Supporters Think?, in: Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, 47, 1, 103-141.

Gündogan, Ilker (2018), Botschafter wider Willen? Fußballer im Kontakt mit Politikern, in: Dietrich Schulze-Marmeling, Der Fall Özil: Über ein Foto, Rassismus und das deutsche WM-Aus, Göttingen: Verlag Die Werkstatt.

Gündogan, Ilker (2016), China: from Ping Pong to Football Diplomacy, in: Sport et Citoyenneté, No 35 - Sport et Diplomatie.