Dr Maria Galikowski

Convenor, Graduate & International Student Adviser, Senior Lecturer (Chinese)

Qualifications: BA (Hons), PhD Leeds

School of Arts



Social and cultural development in modern and contemporary China; visual arts.

Research Interests

Maria has taught at Oxford University and joined the Department of East Asian Studies in 1992. Her research interests are social and cultural developments in modern and contemporary China. She has published Art and Politics in China, 1949-1984, and is joint author (with Dr Lin Min) of a book on the work of the contemporary writer, Xu Xing and most recently of a book on contemporary Chinese intellectual and cultural discourse.

Recent Publications

  • Galikowski, M. (2017). [Review of The Impotence Epidemic: men’s medicine and sexual desire in contemporary China by Everett Yuehong Zhang]. New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies, 19(2), 108-110.

  • Galikowski, M. B. (2016). Propaganda art, inside and out. In Museums, Art and Cultural Diplomacy. Conference held at University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

  • Galikowski, M. (2015). [Review of Tea in China: A religious and cultural history: A religious and cultural history by James A Benn ]. New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies, 17(2), 125-126. Open Access version:

  • Galikowski, M. B. (2015). [Review of Puer tea: Ancient caravans and urban chic by Jinghong Zhang]. New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies, 17(1), 158-160. Open Access version:

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