L.G. is the pseudonym of two researchers based in Shanghai. They write broadly on contemporary Chinese culture and society.

The Shanghai Lockdown as a Chronotope: The Biopolitics of Zero Covid, Auto-Immunisation, and the Security Discourse

Reading the Shanghai lockdown as a chronotope, this essay explores the biopolitical process of immunisation through an analysis of the Zero Covid policy in the context of the security discourse that has taken root in the People‚Äôs Republic of China over the past decade. By reviewing the voices of those who have expressed dissatisfaction with […]

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