University of Nottingham Ningbo China
School of
International Communications
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Dr Bjarke Liboriussen

Assistant Professor in Digital and Creative Media, School of International Communications

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Personal details


AB 310, The University of Nottingham Ningbo China

199 Taikang East Road

Ningbo 315100 China   

+86 (0)574 8818 0992


PhD (Media Studies, University of Southern Denmark)

MA (Film Studies, University of Copenhagen)

Teaching and learning



  • BA supervision
  • Public Relations and Propaganda
  • Digital Games as Communication


  • Media and Communication Research Methods 1
  • Digital Games as Communication
  • MA supervision
  • PhD supervision



Current research centres on two areas: the creative industries and game studies. My work on the creative industries is based on interviews with designers, architects, artists and other Chinese practitioners. I’m particularly interested in the use of tools in creative work, and how that role changes with digitalisation. My work on games is part of an effort to change the perception of computer games in mainland China: from an entirely negative perception to one that allows computer games to be treated as a suitable object of scholarly attention. My interest in games ranges from culturally specific gaming practices – here I’m basing my research on interviews with Chinese gamers – to more conceptual questions such as what it means to have an ‘avatar’ or how the notion of crafting can help us understand the unique attraction of computer games.

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