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About Dr Min Ge

Working closely with the Chinese Studies centres and Confucius Institute in three Irish universities and the University of Western Australia. He has experience of working in international student recruitment at university. Dr Min Ge also worked as a Chinese interpreter for Irish government bodies and officials, including for Minister, City Mayors and the Chamber of Commerce.


Dr Min Ge teaches modules across undergraduate Chinese programme, including Chinese language modules, Chinese culture module and Chinese English translation module.


Dr Min Ge’s research is focused mainly on Chinese sport economy, China’s opening-up policy and development and its impact on society and culture. His doctoral thesis ‘The Olympic Economy in China – A Study of the Beijing Olympic Games’ examines the complexity of the relationship between China’s economic growth and the ambition to host the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing in 2008, and also the economic legacy of the Beijing Games and its impact on China’s rise to an economic and political power in the world in the 21st century.

Published Work

Book Chapters:

Zhang, Q. and Min, G. (2019). Square dancing: A multimodal analysis of the discourse in People's Daily. Chinese Language and Discourse, 10(1):36-58

Fan Hong, Min Ge, Liu Li. (2015). The Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography, Berkshire Publishing Group, USA

Min Ge. (2013). ‘Media and Sport’, in Fan Hong (ed.), The History of Sport in Great Britain, People’s Sport Press: Beijing

Fan Hong, Min Ge, Liu Li, Guan Zhixun. (2013). ‘China’ in Hallmann, K. and Petry. K., (eds.), Comparative Sport Development System, Participation and Public Policy, Springer: Berlin

Online Article:

Natalia Camps Y Wilant, Min Ge, and Marit Nybelius, “Report from the 15th ISHPES congress 2014 at Qatar University in Doha, Qatar”, < feature-nybe liusetal141204/ >, 4 December, 2014


“The Economic Legacy of Beijing Olympic Games”, ISHPES Congress: Global Perspective on Sports and Physical Culture- From Past to Present. September 22-25, 2014, Doha, Qatar

‘The Management of Large Sport Stadium’ in From Beijing to London: Delivering Olympic and Elite Sport in Cross Cultural Context conference, March 2012, Cork, Ireland

China and the Changing Landscape of the World Economy conference, 2009, Dublin, Ireland

‘Chinese Olympic Economy’ in From China to the Pacific Rim Post Beijing 2008: Geopolitics, Sport, Pacific Rim conference, March 18th – 20th, 2009, Cork, Ireland

‘The Olympic Economy’ in ‘China: Back to the Centre’: second annual conference of the Association for Chinese Studies, in Dublin Institution of Technology, Ireland, February 2009

The Rise of Asia and the Challenge for Europe: Irish Institute of Chinese Studies second annual international conference, Cork, Ireland, 2008

China 21st Century conference, University College Cork, Ireland, 2007.



BEc, MSc, PhD.