Xiaoyan Zhang

Xiaoyan Zhang


University of Leeds – PhD in School of Languages, Culture and Society, 2020 – Present

University College London – MA Material and Visual Culture, 2018 – 2019

London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London – BA Fashion Jewellery, 2015 – 2018

Research interests

  • Museum as a space for the making of social relations, knowledge and education
  • Cultural heritage preservation through museum practices
  • Applied ethnography in museum studies
  • Anthropology of design
  • Indigenous aesthetics in cross-cultural contexts


  • BA
  • MA