Affiliated Staff

Zhu Yujie(Affiliated Research Fellow)

Post Title

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Australian Centre on China in the World , Australian National University





PhD (Heidelberg University, Germany)

Areas of Interests

Critical heritage studies, Anthropology of tourism

Work Experience



Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Australian Centre on China in the World, Australian National University



Research Fellow,  Centre for Heritage and Museum Studies, Australian National University


Critical Heritage Studies

Anthropology of Tourism

Chinese Culture and Society

Ethnography of China

Ethnicity and Ethnic Relations


1.      Yujie Zhu. 2016 ¡®Heritage making of Lijiang: Governance, reconstruction and local Naxi life¡¯, in Christoph Brumann and David Berliner eds., forthcoming World Heritage on the Ground, Ethnographic Perspectives, Oxford: Berghahn.

2.      Yujie Zhu. 2016 ¡®Performance, tourism¡¯, in Jafari Jafar and Xiao Honggen eds., forthcoming Encyclopaedia of Tourism, New York: Springer.

3.      Yujie Zhu. 2016 ¡®Authenticity and heritage conservation in China: Translation, interpretation and practices¡¯, in Katrina Weiler ed., forthcoming Aspects of Authenticity in Architectural Heritage Conservation, Heidelberg: Springer.

4.      Noel Salazar and Yujie Zhu. 2015 ¡®Heritage and tourism¡¯, in Lynn Meskell ed., Heritage Ethics: An Anthropological Reader, New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

5.      Yujie Zhu. 2015. ¡®Cultural effects of authentication: Heritage practices in China¡¯, International Journal of Heritage Studies, Vol. 21, no. 6 (SSCI).

6.      Yujie Zhu 2015. ¡®Performing heritage: Rethinking authenticity in global tourism¡¯, Journal of Southwest University for Nationalities, vol. 6 (translated in Chinese, CSSCI).

7.      Hua Yu and Yujie Zhu. 2014 ¡®Transforming tradition: Performing wedding ritual in modern China¡¯, in Jennifer Laingand Warwick Frost ed., Rituals and Identities: Traditional Events in a Modern World, 62-77, London: Routledge.

8.      Yujie Zhu and Noel Salazar. 2014. ¡®Heritage tourism study in a global context¡¯, Journal of Southwest University for Nationalities, vol.7, 7-13(translated in Chinese, CSSCI).

9.      Yujie Zhu and Na Li. 2013. ¡®Groping for stones to cross the river: Governing Heritage in Emei¡¯, in Tami Blumenfield and Helaine Silverman eds., Cultural Heritage Politics in China, 51-72, New York: Springer.

10.  Yujie Zhu. 2013. ¡®Cultural performance in tourism: Liminality and authenticity¡¯, in Jiuxia Sun eds., Anthropology of Tourism: Theory and experience, Publisher House of China Social Science (in Chinese).

11.  Yujie Zhu. 2012. ¡®Performing heritage: Rethinking authenticity in global tourism¡¯, Annals of Tourism Research, vol.39, no.3, 1495-1513 (SSCI).

12.  Yujie Zhu. 2012. ¡®When global meets local in tourism of China ¨C Cultural performances in Lijiang as case studies¡¯, Journal of China Tourism Research, vol.8, no.3, 302-319.

13.  Yujie Zhu. 2012. ¡®Shifting images: The World Heritage City Lijiang, China¡¯, Heidelberg Papers in South Asian and Comparative Politics, vol.67, 58-68.

14.  Yujie Zhu. 2012. ¡®Tourism gaze and urban imaginaries in China¡¯, Tourism Tribune, vol.27, no.11, 14-23(in Chinese, CSSCI).

15.  Yujie Zhu. 2012. ¡®Authenticity in heritage conservation: Interpretation and local practice¡¯, Guizhou Social Science, vol.268, no.4, 18-24(in Chinese, CSSCI).

16.  Yujie Zhu. 2011. ¡®Some thoughts on comparison of heritage conservation in historic cities of China and the West: A transcultural perspective¡¯, Southeast Culture, vol.221, no.3, 118-122(in Chinese, CSSCI).

17.  Gabor Vereczi and Yujie Zhu. Eds. 2008. Enhancing Inter-Agency and Stakeholder Coordination for Joint Action in Sustainable Management at World Heritage Sites, Madrid, Spain: UNWTO.