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Northern England Policy Centre for the Asia Pacific

The Northern England Policy Centre for the Asia Pacific (NEPCAP) aims to maximise research impact in terms of policy and practice, in various fields of studies related to the issues in the Asia Pacific region.

Policy briefs

We welcome submissions of manuscript for our policy brief series, which deal with policy issues related to the Asia Pacific region.

Submission Guidelines:

  • No more than A4 2 pages
  • Include all authors titles, affiliations and email addresses
  • Times New Roman, 12 font
  • Reference at the end of the paper by using Harvard referencing style
  • Use British spellings

If you would like to submit a paper to be included in our policy brief series, please email to Dr Moises De Souza:​.

Authors are responsible for ensuring that submissions do not breach copyright laws. You can provide feedback on our policy brief here.

Affiliated research fellow

Dr Jung is Assistant Professor at Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies, Keimyung University in South Korea. She obtained her PhD and MA degree at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in Mexico City, Mexico. Currently, she is a Director of the board at the Korean Political Science Association, and a committee member at the Global City Section Daegu Metropolitan City, South Korea. Dr Jung has conducted several research papers with Dr Sojin Lim at the IKSU, UCLan.



The Role of Social Media in Shaping (Un)Democratic Processes

On the 9 of March 2020, we hosted an international roundtable at the People’s History Museum in Manchester. It featured talks from 11 participants.


  • George Ogola, UCLan
  • Nicole Yung Au, Oxford Internet Institute
  • Haddas Emma Kedar, Independent Scholar
  • Brian Ball, New College of Humanities
  • Wu Min Hsuan, Deputy CEO of Doublethink Lab
  • Dickens Olewe, BBC Journalist
  • Omar Al-Ghazzi, Assistant Professor from the LSE
  • Filip Jirous, Prague-based Sinopsis Organisation.
  • Gizem Gültekin dr.Várkonyi, LLM in European Public Law University of Szeged
  • Lara Momesso, UCLan
  • Ti-han Chang, UCLan
  • Adina Zemanek, UCLan

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Northern England Policy Centre for the Asia Pacific (NEPCAP)
Adelphi Building, AB148
University of Central Lancashire

Tel: +44 (0) 1772 89 4511