Tingcong Lin (林挺聪) is an MPhil student at the School of English, the University of Hong Kong. His current research focus concerns the spatial variations of foreign districts in modern urban Guangzhou (also known as Canton) as well as their literary and cultural representations.
Tingcong completed his BA at the School of International Studies, Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU). During this time, he did exchange studies in the UK, the US and Mexico, and worked as an intern interpreter at the Confucius Institute of La Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Mexico. He also worked as a research assistant at the Centre for European Studies, SYSU, and a teaching assistant in the course “Historical Discourse: A Critical Approach” (MOOC), SYSU.