University of Cardiff

Paul Bowman is Deputy Head of School and professor of cultural studies with specific interests and expertise in cultural theory and popular culture. Since 2015, he has been Director of the Martial Arts Studies Research Network, which organises annual international conferences and publishes its own academic journal, Martial Arts Studies, through Cardiff University Press. He also runs the Martial Arts Studies Podcast. He has written many books on diverse topics, such as Bruce Lee, Rey Chow, and important introductions to Cultural Studies. His latest academic monograph is The Invention of Martial Arts: Popular Culture Between Asia and America (Oxford University Press, 2020).

Paul has participated with this talk:
  • On Orientalist Physical Culture at Beyond dualism — philosophy, religion, science: the third Ereignis Conference (2023)