CFP: Global Encounters: Transnational Mobility within and beyond China

Global Encounters: Transnational Mobility within and beyond China International Conference Call for Paper [The Chinese version of Call of Paper can be found here] Hosted by: School of Ethnology & Sociology, Minzu University of China Institute of Global Ethnology & Anthropology, Minzu University of China Collaborated with: Consortium for Chinese Studies and Intercultural Communication, Beijing…

Call for Paper: Suspension: Mobilities, Aspirations, and Socio-Political Stagnation in China

Call for Papers 17-18 September 2018 St Hugh’s College, Oxford This conference aims to rethink the socio-political meaning of migration in, from, and to China through the idiom of suspension. Suspension firstly indicates a working life strategy. Migrants intentionally suspend, or put on hold, some aspects of their lives in order to maximise others. For…

Michaela Pelican presents “Being Black in China”

On June 2-3, 2017 Michaela Pelican gave a presentation on ‘Being Black in China: Perspectives of African Migrants’ at the workshop ‘Talking Colors in Turkey and Beyond‘, held at the University of Cologne. The two-day event explored discourses on blackness, whiteness, race, class and gender from different disciplinary and regional angles, and was organized by…

Call for Paper: “International Migrants in China”

Please consider submitting a paper for this panel on international migrants in China and please forward this call to others who might be interested. We are looking forward to receiving your paper proposals (max. 250 words) until March, 24th 2017. Please send them to k.k.cheuk@hum.leidenuniv.nl and aldina.camenisch@unibas.ch. Please do not make your own paper submission…