New publication: “Representations and Regulations of Marriage Migration from Russia and Vietnam in the People’s Republic of China”

On 10 May, the latest publication of project members Elena Barabantseva and Caroline Grillot came out with the Journal of Asian Studies. The article examines “China’s developing governing regime for international marriages from the perspective of its sovereign concerns related to border stability, population management, and national security”. It shows “how marriage immigration relates structurally…

Immigrants in China website launched

Immigrants in China, with its full project title “Immigration and the Transformation of Chinese Society”, is a three-year collaborative research project between European and Chinese researchers (2015-2018). As a part of the China-Europe “Understanding Population Change” Collaborative Research Initiative, the project utilizes multidisciplinary research methodologies (social and cultural anthropology, demography, international relations and politics, legal studies, business studies, media studies, and education) to study the dynamics and implications of foreign immigration to China.