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…

Suitcases and Containers: From China to the World

On 12 December 2016, Ka-Kin Cheuk was invited to present a paper “Global Fabric Circulations: From China to the World through Indian Traders” in a one-day workshop Suitcases & Containers: Considering Trades, Migration and Urban Change at Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels. This workshop explored the nexus of trade networks, migration circuits, and urban change, focusing on…

Migration Workshop with Prof. Biao Xiang at Cologne

Formalism, Intermediary and Migration Regulation in China 9 October 2016, 10:30 a.m. Workshop with Biao Xiang, Professor of Social Anthropology, Institute of Social & Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford Room 3.07, Institute of East Asian Studies University of Cologne Dürener Straße 56–60, 50931 Cologne, Germany

Prof. Frank Pieke and Dr. Ka-Kin Cheuk took part in a Max Planck Workshop on Mobility in China

On 29-30 September 2016, Prof. Frank Pieke and Dr. Ka-Kin Cheuk (Leiden University) were invited to take part in Mobility in Contemporary China: Imaginaries, Technologies and Power, a workshop co-organized by Prof Li Zhang (UC Davis) and Dr. Meixuan Chan at the Max Planck Institute of Social Anthropology, Halle. Prof. Pieke was discussant in two panels: Imaginaries of…