Dr. Ka-Kin Cheuk

Post-Doctoral Researchermmexport1476031188888

Leiden University, the Netherlands

Email: k.k.cheuk@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Website: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/staffmembers/ka-kin-cheuk


Ka-Kin Cheuk is a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies (LIAS) and Annette and Hugh Gragg Postdoctoral Fellow in Transnational Asian Studies at the Chao Center for Asian Studies, Rice University. He is also a Post-Doctoral Associate at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography (SAME), University of Oxford. He completed his DPhil in Social and Cultural Anthropology at the St. Antony’s College and as a doctoral student at the University of Oxford, was affiliated with the ESRC Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS).

Selected Publications

Fabrics from China to the World: Indian-Chinese Trade Encounters in a Local Chinese Marketplace (working title). Monograph in preparation.

‘Little India’ in China.” International Institute of Asian Studies (IIAS) Newsletter, 76: 21. (2017)

China, including Hong Kong.” In Knut A. Jacobsen, Gurinder S. Mann, Eleanor Nesbitt, and Kristina Myrvold, eds, Brill’s Encyclopedia of Sikhism, 473–479  .Leiden: Brill. (2017)

Everyday Diplomacy among Indian Traders in a Local Chinese Market.” The Cambridge Journal of Anthropology, 34(2): 42–58. (2016)

Project-related Activities

“Mapping Migration Scapes: The Infrastructure of Migration to and from China,” a panel co-organized with Prof. Frank Pieke, Association of Asia Studies (AAS) in Asia Annual Conference, Kyoto, Japan, 24 June 2016.

“Global Fabric Bazaar: An Ethnographic Study of Indian Traders in a Local Chinese Market.” Invited paper presentation in Asia and Intra-Asian Connections: Annual Conference of the Center for Global Asia, New York University Shanghai, Shanghai, 23 August 2016.

“G20, Global Fabric Trade and a Local Chinese Market.” Invited paper presentation in Mobility in Contemporary China: Imaginaries, Technologies and Power, workshop at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, Germany, 29 September 2016.