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). 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.

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

“Sikhs in China and Hong Kong.” In Knut A. Jacobsen, Gurinder S. Mann, Eleanor Nesbitt, and Kristina Myrvold, eds, Brill’s Encyclopedia of Sikhism. Leiden: Brill. (forthcoming in August 2017)

Recent 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.