Research Output

Recent publications by project members:

Ahl, B., & Czoske, P.-P. (2018). How China manages economic-stream migration: The new points scheme. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal27(4), 476–486.

Barabantseva, Elena (2019). Losing Self to Discover National Citizenship: Contestations over Parental Rights among the post-Soviet Foreign Wives in China, Geopolitics, DOI: 10.1080/14650045.2019.1620208

Barabantseva, Elena and Caroline Grillot (2019). Representations and Regulations of Marriage Migration from Russia and Vietnam in the People’s Republic of China. The Journal of Asian Studies, 78(2), 285-308. doi:10.1017/S002191181900010X

Barabantseva, Elena, Aoileann Ní Mhurchú & V. Spike Peterson (2019). Introduction: Engaging Geopolitics through the Lens of the Intimate, Geopolitics, DOI: 10.1080/14650045.2019.1636558

Czoske, Pilar Paz and Ahl, Björn, Migration, the Law and ‘One Belt, One Road’ (2017). In Lutz-Christian Wolff, Chao Xi, Legal Dimensions of China’s Belt and Road Initiative, Hong Kong, Wolters Kluwer (November 2016). Available at SSRN:

Cheuk, Ka-Kin (2019). “Transient Migrants at the Crossroads of China`s Global Future.” Transitions: Journal of Transient Migration 3(1): 3-14.

Cheuk, Ka-Kin, ed. (2019). Transitions: Journal of Transient Migration 3(1). (Special issue ‘Transient Migrants at the Crossroads of China’s Global Future.’)

Cheuk, Ka-Kin (2018). “China-Dubai Textile Trade through Indian Connections.” In Nisha Mathew, ed., Insights: Cities, States and their Arabian-Asian Networks,11-15. Singapore: Middle East Institute & National University of Singapore.

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

Cheuk, Ka-Kin (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.

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

Habicht, Jasper (2019). Exit restrictions in the context of Chinese civil litigation, Asia Pacific Law Review, DOI: 10.1080/10192557.2019.1651486

Le Bail, Hélène and Aël Théry (2017), « The Migration of Experts and Savoir-faire », China Perspectives [Online], 2017/4 | Online since 01 December 2018, URL : [Article PDF]

Liu, Guofu and Ahl, Björn, Recent Reform of the Chinese Employment-Stream Migration Law Regime (2018). China and WTO Review Vol. 4: 215-243. Available at SSRN: