Sarah Hanisch's monograph Searching for Sweetness: Women's mobile lives in China and Lesotho (2022) is out! The book provides a fascinating ethnography, linking rural-to-urban migration in China with Chinese migration to Africa from the perspectives of the women involved.
Next up: Friday, 27 May, 12:30–13:30 Marius Meinhof (University of Bielefeld) Defining Filial Piety - Negotiating notions of Obligations and Belonging in Intergenerational Relations in China – More info in the post!
Christof Lammer, Marco Lazzarotti, Jean-Baptiste Pettier Members of the DFG network at Cologne University, November 6, 2021. Photo: Christof Lammer More than twenty scholars participated in the first of six conferences of our network “Anthropology and China(s)” at the University of Cologne to start exploring the first of three themes: “Anthropology and the Study of …
Published in Space and Place as Human Coordinates: Rethinking Dimensions Across Disciplines, edited by Arianna Maiorani and C. Bruna Mancini, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Next up: February 25, 2022: Cheryl Schmitz (MPIWG Berlin) – "Indebtedness, Predation, and Mistrust in Chinese-Angolan Transactions" – More info in the post!
NEW! A new TechnoViews podcast with anthropologist Lena Kaufmann discussing her new book on rural migration and agro-technological change in contemporary China. Available on major streaming platforms (Spotify, Apple, ...).
One of our member's articles just became available open access! Check out Jean-Baptiste Pettier's 2019 contribution to L'Homme on matchmaking in China, translated from the French by Catriona Dutreuilh.
Published in Big Data & Society by Jelena Große-Bley and Genia Kostka. Read here.
In July 2021, Jelena Große-Bley spoke to Lena Kaufmann about her new book, Rural-Urban Migration and Agro-Technological Change in Post-Reform China (Amsterdam University Press, 2021, available open access).
URBAN China Lunch | organized by URBANI[XX], Deutsch-Chinesisches Alumninetzwerk Urbanisierung und Stadtentwicklung | Dr. Lena Kaufmann | "Land-Stadt-Migration und agrartechnischer Wandel in China"