The minimum livelihood guarantee (dibao) in the People's Republic of China has been claimed to be the "world's largest cash-based social policy." Examining the making of dibao policy in rural Sichuan, Christof Lammer wonders why researchers and officials justify standardization by citing both "too much" and "not enough" care at the "small" scale of the family and …
Weiterlesen "NEW article on state, family, and the scaling of care by Christof Lammer"
Next up: 28 Friday, October, 12:30–13:30 Isabel Briz Hernández (Department of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
'Miscellaneous care': Bridging the In-between of Translational Science – see post for more info!
In July 2022, Cheryl Schmitz spoke to Sarah Hanisch about her new book Searching for Sweetness: Women’s Mobile Lives in China and Lesotho (Hong Kong University Press, 2022).
Which versions of China are enacted in relations between area studies and regional anthropologies? And with what consequences? These are the questions we will explore in the second meeting of our network that will take place at HS 5, Centre for Asian and Transcultural Studies (CATS), Heidelberg University, from August 3 to 4, 2022. Over …
Weiterlesen "Upcoming: 2nd Conference of the DFG Network “Anthropology and China(s)” in Heidelberg, August 3-4, 2022"
Go and check out three new articles by our group member Jean-Baptiste Pettier published in Comparative Studies in Society and History and Social Analysis! See post for details.
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.
Friday, 24 June, 12:30–13:30 Fabienne Wallenwein (Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies, Universität Heidelberg) Reconnecting cultural heritage and landscape in the Congjiang Jiabang Rice Terraces (Guizhou) – More info in the post!
Published in Space and Place as Human Coordinates: Rethinking Dimensions Across Disciplines, edited by Arianna Maiorani and C. Bruna Mancini, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
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, ...).