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!
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.
Approval of the DFG Network application “Anthropology and China(s): Co-constructions of Ethnographic and Academic Regions” (2021-2024)