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Kolkata’s Early Chinese Community and their Economic Contributions

Kolkata’s Early Chinese Community and their Economic Contributions

Written by Adam Horálek BOSE, Arpita (2013): Kolkata’s Early Chinese Community and their Economic Contributions. South Asia Research, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp.163–176. China and India constitute the two biggest nations in the world. They share their borders in an extensive way and most of the academia focus reflects the political and historical...

Martin Lavicka08 Jul 2015Leave a comment

Fu Manchu, the Yellow Peril and Sinophobia

Fu Manchu, the Yellow Peril and Sinophobia

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. Sax Rohmer, penname of the journeyman British writer Arthur Henry Ward, wrote music hall routines, serial fiction and popular novels to make money. From a working class background and unblessed with great talent or connections, Rohmer was forced to develop an eye for what would sell. He struck gold with a creation...

Jonathan Sullivan10 Apr 2015Leave a comment

China's Silent Army

China’s Silent Army

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. China’s Silent Army: The Pioneers, Traders, Fixers and Workers Who Are Remaking the World in Beijing’s Image. Juan Pablo Cardenal & Heriberto Araújo. Penguin: 2014. The scale of China’s global engagement in the past 15 years is astonishing. In the official realm, the PRC’s omnilateral diplomacy...

Jonathan Sullivan16 Mar 2015Leave a comment

China's Second Continent

China’s Second Continent

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. Howard French (2014) China’s Second Continent. New York: Knopf. Who are the Chinese in Africa? Why are they there? What are they doing? What effects are their actions and engagements with local populations having? These are important substantive questions that have somehow flown under the radar despite the...

Jonathan Sullivan14 Aug 2014Leave a comment

Conference on Migration, Religion and Asia, November 27-29, 2014

Conference on Migration, Religion and Asia, November 27-29, 2014

Conference details: Organiser: EU project CHINET, reg. no. CZ.1.07/2.3.00/20.0152, Department of Sociology, Andragogy and Cultural Anthropology & Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University Olomouc Conference dates: November 27 -29, 2014 Conference venue: Arts Centre (Konvikt) and Department of Sociology, Andragogy and Cultural...

Martin Lavicka10 Jun 20147 comments

Gender and fieldwork in China: Investigating migrant workers in restaurants

Gender and fieldwork in China: Investigating migrant workers in restaurants

Written by Yang Shen. My research focuses on new-generation migrant workers (NGMs) in restaurants in Shanghai. New-generation migrant workers are defined as the second generation migrant workers following the Reform in 1978, and according to a national report published by the All China Federation of Trade Unions, refer to those whose ages are...

Jonathan Sullivan18 Apr 2014Leave a comment

Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Written by Jonathan Sullivan Cara Wallis, Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones, New York: New York University Press, 2013.  Cara Wallis’ ethnographic study of young migrant women working in Beijing’s restaurants, beauty parlours and markets is an exploration of the cultural, social, aesthetic and economic dimensions...

Jonathan Sullivan10 Jan 2014Leave a comment

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Yes, this was an interesting study by Chang and Lu of bilingualism and perceptions of the ...

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