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Research Interests

Migration, gender, kinship, entrepreneurship, family business, globalization


Feb 2020-March 2022,

Research Fellow,  Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations , Coventry University, UK

April 2016- Jan 2020, 

Research Fellow, Anthropology department, University of Sussex, UK


Ph.D. in Anthropology,

Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology,

Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Anthropology

1 Oct 201130 Sept 2015

Award Date: 15 Jul 2015


  • GN Anthropology
  • social anthropology
  • HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
  • gender
  • transnational marriage
  • eldercare
  • social care
  • China Study
  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • migration
  • ethnic minority entrepreneurship
  • migrant entrepreneurship
  • transnational entrepreneurship
  • migration brokers
  • HT Communities. Classes. Races


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