Friday, September 6, 2013

Welcome to the Friday Seminars of Fall 2013

Welcome back for a new academic year! You are cordially invited to attend the seminars presented by the Department of Anthropology. All interested are welcome. Bring your sack lunch and join the talk with us!

*Seminars take place 12:30-2:00 p.m. in Room NAH401, Humanities Building, New Asia College, CUHK.
(Note that venue for seminars on 13 Sept and 27 Sept will be changed to Room NAH 11, Humanities Building)

【13 Sept】 LING Minhua (Assistant Professor, Centre for China Studies, CUHK)
"“City Cowherds”: Migrant Youth Coming of Age on China’s Peri-Urban Edge." (Venue: NAH 11)

【27 Sept】 Jack Linchuan QIU (Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, CUHK)
"Goodbye iSlave: Foxconn Labor and Networked Resistance." (Venue: NAH 11)

【18 Oct】 Hanna MANTILA (PhD Candidate, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh, and Honorary Research Assistant, Department of Anthropology, CUHK)
"Treating Crazy: Becoming a Hong Kong Psychiatrist."

【25 Oct】 PUN Ngai (Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
"Desiring the iPhone and Worker Suicide."

【8 Nov】 Gonçalo SANTOS (Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Hong Kong)
"Material Civilization and Hygienic Modernity: Reflections on Toilet Practices in Rural South China."

【29 Nov】 LAN Shanshan (Research Assistant Professor, David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University)
"Transnational Business Networks and Circumscribed Mobility Among Undocumented African Migrants in Guangzhou."

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