Chinese Migration to Europe and China’s Diaspora Governance

Date: jeudi 6 avril 2023, 9h30 – 17h
Lieu : Maison de la recherche – 2 rue de Lille, 75007, Paris – auditorium Dumézil


9h30 – 10h : Coffe and tea

10h – 10h15 : Welcoming words, Sébastien Colin (IFRAE/Inalco)

10h15 – 12h30 : Panel: Chinese Migration to Europe: Empirical Studies and Conceptual Reflexions

Chair: Wang Simeng, Permanent Researcher, CNRS; MAF research network

Eva Salerno (Associate Professor at the Catholic University of Paris – ICP; Member of the MAF research network; Associate fellow at Groupe Sociétés Religions Laïcités – GSRL) The Chinese Catholic diaspora in Europe: What role do existing ecclesiastical structures play?

Yong Li (PhD in sociology, Member of Dysolab, University of Rouen Normandy; Research Associate with the Triangle laboratory, ENS Lyon; Fellow with the French Collaborative Institute on Migration; Member of the MAF research network) Feminine digital entrepreneurship: the e-commerce of infant milk formula among Chinese migrant women in France

Xiabing Chen (PhD candidate in sociology at Sorbonne University; Member of the MAF research network) Capitalizing on Opportunities during and after the Covid-19 Pandemic – Business Transitions among Chinese Entrepreneurs in France

Cai Chen (PhD candidate at the Laboratory of Anthropology of Contemporary Worlds – LAMC, Université libre de Bruxelles – ULB; Member of the MAF research network) Migration and sexual (re)socialization: The case of young Chinese gay migrant men in France

12h30 – 14h30 : Lunch break

14h30 – 15h30 : Keynote talk

Chair: Sébastien Colin, Associate Professor, IFRAE/InalcoSpeaker: Mette Thunø, Associate Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark: China’s New Diaspora Governance: Reconfiguring Transnational Space through Engagement, Security and Compassion.

15h30 – 16h : General discussion

16h – 14h : Drinks and networking