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The Australian National University
Qian Linliang

Mr Qian Linliang

PhD Scholar

Bachelor of Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong
MPhil in History and Anthropology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

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Qian Linliang was trained in Sociology and Political Science during his undergraduate years and moved to History and Anthropology in his master degree study. He joined the Australian Centre on China in the World in June 2014 under the supervision of Dr. Luigi Tomba. Linliang’s research will investigate the impacts of e-commerce on people’s everyday life in a Chinese city.

Other Languages

  • Chinese

Research Interests

  • Urban Anthropology in China
  • Modern Chinese History
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Selected Publications

‘Everyday Religiosity in the State Sphere: Folk Beliefs and Practices in a Chinese State-run Orphanage’, China Information vol. 30, no.1 (March 2016): 81-98.

‘Philanthropic Tourism in a Chinese Orphanage’, Beijing Cultural Review (Wenhua Zongheng), vol. 2015, no.4 (August 2015): 92-97 (In Chinese).

‘Consuming the “Unfortunate”: Violence of Philanthropy in a Chinese State-run Orphanage’, Dialectical Anthropology, vol. 38, no. 3 (September 2014): 247-279.

‘Contesting Institute Nanny Motherhood: Emotional Work of Childcare Workers in a Chinese State-run Orphanage’, Taiwan Journal of Anthropology, vol. 11, no.2 (December 2013): 147-199 (In Chinese)

‘The Alternative Encounter: An Ethnographic Study of Mainland Chinese Students in a Hong Kong Christian Community’, Open Times (Kaifang shidai), vol. 2012, no.5 (May 2012): 133-150 (In Chinese)

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