Beatrice Zani


Beatrice Zani

Home Institiution:

Lyon II University

Duration of Stay:

April 12 to August 10, 2018


Beatrice Zani is a Ph.D candidate in sociology at Lyon II University, TRIANGLE UMR 5206 Laboratory. Previously, she graduated from the Institute of Political Studies of Lyon (IEP de Lyon). She is Research Assistant at the International Associated Laboratory (LIA) Post-Western Sociologies in Europe and in China, CNRS-ENS Lyon/CASS. Her main research interests include sociology of migration, economic sociology, transnationalism, gender and labour issues.

In 2017, while conducting fieldwork in Taiwan, she has been Visiting Associate at the Institute of Sociology of Academia Sinica (Taipei) and, in 2018, Visiting Fellow at the French School of Asian Studies (EFEO), Taipei Centre. She received the Christian Ricourt Prize for the Young Researcher in Taiwanese Studies (2017) by French Association of Taiwanese Studies (AFET), and the 11th Prize for Human Rights by Lyon’s League of Human Rights (2017) for her MA dissertation about migrant women’s labour exploitation and collective action in China. 

She is currently working on her Ph.D dissertation entitled Urban and Professional Careers of Migrant Women from China to Taiwan: Solidarities and Resistance in a Globalized Context.

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