Chinese Studies

Vivien Markert, M.A.

Research Assistant and PhD candidate, Department of Chinese Studies, University of Tübingen

 

Academic Career

  • 2019: Research Assistant and PhD candidate, Department of Chinese Studies, University of Tübingen
  • 2019: M.A. in Politics and Society of East Asia, University of Tübingen
  • 2016/17: Exchange semester at Xinjiang University, Urumqi (XUAR, China)
  • 2015: B.A. in Sinology / Sociology, University of Tübingen

Vivien Markert is a research assistant and PhD candidate since October 2019 at the Chair of Greater China Studies. In her M.A. thesis, she analysed Uyghur identity construction in official Chinese discourse and everyday practices of security in Xinjiang, particularly Urumqi.

Research Focus:

  • History and Politics of Xinjiang
  • Islam in China
  • Sinicization of Islam and Ethnic Identity in China
  • Ethnic Harmony and Propaganda
  • Critical Security Studies