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China-Africa relations, employment relations, inter-group relations, migration, xenophobia, nation branding, globalization from below, Southern Africa
Education and professional career:
Appointed research, Center for African Area Studies (CAAS), Kyoto University
Visiting research, University of Cape Town (South Africa)
PhD in African Area Studies, Kyoto University (Japan)
MA in African Area Studies, Kyoto University (Japan)
Zi, Yanyin (2015). The ‘Fong Kong’ Phenomenon in Botswana: A Perspective on Globalisation from Below. Centre for Chinese Studies, Stellenbosch University. African East-Asian Affairs, Issue 1, pp. 6-27.
Zi, Yanyin (2015). The Challenges for Chinese Merchants in Botswana: A Middleman Minority Perspective. Journal of Chinese Overseas. Vol. 11, Issue 1, pp. 21-42. ISSN: 1793-0391
Zi, Yanyin (2014). Unravelling The‘Fong Kong’Phenomenon In Botswana Through Analyzing The Relationship among Mass Media, Governmental Activities and Local Voices. Psychologia. Vol. 57, pp. 259-274.
Period of stay:
September 2016-February 2017
Funding institution(s)/ fellowship:
“Network formation for reconstructing the paradigm of African Area Studies in a globalizing world” under the scheme of the JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Project.