Penn Ip | My research studies how spaces control and enable lower class single migrant women’s intimate lives in contemporary Shanghai. The project focuses on single migrant women at the age of 20-35, in Shanghai who work in 3 distinctive sectors: factories, bars/night clubs, and domestic services. By employing affect theory to bridge city spaces to migrant studies and singlehood, the research objective is to unfold how single migrant women encounter the spaces in contemporary Shanghai, thereby not only shaping, modifying, and manipulating their intimate lives (particularly at the affective level), but also allowing for moments of agency and sites of empowerment.
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NICA archive 2010 – 2020
Read all articles published by Netherlands Institute for Cultural Analysis 2010 to 2020.
- Academy of Creative and Performing Arts (ACPA)
- Amsterdam Institute for Humanities Research (AIHR)
- Amsterdam Research Center for Gender and Sexuality (ARC-GS)
- Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA)
- Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture (AHM)
- Babylon: Center for the Study of Superdiversity, Tilburg University
- Benelux Association for the Study of Art, Culture, and the Environment (BASCE)
- Centre for BOLD Cities
- Centre for Gender and Diversity, Maastricht University
- Leiden University Centre for Cultural Analysis (LUCAS)
- Platform for Postcolonial Readings
- Radboud Institute for Culture & History (RICH)
- Research Institute of the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology, and Religious Studies (PTR)
- Environmental Humanities Center Amsterdam
- Centre for Environmental Humanities (UU)