Border People - A documentary by Dr Elena Barabantseva
|Dates:||12 March 2019|
|Times:||12:00 - 14:00|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||Manchester China Institute|
|Speaker:||Dr Elena Barabantseva|
How does the border enter and shape a family life? What does it mean to the people who cross the border for marriage? This film juxtaposes a personal story of Meihua, a Vietnamese Yao woman who married a Yao man in China, with the stories and ritual practices that the Yao elders pass on to the young generation amidst the Chinese state’s ambitious border development plans and ethnic revival strategies.
The film screening will be followed by Dr Barabantseva's reflections on the use of film making practices in research.
Dr Barabantseva is a Senior Lecturer in Chinese International Relations. Her research interests lie at the intersection of borders, identity, migration, intimacy, and citizenship in the context of globalising China
Dr Elena Barabantseva
Role: Senior Lecturer in Chinese International Relations
Organisation: University of Manchester
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