Dr. Jiazhi Fengjiang, 2020

Curriculum Vitae

Jiazhi Fengjiang was a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity. Her ongoing book project explores the political, moral, and economic lives of ordinary people who strategized volunteering and charitable work in coping with political-economic restructurings in contemporary China. Her broader research interests span political and economic anthropology, anthropology of development, ethics and humanitarianism, gender, work, mobility, East Asian studies, as well as visual and graphic anthropology. Prior to joining the Max Planck Institute, she taught anthropological theories and ethnographies, economic anthropology, and graphic anthropology at LSE. She received her MPhil in Social Anthropology from the University of Oxford and in 2019, she obtained a Ph.D. in Anthropology at LSE. Currently, she works as a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh.

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