In 2009 Yinong Zhang finished his PhD in Anthropology at Cornell University (Ithaca, NY) on the situation in the Sino-Tibetan borderland: “Little Tibet” with “Little Mecca”: Religion, Ethnicity, and Social Change on the Sino-Tibetan Borderland. In winter 2009 he taught a graduate course at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Shanghai University. At MPI-MMG he cooperated with Peter van der Veer in the Mega-Cities Projekt.
Stay at MPI-MMG:
April - June 2010