Yan Lijun

Years of Stay at HYI: 
Aug 2014 to Jun 2015

Yan Lijun is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Hong Kong. She obtained both her master’s and bachelor’s degree from the Department of Anthropology, Sun Yat-sen University. Her research interests include mobility, border studies, family, and urban studies. Her Ph. D. thesis aims to examine the mobility patterns of Mainland families who have practiced cross-border childbirth in Hong Kong. 

Recent Publications: 

Yan Lijun, with Yang Meijian and Zhang Taotao (2010) “Half the Sky: Mobility and Late Socialist Reflections,” in Helen F. Siu (eds), Merchants’ Daughters: Women, Commerce, and Regional Culture in South China. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.