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Penn Ip studies the everyday experiences of rural-to-urban migrant women working i the Shanghai service sector, looking at the ways they live, abour and love. What do their experiences and feelings reveal about migrant labour and gender in 21st century pot-socialist China? Ad what are the cultural. social and economic implications of their decision to become migrant service workers? One specific topic Ip focuses on is the stigma of singlehood.

Event details of Female migrant workers in Shanghai
Date 20 September 2018
Time 12:00 -13:00
Location Agnietenkapel
Room Location

T.T. Ip: Female Migrant Workers Navigating the Service Economy in Shanghai: Home, Beauty, and the Stigma of Singlehood.


Prof. B.J. de Kloet


Dr  E. Peeren


Room Location

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231
1012 EZ Amsterdam


This event is open to the public.