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Reader in Sociology of China and Deputy Director of China Institute, SOAS, University of London

Jieyu Liu is Reader in Sociology of China and Deputy Director of China Institute, SOAS University of London. Her research interests include gender, sexuality, family and generation in China. She is the author of Gender and Work in Urban China: Women Workers of the Unlucky Generation (Routledge, 2007) and Beauties at Work (Palgrave, 2016). Currently she is the principal investigator of a five-year European Research Council project examining Chinese family relations and practices in East Asia.

Experience

  • –present
    Reader, SOAS China Institute
  • –present
    Deputy director, China Institute, SOAS

Education

  • 2005 
    University of York, PhD

Professional Memberships

  • British Sociological Association