15th anniversary of the Tsinghua University Sino-French Research Centre


15 ans

The Tsinghua University Sino-French Research Centre in Social Sciences and the Tsinghua department of sociology are pleased to invite you on Saturday 11th of November to celebrate its 15th anniversary around the international conference:

« Migrations and Metropolises in a Cross-National Perspective »
Abstracts – 摘要

The purpose of this conference is to think about a comparative analysis of current
migratory processes and patterns of integration in the metropolises of the contemporary world. It brings together researchers from China, Hong Kong and France who have in common to work on this topic from different perspectives on the basis of fieldwork and survey studies on different countries (China, France and South Africa).

08:30 – 09:00 : Registration

09:00 – 09:20 : Welcoming remarks including consecutive translation by

– Stéphanie Balme, Attachée for University and Scientific Cooperation, French Embassy in China;
– Shi Zhiqing 史志钦, Chinese Director of the Tsinghua University Sino-French Research Center, Professor at the Department of International Relations, Tsinghua University;
– Chloé Froissart, French Director of the Tsinghua University Sino-French Research Center;

09:20 – 10:00 : Zhang Ning张宁, Professor at the Chinese Studies Department, University of Geneva; Visiting scholar at Tsinghua University:
“人文社会科学与批判怀疑精神, 我所了解的法国人文社会科学与中国研究”
“Critical thinking of the human and social sciences: the French case”

10:00 – 18:00: International Conferences

– Jin Jun, Associate Professor, Departement of Sociology, Tsinghua University
– Chloé Froissart, French Director of the Tsinghua University Sino-French Research Center
– Guo Yuhua, Professor, Departement of Sociology, Tsinghua University

– The Action of the State towards Migrants
10:00 – 10:30 : Eric Florence, Director of the French Center for Research on Contemporary China, Hong Kong : “Naming/categorizing (im)migrants : France and China compared”

10:30 – 11:10 including consecutive translation :Wang Jianhua 汪建华, Assistant Researcher, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences : “The Rise and Dispelling of Collective Labor Disputes in the Pearl River Delta under the Background of Industrial Transformation and Upgrading”

– Migrants’ collective actions
11:20 – 12:00 including consecutive translation: Liu Yan 刘焱, PhD Candidate, Tsinghua University : “Organizations’ Transition and Path Differences: A Comparative Analysis between Unions and Labor NGOs in South China”

14:00 – 14:30: Swanie Potot, Senior Researcher at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and University of Nice Sophia Antipolis : “Migrant’s participation in civil mobilization at the French-Italian border”

– Forms of integration, citizenship and belonging
14:40 – 15:10 : Dominique Vidal, Professor of sociology, University Paris Diderot (Paris 7) : “The experience of Mozambican migrants in post-apartheid Johannesburg (South Africa)”

15:10 – 15:40 : Sheng Mingjie 盛明洁, Lecturer of Urban Planning, Tianjin University’s School of Architecture : “Socio-spatial characteristics of low-income graduates: A case study of Shigezhuang, Beijing”

16:00 – 16:30 : Chloe Froissart (French Director of the Tsinghua University Sino-French Research Center) and Cinzia Losavio (Phd Candidate, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) : “ Hukou reforms and housing policy: Analyzing migrants urban integration patterns in Zhuhai”

16:30 – 17:00 : Jin Jun 晋军,Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Tsinghua University : “Life Cycle and House Consumption: Housing Provident Fund coverage of Chinese migrant workers”

17:00 – 18:00 : Questions and answers

Registration at the following address :
请发邮件确实参加: jean-charles.galli@beijing-cfc.org

Date: November, 11th – 2017年 11月 11日
Time: 8:30 am – 6:00pm
Venue: Tsinghua University, Xiongzhixing building, department of sociology, room 109
清华大学社会学系, 熊知行楼 109 室