Prof Sara L Friedman

Associate Professor in the departments of Anthropology and Gender Studies, Indiana University


Sara L. Friedman is an Associate Professor in the departments of Anthropology and Gender Studies at Indiana University.  Her work examines the connections between national politics and intimate life, with particular attention to the place of state power and citizenship in gender identities and intimate relationships.  She is the author of Intimate Politics: Marriage, the Market, and State Power in Southeastern China (Harvard, 2006) and co-editor of Wives, Husbands, and Lovers: Marriage and Sexuality in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Urban China (Stanford, 2014).  Her current project studies the citizenship and sovereignty challenges posed by marital migration from China to Taiwan.  She is completing a book manuscript tentatively titled, Exceptional States: Chinese Marriage Immigrants and the Challenges of Taiwanese Sovereignty.

 

Events

International Conference on Gender and "The Law": Limits, Contestations and Beyond

4-6 June 2014 - Dokuz Eylul University and Gediz University, Izmir, Turkey


Latest News

A Tide of Humanity: Discussing the Migrant Crisis

On 27 November 2015, LCSS has successfully organised a roundtable at SOAS to discuss the recent Migrant Crisis


LCSS Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, London, 3rd-7th August 2015

In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.


LCSS Summer School 2015

We are excited to conduct LCSS's first summer school and to host a lovely group of students from Azerbaijan. 20 July - 14 August


International Conference on Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice: Re-Gendering Education

LCSS’s growing gender platform continued its international conference series in Bloomington, IN, United States on International Conference on Gender and Education


Blog

“Insider” and/or “outsider: Anthropologists’ constant status negotiation”

Feray J. Baskin - PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA


In the Name of the Nation: the burqa ban, French values and Islam

Daniela Alaattinoğlu - PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy


On Welfare Reform with Baroness Molly Meacher

Interview by Ozdemir Ahmet - On Thursday 4 April 2013 An interview was conducted with Baroness Molly Meacher at the House of Lords where questions were put out to her with regards to the welfare reforms introduced by the coalition.


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