Candice Hiu-Yan Yu
- Candice Hiu-Yan Yu
- Edinburgh UK
- Research Interests
- UK, Citizenship, Marriage and Intimate Relationships, Social Mobility, employment barriers, highly educated migrants, agency, China, Class and social stratification, Migration studies
Candice Hiu-Yan Yu is a PhD student in the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh. Her research interests include migration, social mobility, citizenship, intimacy, and inter-ethnic relations. She is currently undertaking research into Chinese transnational migration to the UK.
Yu, C. (2018) "Permanence pending: How young Chinese temporary migrants hope to stay in the UK", International Journal of Migration and Border Studies, 4(3): 179-195. DOI: 10.1504/IJMBS.2018.10015043.
Yu, C. (2013) Between Constraint and Autonomy: How Young White-Collar Women in Hong Kong Express their Sexuality (M.Phil thesis). Department of Anthropology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
Yu, C. (2011) "Imagination of the Self and the Other: Inter-ethnic Attitudes between Filipino Domestic Helpers and their Employers after the Manila Hostage Crisis", Hong Kong Anthropologist, Vol. 5. Available to read in full at http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/ant/hka/vol5/HKA_YU.pdf
2 - 4 July 2018 Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Presenter - IMISCOE Europe, Migrations and the Mediterranean: Human Mobilities and Intercultural Challenges
30 October - 1 November 2017 Manchester University, U.K.
Presenter - A Migration Lab Conference - Word on the Move: Migration, Societies and Change
5 - 7 July 2017 Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Presenter - LOVA International Conference 2017: Ethnographies of Gender and Mobility
28 - 30 June 2017 Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Presenter - 14th IMISCOE Annual Conference: Migration, Diversity and the City
20 – 23 July 2016 The University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy
Presenter – 14th EASA Biennial Conference: Anthropological legacies and human futures
15 – 16 June 2016 Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
Presenter – International Conference on Migration, Irregularisation and Activism: Challenging Contemporary Border Regimes, Racism and Subordination
12 November 2015 School of Global Studies, University of Sussex, U.K.
Presenter – Intimacies Across Asia organised by the Sussex Asia Center
21 – 23 September 2012 Mansfield College, The University of Oxford, U.K.
Presenter – The Second Global Conference, Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues organised by Inter-Disciplinary.Net
Spring 2018 University of Edinburgh
Tutor - Social Anthropology 1B: Anthropology Matters (Undergraduate course in Social Anthropology)
29 February 2012 Hong Kong Museum of History
Speaker – Anthropological talk presented on the topic of “The Manila Hostage Crisis and Hong Kong Inter-ethnic Relations”, organised by the Hong Kong Anthropological Society in association with the Hong Kong Museum of History