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Florence Eric

Département des sciences de l'antiquité

Département des sciences de l'antiquité > IRSS

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ORCID
0000-0001-8317-7917

Main Research Fields
Sociology & social sciences
Political science, public administration & international relations
Communication & mass media
Anthropology
History
Main Keywords
China; china; power; hegemony; representation;
Main Unit & Research Centers
French Centre for Research on Contemporary China, CEFC
Centre d'études Français sur la Chine Contemporaine, CEFC
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Universities Service Centre for China Studies
EAST, ULB
EHESS
Main Co-authors
Martiniello, Marco 
Cabestan, Jean-Pierre
Chan, Chris King-chi
Qian, Junxi
Qiu, Jack Linchuan

Publications (total 154)

The most downloaded
1254 downloads
Florence, E. (2008). Struggling around dagong: discourses about and by rural migrant workers in the Pearl River Delta. Unpublished doctoral thesis, ULiège - Université de Liège.
Jury: Martiniello, M. (Promotor), & Béja, J.-P. (Promotor). https://hdl.handle.net/2268/109931
The most cited
15 citations (SCOPUS)
Florence, E. (2007). Migrant Workers in the Pearl River Delta : Discourse and Narratives about Work as Sites of Struggle. Critical Asian Studies, Vol. 39 (n° 1), 120-150. doi:10.1080/14672710601171756 https://hdl.handle.net/2268/88911

Theses and dissertations

Doctoral thesis

Florence, E. (2008). Struggling around dagong: discourses about and by rural migrant workers in the Pearl River Delta. Unpublished doctoral thesis, ULiège - Université de Liège.
Jury: Martiniello, M. (Promotor), & Béja, J.-P. (Promotor).

Publications

Books

Written in collaboration

Martiniello, M., Brans, M., Jacobs, D., Rea, A., Swyngedouw, M., Adam, I., Balancier, P., Florence, E., & Van Der Straeten, T. (2004). Recherche et Politiques Publiques : le cas de l'immigration en Belgique. Gand, Belgium: Academia Press.

Florence, E., & Jamin, J. (2003). Médiations interculturelles et institutions. Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium: Academia Bruylant.

Direction and/or edition of collective works and journal's special issues

Chan, C. K.-C., Florence, E., & Qiu, J. L. (Eds.). (2021). Agency Beyond Precarity: Platforms and the Multiplication of Labour Regimes in China. Honk Kong, China: French Centre for Research on Contemporary China.

Florence, E., & Cabestan, J.-P. (Eds.). (2018). Vingt ans après : transformations et défis de Hong Kong sous le régime chinois. Hong Kong, China: Centre d'Etudes et d'Information sur la Chine.

Florence, E., & Cabestan, J.-P. (Eds.). (2018). Twenty Years After: Hong Kong's Changes and Challenges under China's Rule. Honk Kong, China: French Centre for Research on Contemporary China.

Florence, E., & Defraigne, P. (Eds.). (2012). Towards a New Development Paradigm in Twenty-First Century China. Economy, Society and Politics. United States: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780203095416

Martiniello, M., & Florence, E. (Eds.). (2005). The Links Between Academic Research and Public Policies in the Field of Migration and Ethnic Relations: Selected National Case-Studies. International Journal on Multicultural Societies, 7 (1).
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Articles in scientific journals

With peer reviewing

Florence, E., Chan, C. K.-C., & Qiu, J. L. (March 2021). Editorial – Precarity, Platforms, and Agency: The Multiplication of Chinese Labour. China Perspectives, 2021 (01), 3-7. doi:10.4000/chinaperspectives.11268
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Qian, J., & Florence, E. (2021). Migrant worker museums in China: public cultures of migrant labour in state and grassroots initiatives. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. doi:10.1080/1369183X.2020.1739373
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Florence, E., & Cabestan, J.-P. (September 2018). Vingt ans après la rétrocession. Des transformations économiques et politiques de Hong Kong et de son avenir sous le régime chinois. Perspectives Chinoises, 144 (2018/3), 3-9.
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Florence, E., & Cabestan, H. K. B. U. (September 2018). Twenty Years After the Handover Hong Kong’s Political and Social Transformation and Its Future under China’s Rule. China Perspectives, 114 (2018/3), 3-9.
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Florence, E. (2017). Demandes sociales, gouvernance et médiation intellectuelle en Chine postmaoïste. Tracés : Revue des Sciences Humaines, 17 (2017), 159-166. doi:10.4000/traces.7155
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Florence, E. (2007). Representations of Migrant Workers in the Pearl River. Critical Asian Studies, 39 (1), 121-150.
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Florence, E. (2007). Migrant Workers in the Pearl River Delta : Discourse and Narratives about Work as Sites of Struggle. Critical Asian Studies, Vol. 39 (n° 1), 120-150. doi:10.1080/14672710601171756
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Florence, E. (2006). Debates and Classification Struggles Regarding the Representation of Migrant Workers. China Perspectives, (n°65), 15-27.
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Florence, E. (2006). Les représentations des travailleurs migrants en Chine. Perspectives Chinoises, (n° 94), 13-26.
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Florence, E., & Martiniello, M. (2005). Social Science Research and Public Policies: the Case of Immigration in Belgium. International Journal on Multicultural Societies, Vol.7 (n°1), 49-67.
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Martiniello, M., & Florence, E. (2005). The Links between Academic Research and Public Policies in the Field of Migration and Ethnic Relations: Selected National Case Studies – Thematic Introduction. International Journal on Multicultural Societies, 7 (1), 3-10.
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Florence, E., & Martiniello, M. (2005). The Links Between Academic Research and Public Policies in the Field of Migration and Ethnic Relations: Selected National Case-Studies. Thematic Introduction. International Journal on Multicultural Societies, Vol. 7 (n°1), 3-10.
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Martiniello, M., & Florence, E. (2005). Social Science Research and Public Policies: the Case of Immigration in Belgium. International Journal on Multicultural Societies, 7 (1), 49-67.
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Florence, E. (1999). Les Migrations en Chine : Implications sur le plan. Hommes et Migrations, (n° 1220), 73-95.
Peer reviewed

Without peer reviewing

Florence, E. (January 2018). Rural Migrant Workers in Independent Films: Representations of Everyday Agency. Made in China (a quarterly journal on labour, civil society, and rights), 3 (Winter).

Florence, E. (January 2017). Chine : permanence de l’Etat-Parti . Politique, Revue de Débats, 100, 28-35.

Florence, E. (January 2015). Chine, une mise à jour. Politique, Revue de Débats, 88.

Florence, E. (2013). Migrant labour Culture in Post-Mao China. Vie des Idées.

Florence, E. (2013). Censure, liberté d’expression et dynamiques sociopolitiques en Chine contemporaine. Culture, le Magazine Culturel de l'Université de Liège.

Florence, E. (2010). Cinq arguments pour approcher la puissance économique chinoise. LiègeU, 14-18.

Florence, E. (1999). Les travailleurs migrants à travers la presse quotidienne de Shenzhen (1993-1999). Techniques, Territoires et Société, Vol. 36 (n° 1), 285-293.

Chapters in collective works (including proceedings published in collective works)

With peer reviewing

Florence, E. (2020). The Cultural Politics of Labour in Postsocialist China. In Latham, Kevin, The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Chinese Culture and Society (pp. 212-229). Routledge.
Peer reviewed

Florence, E. (2019). Struggling around the politics of recognition. The formation of communities of interpretations and emotions among a collective of migrant workers in 21st Century China. In V. Frangeville & G. Gaffric (Eds.), China's Youth Cultures and Collective Spaces. Creativity, Sociality, Identity and Resistance (pp. 170-186). London, United States: Routledge.
Peer reviewed

Florence, E. (2018). Rural workers’ ‘regimes of appearance’ and the formation of communities of engagement in post-Mao China. In V. Frangeville & G. Gaffric, China's Youth Cultures and Collective Spaces. Creativity, Sociality, Identity and Resistance. New York, United States: Routledge.
Peer reviewed

Florence, E. (2014). The recent labour unrest in China and the politics of handling collective mobilization by the Party-state. In Brown, Kerry (Ed.), The EU-China Relationship: European Perspectives (pp. 441-451). London, United Kingdom: The New Imperial Press.
Peer reviewed

Florence, E., & Madariaga College of Europe Foundation, D. (2012). Introduction. In E. Florence & P. Defraigne (Eds.), Towards a New Development Paradigm in Twenty-First Century China. Economy, Society and Politics (pp. 1-8). London, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780203095416-8
Peer reviewed

Florence, E. (2001). Migrant workers in the Pearl River Delta : Between Discursive Inclusion and Exclusion. In M. Martiniello, C. Withol de Wenden, & H. Entzinger (Eds.), Migration Between States and Markets (pp. 42-63). Aldershot, United States: Ashgate.
Peer reviewed

Without peer reviewing

Florence, E., & Junxi, Q. (2022). " 2008: ‘Make Contributions and Offer Your Youth for Tomorrow’s Dream’: The Establishment of the Shenzhen Migrant Worker Museum. In I. Franceschini & C. Sorace, Proletarian China: A Century of Chinese Labour (pp. 598-607). Brooklyn, United States: Verso Books.
Editorial reviewed

Florence, E. (2017). How to Be a Shenzhener: Representations of Migrant Labor in Shenzhen’s Second Decade. In M. A. O'Donnell, W. Wong, & J. Bach, Learning from Shenzhen: China’s Post-Mao Experiment from Special Zone to Model City (pp. 86-103). Chicago, United States: Chicago University Press.

Florence, E. (2016). Médiation des expériences, représentations et luttes autour de la visibilité des travailleurs migrants en Chine. In C. Servais, La médiation : Théorie et terrains (pp. 183-214). Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium: De Boeck Université.

Florence, E. (2016). The Cultural Politics of Labour in Post-Socialist China: The Case of Subject-Formation and Identity Politics of Peasant Workers. In R. P. B. S. Bhattacharya, Vernacularity in Labour Politics (pp. 102-132). Delhi, India: Tulika Books.

Florence, E. (2009). Migrant Workers in the Pearl River Delta : Discourse and Narratives about Work as Sites of Struggle. In R. Murphy & V. Fong (Eds.), Media, Identity and Struggle in twenty-first century China (pp. 26-45). United States: Routledge.

Florence, E. (2007). Politique publiques en matière d’éducation en rapport avec les jeunes d’origine étrangère en Communauté française de Belgique. In M. Martiniello, A. Rea, & F. Dassetto (Eds.), Immigration et intégration en Belgique francophone. Etat des savoirs. Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium: Academia Bruylant.

Florence, E. (2006). ‘Migrants aveugles’ : luttes de classement et contrôle social dans la Chine des réformes économiques. In Une criminologie de la tradition à l’innovation. En hommage à Georges Kellens (pp. 107-131). Bruxelles, Belgium: Larcier.

Florence, E. (2004). Migrant workers in the Pearl River Delta : Between Discursive Inclusion and Exclusion. In H. Entzinger, M. Martiniello, & C. Withol de Wenden (Eds.), Migration Between States and Markets (pp. 42-63). Aldershot, United Kingdom: Ashgate.

Book reviews

Florence, E. (31 January 2022). Review of: Maurizio Atzeni and Immanuel Ness (eds.) (2018) Global Perspectives on Workers' and Labour Organizations. Global Labour Journal, 13 (1). doi:10.15173/glj.v13i1.5069
Editorial reviewed

Florence, E. (2021). SIU, Kaxton. 2020. Chinese Migrant Workers and Employer Domination: Comparisons with Hong Kong and Vietnam. London: Palgrave Macmillan. China Perspectives, (2021/3), 73-74. doi:10.4000/chinaperspectives.12360
Editorial reviewed

Florence, E. (January 2020). SOLINGER, Dorothy J. (éd.). 2018. Polarized Cities. Portraits of the Rich and Poor in Urban China. China Perspectives, 2020/1 (Janvier), 57-58. doi:10.4000/chinaperspectives.10007
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Florence, E. (December 2017). "Subaltern China: Rural Migrants, Media, and Cultural Practices, by Wanning Sun,". China Journal, 79, 134-137.

Florence, E. (2016). Migrant Labor in China: Post-Socialist Transformations. China Perspectives, (2016/2), 75-76.

Florence, E. (2015). Masculinités et migrations chinoises. La vie des idées.fr.

Florence, E. (2014). Après le Communisme. Vie des Idées.

Florence, E. (15 March 2014). Compte rendu de "De Proche en proche. Ethnographie des formes d’association en Chine contemporaine". Perspectives Chinoises, 1 (2014), 77-79.
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Florence, E. (2014). La Chine et ses migrants. La conquête d'une citoyenneté. Perspectives Chinoises, 4, 74-76.
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Florence, E. (2011). Urban Poverty in China. Local Economy, 26 (5), 450-453.
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Florence, E. (2011). The Challenge of Labour in China: Strikes and the Changing Labour Regime in Global Factories. Local Economy, 26 (5), 450-453.
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Florence, E. (2011). Les Ruses de la démocratie en Chine. Protester en Chine. Études Chinoises, XXX, 280-285.

Florence, E. (February 2010). Xiang Biao, Transcending Boundaries. Zhejiangcun : The Story of a Migrant Village in Beijing. Perspectives Chinoises, Février 2010.
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Florence, E. (2008). Creating Market Socialism: How Ordinary People Are Shaping Class and Status in China. Études Chinoises, XXVII, 318-322.
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Florence, E. (2004). Politics in China. Moving Frontiers. China Information, Volule XVIII (n°2).
Peer reviewed

Florence, E. (2002). The Offense of Hooliganism and the Moral Dimension of China's Pursuit of Modenrity. Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie, Vol. XVIII.
Peer reviewed

Florence, E. (2002). The Otherness of Self. A Genealogy of the Self in Contemporary China. Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie, Volume XIV.
Peer reviewed

Florence, E. (2001). Disputes au village chinois. Formes du juste et recompositions locales des espaces normatifs. Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie, Vol. XVI.
Peer reviewed

Florence, E. (2001). « En quête d’un nouveau droit du travail ». Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie, Vol. XIV.
Peer reviewed

Florence, E. (2001). New Chinese Migrants in Europe : The case of the Chinese community in Hungary. Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, Vol. 7 (Issue 1).
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Florence, E. (2001). Small Town China. Goverance, Economy, Environment and Lifestyle in Three Zhen. Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie, Vol. XVIII.
Peer reviewed

Florence, E. (2000). Genetic Knowledge and Social Marginalization in the People's Republic of China. Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie, Vol. XVII, 535.
Peer reviewed

Florence, E. (2000). Internal and International migration. Chinese Perspectives. Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie, Vol. XVII, 141-142.
Peer reviewed

Florence, E. (2000). Rural Labor Flows in China. Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie, Vol. XVIII.
Peer reviewed

Florence, E. (2000). China’s Economic Security. Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie, Vol. XVII, 232-233.
Peer reviewed

Florence, E. (1999). Women’s Work in Rural China, Change and Continuity in an Era of Reform. China Information, Volume XIV (Summer/Spring 1999), 137-138. doi:10.1177/0920203X9901300416
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Florence, E. (1998). Migration in China’s Guangdong Province. Major Results of a 1993 Sample Survey on Migrants and Floating Population in Shenzhen and Foshan. Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie, Vol. XVI, 85-86.
Peer reviewed

Florence, E. (1998). Floating Population and Migration in China. The Impact of Economic Reforms. Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie, Vol. XVI, 84-85.
Peer reviewed

Reports

Expert reports

Florence, E. (2011). The recent labour unrest in China and the politics of handling collective mobilization by the Party-state. Brussels, Belgium: European Commission.

Learning materials

Florence, E. (2010). « De Mao à l’économie socialiste de marché : clés pour une meilleure compréhension de la société chinoise contemporaine. (ULiège - Université de Liège, Formation Business across borders: intercultural awareness).

Florence, E. (2010). Quand langue et culture chinoises se conjuguent. (ULiège - Université de Liège, Formation Business across borders: intercultural awareness).

Unpublished communications

Scientific congresses and symposiums with international audience

On request

Florence, E. (12 February 2021). Politiques de la visibilité : le cas d’un collectif de travailleurs migrants dans la banlieue de Pékin. Paper presented at Séminaires ESOPP, Études sociales et politiques des populations, de la protection sociale et de la santé. Formes de la précarité au travail en régime de croissance économique, Paris, France.

Florence, E. (28 March 2019). Retour sur la poésie des travailleurs migrants des années 1990. Paper presented at Paroles de migrants : enjeux politiques, économiques et littéraires des textes de migrants, Paris, France.

Florence, E. (26 November 2010). Struggling around ‘dagong’: dialectics of contention and accommodation. Paper presented at Consortium for African and Asian Studies, “Migration, mobility and globalization, Paris, France.

Florence, E. (11 October 2010). An ethnographic look at migrant workers’ rationales : processes of identification and contention. Paper presented at CERI Seminars. Migration Inside China, Paris, France.

Florence, E. (24 February 2010). Migrant workers’ narratives and experiences of social mobility in South China: identification-legitimation or hegemony as ‘discursive framework’? Paper presented at Leiden UNiversity China Seminars, Leiden, Netherlands.

Florence, E. (11 December 2008). Migrant workers’ narratives of ‘dagong’: identification, contention and hegemony as discursive framework. Paper presented at CEFC Seminars, Hong Kong SAR China.

Florence, E. (29 November 2008). Narrating the Hometown and ‘the South’: Contention, Identification and Legitimation of Transition. Paper presented at ”, International workshop Chinese on the move and Making of Individual identities, Paris, France.

Florence, E. (15 November 2007). et paroles des travailleurs migrants dans le Delta de la Rivière des Perles. Paper presented at Colloque International, « Chine-Europe : identités en miroir », Bruxelles, Belgium.

Florence, E. (31 January 2003). Analyse de deux figures des migrants ruraux dans la presse de Shenzhen : ‘inclusion’ et ‘exclusion’. Paper presented at Protection sociale et conditions d’emploi dans la Chine contemporaine, Migrations internes et externes, organisée par le Réseau Thématique européen ‘emploi, chômage et protection sociale : cohésion sociale et mondialisation, Bruxelles (Université Libre de Bruxelles), Belgium.

Florence, E. (22 March 2000). Les discours de presse à l’égard des migrants à Shenzhen (1993-1989 : ‘dagongzai’ et ‘dagongmei’ émergence d’une identité collective. Paper presented at Séminaire 1999-2000 « La Diversité citadine. Comparaisons internationales », Paris, France.

On personal proposal

Florence, E., & Qian, J. (03 June 2018). Migrant worker museums in China: public cultures of migrant subjectivities in state and grassroots initiatives. Paper presented at Museums as contested terrains: Memory work and politics of representation in Greater China, Londres, United Kingdom.

Florence, E. (22 March 2014). The cultural politics of labor in post-socialist China: the case of subject formation and identity politics of peasant workers. Paper presented at IXth Labor History Conference, New Delhi, India.

Florence, E. (26 October 2012). "Illegalisation, visibilisation and appropriation: a few thoughts on the politics of migrant labor in South China". Paper presented at Norms in the Margin and Margins of the Norms, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Florence, E. (25 October 2012). « ‘Quitter le village pour emprunter le chemin vers le Sud’ : luttes hégémoniques autour de catégories d’émancipation en Chine ». Paper presented at Théories, pratiques et conflits autour de l'émancipation humaine: 1789-2012, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Florence, E. (14 March 2012). “The train to my hometown, A look at the representation of rural migrant workers”. Paper presented at "A multidisciplinary Exploration of Chinese Independent Films", Liège, Belgium.

Florence, E. (10 December 2011). Singing the ‘dagong’ via the web: suffering, longings and ideals. An exploration of the everyday politics of migrant labour in South China. Paper presented at Digital Es-Asia, Den Hague, Netherlands.

Florence, E. (02 December 2011). Catégorisations autour de la figure du « travailleur rural » dans le Delta de la Rivière des Perles. Luttes hégémoniques, légitimation et identifications. Paper presented at PORTRAITS DE GROUPES : REPRÉSENTATIONS COLLECTIVES ET SÉRIES DE PERSONNAGES EN CHINE ET EN EXTRÊME-ORIENT, Paris, France.

Florence, E. (30 September 2009). Ordering, silencing and making visible: the politics of othering migrant workers in Shenzhen. Paper presented at Urban Development and Informal Settlement in China, Leuven, Belgium.

Florence, E. (23 June 2009). ‘Dagongzhe’ Write to the magazines: suffering, borders stretching and longings. Dialectics of identification and legitimation. Paper presented at International conference Innovation and Creativity in the Chinese Media, Londres, United Kingdom.

Florence, E. (13 December 2008). Shenzhen and ‘the South’: identification, contention and legitimation of transition. Paper presented at International Conference on “Globalization: Cultures, Institutions and Economics, Hong Kong (Chinese University of Hong Kong), China.

Florence, E. (25 May 2005). The Public Transcript of ‘dagong’ as a Site of Struggle. Paper presented at States of transgression : Strategies of Domination, Accomodation and resistance, Singapour, Singapore.

Florence, E. (16 March 2001). Emergence des discours de presse sur les migrants en Chine : Une comparaison entre Pékin et Shenzhen. Paper presented at Séminaire de recherches de l’Association française d’études chinoises (AFEC), Paris, France.

Scientific conferences in universities or research centers

Florence, E. (12 December 2019). How did we get there? A few thoughts on social movements and the AntiELAB in Hong Kong. Paper presented at “China’s Global Narrative and its Engagement with Hong Kong”, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Florence, E. (22 October 2019). The socio-political background of the rise of the Anti-ELAB movement in Hong Kong. Paper presented at Chinese Frames Seminar, Leuven, Belgium.

Florence, E. (04 April 2019). Luttes autour de la visibilité et politique de la reconnaissance : le cas d'un musée de travailleurs migrants à Pékin. Paper presented at Séminaire Travailleurs et travailleuses en Asie, Paris, France.

Florence, E. (25 April 2017). "Struggling around borders: visibility/invisibility, the state, and the politics of undocumented labor in post-Mao China.". Paper presented at Florence, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR China.

Florence, E. (20 April 2017). Representing Presant Workers through Documentary Films in Post-Mao China. Paper presented at Polytechnics University of Hong Kong Research Seminar, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR China.

Florence, E. (30 November 2015). The cultural politics of migrant labour in Postsocialist China: dialectics of state and identity formation. Paper presented at USC Lunch-on Seminars, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR China.

Florence, E. (30 April 2014). Migration in post-socialist China: cultural struggles, narration and the shaping of identities. Paper presented at Séminaire Sciences humaines et sociale, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Florence, E. (05 March 2014). Studying power relations and problematizing 'politics' in China. Paper presented at Master course in Asian Studies, Gent, Belgium.

Florence, E. (10 February 2014). Studying power relations through migrant workers' narratives in post-socialist China: from Scott and Foucault to Gramsci. Paper presented at Séminaire Master en Communication au CERI, Sciences po Paris, Paris, France.

Florence, E. (22 November 2013). The politics of labor collective mobilization in South China. Paper presented at Understanding China Training Pogramme, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Florence, E. (03 July 2013). Representing rural migrants in films: an exploration of the subjectivities and agency of rural migrants in independant Chinese documentaries. Paper presented at Contemporary China Seminar, Shanghai, China.

Florence, E. (20 June 2013). Exploring the cultural politics of labour in South China. Paper presented at IES Seminars, Beijing, China.

Florence, E. (03 February 2013). « Aigre, sucré, amer et épicé » Comment les travailleurs migrants racontent leurs expériences de vie et de labeur en Chine. Paper presented at Conférences de l'IBHEC, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Florence, E. (05 September 2012). “The cultural politics of migrant labour rights in South China: from narrating the “dagong” to online boundary-spanning”. Paper presented at European Association of Chinese Studies Conference, Paris, France.

Florence, E. (23 February 2012). "Pistes pour une étude des relations de pouvoir en République populaire de Chine: variations autour des processus de légitimation et identification en rapport avec les travailleurs ruraux dans le Delta de la Rivière des perles". Paper presented at Séminaire EEHESS "L'espace du politique en Chine" (Yves Chevrier et Xiaohong-Planes), Paris, France.

Florence, E. (28 November 2011). Quels outils théoriques afin d’étudier les relations de pouvoir ? Le cas des migrants dans le Sud de la Chine. Paper presented at Séminaire de recherches (2e Master en sociologie), Université de Liège, Liège, Belgium.

Florence, E. (27 April 2010). Narrer le ‘dagong’: identification, hégémonie et légitimations de transition. Paper presented at Cours de Sociologie des idéologies (Prof. Marc Jacquemain), Liège, Belgium.

Florence, E. (05 May 2009). L'étude de la domination et de la résistance: de Scott à Gramsci. Paper presented at Cours de Sociologie des idéologies (Prof. Marc Jacquemain), Liège, Belgium.

Florence, E. (27 November 2008). Discourse analysis and the study of domination and resistance: the case of rural workers in the Pearl River Delta. Paper presented at Guest lecture cours "Research methodology in Chinese Studies", Leuven, Belgium.

Florence, E. (27 November 2008). Struggling around ‘dagong’. Paper presented at Guest lecture cours "Language and Politics", Leuven, Belgium.

Florence, E. (02 June 2006). Chine : émergence d’une grande puissance ? Paper presented at Conférences FUCID (Facultés universitaires Notre Dame de Namur), Namur, Belgium.

Florence, E. (10 November 2005). La représentation médiatique des travailleurs migrants dans la presse de Shenzhen. Paper presented at Séminaire "Question d'actualité" ULB, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Florence, E. (02 June 2005). Etat des lieux sur la question des réformes économiques et des migrations internes en Chine. Paper presented at Master Institut Royal Supérieur de Défense, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Florence, E. (26 April 2005). Les migrations internes en Chine. Paper presented at Conférence cours "Société chinoise contemporaine", Bruxelles, Belgium.

Florence, E. (14 April 2005). Narratives de réussite et d’échecs en tant que site de luttes, le cas de travailleurs migrants dans le Delta de la Rivière des Perles. Paper presented at Brown Bag Seminars (Centre d'études de l'ethnicité et des migrations), Liège, Belgium.

Florence, E. (18 March 2005). Mise en perspective historique des questions de mobilité en République populaire de Chine. Paper presented at Conférence cours "Les relations entre la Chine et la Russie", Bruxelles, Belgium.

Florence, E. (17 December 2004). Historicité de la condition rurale en République populaire de Chine. Paper presented at Conférence cours "Compléments de criminologie", Liège, Belgium.

Florence, E. (05 January 2004). Migrant Workers in the Pearl River Delta : How to be a Person from Shenzhen. Paper presented at CEFC Seminars, Hong Kong, China.

Florence, E. (19 February 2003). Aperçu historique de la question de la mobilité en République populaire de Chine. Paper presented at Rencontres intersections (réseau de doctorants de l'ULg), Liège (Université de Liège), Belgium.

Florence, E. (29 March 2001). Les migrants en République populaire de Chine : entre subordination et autonomie. Paper presented at Les rencontres du CEDEM, Liège, Belgium.

Scientific congresses and symposiums with national audience

Florence, E. (15 September 2017). Public spaces, Mediation, and Scales of Visibility : the case of the representation of rural workers in post-Mao China. Paper presented at Anthropology of Media and Mobility, Cologne, Germany.

Florence, E. (09 March 2015). Les représentations des travailleurs ruraux en République populaire de Chine: retour sur les modes de construction de hiérarchies sociales et de la visibilité d'une catégorie sociale. Paper presented at Grépo, Groupe de projet de l'Association française de science politique sur la représentation politique, Paris, France.

Florence, E. (26 September 2002). Premières analyses d’entretiens approfondis avec des travailleurs migrants du Delta de la Rivière des Perles. Paper presented at Premières journées Dynamiques Migratoires et Postmigratoires Internationales (DYMIPO), Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium.

Florence, E. (26 May 2000). Approche comparative de l’immigration chinoise en Hongrie et en Italie au cours des années 1990. Paper presented at Séminaire « L’immigration asiatique », Paris, France.

Florence, E. (26 April 2000). L’émigration chinoise à destination de l’Europe : aspects socio-économiques et politiques du lieu d’origine, regard sur les effets des chaînes migratoires. Paper presented at Séminaire « L’immigration asiatique », Paris, France.

Florence, E. (04 May 1999). L’anti-traditionnalisme du Mouvement du 4 mai 1919 : quelques réflexions sur la « périphérisation » de la culture chinoise populaire. Paper presented at Colloque autour de la commémoration du 80e anniversaire du Mouvement du 4 mai : la Chine et les autres civilisations », Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

Florence, E. (15 May 1998). Les migrations en Chine: aspects socio-politiques et économiques. Paper presented at « China: Integratie en stabiliteit », Gand, Belgium.

Promotion and popularisation of research

General audience and popularisation articles

Florence, E. (March 2014). Chine: espoirs et incertitudes à l'ère de Xi Jinping. Politique, Revue de Débats, n°84 (Mars 2014), p. 14-16.

Conferences given outside the academic context

Florence, E. (2013). La loi, l'Etat-Parti et la société : défis socio-politiques au lendemain du 18 ème Congrès du Parti communiste chinois. Paper presented at Module Société et Economie (Espace Universitaire de Liège), Liège, Belgium.

Florence, E. (2012). Socio-political landscape at the eve of the 18th Party Congress. Paper presented at Lunch-on seminars of the DG Trad, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium.

Florence, E. (2012). The People’s Republic of China : sociopolitical landscape on the eve of the 18th Party congress. Paper presented at Lunch-on seminars of the DG Trad, European Commission, Luxemburg, Luxembourg.

Florence, E. (2010). La question sociale en Chine aujourd’hui : esquisse de bilan. Paper presented at Cycle de conférences sur la géopolitique Attac, Liège, Belgium.

Florence, E. (2009). Ebauche d’un cadre politique, social et économique de la Chine contemporaine. De la Chine de Mao à l’économie socialiste de marché. Paper presented at Journée d’étude Chine, ACV-CSC, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Florence, E. (2008). Justice et équité dans la Chine des réformes économiques. Paper presented at Les mardis citoyens, Amay, Belgium.

Florence, E. (2008). Mise en perspective historico-politique de la Chine contemporaine. Paper presented at Soirée débat "Faut-il avoir peur de la Chine?", Arlon, Belgium.

Florence, E. (2006). Droits, justice, dignité en Chine. Paper presented at Conférences Réseau ULg, Liège, Belgium.

Florence, E. (2006). ‘Nouveaux flux migratoires’ : réflexions sur les modes de représentation des migrations dans le contexte de la globalisation. Paper presented at Conférence "Connaissances et vie", Gand, Belgium.

Florence, E. (2005). Mondialisation et migrations internationales. Paper presented at Conférence cycle "Connaissances et vie", La Louvière, Belgium.

Florence, E. (2005). Les travailleurs migrants dans le Delta de la Rivière des Perles: désirs, réalisation de soi et souffrances. Paper presented at Conférence Université des séniors, ULg, Liège, Belgium.

Florence, E. (2005). La mobilité en République populaire de Chine depuis 1949. Paper presented at Cycle conférences université des séniors (ULg), Liège, Belgium.

Florence, E. (2003). Migrations et mondialisation. Paper presented at Université des alternatives (Module "Migrants sans frontières"), Bruxelles, Belgium.

Florence, E. (2003). Tentative de mis en perspective historique des migrations contemporaines. Paper presented at Conférences Université des aînés, Mons, Belgium.

Florence, E. (2003). Les ‘nouveaux’ flux migratoires dans un contexte de mondialisation. Paper presented at Conférence "Connaissances et vie", Courtrai, Belgium.

Florence, E. (2002). Migration et mondialisation : les « nouveaux » flux migratoires. Paper presented at Formation "immigration", Namur, Belgium.

Florence, E. (1999). Aspects socio-politiques de la question de l’eau en Chine. Paper presented at Cycle de conférences « Les conflits verts. Quels enjeux pour le Sud et le Nord ? », Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

Florence, E. (1997). La question démographique en Chine: tentative de mise en perspective historique. Paper presented at La mort de Deng Xiaoping, Liège, Belgium.

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