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Words and visions around/about Chinese transnational mobilities 流动

  • Edited by:
  • Valentina Pedone,
  • Miriam Castorina,

This collection gathers the contributions of ten scholars on the topic of transnational cultural and physical mobility originating in China. These contributions aim to open conversations among Chinese Studies scholars by applying a Mobility Studies perspective. Exploring diverse narratives and forms of representation from people of Chinese heritage, the book is divided into three parts that each look closely at the relationship between movement and cultural production. The first part is dedicated to four types of mobility of people from China to Italy, namely tourist mobility (Miriam Castorina), labor mobility (Valentina Pedone), student mobility (Xu Hao), and mobility of social elites (Andrea Scibetta). The second part is dedicated to examples of reverse mobility from Italy to China (Gao Changxu, Chiara Lepri, Giuseppe Rizzuto). The third part focuses on case studies based on mobilities from China to territories other than Italy (Rebecca Ehrenwirth, Martina Renata Prosperi, Giulia Rampolla).

  • Keywords:
  • China-Italy mobilities,
  • Chinese Transnational Migration,
  • Chinese Travel Writing,
  • Chinese International Students,
  • Sinophone Literature,
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Valentina Pedone

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-2617-6886

Miriam Castorina

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0001-8384-7925

Valentina Pedone is an Associate Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Florence. Her research focuses on cultural production by people with Chinese background living in Italy. She is the author of a book on various aspects of Chinese migration to Italy (FUP 2013) and co-editor of a forthcoming book on China-Italy cultural mobility with Gaoheng Zhang (Palgrave 2023).

Miriam Castorina is a Researcher of Chinese Studies at the University of Florence. Her research focuses on Chinese travel literature, the history of cultural contacts between Italy and China, and the history of Chinese teaching in Italy, topics on which she has published several articles and books.
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Book Title

Words and visions around/about Chinese transnational mobilities 流动

Editors

Valentina Pedone, Miriam Castorina

Peer Reviewed

Number of Pages

204

Publication Year

2023

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© 2023 Author(s)

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CC BY 4.0

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/979-12-215-0068-4

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979-12-215-0067-7

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979-12-215-0068-4

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Studi e saggi

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2704-6478

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2704-5919

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