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Dr Saheira Sha

Post:Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Anthropology)
Location:ARTS C

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 873771
International:+44 1273 873771
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Dr. Heila Sha (Saheira Haliel) is a postdoc researcher of Social anthropology. She has carried out long-term fieldwork in Zhejiang province and in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China from 2016-2017. Her main research focus includes transnational marriages between Chinese women and foreign traders in Yiwu; trading networks between Chinese Kazakh and Central Asian traders in both Yiwu and Xinjiang; interactions between foreign traders and Chinese women in import and export trading companies and restaurants in Yiwu. She has been working on publications based on the data collected in the past.