Danielle Tan

Bio: 

Danielle Tan is currently teaching Political Science and Asian Studies at Sciences Po Lyons (France). She is also Research Associate at Lyons Institute of East Asian Studies (IAO-CNRS). Previously, she had the opportunity to pursue her postdoctoral research at IIAS and at the Australian National University. She received her PhD in Political Science from Sciences Po/CERI (Paris) in December 2011. Her dissertation was entitled ‘From Communism to Neoliberalism: the Part Played by Chinese Networks in the Transformation of the State in Laos’. She is currently co-editing a volume with Pál Nyíri (VU Amsterdam) gathering together the most recent research on the renewed Chinese presence in Southeast Asia.

Research: 

Chinese networks and migration in Southeast Asia, and the political economy of the Greater Mekong Subregion, with a specific focus on ethnographic enquiries into the meaning and discourse of ‘the rise of China’.