Professor Li Minghuan was elected new president of ISSCO

Dr. Li Minghuan, professor of the School of International Studies/Academy of Overseas Chinese Studies of Jinan University, was elected new president of ISSCO(International Society of the Study of Chinese Overseas) at its 10th conference from 8-12 Nov. 2019.

Li Minghuan is now distinguished professor of Academy of Overseas Chinese Studies of Jinan University. She obtained her PhD from University of Amsterdam and was former professor of the Sociology Department of Xiamen University.

Prof. Li Minghuan’s research interests includes international migration studies, overseas Chinese studies and Qiaoxiang studies. Over the past years, Prof. Li has visited Qiaoxiang in Fujian, Zhejiang and Guangdong province many times and traveled to more than 40 countries across Asia, Europe, America, Australia and Africa to conduct field research. Prof. Li has had published many books like Contemporary Overseas Chinese Community Study, History of Overseas Chinese in Europe, Study of Policies on International migrants, Study of Hometown of Overseas Chinese in Fujian, We Need Two Worlds and Seeing Transnationally, as well as more than 100 papers in English or Chinese.