Field of Study
Years of Stay at HYI
Aug 2016 to Mar 2017
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Ma Jianxiong is an Associate Professor of Anthropology in the Division of Humanities at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His books include The Lahu Minority in Southwest China: A Response to Ethnic Marginalization on the Frontier and Reinventing Ancestor: Ethnic Mobilization in China’s Southwest Frontier and the Historical Construction of Lahu (in Chinese). His present research focuses on the historical formation of the Sino-Burma frontier and ecological conditions of cultural diversity and ethnicity in southwest China, especially in Yunnan Province.