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Franziska Plümmer

Senior Reserach Fellow

pluemmer@mpil.de
Tel. +49 (6221) 482-275

Main Fields of Research:

Critical Security Studies with focus on data, mobility and migration regulation in China, technology policy, border and migration regulation, Chinese foreign and security policy, China in international organisations and the EU

Academic Career:

Since 02/2021 Senior Research Fellow at the MPIL

02/2020 - 01/2021 Postdoc at the Chair of East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS), University of Vienna

05/2017 - 03/2020 Associated fellow at the Einstein Visiting Fellow Project “Sovereignty and International Law in the PR China” at Graduate School of East Asian Studies (GEAS)

06/2013 - 01/2020 Junior lecturer and PhD candidate at the Department of Chinese Studies at Tuebingen University

Current Research Projects

Recent Publications

  • Introduction. Migration Governance in East Asia: Towards an Analytical Framework. In: Immigration Governance in East Asia. Norm Diffusion, Politics of Identity, Citizenship, Gunter Schubert, Franziska Plümmer, Anastasiya Bayok (eds.). Routledge Series on Asian Migration. Routledge, London, New York 2021, 1-15 (zusammen mit Gunter Schubert, Anastasiya Bayok).
  • ‘Three Evils’ and ‘Three Illegals’: Discourses on ‘Illegal’ Immigration in China. In: Immigration Governance in East Asia: Norm Diffusion, Politics of Identity, Citizenship, Gunter Schubert, Franziska Plümmer, Anastasiya Bayok (eds.). Routledge Series on Asian Migration. Routledge, London, New York 2021, 91-114.
  • Social stability, migrant subjectivities and citizenship in China's resettlement policies. In: The Political Economy of Hydropower in Southwest China and Beyond, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Sabrina Habich-Sobiegalla (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, London 2021, 107-123 (zusammen mit Franziska Plümmer).
  • Immigration Governance in East Asia: Norm Diffusion, Politics of Identity, Citizenship. Routledge Series on Asian Migration. Routledge Series on Asian Migration. Routledge, London, New York, 2021, 340 p. (Hrsg. mit Franziska Plümmer, Anastasiya Bayok).

Blogposts

Presentations

07 Nov 2020

Lost in Transition: Liminal Citizenship of Border Residents in the Sino-Myanmar Border Zone

Paper presented at the 7th Conference of the Asian Borderlands Research Network – online pre-conference

online

17 Apr 2021

Border Liaison - Regional Institutions in Chinese Border Management

paper presented at 2021 Association for Borderlands Studies Virtual Conference in panel OP-3 China’s Borderlands, 16-17 April 2021.

online

22 Jan 2021

Casting ancient nets: Grid-style social management during the Corona crisis

with Sabrina Habich-Sobiegalla, invited talk at Graduate School of East Asian Studies (GEAS), Freie Universität Berlin

online

18 Dec 2020

Digital Authoritarianism: China’s Surveillance Regime, AI, and Digital Sovereignty

invited talk at IPW Lectures at the Institute of Political Science of the University of Vienna

online