Dr. Willy Sier

Assistant Professor
Cultural Anthropology
w.m.sier@uu.nl

Publications

2023

Scholarly publications

Sier, W. (2023). Breaking all moulds? Racialized romance between white/ yang women and Chinese men. Identities. https://doi.org/10.1080/1070289X.2022.2154013
Sier, W., & Verstappen, S. (2023). Empty homes: filming homeownership in rapidly urbanising China. Visual Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/1472586X.2023.2217796

2022

Scholarly publications

Sier, W. (2022). Book review of The Origins of Covid-19: China and Global Capitalism, by Zhang Li. Pacific affairs : an international review of the Far East and Pacific area.
Sier, W. (2022). Stuck in Wuhan? White mobility capital and the evacuation of mixed-status families after the Covid-19 outbreak. Asian anthropology, 21(3), 171-183. https://doi.org/10.1080/1683478X.2022.2093770
Lan, S., Sier, W., & Camenisch, A. (2022). Precarious whiteness in pandemic times in China. Asian anthropology, 21(3), 161-170. https://doi.org/10.1080/1683478X.2022.2099081

Professional publications

Sier, W. (Author), & Ke, M. (Author). (2022). Lockdown in Shanghai. Digital or Visual Products, Nederlandse Publieke Omroep (NPO).

2021

Scholarly publications

Sier, W. (Author), & Xu, X. (Author). (2021). New Year in Wuhan. Digital or Visual Products, Nederlandse Publieke Omroep (NPO). https://npo.nl/npo3/2doc-kort/25-05-2021/VPWON_1327814
Sier, W. (2021). The politics of care during COVID-19: The visibility of anti-virus measures in Wuhan. China Information, 35(3), 274-300. https://doi.org/10.1177/0920203X211032370
https://dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/418952/0920203x211032370.pdf?sequence=1
Sier, W. (2021). Keep On Moving: Rural University Graduates as Sales Workers in South and Central China. Pacific Affairs, 94(2), 265-283. https://doi.org/10.5509/2021942265

2020

Scholarly publications

Sier, W. (2020). The Price of Aspirations: Education migrants' pursuit of higher education in Hubei province, China. European Journal of Development Research, 33(1), 16-34. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41287-020-00297-6
Sier, W. (2020). Daughters' dilemmas: the role of female university graduates in rural households in Hubei province, China. Gender, Place, and Culture, 28(10), 885-904. https://doi.org/10.1080/0966369X.2020.1817873

Professional publications

Sier, W. (Author), & Xu, X. (Author). (2020). Happy Weekend in Wuhan. Digital or Visual Products, Nederlandse Publieke Omroep (NPO). https://www.2doc.nl/documentaires/2020/07/fijn-weekend-in-wuhan.html

2019

Scholarly publications

Driessen, M., & Sier, W. (2019). Rescuing Masculinity: Giving Gender in the Wake of China’s Marriage Squeeze. Modern China, 47(3).
Sier, W. (2019). Obendiek, Helena. 2016. ‘Changing fate’. Education, poverty and family support in contemporary Chinese society. Münster: LIT. 238 pp. Pb.: €36.00. ISBN: 9783643908513. Social Anthropology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1469-8676.12633

2017

Scholarly publications

Sier, W. (Author), & Verstappen, S. (Author). (2017). Empty Home. Digital or Visual Products https://vimeo.com/209590747