SEAP Visiting Fellows 2016-2017 working on Vietnam

SEAP Visiting Fellows 2016-2017

Phuong Tran SEAP 2016

Phượng Phi Trần  is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Vietnam. Before that, she was a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of History at Ho Chi Minh City Pedagogy University since 1979. Professor Tran received her M.A. in Southeast Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore and her Ph.D. in Social Sciences at the School of International Studies, University of South Australia. Her current research is on “The reproductive dynamism of family: transnational family model in the market economy in Vietnam.” The research aims to explore the ways in which family members negotiate their financial and emotional care responsibilities while practicing the spatial rupture of their households; the changes in gender relations in the division of labor, negotiation and bargaining power and intergenerational relations in these families.

Phi Van NguyenPhi Vân Nguyen is a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Swiss National Foundation for Scientific Research. Phi Vân Nguyen was trained in international relations (Graduate Institute in Geneva), Southeast Asia Studies (SOAS, London) and History (UQÀM, Montréal). She recently completed her dissertation on the 1954 Northern refugees in the Republic of Vietnam. Her research interest focuses on war, migration, religion and politics and she is preparing a book manuscript on the significance of the 1954 migration for Vietnamese nationalism from 1954 to 1975.