Hizi, Gil

hizi

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiter/ Research Fellow

Tel.: +49 (0)69/798-33230
E-Mail:  hizi (at) em.uni-frankfurt.de

Sprechzeiten: Mittwoch 14:00-18:00
Raum: IG 0552

https://gilhizi.academia.edu/, Orcid: 0000-0001-7567-0875

Forschungsschwerpunkte
Urbanes China | Anthropologie der Moral, Anthropologie von Affekten und Emotionen, Phänomenologie | therapeutische Kultur, Selbstverbesserung, Wert und Tugend, Verkörperung, Sport

Publikationen

2023

Keywords for Self-Development in China Today (ed.) Amsterdam University Press (in press)

“Ambiguous Trajectories of Self-Cultivation in Contemporary China", in The Anthropology of Ambiguity: Theory, Praxis and Critique, edited by Mahnaz Alimardanian and Timothy Heffernan, Manchester University Press (in press).

“Porous Individuality as Self-Alteration: Commercial Self-Improvement in Urban China", in The Anthropology of Self-Alteration, edited by Christopher Houston and Jean-Paul Baldacchino, Rutgers University Press (in press).

“Learning to xinshang (appreciate): Young adults’ pursuit of non-standardized sensibilities”, in Keywords for Self-Development in China Today, edited by Gil Hizi, Amsterdam University Press (in press).

2022

“Fluctuating Affect: Purpose and Deflation in Paths of Self-Development". Hau 11(3): 942-957. https://doi.org/10.1086/717568.

2021

“Tragic Stability and Elusive Selfhood: On the Drive for Self-Development in Contemporary China". Journal of Contemporary Chinese Affairs 50(2): 161-179.

“Becoming a Role Model: The affordances of soft skills in contemporary China". Ethos 49(2): 135-151 https://doi.org/10.1111/etho.12305. 

“Zheng Nengliang and Pedagogies of Affect in Contemporary Urban China". Social Analysis 65(1): 23-43 https://doi.org/10.3167/sa.2021.650102. 

“Against Three Cultural Characters Speaks Self-Improvement, or On the Individualization of Discourses on Social Development in Contemporary China". Anthropology & Education Quarterly. 52(3): 237-253 https://doi.org/10.1111/aeq.12366. 

2019

“Marketised 'Educational Desire' and the Impetus for Self-Improvement: The shifting and reproduced meanings of higher education in contemporary China". Asian Studies Review 43(3): 493-511 https://doi.org/10.1080/10357823.2019.1630365. 

“Speaking the China Dream: Self-realization and nationalism in China's public speaking shows". Continuum 33(1): 37-50

2018

"Gendered Self-Improvement: Autonomous personhood and the marriage predicament of young women in urban China". The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology 19(4): 298-315 https://doi.org/10.1080/14442213.2018.1481881

2017

“'Developmental' therapy for a developing nation:  The sociopolitical meanings of psychology in urban China". China: An International Journal 15(2): 4-26

2016

“Evading Chronicity: Paradoxes in counseling psychology in contemporary China". Asian Anthropology 15(1): 68-81