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- Master of Science (M.Sc.)
- Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Contemporary Asian Studies, University of Amsterdam, 2008. Master's thesis titled "Regionalism as a Strategic Repertoire - The Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization".
- Transnationalism and Globalisation: Chinese Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Finland
The goal of the study is to understand transnational migration; its relation to globalisation, the nature of network society and the role of cultural diaspora. Another line of questioning tackles the micro-level socio-economic environment where the social embeddedness of immigrant entrepreneurs is seen in the concrete context of local markets and opportunity structure, and analysed in the macro-level socio-political space that exceeds from China to Finland. The theoretical aim is to critically examine the notion of transnationalism and to asses its degree of correspondence in the Finnish - Chinese context.
The study is a PhD dissertation carried out for the Centre of East Asian Studies at the University of Turku. The project is funded by Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation.