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Juan Liu

Juan Liu holds a PhD in development studies from China Agricultural University, and has been a postdoc at The International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Hague. Her research interests and publications include: internal migration and left-behind population, social policies, rural politics, land politics, and political economy of agriculture, food and environment. She is assistant professor at College of Humanities and Social Development, Northwest A&F University, China, and she is in the global secretariat of the BRICS Initiatives for Critical Agrarian Studies (BICAS) and is co-editor of the BICAS Working Paper Series. At ICTAUAB, she will research on changes in the social metabolism of China and the impacts on the natural environment and society.


Advisory Board

  • Ashish Kothari, Kalpavriksh, India
  • Ivonne Yanez, Acción Ecológica, Ecuador
  • Tatiana Roa, CENSAT, Colombia
  • Godwin Ojo, ERA, Nigeria
  • Henk Hobbelink, GRAIN, Barcelona
  • Patrick Bond, UKZN-CCS, South Africa
  • Arturo Escobar, University of North Carolina, USA
  • Anna Lora-Wainright, University of Oxford, UK
  • Leah Temper, ICTA-UAB, Spain
  • Paul Mohai, University of Michigan, USA
  • Rutgerd Boelens, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  • Begum Özkaynak, Bogaziçi University, Turkey

Ethics Advisor

  • Prof. Catherine Larrère, Université de Paris I-Panthéon-Sorbonne, France