Eric Florence is associate Professor at the University of Liege. His research focuses on the cultural politics of labor in contemporary China. For the last fifteen years he has taken part to research on labor migration in South China and research projects on international migration at the Centre for Ethnic and Migration Studies. His writings include “The Links between Academic Research and Public Policies in the Field of Migration and Ethnic Relations: Selected National Case Studies”, IJMS: International Journal on Multicultural Societies. 2005, vol. 7, no.1 (with Marco Martiniello, eds.), Towards a New Development Paradigm in Twenty-First Century China : Economy, Society and Politics. With Pierre Defraigne, eds. (Routledge 2012) ; “How to Be a Shenzhener: Representations of Migrant Labor in Shenzhen’s Second Decade,” in Mary Ann O’Donnell, Winnie Wong, and Jonathan Bach (eds), Learning from Shenzhen: China’s Post-Mao Experiment from Special Zone to Model City, Chicago, The Chicago University Press, 2017, pp. 86- 103; "Migrant worker museums in China: public cultures of migrant labour in state and grassroots initiatives", Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. (with Junxi Qian, 2020) https://doi.org/10.1080/1369183X.2020.1739373; "The Cultural Politics of Labour in Postsocialist China. The case of rural migrant workers", Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Chinese Culture and Society. K. Latham, Ed. (Routledge, 2020), pp. 212-230.