Travel Grant Series: Preliminary Dissertation Fieldwork in China

Dear EWCA Travel Grant Committee,

Thank you very much for your generous support for my preliminary dissertation fieldwork this summer from May 17th to July 28th. With your funding, I was able to travel to Beijing, China, as well as various locations in three Northwestern provinces, namely Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region, Qinghai and Gansu.

(Provincial Hua'er songs inheritors with Man (Beryl) Yang at Danma Hua'er festival, Qinghai province. July 13, 2011. Photo taken by Beryl Yang.)

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