TS. Nguyễn Thu Hương

I. Thông tin chung

  • Email: huongethno@gmail.com
  • Đơn vị công tác: Bộ môn Nhân học Phát triển, Khoa Nhân học.
  • Học vị: Tiến sĩ.                                         Năm nhận: 2011.
  • Quá trình đào tạo:

2015-2017: Nghiên cứu sau tiến sĩ, Bộ môn Nghiên cứu Giới, Đại học Lund, Thụy Điển.

2006-2011: Nghiên cứu sinh, Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, Đại học Amsterdam, Hà Lan.

2002-2004: Cao học, International School for Social Sciences and Humanities, Đại học Amsterdam, Hà Lan.

1996-2000: Cử nhân, Đại học Khoa học Xã hội và Nhân văn, Đại học Quốc gia Hà Nội.

  • Trình độ ngoại ngữ:
  • Hướng nghiên cứu chính: Nghiên cứu phát triển (Critical Development Studies), Thảm họa thiên tai (Climate Disasters), Bạo lực giới (Gendered Violence), Đa dạng giới và tính dục (LGBTI), Vấn đề khuyết tật (Disability), Buôn bán người (Human Trafficking), Quan hệ liên tộc người (Interethnic Relations), Đông Nam Á (Southeast Asia).

II. Các công trình khoa học (Selected publications)

Sách chuyên khảo (Monograph)

Huong Thu Nguyen. Taboos and Realities: Rape in Present-Day Vietnam. Hanoi: The Gioi Publishers, 2011.

Bài tạp chí (Peer-reviewed journal articles)

  1. Huong Thu Nguyen. From silicone and hormone injecting to sex reassignment surgery: the precarious road to becoming female of transgender funeral performers in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Culture, Health and Sexuality, DOI:10.1080/13691058.2018.1533144, 2019
  2. Huong Thu Nguyen, Helle Rydstrom. Men’s Infliction of Harm upon Women in the Philippines and Vietnam. Women’s Studies International Forum, 2019
  3. Huong Thu Nguyen. Gendered vulnerabilities in time of natural disasters: Male-to-Female violence in the Philippines in the aftermath of super Typhoon Haiyan. Violence Against Women, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077801218790701, https://twitter.com/VAWJournalhttps://www.facebook.com/VAWJournal
  4. Huong Thu Nguyen, Tine Gammeltoft. ‘A Combination of Imagination and Observation’ - Medical Anthropology in Vietnam since the 1990s. American Anthropologist, Special Section on World Medical Anthropologies. Volume 120, Issue 3, 2018. DOI: 10.1111/aman.13098.
  5. Huong Thu Nguyen. Diễn ngôn về giới và đa dạng tính dục ở Việt Nam: Nơi giao thoa của lịch sử, văn hóa và thể chế. Tạp chí Khoa học Xã hội và Nhân văn, 4 (1), 2018.
  6. Huong Thu Nguyen. Navigating identity, ethnicity, and politics: A case study of gender variance in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. NORMA: International Journal for Masculinity Studies. Special Issue on Transgender Masculinities, 2016.
  7. Huong Thu Nguyen. Gender integration after 30 years of Doi Moi: Literature review for research and training in the anthropology of gender in Vietnam. Journal of Anthropology, No. 4, 14-23, 2016.
  8. Huong Thu Nguyen. At the Intersection of Gender, Sexuality, and Politics: The Disposition of Rape Cases among some Ethnic Minority Groups of Northern Vietnam. Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia, 28 (1), 132-51, 2013.
  9. Huong Thu Nguyen. “Whose Weapons? Representations of Rape in the Print Media in Modern Vietnam,” Journal of Vietnamese Studies, 7 (2), 29-66, 2012.
  10. Huong Thu Nguyen. “Rape Disclosures: The Interplay of Gender, Culture and Kinship in Contemporary Vietnam,” Culture, Health and Sexuality: An International Journal for Research, Intervention and Care (Special Volume on ‘Secrecy as Embodied Practice’), 14 (1), S39-S52, 2012.
  11. Huong Thu Nguyen. Anthropology ‘At Home’ Through the Lens of Intersubjectivity: Counter Transference While Interviewing A ‘Vulnerable’ Vietnamese Woman. Medische Antropologie (special issue on ‘Intersubjectivity’). 23-38, 2007.
  12. Huong Thu Nguyen, Frances Gouda. Book review: Anne Raffin, Youth Mobilization in Vichy Indochina and its Legacies, 1940-1970. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books. H-France Review, 7, 54, 2007.
  13. Huong Thu Nguyen. Rape in Vietnam from Socio-Cultural and Historical Perspectives, Journal of Asian History 40, 185-206, 2006.

    Chương sách (Book chapter)

  14. Huong Thu Nguyen, Helle Rydstrom. “Feminism in Vietnam: Women’s Studies, Gender Research, and Intersections”. In Jonathan London (ed) Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Vietnam. London: Routledge. (In review)
  15. Huong Thu Nguyen. ‘‘In the wake of Haiyan: An Ethnographic Study on Gendered Vulnerability and Resilience as a Result of Climatic Catastrophes in the Philippines.’ In Helle Rydstrom and Catarina Kinvall (Eds) Climate Hazards and Gendered Ramifications. Routledge, 2019.
  16. Huong Thu Nguyen. “Nhân học Giới ở Việt Nam từ sau Đổi mới” (Anthropology of Gender in Vietnam since Reform. In Nguyễn Văn Sửu, Lâm Bá Nam & Nguyễn Văn Huy (Eds) Nhân học ở Việt Nam (Anthropology in Vietnam). Hanoi: NXB Tri Thức, 2016.
  17. Mike Perkins, Louise Cotrel-Gibbons, Huong Thu Nguyen. "The Vietnamese police response to family based violence: The family unit under pressure". In Diana Peterson and Julie Schroeder (Eds) International Response to Domestic Violence. London: Routledge, 2016.
  18. Huong Thu Nguyen. ‘Hậu Hải Yến: Một nghiên cứu nhân học về sự mất mát, sầu bi và bức xúc sau thảm họa thiên tai ở Phi-lip-pin (In the wake of Haiyan: an ethnographic study on loss, melancholy, and frustrations as a result of climatic catastrophe in the Philippines’, in Nhiều tác giả. “Việt Nam và Đông Nam Á trong bối cảnh toàn cầu hóa”. NXB Đại học quốc gia TP Hồ Chí Minh, 2016.
  19. Huong Thu Nguyen. "The Red Seedlings of the Central Highlands’: Social Relatedness and Political   Integration of Select Ethnic Minority Groups in Post-War Vietnam", in P. Taylor (ed.) Connected and Disconnected in Vietnam: Remaking Relations in a Post-socialist Nation. Canberra: ANU Press, 2016. http://press.anu.edu.au/titles/vietnam-series/connected-and-disconnected-in-viet-nam/
  20. Tine Gammeltoft, Huong Thu Nguyen. “The Politics of Sexual Health in Vietnam.” In Mark McLelland & Vera Mackie (eds) The Routledge Handbook of Sexuality Studies in East Asia. London: Routledge, 2014.                                         

Tham luận hội thảo

21. Huong Thu Nguyen, Helle Rydstrom and An Hoang.The Heterogeneities of Families in Globalized Vietnam: Intimacies, Gender, and Parenthood’. Conference on: The Family in Modern and Global Societies: Persistence and Change Vietnam Sociological Association (VSA), October 17-19, 2019, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences.

22. Huong Thu Nguyen. ‘Rise of the machines versus Risks for the marginalized: Automation, Unemployment and Vietnam’s Ethnic Minorities in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.’ Invited paper for presentation at the Conference on Aspirations for Change 4.0: Critical Perspectives from Southeast Asia, 28-29 May 2019, University of Zurich.

23. Huong Thu Nguyen, Helle Rydstrom. ‘Climate Disaster, Gender, and Violence: Men’s Infliction of Harm upon Women in the Philippines and Vietnam’. Accepted for presentation at the panel Disruptive Elements: Recurring Disasters and Gendered Lives in Asia, the Fourth Northern European Conference on Emergency and Disaster Studies (NEEDS), June 10-12, 2019, Uppsala University, Sweden.

24. Huong Thu Nguyen. ‘Seeds of Change and Rays of Hope in the Philippines and Vietnam: Towards Gender Mainstreaming in Agricultural Diversification in a Cross Southeast Asian Perspective’. Poster presentation at the Annual Scientific Conference Seeds of Change, 2nd to 4th April, 2019, Australia­­­n Centre for Agricultural Research, CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, University of Canberra.

25. Nguyễn Thu Hương, Trần Thị Thúy Bình. ‘Những thổ dân da trắng’: Tổng quan tình hình kinh tế - xã hội, chính sách về dân tộc Sami ở các nước Bắc Âu (The White Indians: An overview of socio-economic, policies on the Sami in the Nordic countries). Invited paper for the conference on State management on ethnic minority affairs in selected European countries: Lessons learned for Vietnam jointly organized by Central Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs and Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, January 23, 2019, Hanoi.

26. Huong Thu Nguyen. “Conceptualization of gender relations in agriculture: Intersections between household dynamics, social capital, and ethnicity among selected ethnic minority groups in Northwestern Vietnam.” Seminar co-organized by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research and the Department of Anthropology, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, May 17, 2018.

27. Huong Thu Nguyen. “Body image, legal status and sex reassignment surgery: the lived experiences of transwomen performers in Southern Vietnam”. Staff seminar of the Department of Gender Studies, Lund University, April 18, 2018.

28. Huong Thu Nguyen. “Queering Death Rites: Cultural Legacy, Identities and Rights among Transsexual Funeral Performers in Southern Vietnam.” Paper presented at the 2018 Special Seminar on Frontiers of Gender Studies in Asia, organized by the Gender Equality Promotion Committee, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, February 2, 2018.

29. Huong Thu Nguyen. ‘Unpacking the Anthropology of Gender in Vietnam: Globalization versus Particularization’. Paper presented at the International conference on Two decades of globalizing social sciences – concepts, strategies, achievements, co-organized by the World Social Science and Humanities Network and Vietnam National University, Hanoi, January 18-19, 2018.

30. Huong Thu Nguyen. “Navigating Identity, Ethnicity, and Politics: Case Studies of Non-Binary Gender in Vietnam’s Central Highlands”. Paper presented at the international conference on Non-Binary Identities, Bodies and Discourses held by the School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds, UK, 22/3/2016.

31. Huong Thu Nguyen, Helle Rydstrom. “Gendered Climate Injustice: Catastrophe, Precariousness, and Male-to-Female Violence in the Philippines and Vietnam”. Paper invited for presentation at the International conference on Disaster justice in Anthropocene Asia and the Pacific organized by the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, November 17-18, 2016.

32. Huong Thu Nguyen. “Navigating identity, ethnicity, and politics: A case study of gender variance in the Central Highlands of Vietnam.” Paper presented at the G16 conference on Boundaries, Mobility and Mobilization, Linkoping, Sweden, 23-25 November, 2016.

33. Huong Thu Nguyen. “In the wake of Haiyan”: An Ethnographic Study on Loss, Melancholy, and Frustration as a result of Climatic Catastrophe in the Philippines. Invited paper for presentation at the plenary session of the International Conference on Vietnam and Southeast Asia: Integration and Development, Phu Yen, Vietnam, December 5-6, 2015.

34. Huong Thu Nguyen, Helle Rydstrom. “Gendered Ruination in the Philippines and Vietnam: Climate Change, (In)Security, and Violence in a Cross-Southeast Asian Perspective”. Paper presented at the panel on Transforming the Environment—Transforming Gender Relations? Women, Men, and Environmental Change in Southeast Asia. EuroSEAS, Vienna, Austeria, August 11-14, 2015.

35. Huong Thu Nguyen. “On display: The Interweaving of rituals, identities and commodities in the practice of transgender funeral performers in Southern Vietnam.” Invited paper for the International Workshop on Religious Pluralism, Magic and Gender/Sex Diversity in Southeast Asia, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, January 22-25, 2015.

36. Huong Thu Nguyen. ‘The red seedlings’ of the Central Highlands: The social relatedness and political integration of selected ethnic minority groups in post-war Vietnam”. Invited paper for presentation at the 2014 Vietnam Update Conference held at the Australia National University, Canberra, Australia, December 1-2, 2014.

37. Huong Thu Nguyen. “Cultural Legacy and Transgendering in Vietnam”. Invited paper for presentation at the International Berkshire Conference on Women’s History, Toronto, Canada. May 22-25, 2014

38. Huong Thu Nguyen. “Women of Disabilities Desiring Children: Intersectionality of Disability, Motherhood and Gender Politics in Post-war Vietnam.” Invited paper for presentation at the International Conference on Populations, Health and Medicines in Developing Countries: The case of Vietnam from the 18th century to present (co-organized by Justus-Liebig University, University of Giessen, and Vietnam National University), Hanoi, Vietnam. November 1-2, 2013.

39. Huong Thu Nguyen. “The Uplands Catching Up With The Lowlands”? Reflections on Discourses on Socio-Cultural Growth of Ethnic Minorities in Vietnam’s Central Highlands” paper presented at the panel, entitled: Cultural Growth: Asian Perspective of Civilization of the Conference Growth: Critical Perspectives from Asia Copenhagen, Denmark. June 13-14, 2013.

40. Huong Thu Nguyen. “Cultural Legacy and Transgendering in Vietnam.” Invited paper for the forum on Plural Identities: State and Globalization organized by SEASREP Foundation, Manila, the Philippines. December 3-4, 2012.

41. Huong Thu Nguyen. “A Multiple Lens: Making a Critical Sense of Human Resource Development of Ethnic Minorities in Vietnam.” Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Vietnamese Studies. Hanoi, Vietnam. November 26-28, 2012.

42. Huong Thu Nguyen. “Rethinking Gender Relations among Vietnam’s Central Highlanders: Within and Beyond the Household.” Paper presented at the international conference on Inequality, Conflict and Political Regimes in East and Southeast Asian Countries co-organized by Stockholm University and Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam. November 22-24, 2012.

43. Huong Thu Nguyen. “Making Meaning in Father-Daughter Incest Narratives in Contemporary Vietnam: Whose Voices? Poster presentation at the 3rd International Conference on Survivors of Rape organized by Rape Crisis Network Ireland. Galway, Ireland. November 8-10, 2012.

44. Huong Thu Nguyen. “Gender Crossing in Vietnam: Yesterday and Today.” Paper presented at the international conference Future Directions in Southeast Asian Studies co-organized by Leiden University, Australia National University and Vietnam National University of Hanoi, March 8-10, 2012.

45. Huong Thu Nguyen. “Mediating East-West Variations of Autonomy: Case Studies of Raped Women in Vietnam.” Paper presented at the 3rd International conference Engaging with Vietnam: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue, co-organized by Monash University and University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi, Vietnam. December 4-5, 2011.

46. Huong Thu Nguyen. “Rape: A Matter of Private Prosecution? The Interface of Gender, Sexuality, and Politics in Dealing with Rape Cases among Ethnic Minorities of Northern Vietnam.” Paper presented at the international conference Localizing Global Justice: Rethinking Law and Human Rights in Southeast Asia, Columbia University, New York City, USA. November 4-5, 2011.

47. Huong Thu Nguyen. “Demyth-ifying a ‘Free-Love’ Culture: Rethinking Premarital Sex, Rape and Marriage among the Youth of Some Ethnic Minorities in Northern Vietnam.” Paper presented at the Workshop on Youth, Risk, and Sexuality in Vietnam and India: Educational concerns,” co-organized by Lund University and the Vietnam National Institute for Educational Sciences, Hanoi, Vietnam. July 5, 2011.

48. Huong Thu Nguyen. “A double-edge Sword: Rape Representations in the Printed Media in Modern Vietnam.” Paper presented at the 7th IASSCS (International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture, and Society ) conference, Hanoi, Vietnam. April 15-18, 2009.

49. Huong Thu Nguyen. Tackling taboos: Methodological approaches in researching rape in Vietnam. Paper presented at the International Conference on the Anthropology of Vietnam. Binh Duong, Vietnam: December 15-18, 2009.

50. Huong Thu Nguyen. “Negotiating Cultural Diversity. The case of Muslim radicalization in the present-day Netherlands.” Paper presented at the Asia-Pacific Youth Forum organized by the Japan Foundation and Okinawa Prefectural Government. Okinawa, Japan: January 15-24, 2006.

51. Huong Thu Nguyen. “Adopting across the color-line: a case study of Vietnamese-American transracial adoption.” Paper presented at the 11th annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Phoenix, AZ. (USA): November 16-19, 2005.

52. Huong Thu Nguyen. “A great loss of one’s own worth. The traumatic experiences of rape survivors in Vietnam.” Paper presented at the 5th IASSCS (International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture, and Society ) conference, San Francisco, CA. (USA): June 21-24. Abstract in Culture, Heath and Sexuality (Supplement), June 2005.

Phỏng vấn chuyên đề (Interview)

53.  “Ðổi Mới and Public Discourses of Sexual Violence: Feminist Anthropologist Huong Thu Nguyen” Anthropology News (American Anthropological Association), 2011. https://anthrosource.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1556-3502.2011.52901_s.x

III. Đề tài KH&CN các cấp

  1. The Swedish Research Council Research Grant “Climate Disasters and Gendered Violence in Asia: A Study on the Vulnerability and (In)Security of Women and Girls in the Aftermath of Recent Catastrophes in Pakistan, the Philippines, and Vietnam, led by Helle Rydstrom (Lund University), post-doctoral researcher cum principal researcher in the Philippine study, 2015-2020.
  2. Nghiên cứu người chuyển giới trình diễn trong đám tang tại thành phố Hồ Chí Minh (chủ nhiệm), Đề tài cấp ĐHQG, 2017-2019.
  3. SEASREP Post-doctoral Research Grant for project entitled “Social Perceptions and   Judicial Representations of Rape: The cases of Vietnam and the Philippines, 2014-2015.
  4. UNDP/EOWP Research Grant for project entitled Gender, Ethnicity and Human Resource Development: Case Studies of Ethnic Minority Women’s Participation in the Public Sector in Kon Tum Province, 2012.
  5. Publication Grant from the Toyota Foundation to publish the monograph, entitled Taboos and
  6. Realities: Rape in Present-day Vietnam, The Gioi Publishers, Hanoi, 2011.
  7. Toyota Foundation Research Grant for project entitled Sexual Assault from Socio-Cultural and Historical Perspectives, 2004-2006.

IV. Khen thưởng và học bổng

  1. The Australian Centre for Agricultural Research, CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research and University of Canberra, Australia ‘Seeds of Change’ Scholarship for conference travel, 2019.
  2. The University of Zurich award for conference travel, Switzerland, 2019.
  3. The Gender Equality Promotion Committee, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University. 2018.
  4. Vietnam National University of Hanoi Ministerial Level Research Grant (2017-2019) ‘A Study on Transgender Funeral Performers in Ho Chi Minh City’. 2017.
  5. Asian Research Institute of National University of Singapore award for conference travel, Singapore. 2016.
  6. The Swedish Research Council Research Grant (2015-2020) “Climate Disasters and Gendered Violence in Asia: A Study on the Vulnerability and (In)Security of Women and Girls in the Aftermath of Recent Catastrophes in Pakistan, the Philippines, and Vietnam,” led by Helle Rydstrom (Lund University). Post-doctoral researcher cum principal researcher in the Philippine study. 2015.
  7. Humboldt University travel grant for conference participation in the International Workshop on Religious Pluralism, Magic and Gender/Sex Diversity in Southeast Asia. 2014.
  8. Australian National University travel grant for conference participation in the 2014 Vietnam Update. 2014.
  9. SEASREP Post-doctoral Research Grant for project entitled “Social Perceptions and   Judicial Representations of Rape: The cases of Vietnam and the Philippines.” 2014. 
  10. Berkshire Conference Organizing Committee, University of Toronto award for conference travel, Toronto, Canada. 2014.
  11. Konrad Adenauer Foundation award for conference travel Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 2014.
  12. Asia Dynamics Initiatives, University of Copenhagen award for conference travel. Copenhagen, Denmark. 2013.
  13. South East Asian Studies Regional Exchange Program (SEASREP Foundation) award for conference travel, Manila, the Philippines. 2012. 
  14. UNDP/EOWP Research Grant for project entitled “Gender, Ethnicity and Human Resource Development: Case Studies of Ethnic Minority Women’s Participation in the Public Sector in Kon Tum Province.” 2012.
  15. Publication Grant from the Toyota Foundation to publish the monograph, entitled “Taboos and Realities: Rape in Present-day Vietnam.” Hanoi: The Gioi Publishers. 2011.
  16. SOROS Foundation Award for Conference Travel. New York, USA. 2011.
  17. Netherland Fellowship Programmes (NFP) for PhD Studies at the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 2006 - 2010.
  18. Japan Foundation Grant for participation in the Asia-Pacific Youth Forum, Okinawa, Japan. 2006.
  19. Ford Foundation Grant for conference travel, Phoenix, USA. 2005.
  20. International Association for the Study of Culture, Sexuality and Society (IASCSS) Grant for conference travel, San Francisco, USA. 2005.
  21. Toyota Foundation Research Grant for project, entitled “Sexual Assault from Socio-Cultural and Historical Perspectives”. 2004-2006.
  22. Netherland Fellowship Programmes (NFP) for Master‘s degree programmes at International School for Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 2002-2004.
  23. Certificate of merit from the Rector of College of Social Sciences and Humanities for achieving the highest graduating grade for the 1996-2000 academic year. 2000.
  24. Certificate of merit from the Minister of Education and Training for the research project, entitled “Making traditional papers in Ho Khau village, Buoi ward, Tay Ho district, Hanoi”. 1999 
  25. Study Grant from the Toyota Foundation for achieving the highest grade for the academic year 1997-1998.