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Jelena Große-Bley

Visiting Predoctoral Fellow (Jul 2020-Sep 2025)

Jelena Grosse-Bley holds an MA in Modern East Asian Studies from Georg August University of Göttingen and an MSc in Environmental Management from The University of Hong Kong. Before joining the China Studies Institute at Free University of Berlin in 2018 as a lecturer and research affiliate, she spent a number of years studying and working in various locations across Greater China, including two years at Peking University, Beijing. She started pursuing her PhD at Humboldt University of Berlin as part of the IRI THESys Graduate Program in 2020. Her project is concerned with the local environmental knowledge of farmers in climate change-affected areas in the People’s Republic of China. At the MPIWG, she is a Visiting Predoctoral Fellow in the Lise Meitner Research Group "China in the Global System of Science".

Projekte

Forging ahead under a Changing Sky: Meteorological Services and Crop Seed Breeding as Climate Change Adaptation in China

MEHR

Scientists, Politics, and Climate Change in China

MEHR

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Selected Publications

Große-Bley, Jelena (2023). “Review of: Smith, Nick R.: The End of the Village: Planning the Urbanization of Rural China. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press 2021.” Pacific Affairs 96 (1): 143–146. https://pacificaffairs.ubc.ca/book…

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Große-Bley, Jelena, Cheryl Mei-ting Schmitz, Fiona Anne Bewley, and Susan Greenhalgh (2023). China’s Nexus of State, Business, and Science: An Interview with Susan Greenhalgh. Observations 11. Berlin: Max Planck Institute for the History of Science…

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Braun Střelcová, Andrea, Jelena Große-Bley, Fiona Anne Bewley, and Cao Cong (2023). Innovation, Infrastructure and Improvements in China’s Science System: An Interview with Cao Cong. Observations 12. Berlin: Max Planck Institute for the History of…

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Große-Bley, Jelena (2023). “Review of: Kaufmann, Lena: Rural–Urban Migration and Agro-Technical Change in Post-Reform China. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press  2021.” East Asian Science, Technology and Society 17 (1): 118–122. https://doi.org/10…

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Upcoming Events

Colloquium

Experimenting with Socio-Material Relations: Rural Meteorological Services and its Integration into Agricultural Practices in China

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Past Events

Colloquium

China’s Meteorological Services and Climate Resources in Motion: Thinking Through Weather Modification as Climate Engineering

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Research Workshop

Two Seed Stories: Integration of Climate Change into Chinese Social Science of Agriculture

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