Xueli Chen

Yunnan University

Xueli Chen teaches visual anthropology at the Centre for the Studies of Ethnic Minorities in China’s Southwestern Borderlands, Yunnan University. His research focuses on the ethnography of the Sani people living in the Shilin County, as well as the preservation and succession of traditional ethnic culture. He has produced numerous acclaimed documentaries about ethnic minorities in Yunnan. Some of his work has been screened at anthropological film festivals in Germany and Norway.