Pierre Miège

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CEFC Associate Researcher


Email: [email protected]

Research fields

– HIV prevention research with high-risk groups in China
– Social determinants of access to health in Mainland China
– The transformation of social norm and the emergence of the individual in urban China



1998 – 2005: PhD in Sociology, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris, France. Defended in March 2005

Thesis “Economic Reforms and the Transformation of the Work Unit System: Assessing Social Change in Urban China (1978-2004).”

1997 – 1998: Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris, France DEA (French Post-Graduate), Sociology and Development Studies

1995 – 1996: Master of Arts, China Studies: School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London

1992 – 1995: Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Institute of Political Studies), Rennes


2019 – 2023: Director of CEFC Hong Kong

2007 – 2019: Associate Professor of Sociology, School of Social Development and Public Policy, Beijing Normal University

Oct 2014 – Apr 2015: Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies (USIAS) at University of Strasbourg

2005 – 2006: Fulbright Post-doctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley

2004 – 2005: Research Coordinator: Center of Economy (CEPN) of University Paris 13 and French Agency for Research Against HIV/AIDS (ANRS)


Selected publications

Miège, Pierre. (2018) “May I Have this Dance? Chinese Gay Men Exploring Selves and Practices through the Tradition of Dance in Public Spaces”, Culture, Health &Sexuality, 20(8). pp. 902-914.

Choi, Kyung-Hee, Steward, Wayne, Miège, Pierre, et Gregorich, Steven. (2017) “Unpacking the Influence of Sexual Stigma on HIV Risk: Results From a Prospective Study of Men Who Have Sex With Men in Beijing, China”, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 74(2). pp. e38-e44.

Steward, Wayne, Miège, Pierre, and Choi, Kyung-Hee. (2013) “Charting a Moral Life Course: a study on MSM and Marriage in Beijing”, PLoS ONE, 8(8). pp. 1-9.

Zhang, Xiulan, Miège, Pierre, Zhang et Yurong. (2011) “Decentralization of the provision of health services to people living with HIV/AIDS in rural China: the case of three counties”, Health Research Policy and Systems, 9(9). pp. 1-7.

World Health Organization Maximizing Positive Synergies Collaborative Group (2009) “An assessment of interactions between global health initiatives and country health systems”, The Lancet, 373(9681). pp. 2137-2169.

Miège, Pierre. (2009) “‘In my Opinion, most Tongzhi are Dutiful Sons’: community, social norms and construction of identity among young homosexuals in Hefei, Anhui Province”, China Perspectives, n. 77. pp. 40-53.

Arvanitis, Rigas, Miège, Pierre et Wei, Zhao. (2003) “A Fresh Look at the Development of a Market Economy in China”. China Perspectives, n. 48.