Zhiying works as a student assistant for the INFRAGLOB project. She is currently a master student major in Social and Cultural Anthropology, with a focus on Chinese-Namibian exchange. Her current research interest is on the entanglement and impingement of Chinese merchants in Namibian local context and how it leads to the partial transformation of ownership of traditional material and fragmentary cultural appropriation. In the INFRAGLOB project, she supports the Chinese- English research context.