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icon announcement Posting Date: 22 September 2015
The Centre welcomes five new part-time faculty


The Centre welcomes five new part-time faculty teaching courses this term: Professor Michel Bonnin, a historian specializing in Mao era and recent Chinese history, Professor Wang Danning, an anthropologist concentrating on family, gender, and urban issues, Dr. Leta Hong Fincher, a sociologist specializing in gender issues, Dr. Brandon King, an expert in ancient Chinese history and philosophy, and Dr. Laura Pozzi, a historian of modern Chinese visual culture.

icon announcement Posting Date: 21 September 2015
The Centre welcomes new visiting scholar and two post-doctoral fellows


This term the Centre welcomes the newest Chinese Studies as a Major Area grant-funded visiting scholar, Professor Ma Jun of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences. A historian of modern China specialising in Republican era Shanghai social and cultural history, Professor Ma will be working on a major historiography-bibliographic project here and giving several talks. To learn more, please see our Visiting Scholars page here.


The Centre also welcomes two new post-doctoral fellows, Dr. Igor Iwo Chabrowski (PhD EUI), a historian working on the social institution of opera in Sichuan, and Dr. Aurore Dumont (PhD EPHE), an anthropologist specialising in Tungusic societies. Dr. Chabrowski and Dr. Dumont have joined us as part of the Vice Chancellor's One-off Discretionary Fund-supported Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society in the 20th century Initiative that is being pursued in collaboration with the CUHK-SYSU Centre for Historical Anthropology and Oxford University. To learn more, please see our Research Staff page here.




icon announcement Posting Date: 21 September 2015
The Centre announces new assistant professor appointment


The Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Li Chen (PhD Cambridge) as assistant professor specialising in the Chinese economy, development, and political economy.


icon activities Posting Date: 21 September 2015
The Centre launches 2015-16 academic year with its highest total number of students


The Centre has successfully launched the opening of the academic year with a record high total of 135 undergraduate students and 64 post-graduate (MA, MPhil, and PhD) students. The students hail from 20 countries and regions, including South Korea, mainland China, Hong Kong, USA, Taiwan, Japan, Canada, Malaysia, UK, Macau, Cote D'Ivoire, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Spain, Swaziland, Thailand and Turkey.


Please visit our photo gallery for photos taken at Ug Orientation and MA Orientation.

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