Asian History

Chinese Workers in World War One France

Durham University
Paul Bailey, Durham University, is a specialist in the social and cultural history of modern China. His research interests cover gender […]
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A new type of revolution: socialist thought in India

London School of Economics
Although it is often said that early postcolonial India was socialist, scholars have tended to take this term for granted. […]
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Mapping China’s Growth and Development in the Long Run

London School of Economics
China’s long-term experience showcases the two fundamentals in growth and development: efficiency and equality. Kent Deng discusses China’s long history, […]
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Understanding the imaginary war

University of Sheffield
Benjamin Ziemann offers a fresh interpretation of the Cold War as an imaginary war, a conflict that had imaginations of […]
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Women’s everyday lives during the Song Dynasty

Tufts University
Man Xu, Tufts University, explores the complexities of elite and non-elite women’s everyday lives during the Song Dynasty, from 960 […]
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China’s War with Japan, 1937-1945

University of Oxford
Rana Mitter is Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China at the University of Oxford and a Fellow […]
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Digital Giza: Visualizing the Pyramids

Harvard University
Peter Der Manuelian, Harvard University, discusses the most famous archaeological site in the world, the Pyramids on the Giza Plateau. […]
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Zayd

Cornell University
David S. Powers, Cornell University, attempts to restore Zayd to his rightful position at the center of the narrative of the […]
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3D immersive technologies and the Giza Necropolis

Harvard University
Peter Der Manuelian, Harvard University, explores new approaches to “cataloging” the site, highlighting efforts at the Museum of Fine Arts […]
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The Lyrical in Epic Time: Modern Chinese Intellectuals and Artists through the 1949 Crisis

Harvard University
In this interview, DavidWang, Harvard University, uses the lyrical to rethink the dynamics of Chinese modernity. Although the form may seem […]
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