Macabe Keliher

Macabe Keliher

Ph.D. Candidate, History and East Asian Languages
Macabe Keliher

Macabe Keliher is a 2nd-year GSA. His dissertation is “The Board of Rites and the Making of Qing China.” This project explores the formation of the Qing state in the mid-seventeenth century. It argues that rites and the Board of Rites constructed the Qing socio-political order by defining the role of the emperor, stratifying the aristocracy, and centralizing the military.