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Boon Eng Khor

Associate Professor of Chinese Studies, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
Ph.D., 2003, University of Nanjing, Chinese Studies

Boon Eng Khor's research project, "A Comparative Study of Shirley Geok-lin Lim and Geling Yan," examines the impact that social-cultural and political …

William C. Kirby (柯偉林)

William C. Kirby (柯偉林)

T. M. Chang Professor of China Studies
Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration
Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor

William C. Kirby is chairman of the Harvard China Fund and was director of the Fairbank Center in 2006-2013. A historian of modern China, his work examines China's business, economic, and political development in an international context. 中文版  

Arthur Kleinman (凱博文)

Arthur Kleinman (凱博文)

Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor of Anthropology
Professor of Medical Anthropology in Social Medicine
Professor of Psychiatry

Research interests: psychiatry; anthropology; depression, somatization, epilepsy, schizophrenia and suicide, patients and healers in the context of culture; social origins of distress and disease: neurasthenia, depression and pain in modern China; illness narratives; social suffering.

Sabina Knight

Sabina Knight

Smith College

Research interests: contemporary Chinese fiction; literature and medicine; philosophy and literature in comparative perspective; "Chinese Perspectives on Healthcare: Literary Explorations"

Kazuko Kojima

Associate Professor of Law, Keio University
Ph.D. 2006, Keio University, Law

Kazuko Kojima's project, "Effective Perspective for Comparative Research on Civil Society," will develop appropriate methodologies and approaches for …

Elisabeth Köll (柯丽莎)

Elisabeth Köll (柯丽莎)

University of Notre Dame

Research interests: Chinese business history; corporate governance; family business; textiles; Chinese infrastructure development, including railroads; travel and tourism in China.

Xiang Ji Kong

Xiang Ji Kong

Independent Scholar

Research interests: history of the late Qing; the historical relationship between China and Japan; reform of 1898 in China

Lu Kou

Lu Kou

Ph.D. Candidate, East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Lu Kou will be writing his dissertation, “Court Communities and Courtly Writings of Early Medieval China, 550s-610s.” This project explores the representation of “elite mores” in the milieu of court society toward the end of the Northern and Southern Dynasties, the refined, sophisticated courtly writings embedded in this cultural context, and the pivotal position of court in preserving/transmitting past legacy and legitimatizing cultural/political supremacy.

Shigehisa Kuriyama (栗山茂久)

Shigehisa Kuriyama (栗山茂久)

Reischauer Institute Professor of Cultural History

Research interests: comparative cultural history; techniques and styles of presenting knowledge; the relationship between money and the body in Edo era Japan; the history of presence.

Angie Lai

Graduate Student Associate

PhD Candidate, East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Sophia Lee

Sophia Lee

California State University, East Bay

Research interests: Schools, newspapers, and food security in Japanese-occupied Beijing (1937-1945); interplay between foreign influence and Chinese indigenization in the development of hospitals and medical education in Beijing, Tianjin, and Baoding in the Republican period