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Sarah Bramao-Ramos

opens in a new windowSarah Bramao-Ramos 潘心潔

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Sarah Bramao-Ramos

Sarah Bramao-Ramos 潘心潔

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Sarah Bramao-Ramos’s dissertation project “The Task of the Manchu Translator” examines the practice and culture of translating from Chinese into Manchu in Qing China (1636-1911). She aims to excavate the un-read history of many Manchu language translations.

Research interests: Manchu;Read More

Lin Lei

opens in a new windowLei Lin 林蕾

Ph.D. Candidate, Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies

Lin Lei

Lei Lin 林蕾

Ph.D. Candidate, Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies

Lei Lin’s dissertation, entitled “The Limits of Empire: The Qing-Gurkha War, China’s Borderlands and the Trans-Himalayan Paradigm, 1788-1850.” She hopes to provide a new angle for understanding the empire-building of late imperial China and for conceptualizing the geography of historyRead More

Anne-Sophie Pratte

opens in a new windowAnne-Sophie Pratte 安哲

Ph.D. Candidate, Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies

Anne-Sophie Pratte

Anne-Sophie Pratte 安哲

Ph.D. Candidate, Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies

Anne-Sophie Pratte is working on her dissertation, “Mapping Colonial Mongolia in the 19th Century: Qing Cartography and the Transformation of the Steppe.” She focuses on maps as a technology of empire in Qing Mongolia, arguing that the succession of mappingRead More

Yung-Chang Tung

opens in a new windowYung-Chang Tung 童永昌

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Yung-Chang Tung

Yung-Chang Tung 童永昌

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Yung-chang’s dissertation is entitled “Coping with Triviality: Note-Taking, Gossip-Telling, and the Problem of Information in Song China (960-1276).” This project tackles the ways in which Chinese literati processed daily information and promoted their reputation. He focuses particularly on Song notebooksRead More

Yuan-Heng Mao

opens in a new windowYuan-Heng Mao 毛元亨

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Yuan-Heng Mao

Yuan-Heng Mao 毛元亨

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Yuan-Heng Mao’s dissertation project examines the formation and transformation of Jiangxi literati networks and their ideas of state and local society throughout the Yuan (1271-1368) and Ming (1368-1644) dynasties, with a particular interest in central Jiangxi.

Research interests: late imperialRead More

Saul Wilson

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Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Government

Saul Wilson

Saul Wilson 孙睿

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Government

Saul Wilson’s dissertation is on the politics of urban development in Chinese municipalities. His research seeks to understand how urban development became a question of distributive politics and how different Chinese locales developed different models of distributive politics.

Research Interests: MunicipalRead More

Mengdie Zhao

opens in a new windowMengdie Zhao 趙夢蝶

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Mengdie Zhao

Mengdie Zhao 趙夢蝶

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Mengdie Zhao’s dissertation “Shades of Justice: Imagining Law and Legal Culture in Late Imperial Chinese Literature” examines the popular critiques of law and justice in literature and drama from the 16th century to the early 20th century in China. SheRead More

Josh Freedman

opens in a new windowJosh Freedman 费哲明

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Government

Josh Freedman

Josh Freedman 费哲明

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Government

Josh Freedman is a PhD candidate in the Department of Government at Harvard. His research focuses on technocracy, bureaucracy, and the politics of science and expertise in contemporary China. Before coming to Harvard, he lived and worked in Beijing andRead More

Jongsik Yi

opens in a new windowJongsik Christian Yi 李钟湜

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of the History of Science

Jongsik Yi

Jongsik Christian Yi 李钟湜

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of the History of Science

Jongsik Christian Yi has been awarded the Desmond and Whitney Shum Fellowship to conduct field research in Beijing and Lanzhou for his dissertation project on the history of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM, 中兽医) in the Maoist period. Yi willRead More

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