Clara Wing-chung Ho


2024 Visiting Scholar; Professor and Head of the Department of History, Hong Kong Baptist University


Clara Wing-chung Ho is Professor and Head in the Department of History at Hong Kong Baptist University. Her research work focuses on issues related to gender and age in late imperial China. She is currently working on a book about the human aging experiences in Qing China. By studying the personal narratives on aging authored by men and women, Ho attempts to restore voices of the elderly to history. She was elected Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities in 2011 and was a Fulbright Scholar cum Visiting Professor of History at Northeastern University in 2012-13. In 2021-22 she was awarded “Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship” by the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong.

Research Interests: Women, Children, and Elders in imperial China