- Ph.D. Candidate, Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies
Years of Affiliation: Graduate Student Associate from 2019-2021
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 mapping policies in this region led to a territorial revolution characterized by profound modifications to the physical geography of the banners and the re-imagination of land, frontiers, and boundaries, both at the central and local levels.
Research Interests: Chinese Borderland Studies; Qing Mongolian Cartography; Late Imperial China