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Professor Hans Van De Ven FBA

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About this Fellow

The history of modern China from 1850, especially the history of warfare, globalisation, and revolution in China



Current post

  • Professor of Modern Chinese History, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Modern Chinese History, University of Cambridge, 2016

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Professor Carolyn Steedman

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Professor David Blackbourn

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