History of science, especially the natural history sciences of the 18th and 19th centuries; the rise and spread of evolutionary thought; Charles Darwin; the role of commemorations and biography in science
About this Fellow
The history of modern China from 1850, especially the history of warfare, globalisation, and revolution in China
- Professor of Modern Chinese History, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Cambridge
- Professor of Modern Chinese History, University of Cambridge, 2016
Modern history of China; 20th century international & transnatioanl history; Cold War history; comparative history of revolutions & political change; the public practice of history
The social & cultural history of the English eighteenth & nineteenth centuries, with a focus of categories such as 'law' & 'labour' in the making of seflhood & identity
The social, political & cultural history of Germany in the long 19th centure; Germans & the natural world; German transnational history since the 16th century.