Professor Julia Lovell FBA

The political and cultural history of China, and of China’s external relations and impact, between the 19th and 21st centuries; the translation and reception of Chinese literature

Elected 2019

Birkbeck, University of London Professor of Modern Chinese History and Literature

Past appointments

Queens’ College, University of Cambridge Research Fellow in Chinese History and Literature

Aug 2003 - Jul 2007

Queens’ College, University of Cambridge Affiliated Lecturer in the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Jan 2003 - Jul 2007

University of Essex Teaching Assistant in Modern Chinese History

Aug 2002 - Aug 2003

‘Maoism’ by Julia Lovell

Professor Julia Lovell FBA

Read an extract from the 2019 Al-Rodhan Prize-nominated book telling the story of Maoism's international impact and enduring political legacy.

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