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New Historian of China hired!

January 26, 2016 5:59 PM

The Department of History is pleased to announce that Dr. Nianshen Song will join the department as an Assistant Professor in August 2016.   Dr. Song holds a BA in Chinese Language and Literature from the University of International Relations (China), a M.Sc. in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics and a Ph.D. in Chinese History from the University of Chicago.  He is currently in his third year as a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (and in 2013-2014 also as an SSRC fellow) at Vassar College.  Dr. Song is an especially promising historian of Chinese History, Inter-Asian History, and Transnational History.  A native of China, he is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, with research knowledge of Japanese and Korean. His research is based on work in Chinese, Korean and Japanese archives.   

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