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Current Visiting Scholars

CHENG Gong, Visiting Student Researcher

Email: chenggong@berkeley.edu

Appointment Dates 01/15/2015–01/14/2016

Home Institution Shanghai University

Field Film Studies

Research Topic Chinese Male Film Stars: Body, Masculinity and Chinese Images since 1980


CHIBA Kengo, Visiting Scholar

Email: chibakengo@berkeley.edu

Appointment Dates 03/27/2015–03/26/2016

Home Institution Chuo University

Graduating Institution Waseda University

Field Chinese Literature

Research Topic John Fryer and the creation of modern neologisms in the 19th century


Ferdinand DAGENAIS, Visiting Scholar

Email: f.dagenais@aol.com

Appointment Dates ongoing

Home Institution School of International Business, Beijing Foreign Studies University

Field Education

Research Topic The Life and Work of John Fryer in China


DING Xiaoshan, Visiting Scholar

Email: dxs00199@berkeley.edu

Appointment Dates 02/14/2015–09/16/2015

Home Institution Chengdu University of Information Technology

Field History

Research Topic Resource, Ethnicity and City: Gejiu, Tin City in the View of Environmental History (1700-2000)


Rudolph Furst, visiting Scholar

Appointment Dates 06/01/2015–08/15/2015

Home Institution Institute of International Relations, Prague

Field Political Science and International Studies

Research Topic The Political Impact of Western Soft Power in the Field of Pop Culture on Communist States in East Europe and Mainland China: The Case of Chinese Rock Music


GAO Li, Visiting Scholar

Email: ligao@berkeley.edu

Appointment Dates 08/15/2014–08/14/2015

Home Institution China University of Geosciences, Wuhan

Graduating Institution China University of Geoscience, Beijing

Field Engineering & Management

Research Topic Growing Pains: the Political Economy Approach to Environmental Crisis in Urbanized China


GRGIC Mladen, Visiting Scholar

Appointment Dates 08/26/2015–06/30/2016

Home Institution University of Montenegro

Field International Studies

Research Topic Changing paradigm in Chinese Foreign Policy in 21st Century


HE Bixiao, Visiting Scholar

Appointment Dates 08/15/2015–08/14/2016

Home Institution Sun Yat Sen University

Field Journalism

Research Topic Search for the Origin of the “Paradox”: The Remolding of Private Newspapers in Port China—A Case Study in Beijing, Shanghai and ngzhou (1949-1953)


KU Ming-chun, Visiting Scholar

Email: mcku@berkeley.edu

Appointment Dates 07/15/2015–01/14/2016

Home Institution National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Field Sociology

Research Topic Heritage Tourism and Cultural Governance in Contemporary China


LEE Jeong-jae, Visiting Scholar

Email: leejjch@berkeley.edu

Appointment Dates 01/25/2015–01/24/2016

Home Institution Sogang University

Field Chinese Language and Literature

Research Topic The Rise and Decline of Elite Drama in Late Imperial China


LI Fei, Visiting Scholar

Appointment Dates 08/24/2015–08/23/2016

Home Institution Sichuan University

Field Literature

Research Topic Embodied Heritage and Embodied Modernity of Non-literate People: on the Case of Rgyalrong Tibetan in Southwestern China


LI Yonghua, Visiting Scholar

Appointment Dates 08/20/2015–08/19/2016

Home Institution Zhejiang University

Field Civil engineering & Architecture

Research Topic Intersection of landscape ecology and contemporary urbanism


REN Zhe, Visiting Scholar

Email: renzhe97@berkeley.edu

Appointment Dates 02/27/2015–02/26/2016

Home Institution Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO

Field Political Science and Developing Economics

Research Topic Township leaders and village chiefs in contemporary China: Complexities and tensions in their changing relationships


SAITO Tomohiro, Visiting Scholar

Email: tomohiro@berkeley.edu

Appointment Dates 09/06/2014–9/30/2015

Home Institution Tohoku University

Field Literature & Religion

Research Topic Chan thought and the Buddhist canon in medieval China


SHI Xiaolei, Visiting Scholar

Email: xiaoleishi@berkeley.edu

Appointment Dates 07/08/2015–07/07/2016

Home Institution Harbin Normal University

Field History of Sciences

Research Topic Using Images as Historical Evidences: Agricultural Society in the Paintings from the Song to the Ming Dynasties


WU Keping, Visiting Scholar

Appointment Dates 08/01/2015–07/31/2016

Home Institution Harvard Yenching Institute

Field Anthropology

Research Topic Frontier Pluralism: Ethnicity, Religion and the State in the Sino-Burmese-Tibetan Borderlands


XIAN Jia, Visiting Student Researcher

Appointment Dates 08/15/2015–08/14/2016

Home Institution Shanghai University

Field Film Studies

Research Topic Beyond Vernacular Modernism — The Socialist Transformation and the Change of Film Industry in Shanghai since 1949


YANG Yong, Visiting Scholar

Email: yongyang@berkeley.edu

Appointment Dates 10/15/2014–10/15/2015

Home Institution Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics

Graduating Institution Fudan University

Field History

Research Topic A Study of the Private Lending Risk Prevention in Modern China


ZHOU Zheng, Visiting Scholar

Appointment Dates 09/01/2015–08/31/2016

Home Institution Harbin Normal University

Graduating Institution Fudan University

Field Education

Research Topic Research on social integration issues for new urban immigrants