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From Dynastic State to Imperial Nation: International Law, Diplomacy, and the Conceptual Decentralization of China, 1860s-1900s

Bunche Hall 6275
Mara Yue Du is an assistant professor teaching the history of Qing and Republican China at Cornell University. She is the author of State and Family in China: Filial Piety and Its Modern Reform (Cambridge University Press, 2022) and multiple peer-reviewed articles on family, law, nation-/state-building in late imperial and modern China and on Sino-foreign relations. She is finishing up a monograph titled China: From A Nationless State to a Nation Defined by State, and is currently conducting research on two new projects: Twice A Stranger: China, United States, and Trans-Pacific Travelers and Social Darwinism in Asia: A History.



Sponsor(s): Center for Chinese Studies, Department of History

29 Feb 24
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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