Yuqian Wang

Chinese History
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  • M.Phil. Degree in Social Science the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • B.Sc/ Degree in Global China Studies at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Yuqian Wang  王雨前 studies modern Chinese cultural, intellectual, and political history. She focuses on the relationship between power and culture in late Qing and Republican China. Her previous research explains the fast development of university coeducation in early 20th-century China through a case study of Utopia University in Shanghai. Now she works on the role of emotion and animality in intellectual thought and state building. Besides intellectual navigation, she also explores human subjectivity in creative Chinese writing and has published a short story in a collection edited by the Chinese writer YAN Lianke.