Elites, Networks and Power in Modern China

Beyond digital humanities: how computational methods are reshaping scholarly research

In the last decade the Digital Humanities (DH) movement has swept the academic landscape in the United States, offering innovative intersections between digital tools and traditional humanities. More recently, in Europe and China, DH has become a new mantra. However, we argue that the real transformative power transcends the broad DH label, rooted in the […]

Rethinking the study abroad movement and its impact on modern China

In a century of tremendous political and social disruption in China, (mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century) characterized by a series of wars, changes of regimes, economic crises, and the country’s forced entry into the world order through the system of treaty ports and foreign settlements, Chinese elites came to see “learning from the West” as a […]