Qing History Symposium: Three Views from the Field (Day I)

Talk by Dorothy Ko, David Bello, and Tobie Meyer-Fong

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Day one(2/23/17) of the symposium is open to general public. RSVP required.
Day two (2/24/17) of the symposium is open to faculty and students only. RSVP required.

The UCLA Center for Chinese Studies (CCS) will be hosting two-day symposium on Qing history on February 23-34, 2017.

Day one of the symposium will feature talks by three eminent historians of the Qing dynasty: Dorothy Ko, known for her pioneering work in the fields of gender history and material culture; Tobie Meyer-Fong, co-editor of Late Imperial China and a specialist in history and memory; and David Bello, who is engaged in research on Qing environmental history.


Andrea Goldman
Welcome Remarks

Dorothy Ko (Barnard College)
Gender and Material Culture: The Female Artisan Gu Erniang and the Craft of Inkstone-Making in Early Qing China



David Bello (Washington and Lee University)
Cultivating an Arid Empire: Qing Adaptations to Environmental Diversity in Eighteenth Century Xinjiang



Tobie Meyer-Fong (Johns Hopkins University)
Encircling the Globe and Pondering Pain: Horizons of a 19th Century Chinese Traveler


(PS: Three talks by three guest speakers are combined in ONE podcast.)

Sponsor(s): Center for Chinese Studies, Department of History, UCLA Richard C. Rudolph East Asian Library

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Duration: 02:01:08

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Published: Thursday, February 23, 2017