Field: East Asia
Advisor: Eugenia Lean
Zhang Jing joined the department as a Ph.D student in Modern Chinese History in 2010. Before coming here, she studied Chinese Literature in Peking University and Chinese history in National University of Singapore.Her research interest include urban society, popular culture, politics and civil law in early 20th century China. Her current project deals with public rumors surrounding political celebrities and public affairs in urban Shanghai from late Qing to Republican era.