HYI Alumni News: April 2021

Alumni News

Congratulations to our alumni on their recent honors, promotions, and publications!

He Bixiao (Chinese Politics Training Program Visiting Scholar, 2016-17) is author of “The Communist breakthrough: How Hong Kong Became a Nexus of Information and Material Exchange for the Chinese Communist Party (1930-1949)” in The American Journal of Chinese Studies, 28 (2021): 13-30.

Li Siyi (Visiting Fellow, 2016-17) is author of 鐵路現代性:晚清至民國的時空體驗與文化想像 (Railway Modernity in China: The Temporal-Spatial Experience and the Cultural Imagination of Trains, 1840-1937), published by China Times Publishing Co, Taiwan 時報出版, December 2020.

Nguyen To Lan (Visiting Scholar, 2013-14) is co-editor (wtih Nguyen Thu Giang) of Những cộng đồng tưởng tượng: Suy nghĩ về nguồn gốc và sự lan truyền của chủ nghĩa dân tộc, a Vietnamese-language translation of Benedict Anderson’s Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism, published by Vietnam University of Education Publishing House in 2021.

Veda Vaidyanathan (Chinese Studies In India Program Visiting Fellow, 2020-21) was recently featured on The China Africa Project’s podcast to discuss “India, Africa, and the U.S.-China Rivalry.”

Wang Qilong (Visiting Scholar, 2003-04) is acting President of Xi’an International Studies University. He is also currently editor-in-Chief of Frontiers of History in China (中国历史学前沿), the Journal of Tibetan and Himalayan Studies (co-edited with Prof. Leonard van der Kuijp), and the journals《外语教学》and 《人文地理》.

Wang Xiying (Visiting Scholar, 2019-20) is co-author (with Yuning Wu, Luye Li, and Jia Xue) of “Police Officers’ Preferences for Gender-Based Responding to Domestic Violence in China” in Journal of Family Violence; “Perception of Gender Equality Matters: Targets’ Responses to Workplace Sexual Harassment in Chinese Metropolises,” in Journal of Interpersonal Violence; and “Evidence for a Comprehensive Sexuality Education Intervention that Enhances Chinese Adolescents’ Sexual Knowledge and Gender Awareness and Empowers Young Women” in Sex Roles.

Won Jaeyoun (Visiting Scholar, 2011-12) received the 2020 William J. Holland Prize for his article “The Making of Post-Socialist Citizens in South Korea?: The Case of Border Crossers from North Korea.” The prize is given for the outstanding paper published in the journal Pacific Affairs over the past year. To learn more about the prize and the article, visit the journal’s website.

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