16 episodes

We are a group of Chinese history PhD students looking to make Chinese history more accessible to the general public. Our podcast will cover a broad range of topics in Chinese history or topics related to Chinese history in both the premodern and the modern periods. Our content will be composed of both interviews with scholars and individually narrated episodes on selected topics.

The Chinese History Podcast thechinesehistorypodcast

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We are a group of Chinese history PhD students looking to make Chinese history more accessible to the general public. Our podcast will cover a broad range of topics in Chinese history or topics related to Chinese history in both the premodern and the modern periods. Our content will be composed of both interviews with scholars and individually narrated episodes on selected topics.

    The Maritime Kingdom of the Zheng Family: An Interview with Professor Xing Hang

    The Maritime Kingdom of the Zheng Family: An Interview with Professor Xing Hang

    Professor Xing Hang of Brandeis University talks about the Zheng family regime on Taiwan.

    • 54 min
    Professor Maura Dykstra on Her New Book ”Uncertainty in the Empire of Routine: The Administrative Revolution of the Eighteenth-Century Qing State” (Governing China, Part 2)

    Professor Maura Dykstra on Her New Book ”Uncertainty in the Empire of Routine: The Administrative Revolution of the Eighteenth-Century Qing State” (Governing China, Part 2)

    Professor Maura Dykstra of Caltech joins us to talk about her new book about an administrative revolution that took place in the Qing Empire.

    • 37 min
    The Ming Bureaucracy and its Practices: A Conversation with Professor Chelsea Wang (Governing China, Part 1)

    The Ming Bureaucracy and its Practices: A Conversation with Professor Chelsea Wang (Governing China, Part 1)

    Professor Chelsea Wang of Claremont McKenna College joins us today to talk about some of the bureaucratic practices of the Ming dynasty which might seem strange and counterintuitive to modern observers but actually have their own logic in the Ming.

    • 48 min
    The Ming in the Southwest: Conquest, Rule, and Legacy

    The Ming in the Southwest: Conquest, Rule, and Legacy

    UC Berkely PhD student Sean Cronan discusses the Ming’s conquest and rule of Southwest China and their legacy in the region.

    • 39 min
    Professor Joanna Waley-Cohen on New Qing History

    Professor Joanna Waley-Cohen on New Qing History

    Professor Joanna Waley-Cohen of NYU joins us to talk about a very influential school in the study of Qing history - the New Qing History school.

    • 38 min
    Wang Yangming and the School of Mind: An Interview with Professor George L. Israel

    Wang Yangming and the School of Mind: An Interview with Professor George L. Israel

    Professor George L. Israel talks about the life, reception, and impact of the great Ming dynasty Neo-Confucian scholar Wang Yangming.

    • 55 min

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I listen all theses episodes, this is a great source to learn Chinese and East Asian history, great job!

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