Sinology in Wartime: a conversation

Conversation hosted by the University of Oxford China Centre. Organised by the British Association of Chinese Studies, with support from the Ukrainian Association of Sinologists.

Dr Yevheniia Hobova is a Fellow at the A. Yu. Krymskiy Institute of Oriental Studies, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and a member of the Ukrainian Association of Sinologists. Her research focuses on language policies and strategies, political discourse and Sinophone media analysis. She has published widely on these topics in Chinese, English and Ukrainian journals.

Professor Olga Lomová is Professor of Sinology and Director of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation International Sinological Centre at Charles University in Prague. She researches and teaches about early and medieval Chinese literature, and on intellectual transformation of China in the early twentieth century. She has also published on the history of Czech and European Sinology.

Professor Rana Mitter is Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China at the University of Oxford. He is the author of several books, including China’s War with Japan: The Struggle for Survival, 1937‒1945 (Penguin, 2013), and China’s Good War: How World War II is Shaping a Nationalist Future (Harvard, 2020).