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Dr Federica Ferlanti 

Dr Federica Ferlanti
Position:Lecturer in Modern Chinese History

Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 75649
Fax:+44 (0)29 208 74929
Location:John Percival Building 4.29

 Research Interests

  • State building and political history in Republican China
  • Civilian/mass mobilisation and society in the 1930s-1940s
  • Political competition between the Chinese Communist Party and the Nationalist Party
  • The War against Japan with particular reference to the impact of war on state building and society
  • Citizenship and national identity
  • Local History: Jiangxi province

Selected Publications

Federica Ferlanti, 'City-building, new life and the 'making of the citizen' in 1930s Nanchang', in In: Zelin, Madeleine and So, Billy K. L. (eds.), New Narratives of Urban Space in Republican Chinese Cities: Emerging Social, Legal and Governance Orders, Modern East Asia in a Global Historical Perspective (Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2013), pp. 45-64

Federica Ferlanti, 'The New Life Movement at war: wartime mobilisation and state control in Chongqing and Chengdu, 1938-1942', European Journal of East Asian Studies 11:2 (2012), pp. 187-12 10.1163/15700615-20121104

Federica Ferlanti, 'The New Life Movement in Jiangxi province, 1934-1938', Modern Asian Studies 44:5 (2010), pp. 961-1000




MA Modern Asian History. Students can also combine Modern China and Modern India in this particular pathway.