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Department of History

Dr Lars Laamann



Lars Laamann
Department of History

Lecturer in the History of China

SOAS China Institute

Academic Staff, SOAS China Institute

Dr Lars Laamann
Email address:
020 7898 4634
020 7898 4699
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
Office Hours:
Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am-12pm


Programmes Convened
Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Binbin Yao, Working Title: How Emperor Qianlong's Poetry Ilustrates Festival Celebrations in the Imperial Court
  • Cyrus K.Y. Yee , China's New Administration in the Inner Asian Frontiers in the Late Qing Period, 1901-1911
  • Niki Alsford, Spirit of 1895: Two Communities, One Petition, and the Cession of Formosa to Japan
  • Sarah S.Y. Lee, "A Historical Study of Female Filipino Domestic Workers in Hong Kong: 1970-2000".
  • Sarah S.Y. Lee, "A Historical Study of Female Filipino Domestic Workers in Hong Kong: 1970-2000".


  • Popular religion in late imperial China; 
  • Medicine, drugs and healing; 
  • Manchu culture in the Qing empire


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Available for
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Press
  • Briefings
  • Special Study Programmes
  • Short Term Consultancy
  • Long Term Consultancy
Regional Expertise
  • East Asia
Country Expertise
  • China
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Swedish


Authored Books

Laamann, Lars Peter (2006) Christian heretics in late imperial China : Christian inculturation and state control, 1720-1850. Abingdon/Oxon; New York: Routledge. (Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia; 41)

Dikotter, Frank and Laamann, Lars Peter and Zhou, Xun (2004) Narcotic Culture: A History of Drugs in China. London: Hurst.

Book Chapters

Laamann, Lars (2004) 'Memories of Faith: The Christian Sutras of Eighteenth-Century China.' In: Swanson, RN, (ed.), The Church and the Book (Studies in Church History, vol. 38). Woodbridge: Ecclesiastical History Society / Boydell, 279-302..

Laamann, Lars Peter (2004) 'Memories of Faith: The 'Christian sutras' of late imperial China.' In: Swanson, R.N., (ed.), The Church and the Book. Woodbridge: Ecclesiastical History Society / Boydell, pp. 279-302. (Studies in Church History)


Laamann, Lars (2002) 'Anti-Christian Agitation as an Example of Late Imperial Anticlericalism.' Extrême-Orient Extrême-Occident, 24 (‘L . pp. 47-63.

Dikotter, Frank and Laamann, Lars and Zhou, Xun (2002) 'Narcotic Culture: A Social History of Drug consumption in China.' British Journal of Criminology, 42 (2). pp. 317-336.

Laamann, Lars (2002) 'Pain And Pleasure: Opium as Medicine in Late Imperial China.' Twentieth-Century China, 28 (1). pp. 1-20.

Laamann, Lars (1997) 'Von Bodissattva Guanyin zur Jungfrau Maria - einige Aspekte zur Inkulturation des Christentums im China des achtzehnten und frühen neunzehnten Jahrhunderts.' Spirita (online journal) .

Laamann, Lars (1996) 'The Current State of the Beitang Collections.' Bulletin of the European Association of Sinological Librarians, 6 .


Laamann, Lars Peter (2000) The Inculturation of Christianity in Late Imperial China, 1724-1840. PhD thesis. SOAS, University of London.

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