Department of History & Centre of World Christianity

Dr Lars Laamann

Key information

Department of History Subject Head (History) / Senior Lecturer in the History of China Centre of World Christianity Chair, Centre of World Christianity China Institute Academic Staff, SOAS China Institute
Russell Square: College Buildings
Email address
Telephone number
+44 (0)20 7898 4634
Support hours
Please book an appointment before coming to see Dr Laamann, who is available throughout the week.

Research interests

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

PhD Supervision

Name Title
Ivy Chan Collecting Chinese Art in Hong Kong during the 20th Century: Appropriation and Location
Chih-En Chen The Origin, Development and Classification of Trompe L’oeil Porcelain in High Qing China
Emily Dawes 19th Century Protestant Missionary Perceptions of Chinese Islam
Yingbai Fu Dressing up the Manchu Way: Visual Representations of Women’s Hair and Dress in China and Beyond, 1850s-1940s
Mr Wonmook Kang The Qing Perspective of ‘Europeans’, 1644-1858
Xinuo Liang Feminist Religious Expression and Shanxi Church Identification: A case study set in central Shanxi province after 1978
Anne-marie Misconi Dominique Bashir Misconi (1892-1961): a Catholic Orientalist in Twentieth Century Iraq
Do Thi Nguyen China’ in Vietnamese Modern Intellectual History (1910–1945)
Jiawei Pan Shenyang – Mukden – Fengtian: How the educational development discourse of Fengtian was shaped by China’s relations with Japan (1905-1945)
Shan Siping Environment, Commerce and Imperial Politics in South-Eastern Mongolia (1644–1912)
Ziran Tang Ethnic culture at the crossroads: The reception and migration of cultural inheritance and religious messages by the Ahmao in southwest modern China
Mr Tassapa Umavijani The Military Transformation of Nineteenth-Century Siam: Changes and Continuities
Gregor Weimar Qing-era Christian writings in Manchu
Miss Qiong Yu Revisiting Britain’s Informal Imperialism from the Periphery and Beyond — Examining the Constructive Sino-British Relations in the Nineteenth Century within a Global Context.
Zhang Yuting Representing China’s Southwestern Landscape: Power, Knowledge, and Art in Sichuan, 1700s-1850s.


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