Department of History

Dr Lars Laamann

Key information

Department of History Senior Lecturer in the History of China Centre of World Christianity Chair, Centre of World Christianity China Institute Academic Staff, SOAS China Institute Department of History Subject Head (History)
Russell Square: College Buildings
Email address
Telephone number
+44 (0)20 7898 4634
Support hours
Weekdays by email appointment

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
Ling-Chieh Chen War and Postal Communication in Republican China, 1916-1949
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
Mr Junda Lu The State as the Celestial: Roots of Statism in Modern China, 1820-1893
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)
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.
Miss Meilin Zhou Japan in the Establishment of Public Health in China, 1901-1937


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