Department of History

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
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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