Amanda Zhang

College:

St Antony's College

Course:

DPhil in Oriental Studies

Contact:

amanda.zhang@orinst.ox.ac.uk

Educational Background:

BSS GL, LLB (HKU)

MSt (Oxford)

Research Interests:

I am interested in women's history and social history.

My current doctorate project is generously supported by the Swire Scholarship. It investigates women in the Chinese Communist Party before and after 1949.

Publications:

April 2020. 'Beauty is the Troubled Water that Brings Disasters: The Making of the Seductress-Spy in Republican China (1911 – 1949)', Intelligence and National Security, DOI: 10.1080/02684527.2020.1750820

July 2019. 'Confessions of a Dance Hostess: Social Dancing in Shanghai and Self-Portrayals of Hostess-Writers, 1930-1949', British Journal of Chinese Studies, 9 (2), 31-56. Retrieved from https://bjocs.site/index.php/bjocs/article/view/36

Amanda Zhang