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Matthew Foreman


Matthew Foreman specializes in the intellectual and social history of modern China. He is interested in discourses of race, sex, and gender (especially in relation to national identity), mixed-race history, transnational intellectual history, and the history of Chinese ideas about identity and Chineseness. He is currently working on the role of eugenics in shaping minzu 民族 (nation; people; ethnic group) discourse in Republican China. He holds an M.St. from the University of Oxford and a B.A. from the University of Hong Kong. In the 2017-2018 academic year, Matthew will be a Traveling Scholar at the University of Chicago through the Committee on Institutional Cooperation.

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