Dr Federica Ferlanti
Lecturer in Modern Chinese History
A specialist in Modern Chinese History, Dr Federica Ferlanti has particular research interests in China's state building and political history in the 1930s and 1940s. She is currently working on two related projects.
- The first project focuses on civilian/mass mobilisation in Nationalist China and its impact on political and administrative institutions.
- The second project examines the Nationalist government's commitment to the organisation of popular resistance during the war against Japan (1937-1945).
- Making of the Modern World - 20 credits (HS1105)
- History in Practice: Fury, Folly and Footnotes - 20 credits (HS1107)
- A Great Leap Forward: China Transformed, 1840-present - 30 credits (HS1752)
- Exploring Historical Debate - 30 credits (HS1702)
- Conflict, Coercion, and Mass Mobilisation in Republican China, 1911-1945 - 30 credits (HS1838)
- Dissertation - 30 credits (HS1801)
MA Modern Asian History. Students can also combine Modern China and Modern India in this particular pathway.
- State building and political history in Republican China
- Civilian/mass mobilisation and society in the 1930s-1940s
- Political competition between the ChineseCommunist Party and the Nationalist Party
- The War against Japan with particular reference to the impact of war on state building and society
- Citizenship and national identity
- Local History: Jiangxi province