Michaelmas Term, Week 1, 2020-21
Professor Rosemary Foot, ‘China, The UN, and Human Protection. Beliefs, Power, Image’
Professor Rana Mitter, ‘China’s Good War: How World War II is Shaping a New Nationalism’
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Rosemary Foot FBA is an Emeritus Fellow of St Antony’s College. She is also a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford’s Department of Politics and International Relations and a Research Associate at the Oxford China Centre. Previously Professor of International Relations and the Sir John Swire Senior Research Fellow in the International Relations of East Asia at St Antony’s College, she has been a Fellow of the College since 1990. During that time, she held the posts of Director of the Asian Studies Centre (1994-1997), Senior Tutor (2003-2005), and Acting Warden (January–October 2012). Rosemary Foot has also held several visiting appointments over the course of her academic career in Australia, China, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore and the United States.
Rana Mitter OBE FBA is Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China at the University of Oxford. His book, China’s War with Japan, 1937-45: The Struggle for Survival (Penguin, 2013) was a Book of the Year for the Economist and Financial Times. His newest book is China’s Good War: How World War II is Shaping a New Nationalism.