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Dr Lily Chang

Lily Chang is a historian of late imperial and modern China, specialising in the formation of legal measures pertaining to the military during the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945). Her work traces and explores the importance of jurisprudence in the historical development of twentieth-century China. Drawing on previously unexamined legal case records, her earlier doctoral research examined the legal treatment of the young in wartime China (1937-1945). Prior to joining the department, she served as the Henry Lumley Research Fellow at Magdalene College, Cambridge (2011-2014). 

Major publications

For a list of publications please visit Lily's Iris profile.

Teaching

  • War, Rebellion and Social Discontent in Modern China
  • Untold Stories: Constructing Lives, Narratives, and Experiences in Wartime East Asia