Keywords: financial history, fiscal history, international standing, Shanghai
History Department, Center for Asia Pacific Studies
P. R. China
Friday, Oct 19, 6:30-8:30pm
Room 216, Old Union (opposite to the bookstore)
520 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA 94305
Working language: Chinese
Dinner will be served, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Outline of the Talk:
A renewed interest in the dramatic change of the financial and fiscal policy and its impact on China’s international standing has sparked a desire to understand a changing China in the 21st century by tracing its 20th century roots. As the most famous scholar of Song Ziwen study and an expert in the study of the financial history, fiscal history and international relations of Modern China (especially Shanghai area), Professor Wu will share with us his insights in the foundation of Chinese financial system and its impact on China’s international standing.
Professor Wu is one of China's most respected historians. He is currently the Chair of History Department and Director of Center for Asia Pacific Studies at Fudan University.The author of almost 50 books, journal articles and book reviews, Wu's scholarship interests have focused on Nationalist history, Song, Ziwen research, China's financial and economic situation during the Nationalist period, the development of Shanghai area, etc.