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  • Evans, Professor Harriet


    Professor Harriet Evans was educated at the University of London's School of African and Oriental Studies, the University of British...

  • Hird, Dr Derek

    Senior Lecturer

    I obtained an MA (Hons) in Chinese (1999) and an MSc (Res) on domestic violence and women's rights in contemporary...

  • Kendall, Dr Paul


    I am a full-time lecturer in Chinese and Translation Studies. I originally came to the Contemporary China Centre to study...

  • Scheid, Professor Volker

    Professor of East Asian Medicines

    I am a scholar physician who combines the practice of Chinese and Japanese medicine with teaching and academic research. Growing...

  • Wang, Dr Cangbai

    Senior Lecturer

    Cangbai Wang studied Bachelor and Master degrees in History at Peking University, and obtained his Ph.D. from University of Hong...

  • Wielander, Dr Gerda

    Head of Department

    I completed both undergraduate and graduate studies of Sinology at the University of Vienna. My studies also included extended periods...

  • Witchard, Dr Anne


    I have taught at the University of Westminster since 2006. I received my BA in English Literature at the University...

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The Contemporary China Centre at the University of Westminster undertakes research in Asian Studies.