Yue Du

PhD Candidate, Department of History, FAS

Synopsis of Research in Shanghai (February 29 - May 20):

Du’s dissertation, Parenthood and the State in China, 1800-1949, discusses the changing relationship between state legitimacy and legal regulation of parent-child relations in China’s transitional period of the 19th and the early 20th century. Her research is based on both archival research and published documents such as newspapers, code books, and case books. After two summers of onsite research, Du has finished the majority of her archival research. While in Shanghai she plans to complete her research in the Municipal Archives and the Second Historical Archives of China (in Nanjing). 

Last Name
PhD Candidate, Department of History, FAS
Fellows Type
GRI Fellowship
GRI Fellows semester
Spring 2016