Researcher

Dr Joel Wing-Lun

Biography

Joel Wing-Lun is Lecturer in History and Asian Studies at UNSW. His research uses fieldwork and village documents to examine the social, economic and environmental impact of imperial expansion on communities in Southwest China from the seventeenth through the twentieth century. He is currently researching marriage practices and networks in Guizhou Province at the turn of the twentieth century.

He holds a PhD in History and East Asian Languages...view more

Joel Wing-Lun is Lecturer in History and Asian Studies at UNSW. His research uses fieldwork and village documents to examine the social, economic and environmental impact of imperial expansion on communities in Southwest China from the seventeenth through the twentieth century. He is currently researching marriage practices and networks in Guizhou Province at the turn of the twentieth century.

He holds a PhD in History and East Asian Languages from Harvard University and was a visiting postgraduate student at Peking University, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, and the Australian National University. He is the translator of The Chinese Empire in Local Society: Ming Military Institutions and Their Legacies (Routledge, 2020).


My Qualifications

BA (Hons, University Medal), Sydney; PhD, Harvard


My Engagement


My Teaching

ARTS4249: The Humanities, Then and Now (History Honours Seminar, Terms 1 and 2)

ARTS2908: Sex and Power in Early Modern China and Japan (Term 2)

ARTS1211: Australia's Asian Context (Term 3)

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Location

336 Morven Brown