pts Yu-chi Chang.jpgPhD Candidate

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Advisor: Rebecca Nedostup

Dissertation: Imagining the Loss: Maps, Geographic Knowledge, and the Making of the Chinese Nation-State, 1920s-1940s

Research Interests: State-building and Nationalism in Modern China, Political Culture, Knowledge Production, Intellectual and Cultural History, History of Maps.

Research Summary: Yu-chi Chang works on the history of modern China and Taiwan. His research explores knowledge production and state-building in early twentieth-century China, with a focus on the intersection of the emergence of new forms of maps, the production and reception of cartographic knowledge, and the state’s censorship of maps.