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PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in the fields of: - Sino-Western encounter, especially China and Italy, France, Ireland or Russia - Visual sources and historical photography in China - Sir Robert Hart and Chinese Customs - Law and society in modern China

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Research Interests

Dr De Angeli is a sinologist, with a degree in Chinese language and literature, and a PhD in history, who specialised in social and law history of Republican China.
Now she is part of the Sir Robert Hart Project at Queen’s and works also on historical photography in China, as well she continues to publish on Sino-Western relationship, especially between China and Italy, France and Ireland on law, diplomats, silk and missionaries.

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Projects 2017 2019

Research Output 2006 2019

'Shaping Modern Shanghai: Colonialism in China's Global History' by Isabella Jackson (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2018)

De Angeli, A., 10 Oct 2019, In : English Historical Review. 134, 571, p. 1587-1589 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

"Mapping intelligence": photography and topography in Strangman's albums.

De Angeli, A., 02 Nov 2018, In : The Chinese Historical Review. 25, 2, p. 163-180 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

border region
Imperial China

Activities 2001 2020

CIRN 3: Competing Imperialisms in Northeast Asia: A new Perspective.

Aglaia De Angeli (Organiser), Emma Reisz (Organiser), Nikita Kovrigin (Organiser), Reiko Tsuchiya (Member of programme committee), Peter O'Connor (Member of programme committee)
20 Mar 202021 Mar 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

The Chinese Collections at Queen's

Aglaia De Angeli (Speaker)
24 Jan 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

The Italo-Chinese silk market, 1850-1915

Aglaia De Angeli (Invited speaker)
31 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

Teachers and pupils

Emma Reisz (Host), Deirdre Wildy (Host), Louisa Costelloe (Host), Aglaia De Angeli (Host), David Weir (Host)
25 Feb 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting of external, non-academic visitor

Queen's University Belfast: A Bridge Between Ireland and China

Aglaia De Angeli (Invited speaker)
23 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference



China's Imperial Eye

Aglaia De Angeli (Participant), Emma Reisz (Participant), Deirdre Wildy (Participant)

Impact: Cultural Impact