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Asst Prof Fang Xiaoping
Assistant Professor, School of Humanities
Phone: +65 65923703
Office: HSS 03 22
|Fang Xiaoping received his PhD in History from the National University of Singapore (NUS), where he majored in modern China and the history of science, technology and medicine in East Asia from 2002 to 2008. He studied and worked at the Needham Research Institute of the University of Cambridge, UK (2005-2006), the Asia Research Institute of the NUS (2008), and the China Research Centre of the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia (2009-2013). His current research interests focus on the history of medicine, health, and disease in twentieth-century China. He is the author of Barefoot Doctors and Western Medicine in China (Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2012 & 2015).|
|History of medicine, health, and disease in twentieth-century China|
Rural China after 1949
Modern Chinese history
- Between Hierarchy and Equality: Women Doctors, Modern Medicine, and Socialist Politics in China
- From Private to Public: Identities and Practices of Village Doctors in China's New Rural Medical Reform
- Pandemics in Mao's China: Disease and Mobility between the Great Famine and the Cultural Revolution
- Xiaoping Fang. (2017). Bamboo Steamers and Red Flags: Building Discipline and Collegiality among China's Traditional Rural Midwives in the 1950s. China Quarterly, 230, 420-433.
- Xiaoping Fang. (2014). The Global Cholera Pandemic Reaches Chinese Villages: Population Mobility, Political Control, and Economic Incentives in Epidemic Prevention, 1962-1964. Modern Asian Studies, , 1-37.
- Xiaoping Fang. (2012). Barefoot Doctors and Western Medicine in China. Rochester, New York: University of Rochester Press.
- Xiaoping Fang. (2012). Sexual Misconduct and Punishment in Chinese Hospitals in the 1960s and 70s. Nan Nü: Men, Women, and Gender in China, 14(2), 262-96.
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