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Frank Dikötter

Frank Dikötter, Dutch historian. Board directors Contemporary China Institute; Member Association for Asian Studies, British Association for Chinese Studies (president since 1999).

Background

  • Dikötter, Frank was born on November 30, 1961 in Geleen, The Netherlands. Arrived in England, 1985.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Geneva, Switzerland, 1984. Master of Arts, University Geneva, Switzerland, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, University London, 1990.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow British Academy, England, 1990-1993. Wellcome research fellow University London, 1993-2000.

    Works

    • The Discourse of Race in Modern China
    • First published in 1992, The Discourse of Race in Modern China rapidly became a classic, showing for the first time on the basis of detailed evidence how and why racial categorisation be- came so widespread in China.
    • The Discourse of Race in Modern China
    • First published in 1992, The Discourse of Race in Modern China rapidly became a classic, showing for the first time on the basis of detailed evidence how and why racial categorisation became so widespread in China.
    • Discourse of Race in Modern China
    • This is the first systematic analysis of racial prejudice in China, a complex and sensitive subject that has been almost completely ignored by Chinese and Western scholars.

    Membership

    Board directors Contemporary China Institute. Member Association for Asian Studies, British Association for Chinese Studies (president since 1999).
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    Born November 30, 1961
    (age 56)
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    • 1984
      University Geneva
    • 1985
      University Geneva
    • 1990
      University London
    • 1990 - 1993
      Postdoctoral fellow, British Academy
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1993
      Wellcome research fellow, University London