The Board

Jennifer Bond – Communications
PhD Candidate at SOAS University of London. Her research interests span the fields of History, Education, Gender and Mission Studies. Her PhD thesis explores the experiences of girls who attended missionary schools in Republican era East China (1917-1952).

Coraline Jortay – President
F.R.S.-FNRS Research Fellow and PhD Candidate in literature at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB, Belgium) focusing on gender representations and practices of resistance in the works of sinophone women writers, drawing from narrative, gender studies and discourse analysis.

Chang Liu – International Relations
Final year PhD candidate at King’s College London. Her research is about the life history and social construction of women in modern and contemporary China. She has already submitted her thesis titled ‘Searching for a New lifestyle: Single Women in Shanghai (1915-1949)’ and recently passed the viva.

(listed in alphabetical order)