Date and Time: April 24th, 2019, 3:00 pm - 5:00pm
Room: A 101 in the Economics Building (Museum)
About the Speaker
Kent Deng is professor of economic history at the London School of Economics. Furthermore, he is Director of China in Comparative Perspective Network (CCPN) and Co-Director of the Confucius Institute for Business London (CIBL) at LSE; and is also a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (FRHistS) and Secretary of the "History and Economic Development Group", UK. Professor Deng research interests and writing includes the rise of the literati in the economic life of pre-modern China; the maritime economic history of pre-modern China; the economic role of the Chinese peasantry.