Chinese Politics Virtual Happy Hour: A Conversation with Dr. Gina Tam

Date & Time:

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
5:00 PM


6:30 PM

About this event:

Join us for a virtual chat with Dr. Gina Tam. We will discuss her research around the intersection of identity, state-society relations, and the construction of knowledge within the lens of modern Chinese history.

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Dr. Gina Tam

Associate Professor of History, Trinity University

Dr. Gina Tam is an associate professor of history at Trinity University, where she researches the intersection between identity-building, state-society relations, and the construction of knowledge, through the lens of modern Chinese history. She has published a book, “Dialect and Nationalism in China, 1860-1960” (Cambridge Press, 2020) in addition to journal articles, “Orbiting the Core:” Politics and the Meaning of Chinese Linguistics, 1927-1957 (Twentieth-Century China, 2016), “Tongue-tied in Hong Kong: The fight for two systems and two languages” (Foreign Affairs, 2016), and “What Liu Xiaobo’s Death Says About China’s Two Futures” (The Nation, 2017).

Dr. Gina Tam earned her B.A. in History and Asian Studies from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and completed her Ph. D. in modern Chinese history at Stanford University in 2016.