The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Xiaorong Han earned his PhD in History from the University of Hawaii-Manoa, and is currently Professor at and Head of the Department of Chinese Culture, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He has conducted research on the interactions between intellectuals and peasants and between state and ethnic minorities in China, as well as China’s relations with Southeast Asia, particularly Vietnam. His publications include Chinese Discourses on the Peasant, 1900–1949 (SUNY, 2005), Red God: Wei Baqun and His Peasant Revolution in Southern China, 1894–1932 (SUNY, 2014), Zhongguo Minzu Guanxi Sanlun [Essays on China’s Ethnic Relations] (Singapore, World Scientific, 2015), and numerous articles. He is also the editor-in-chief of China & Asia: A Journal in Historical Studies.