A research area within the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies

Chinese research group

Chinese research

Our research

Chinese Studies has a rich heritage of pioneering research which can be traced back to 1963 and the introduction of Chinese Studies at University of Leeds under the influential scholar, Professor Owen Lattimore.

Chinese Studies at Leeds continues to be seen as one of the most respected centres of research on China in the world. Since our inception Chinese language has been core to our research with language taught together with the social sciences and other disciplines. Over the years, under successive enthusiastic and experienced leadership our vibrant, multi-disciplinary research community has grown considerably but language-based, contextually-informed research has always remained at the core of what we do. 

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Discover our subject specialists who lead our research - from postgraduate research students to internationally-renowned academic staff.

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Our research is often collaborative and has an international impact. Explore the outcomes of our past and present research projects associated with Chinese.

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