Department of History
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Research Expertise：The History of Sino-Foreign Relations, Imperial and Colonial History, the History of Chinese Maritime Customs Service, and Historical Geographic Information System.
Courses：1. The History for Modern China's Foreign Relations.
2. Academic Writing & Ethics.
3. The Introduction for Sinology & Chinese Studies.
4. The Comparative Studies on Sino-Foreign Sinology.
BA in Chinese Literature (Tunghai, Taiwan)
MA in Chinese Business and Asia Pacific (Leeds, UK)
MA in Modern History (Leeds, UK)
MLitt/PhD in History (Bristol, UK)
Chihyun Chang joined the Department of History at SJTU in 2013. He is now teaching the history of Sino-Foreign relations, researching the Chinese Maritime Customs and setting up the GIS of Nationalist China. His research focuses on the adaptation of China’s institutions to the challenges and opportunities from the West, covering from the treaty system in the mid nineteenth century to the Second Rectification Campaign in the mid twentieth century. His works are based on the analyses of primary materials from different countries and he applies new technologies to the management of vast primary materials. Apart from historical research, his interdisciplinary interests also reflect on his studies on life writing and political science.
Chihyun is also Honorary Research Fellow of Department of History at Bristol, Research Fellow of Center for Humanities Research at National Cheng-Chi University and the Center for GIS at Academia Sinica.
Chihyun Chang ed., The Chinese Journals of L K Little, 1943–54: An Eyewitness Account of War and Revolution, 3 volumes (London: Routledge, 2020).
Chih-Yu Shih, Chihyun Chang et. al., China and International Theory: The Balance of Relationships (London: Routledge, 2019).
Chihyun Chang, Government, Imperialism and Nationalism in China: The Maritime Customs Service and its Chinese staff (London: Routledge, 2014, Paperback; 2013 Hardcopy).
Chihyun Chang, “Empires and Continuity: The Chinese Maritime Customs Service in East Asia, 1950-1955,” in Barak Kushner and Sherzod Muminov eds., Overcoming Empire: The Retreat of the Japanese Empire (London: Bloombury Academic, 2019).
张志云，〈中国财政与一战纾困( 1895-1918) ：庚子赔款、外债和内国公债〉，《一战与中国：一战百年会议论文集》（北京：人民出版社，2015），页，327-347。
Chihyun Chang, Chun Che trans., "Shuiwu Zhuanmen Xuexiao Yu Huaji Guangyuan, 1908-1949: Zhongguo Xin Xingzheng Guangliao Tixi de Jianli" (The Customs College and the Chinese Staff, 1908-1949: The Establishment of China's New Bureaucracy) National Maritime Research 16 (2016): 181-198.
Chih-yu Shih and Chihyun Chang, “The Rise of China Between Cultural and Civilizational Rationalities: Lessons from Four Qing Cases”, International Journal for Asian Studies 14, 1 (2016): 1-25. (A&HCI).
Chihyun Chang and Li Xiaoling, “Theories and Histories: Reconstructing the Legacies of Sir Robert Hart and the Chinese Maritime Customs Service”, Tamkang Review 46, 2 (2016): 113-132. (MLA International Bibliography).
Chihyun Chang, ‘Breaking with the Past: The Maritime Customs Service and the Global Origins of Modernity in China, by Hans J. van de Ven’ The China Quarterly 220 (2014): 1171-1173. (SSCI/A&HCI)
Henk Vynckier and Chihyun Chang, “Imperium in Imperio: Robert Hart, the Chinese Maritime Customs Service and its (Self-)Representations,” Biography 37, 1(2014): 69-92. (A&HCI)
Chihyun CHANG and I-chun FAN, “Zhongguo Jindai Shiguan de Fengqi: Hede Gongcheng Yansheng de Tiaolun yu Zhengyi” (Discrepancies and Controversies in Modern Chinese History: A Reconsideration of the Debates surrounding the “Hart Industry”, 1900-2012), New History Journal 24, 1 (2012): 206-236.
Chihyun CHANG, Yen-po HOU and I-chun FAN, “Liaojie Zhongxi Jiaowang de Guanjian Shiliao: Choban Yiwu Shimo de Bianzuan yu Liubu” (Edited Primary Materials between China and the West: the Publication and Circulation of the Complete Account of the Management of Barbaric Affairs), Disquisitions on the Past & Present 24, 1 (2013): 83-114.
Henk Vynckier and Chihyun Chang, “The Life-Writing of Sir Robert Hart, Inspector-General of the Imperial Maritime Customs Service,” CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 14, 5 (2012). (A&HCI)
Chihyun Chang, ‘The Making of New Chinese Bureaucrats: The Policies of the Customs College and the Chinese Customs Staff, 1908-1949’, Twentieth Century China 37, 3 (2012), 229-242.
Post-doctoral Project, "Russian Imperialism in the Tientsin and Hankow Custom Houses".
Post-doctoral Project, "British Diplomats' Journals to China during the Taiping Rebellion".
Doctoral Thesis "The Making of Right Wing in Postwar Japan and the B/C Class War Crime Trails".
Doctoral Thesis "Literature and Colonialism in the French Concessions in China: The Comparison between Shanghai and Guangzhou Bay".
Doctoral Thesis "British Diplomats and Customs Employees' Journals in China in the 1920s".
Master Dissertation "The British Foreign Office and the Gold Franc, 1921-1925"
Master Dissertation "The Tariff Autonomy Conference and the Political Economy in East Asia, 1924-1925"