Some of you may remember our earlier post about Yue Shi, the PhD student from Georgetown our Department has sponsored in view of his research in the Almaty Central State Archive of the Kazakhstan Republic (TsGARKaz).
Yue Shi will be back to Astana and he will present on his research results. Please join his talk on:
The Seven Rivers: Economy, Ethnicity and Empire in the Central Asian Frontier of the Qing and the Russian Empire, 1860s-1910s.
Thursday 20 April 2017
Yue Shi is a fourth-year Ph.D candidate from Georgetown University (U.S.). He studied for his BA (2011) in Urdu Language and Literature at Peking University, and MA (2013) in History at Georgetown University. He is interested in the comparison of the Qing and Russian rule in Central Asia. In the academic year 2016-2017, under the sponsorship of Nazarbayev University, he conducts research trips to archives and libraries in Kazakhstan for the dissertation topic “The Seven Rivers: Economy, Ethnicity and Empire in the Central Asian Frontier of the Qing and the Russian Empire, 1860s-1910s.