LADDS, Catherine 李嘉鈴博士
Assistant Professor, Department of History

PhD, University of Bristol,
MA, BA University of York.
Tel: (852) 3411 6430
Email: cladds@hkbu.edu.hk
 
RESEARCH FOCUS  

Social, Cultural, and Political History of Colonialism;
The Chinese Treaty Ports;
Global History;
Asia-Europe Relations (1800-1949);
History of Expatriate Communities.
 
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS  
  A. BOOKS
  Empire Careers: Working for the Chinese Customs Service, 1854-1949. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2013.
  B. CHAPTERS IN EDITED VOLUMES
  ‘Imperial Ambitions: Russians, Britons, and the Politics of Nationality in the Chinese Customs Service, 1890-1937,’ in Russia and Her Northeast Asian Neighbours: China, Japan, and Korea, 1860-1945,’ edited by Kimitaka Matsuzato. Dordrecht: Republic of Letters Publishing, forthcoming 2015.

C. ARTICLES AND ESSAYS
  ‘Foreign Communities in the Treaty Ports: The Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-2’ and ‘Foreign Communities in China, 1930-48: War, Revolution, and the Western Retreat from China.’ Introduction to Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1948. Marlborough: Adam Matthew Digital, 2013-2014.

‘“Youthful, Likely Men, Who Can Read, Write and Count”: Joining the Foreign Staff of the Chinese Customs Service, 1854-1927. The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History. 36:2 (2008), 227-242.
  ‘“The Life Career of Us All”: Britons and Germans in the Chinese Customs Service, 1854-1917.’ Berliner China-Hefte: Chinese History and Society. 33 (2008), 34-53.
  D. SHORTER WORKS
  ‘China and Treaty Port Imperialism,’ in The Encyclopedia of Empire, edited by John MacKenzie. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming 2015.
  ‘A Customs Officer in the Treaty Port World: R.F.C. Hedgeland’s photographs.’ International Institute for Asian Studies Newsletter. 44 (Feb 2008).
  ‘The World of the Chinese Maritime Customs.’ In Robert Bickers, Catherine Ladds, Jamie Carstairs and Yee Wah Foo, Picturing China 1870-1950: Photographs from British Collections. Bristol: Chinese Maritime Customs Project Occasional Papers, No. 1, 2007.