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Limin Teh

University Lecturer Modern Chinese History

Dr. L.M. Teh
+31 71 527 5915

Limin Teh is a University Lecturer at the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies.

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Fields of interest

Social history of twentieth-century China; urban history; history of work; Japanese imperialism; co-evolution of states and markets


  • Ph.D. in Modern Chinese History, The University of Chicago (2014)

  • M.A. in International Relations, The University of Chicago (2005)

  • M.A. in Library Science, Rutgers University (2000)

  • A.B. in Growth and Structure of Cities, Bryn Mawr College (1998)


Lecturer in Modern Chinese History, Leiden University (since 2014)

Key publications

  • “Labor Control and Mobility in Japanese-controlled Fushun Coalmine, 1905-1932,” International Review of Social History (December 2015).

  • “From Company Town to Industrial City: The South Manchuria Railway Company in Fushun, China,” in Marcelo J. Borges and Susana B. Torres, ed., Company Towns: Historical Studies in Global Perspective. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.


  • BA1 Chinese Studies: Modern Chinese History

  • BA2 Chinese Studies: Work and Workers in Twentieth century China

  • BA3 Chinese Studies: Imperialism and Nationalism in Modern Chinese History

  • BAIS History: East Asia

  • MA Asian Studies: The State in Modern Chinese History

University Lecturer Modern Chinese History

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Leiden Institute for Area Studies
  • SAS China

Work address

Matthias de Vrieshof
Matthias de Vrieshof 2
2311 BZ Leiden
Room number 1.05a


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