Dr Christopher Connolly BA, PhD
|Title||Lecturer In Twentieth-Century Chinese History|
|Address||School of Asian Studies
Schools of History and Asian Studies
University College Cork
|Telephone:||353 (0)21 4902640|
|Fax:||353 (0)21 4903825|
Dr. Chris Connolly is a native of County Antrim and joined U.C.C. in September 2007 as Lecturer in Modern Chinese History in both the School of History and School of Asian Studies.
He received his B.A. in Oriental Studies (Chinese) from the University of Cambridge in 2002, and his PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2007 with a thesis entitled `Barbarians in the South: China's Vietnam Policy, 1966-73'. In 2006 he was a visiting scholar at the George Washington University in Washington D.C.
His research interests are 20th-century Chinese foreign policy, China's relations with Southeast Asia and the United States,
China in the Cold War, and late 18th century Sino-British interactions