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to my web pages. This is where I've collected my various online writings, information about my family, books and articles, courses I teach and other things I'm doing. The pages now work on mobile devices. The photos are of my daughters.
is Zhi Yuan Chair professor of International Relations at Shanghai Jiaotong University. He graduated from Yale University in 1993 with a PhD In political science and for 12 years he taught comparative politics in the Government Department at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the author of four academic book, most recently Liberal Barbarism: The European Destruction of the Palace of the Emperor of China which deals with European imperialism in China in the 19th century. He is currently hard at work on Being in the World, a book about boredom, colonialism and war (for Routledge) and Performing International Systems, a comparative study of non-European ways of organizing world politics (for CUP).