Academic Profile

Xiaoping Fang is an assistant professor of history at the School of Humanities of the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He received his PhD in History from the National University of Singapore (NUS), where he majored in modern China and the history of science, technology and medicine in East Asia from 2002 to 2008. He studied and worked at the Needham Research Institute, Cambridge, UK (2005-2006), the Asia Research Institute of the NUS (2008), the China Research Centre of the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia (2009-2013), and the National Humanities Center, USA (2019-2020).
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Asst Prof Fang Xiaoping
Assistant Professor, School of Humanities

History of medicine, health, and disease in twentieth-century China
The socio-political history of Mao’s China after 1949
  • Migration and Disease in Singapore, 1819-1945
  • Xiaoping Fang. (2020). "The Politics of Pandemics in China since Late Imperial Times: From Religious Practice to the Emergency Disciplinary State". American Journal of Chinese Studies, 27(2), 202-215.