Rana Mitter

Rana Mitter

Professor, author

Biography

Rana Mitter is Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China, and a Fellow of St Cross College at the University of Oxford. He is the author of several books, including China’s War with Japan: The Struggle for Survival, 1937-1945 (Penguin, 2013), which won the 2014 RUSI/Duke of Westminster’s Medal for Military Literature, and was named a Book of the Year in the Financial Times and Economist. His latest book is China’s Good War: How World War II is Shaping a New Nationalism (Harvard, 2020). He has commented regularly on China in media and forums around the world, including at the World Economic Forum at Davos. His recent documentary on contemporary Chinese politics “Meanwhile in Beijing” is available on BBC Sounds. He is co-author, with Sophia Gaston, of the report “Conceptualizing a UK-China Engagement Strategy” (British Foreign Policy Group, 2020). He is a Fellow of the British Academy.

Rana Mitter是近代中國歷史和政治學的教授,也是牛津大學聖克羅斯學院的院士。 他是幾本書的作者,其中包括 China’s War with Japan: The Struggle for Survival, 1937-1945(企鵝出版社,2013年),該書獲得了2014年2014 RUSI/Duke of Westminster’s Medal for Military Literature,並在《金融時報》和《經濟學家》雜誌上被評為年度最佳書 。 他的最新著作是China’s Good War: How World War II is Shaping a New Nationalism(哈佛大學,2020年)。 他經常在世界各地的媒體和論壇上,包括在達沃斯世界經濟論壇上,對中國發表評論。 他最近發表的有關當代中國政治的紀錄片“北京之際”可在BBC Sounds上找到。 他與 Sophia Gaston 共同撰寫了Conceptualizing a UK-China Engagement Strategy 報告(英國外交政策小組,2020年)。 他是英國科學院院士。