H. Zurndorfer, Leiden University, The Netherlands

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Allan Barr, Pomona College, California, USA
Timothy H. Barrett, SOAS, UK
Louise Edwards, Hong Kong University, China
Maram Epstein, University of Oregon, USA
Bret Hinsch, Foguang University, Taiwan
Hu Ying, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
William Jankowiak, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Joan Judge, York University, Canada
Xiaofei Kang, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA
Anne McLaren, University of Melbourne, Australia
Keith McMahon, Kansas University, Kansas, USA
Gordon Mathews, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Julia Murray, University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, USA
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"There is no doubt that all scholars interested in gender in China will welcome the appearance of this excellent, new journal."
– in Intersections (October 2000)
Harriet T. Zurndorfer (Ph.D. 1977 from the University of California, Berkeley in Chinese history) is an Affiliated Fellow of the Leiden Institute for Area Studies in the Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University in the Netherlands where she has worked since 1978. She is the author of Change and Continuity in Chinese Local History (1989), China Bibliography: A Research Guide to Reference Works about China Past and Present (1995; paperback edition 1999), editor of the compilation Chinese Women in the Imperial Past: New Perspectives (1999), and has published more than 200 learned articles and reviews.


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NAN NÜ is an interdisciplinary, international, peer-reviewed journal featuring original studies related to men, women, and gender in the fields of early to contemporary Chinese history, literature, linguistics and language, anthropology, archeology, art and music, law, philosophy, medicine/science, and religion.

NAN NÜ contains a book review section on recent publications in women’s and gender studies. The journal occasionally features review articles and reports about important developments in gender studies. To best reach a wide spectrum of researchers, NAN NÜ is written in English.

This year, the journal celebrates its 25th anniversary. Read this article in The Newsletter of the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), issue number 93.
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