Prof. Dr. David A. Bello

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Internationales Kolleg für Geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung "Schicksal, Freiheit und Prognose. Bewältigungsstrategien in Ostasien und Europa"
Hartmannstr. 14
91052 Erlangen




Home Institution: Washington & Lee University, Lexington VA, History Department


IKGF Visiting Fellow June 2016 - September 2016

IKGF Research Project

The Ethological Theodicy of Locust Infestation in Early Modern China

Education

2002-2003 Post-Doctoral Fellow in Chinese history, Center for East Asian Studies, Stanford University.
2001 Ph.D. in Chinese History, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California.
Dissertation: “Opium and the Limits of Empire, the Opium Problem in the Chinese Interior, 1729-1850”
1989 MA in Area Studies/Far East, University of London

Positions and Honours

Employment/Experience

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2016 Professor of East Asian History, Washington & Lee University
2008 Associate Professor of East Asian History, Washington & Lee University
2004 Assistant Professor of East Asian History, Washington & Lee University
2001 Assistant Professor of East Asian History, Southern Connecticut State U

Honors, Awards and Scholarships

2014 The Herodotus Fund for membership at the School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ
2006 American Council of Learned Societies American Research in the Humanities in China/National Endowment for the Humanities for Scholarly Research in the People’s Republic of China
2006 J. Wm. Fulbright Scholarship Board/Council for International Exchange of Scholars, China Studies Research Grant (Award #5110) for Scholarly Research in the People’s Republic of China.
2002 Post-Doctoral Fellow in Chinese history, Center for East Asian Studies, Stanford University

Other Scientific Activities

May 2016 Visiting Professor, Dept. of East Asian Studies, Tel Aviv University


Selected Publications

Books

2016 Across Forest, Steppe and Mountain: Environment, Identity and Empire in Qing China’s Borderlands. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
2005 Opium and the Limits of Empire, Drug Prohibition in the Chinese Interior, 1729-1850. Cambridge (MA): Harvard Council on East Asian Studies.

Articles

Ecological Change and Resource Constraints, in: Richard von Glahn and Debin Ma (Eds.), The Cambridge Economic History of China, Volume 1, To 1800 (forthcoming).
2014 Relieving Mongols of their Pastoral Identity: The Environment of Disaster Management on the 18th Century Qing China Steppe, in: Environmental History 19.3, pp. 480-504.
2014 Environmental Issues in Pre-modern China, in: Oxford Bibliographies in Chinese Studies (http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/obo/page/chinese-studies). Oxford University Press.