Chen Guiming

Years of Stay at HYI: 
Aug 2012 to Jun 2013

Chen Guiming is a PhD candidate in the History Department at Sun Yat-sen University. His doctoral dissertation focuses on the social and cultural history of Gujiao District, Shanghang County, West Fujian from the Late Qing to the 1950s. Combining methods from history and anthropology, and using both official and local records, it explores the specific manifestation of modern political power at the local level and local responses. Ultimately, it aims to shed light on the relationship between the Communist political culture and the transformation of rural society.