Sun Huei-Min

孫慧敏
Years of Stay at HYI: 
Aug 2015 to May 2016

Sun Huei-min is currently associate research fellow at the Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.  She received her B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in history from National Taiwan University.  Her research interests include socio-cultural history, legal history, urban history, and the history of education.  She is the author of Institutional Transplantation: The Chinese Lawyers in Republican Shanghai (1912-1937) (in Chinese, published in 2012).  Based on her long-term studies of legal archives, news reports and personal accounts, she has been tracing the impact of housing problems on the lives of Shanghai’s urban populace, especially in terms of public order and legal system attempts to regulate rights pertaining to urban properties.  Her research project at HYI is “A City of Tenants: Shanghai and the Formation of Chinese Rental Law.”