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Early Modern China in the Late Imperial World Workshop
To commerate the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the journal Late Imperial China and the Society for Qing Studies, this workshop, created by Johns Hopkins University's East Asian Studies Program and Department of History, will reflect on the place of Ming-Qing China in global and regional histories, titled “Early Modern China in the Late Imperial World.”