1984: BA (University of Canterbury)
1986: MA (University of Canterbury)
1996: PhD (ANU)
Brian's research is focused on Chinese history, especially Chinese historiography. He is currently exploring the interaction between Chinese scholars and Western Sinologists in Peking during the 1920s and 1930s, and the way this interaction laid the foundation for modern Chinese Studies both in China and the West.
Areas of research supervision
Chinese history and literature; historiography; imperial cultures; the Chinese diaspora.
Moloughney, B. (2017). Arthur W. Hummel and Gu Jiegang: Translation in the making of modern China. Twentieth-century China, 42(1), 97-109. doi: 10.1353/tcc.2017.0009
Moloughney, B. (2016). S. A. M. Adshead on China, world institutions, and world history. Journal of World History, 27(4), 595-617. doi: 10.1353/jwh.2016.0128
Moloughney, B., & Zarrow, P. (Eds.). (2011). Transforming history: The making of a modern academic discipline in twentieth-century China. Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 429p.
Moloughney, B. (2011). Pictures of Panyu: Images of China from the Canton Villages Mission. In A. Wanhalla & E. Wolf (Eds.), Early New Zealand photography: Images and essays. (pp. 122-127). Dunedin, New Zealand: University of Otago Press.
Moloughney, B. (2011). Myth and the making of history: Gu Jiegang and the Gushi bian debates. In B. Moloughney & P. Zarrow (Eds.), Transforming history: The making of a modern academic discipline in twentieth-century China. (pp. 241-270). Hong Kong: Chinese University Press.