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Professor Brian Moloughney

brian_moloughney Contact details

Room 2S8, Arts 1 (Burns Building)
Tel +64 3 479 8061
Email brian.moloughney@otago.ac.nz
 

Academic qualifications

1984: BA (University of Canterbury)
1986: MA (University of Canterbury)
1996: PhD (ANU)
 

Research interests

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.


 

 Courses taught

Areas of research supervision

Chinese history and literature; historiography; imperial cultures; the Chinese diaspora.
 

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Publications

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. (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., & 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. (2007). Zhang Yinlin's Early China. In T. Hon & R. J. Culp (Eds.), The politics of historical production in late Qing and Republican China. (pp. 143-168). Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill. doi: 10.1163/ej.9789004160231.i-323.40

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. (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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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.

Edited Book - Research

Moloughney, B. (2007). Zhang Yinlin's Early China. In T. Hon & R. J. Culp (Eds.), The politics of historical production in late Qing and Republican China. (pp. 143-168). Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill. doi: 10.1163/ej.9789004160231.i-323.40

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

Chapter in Book - Research

Moloughney, B., & Zarrow, P. (2011). Making history modern: The transformation of Chinese historiography, 1895-1937. In B. Moloughney & P. Zarrow (Eds.), Transforming history: The making of a modern academic discipline in twentieth-century China. (pp. 1-46). Hong Kong: Chinese University Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

Chapter in Book - Research

Moloughney, B. (2010). [Review of the book Lost soul: “Confucianism” in contemporary Chinese academic discourse]. New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies, 12(1), 145-148.

Journal - Research Other

Ballantyne, T., & Moloughney, B. (2008). Asia, empire and colonial culture. In The Maui dynasty. (pp. 23-34). Nelson, New Zealand: Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatū.

Chapter in Book - Research

Ballantyne, T., & Moloughney, B. (2006). Asia in Murihiku: Towards a transnational history of colonial culture. In T. Ballantyne & B. Moloughney (Eds.), Disputed histories: Imagining New Zealand's pasts. (pp. 65-92). Dunedin, New Zealand: Otago University Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Johnson, H., & Moloughney, B. (Eds.). (2006). Asia in the making of New Zealand. Auckland University Press, 294p.

Edited Book - Research

Moloughney, B., Ballantyne, T., & Hood, D. (2006). After gold: Reconstructing Chinese communities, 1896-1913. In H. Johnson & B. Moloughney (Eds.), Asia in the making of New Zealand. (pp. 58-75). Auckland University Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Ballantyne, T., & Moloughney, B. (2006). Introduction: Angles of vision. In T. Ballantyne & B. Moloughney (Eds.), Disputed histories: Imagining New Zealand's pasts. (pp. 9-24). Dunedin, New Zealand: Otago University Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Johnson, H., & Moloughney, B. (2006). Introduction: Asia and the making of multicultural New Zealand. In H. Johnson & B. Moloughney (Eds.), Asia in the making of New Zealand. (pp. 1-10). Auckland University Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Moloughney, B. (2008). [Review of the book A concise history of Hong Kong]. New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies, 10(2), 178-180.

Journal - Research Other

Moloughney, B. (2008). [Review of the book The big white lie: Chinese Australians in Australia]. New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies, 10(2), 175-178.

Journal - Research Other

Moloughney, B. (2008). Alexander Don's roll of the Chinese as an on-line searchable database. Chinese Southern Diaspora Studies, 2, 136-139.

Journal - Research Article

Moloughney, B. (2007). Monkey and the journey back to paradise. Script & Print [2005], 29, 221-233.

Journal - Research Article

Moloughney, B. (2007). [Review of the book Chinese sculpture]. New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies, 9(2), 184-187.

Journal - Research Other

Moloughney, B. (2007). [Review of the books Between heaven and modernity: Reconstructing Suzhou; Suzhou: Where the goods of all the provinces converge]. New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies, 9(2), 190-193.

Journal - Research Other

Moloughney, B. (2002). Derivation, intertextuality and argument: Narrative and the problem of historical coherence. East Asian History, 23, 129-148.

Journal - Research Article

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