Professor of History and Political Science, European and Russian Studies;
Director, Center for European Studies
President, Academic Council
School of Advanced International and Area Studies,
East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
Nanjing University, MA 1986/PhD 1998
Science Building, Room A407-1
East China Normal University, Shanghai, 200062, CHINA
Field of Study:
British Studies and Modern Europe
Areas of Research/Interest:
EU Studies;history of theBritish Empire and Commonwealth; Russian Studies;Sino-Foreign relations.
Pan, Xingming was majored in English Language and Literatures in his undergraduate studies, and received his MA and Ph. D in World History in Nanjing University. He was the visiting scholar at Grinnell College (Iowa) and Harvard University. In 1986, He started teaching at Nanjing University, Donghua University and then in 2008 came to the School of Advanced International and Area Studies, East China Normal School. He is Professor of Center for Russian Studies, Director of Center for European Studies, President of Academic Council, School of Advanced International and Area Studies, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China.
His research interest was at first on the British political history, focusing on Sir Robert Peel and His founding of the Conservative Party. Then he started studying the issues in the history of the British Empire and Commonwealth, including WWII and Australian and Canada, democratic reforms in South Africa, and Winston Churchill and the decolonization. He also worked on the history of Sino-foreign relations. At the moment, his study concentrate on three topics: the historical perspective of the governance of Empires; Russia’s relations with other BRICS countries; Arctic studies. He just finished a monograph on the governance of Empires and will be published soon in 2014.