China In the Middle East
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 12:00pm to Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 2:00pm
China In the Middle East

The Sociology of Islam presents -

China in the Middle East
Lecture Series 


December 11, 2013
12:00 - 2:00 PM 

A public presentation by Dr. Zan Tao from Peking University

Location: PSU Urban Center Rm. 710

Dr. Zan Tao is an Associate Professor of Turkish Studies, History Department, and Deputy Director of the Center for Global Modernization Studies at Peking University. He completed his PhD in History at Peking University in 2007. He has been a visiting scholar at Middle East Technical University (2005-2006), Center of Afro-Oriental Studies in Brazil (2008), Bogazici Univeristy (2008), and Indiana University-Bloomington (2012-2013). He also worked for a year at Tibetan University (2010-2011). 

He is the author of

  • Modern State and Nation Building: A Study on Turkish Nationalism in the Early 20th Century [Xian Dai Guo Jia Yu Min Zu Jian Gou: 20 Shi Ji Qian Qi Tu'erqi Min Zu Zhu Yi Yan Jiu] (Beijing: Sanlian Publisher, August, 2011),
  • "Turkish Model: history and present" [tu'er qi mo shi: li shi yu xian shi], Journal of Xinjiang, Normal University (March, 2012),
  • "A analysis on contemporary foreign strategy of Turkey" [shi xi dang dai tu'er qi de dui wai zhan lve], Peking University Center for Study of International Strategy: Chinese International Strategy Review (Beijing: World Affairs Publishers, 2011),
  • “An Overview of Turkish Studies in China," Turkish Studies Review, Issue 15 (Spring 2010),
  • “Meeting Kurds in Turkey,” SEPHIS: Global South (April 2009),
  • “Sino-Turkish Relationship and Turkey’s Perceptions on the Rise of China,” Journal of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies in Asia, Vol. 3, No. 1 (March 2009). 

This event is co-sponsored by
PSU International Studies Program - PSU Center for Turkish Studies – PSU Hatfield School of Government –  PSU Institute for Asian StudiesConfucius Institute at PSU