PhD – University of Copenhagen

Peter Roy Harmsen

Peter Roy Harmsen

PhD fellow

My PhD project concerns the biography of Danish entrepreneur Laurits Andersen (1849-1928), a pioneer among foreign businessmen in the Tianjin and Shanghai areas around the turn of the 20th century.

In addition, my primary research interests are the following:

- The Second Sino-Japanese War (1931-1945)

- Republican China

- Biography as a literary genre

- Collective biography

- Social network analysis

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