Academic papers and book chapters

“From Textual to Historical Networks: Reconstructing Social Relations in the Biographical Dictionary of Republican China” (with Cécile Armand), Journal of Historical Network Research, 2021 (accepted)

“The Battle of Shanghai (January-March 1932). A study in the space-time of war,” Journal of Military History, 2021, 85, 1, 2021, 76-94

“Paris in the Orient. A spatial micro-history of the French in Shanghai (1942),” co-authored with Cécile Armand, Urban History, 2020, available on Firstview. doi:10.1017/S096392682000055

[link] “‘When the dead go marching in’. Cemetery relocation and grave migration in modern Shanghaiin Thomas Mullaney (ed.), The Chinese deathscape. Grave Reform in Modern China, Stanford, Stanford University Press  2019.

[2017_Industry_JUH] “Shanghai industries in the Civil War (1945-1947)”,  Journal of Urban History, vol. 43, no. 5, 2017, 744-766

[2016 PDF Geomatique] “Représenter “Représenter Shanghai dans le temps” Cartes et géomatique, “La sémiologie dans tous le ssens. Temps, art & cartographie”No 229-230, Sept.-Dec.  2016, 51-63

[2015 PDF Wartime] “August 1937: War and the death en masse of civilians”, in Lü Fangshang (ed.), War in History and Memory, Taipei, Academia Historica, 2015, 492-568

[2014_Spoliation_EJEAS] “The Great Spoliation. The socialist transformation of industry in 1950s China”, European Journal of East Asian Studies, vol. 13, no. 2, 153-160 (guest editor for this special issue)

[2014_Funeral_EJEAS] “The socialist transformation of funeral companies in Shanghai (1949–57)”, European Journal of East Asian Studies, vol. 13, no. 2, 186-211

[2014 PDF] “混亂、排斥和屈辱排—戰爭時期的上海難民圖像能彌補記憶的缺失嗎?” (Hunluan, paichi he quru – zhanzheng shiqi de shanghai nanmin tuxiang neng mibu jiyi de queshi ma), in Su Zhiliang 苏智良 (ed.), Dushi shixue 都市史学 (Urban History), Shanghai, Shanghai renmin chubanshe, 2014, 350-373

[2013_Introduction_Brill] “Introduction. China visualised: What stories do pictures tell?” in Visualising China, 1845-1965. Moving and still images in historical narratives (ed., avec Yeh Wen-hsin), Leiden, Brill Publishers, 2013, vii-xxv.

[2013 PDF] “Street Culture, Visual Fragments, and Everyday Life. Narrating Peddlers in Shanghai Modern” in Visualizing China, 1845-1965. Moving and still images in historical narratives (ed., avec Yeh Wen-hsin), Leiden, Brill Publishers, 2013.

[2013 PDF] “Paving the way”, in Ukai Atsuko and Meng Ji (eds.) Translation, History and Arts: New Horizons in Asian Interdisciplinary Humanities Research, Newcastle, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013, pp. 9-16

[2013 PDF]“1949 年以前中國的醫學, 性病與賣淫” (1949 nian yiqian zhongguo de yixue, xingbing yu maiyin) [trans. of Medicine, V.D., and Prostitution in Pre-Revolutionary China], in Xu Xinzhong 徐新忠and Du Lihong 杜麗紅 (eds.), Yiliao, shehui yu wenhua duben (Medecine, Society and Culture Reader), Beijing, Beijing daxue chubanshe, 2013, 245-269

[2012 PDF]“Slums, squats or hutments? Constructing and deconstructing an in-between space in modern Shanghai (1926-1965)”, Frontiers of history, 7, 2 (2012), 499-528

[2012_Female_JVS] “Supplying Female Bodies: Labor Migration, Sex Work, and the Commoditization of Women in Colonial Indochina and Contemporary Vietnam” [introduction to special issue], Journal of Vietnamese Studies, vol. 7, no. 1, 2012, pp. 1-9

[2012 PDF] “Regeneration and Mobility: The Spatial Dynamics of Industries in Wartime Shanghai”, Journal of historical geography, vol. 38, no. 2, 2012, pp. 167-180 (DOI:10.1016/j.jhg.2011.12.001)

[2012_Industry_AGIS] “The impact of war on Shanghai’s industrial structure: A GIS-based analysis of the Shanghai industrial surveys (1935-1940)” (with Isabelle Durand), Annals of GIS, Vol. 18, no. 1, 2012, 45-55 (DOI: 10.1080/19475683.2011.647080)

[2012_Glory_War&Soc] “Beyond Glory: Modern warfare, medical assistance and casualties in the 1932 Shanghai Battle”, War and Society, vol. 31, no. 2, 2012, pp. 16-35

[2012 PDF] “The Colonial Space of Death in Shanghai (1844-1949)” in Bryna Goodman and David S. Goodman (ed.), Twentieth-Century Colonialism and China: Localities, the Everyday, and the World, London, Routledge, 2012, pp. 108-133

[2012 PDF] “Wartime Shanghai Refugees: Chaos, Exclusion, and Indignity: Do Images Make up for the Absence of Memory?” in Images in History: Pictures and Public Space in Modern China (ed. by Christian Henriot & Yeh Wen-hsin), Berkeley, IEAS Research Monographs, 2012

[2011 PDF] “City Words, City of Words”, in Shi Lu and Liu Haiyan (eds.), Chengshi yongyu cidian 城市用語詞典 (Dictionary of Chinese city words), Taibei, Airiti Press, 2011, pp. I-XIII

[2010_Zhabei_EJEAS] “A Neighborhood under the Storm: Zhabei and Shanghai Wars,” European Journal of East Asian Studies, Vol. 9, no. 2 (2010), pp. 293-321

[2010_Bund_JMCH] “The Shanghai Bund in myth and history: An Essay through Textual and Visual Sources”, Journal of Modern Chinese History, vol. 4, no. 1, 2010, pp. 1-27

[2009_Invisible_JSH] “‘Invisible Deaths, Silent Deaths’. ‘Bodies Without Masters’ in Republican Shanghai”, Journal of Social History, Vol. 43, no. 2, 2009, pp. 407-437

[2009 PDF] “Senchū sengo no shanhai ni okeru shi no mondai to kyoryūmin” 戰中戰後の上海における死の問題と居留民 (Scythe and Sojourning in Wartime and Postwar Shanghai) in Nihon Shanhaishi Kenkyūkai (ed.) 日本上海史研究会(編), Kenkoku zengo no Shanhai 建國前後の上海 (Shanghai around the time of the birth of the P.R.C.) Tokyo, Kenbun shuppan, 2009, pp. 313-334

[2008_Gongmu] “上海公墓研究” (Shanghai gongmu yanjiu, 1844—1949) (A study of Shanghai cemeteries) in Lu Yixu 吕一旭 and Sun Lixin 孙立新 (eds.), Zhiminzhuyi yu Zhongguo jindai shehui 殖民主義與中國近代社會 (Colonialism and Modern Chinese Society), Beijing, Renmin chubanshe, 2009, pp. 260-295

[2007 PDF] “Scythe and Sojourning in Wartime Shanghai”, Karunungan – A Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 27, Sept. 2007, pp. 117-148

[2007] “Shanghai”, Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450, Ed. Thomas Benjamin. Vol. 3. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2007, pp. 1011-1014

[2006 PDF] “Un veneno para el pueblo. Reflexiones sobre la sostenibilidad y la estrategia de desarrollo en Shanghai” in Joquin Beltran (ed.), Perspectivas Chinas, Barcelona, Bella Terra, 2006, pp. 179-203

[2006_Refugees_Ejeas] “Shanghai and the experience of war: The fate of refugees”, European Journal of East Asian Studies, Vol. 5, no. 2 (2006), pp. 217-248

[2004 PDF] “Shanghai industries under Japanese occupation: Bombs, Boom and Bust (1937-1945) ”, in Christian Henriot and Wen-hsin Yeh, In the Shadow of the Rising Sun. Shanghai under Japanese Occupation, Cambridge/New York, Cambridge University Press, 2004, pp. 17-45

[2004_RisingSun_Intro] “Introduction”, in Christian Henriot and Wen-hsin Yeh, In the Shadow of the Rising Sun. Shanghai under Japanese Occupation, Cambridge/New York, Cambridge University Press, 2004, pp. 1-16

[2004_PublicHealth-STDs] “Public health policy vs colonial laissez-faire: STDs and prostitution in republican Shanghai” in Micollier, (ed.) Sexual Cultures in East Asia: The Social Construction of Sexuality and Sexual Risk in a Time of AIDS, London, Curzon Press, 2004, pp. 159-182

[2003_Gonggong-weisheng] “公共衛生政策與殖民主義放任政策的對立 – 上海租界的性病與賣淫” (Gonggong weisheng zhengce yu zhiminzhuyi fangren zhengce de duili) [trans. of ‘Public Health Policy vs. Colonial Laissez-faire’] in Ma Changlin 馬昌林 (ed.), Zujie li de shanghai 租界里的上海 (Shanghai in Foreign Concessions), Shanghai, Shanghai shehui kexueyuan, 2003, pp. 155-166

[2003_Vox_Clio] “Prostitution et Vox literati à Shanghai avant la Première guerre mondiale”, Clio. Histoire, Femmes et Société, n° 17, 2003, pp. 45-64

[2002_Divisions] “Les divisions de la ville à Shanghai (19e-20e siècles)” (avec Zheng Zu’an) in Christian Topalov (ed.), Les Mots de la Ville: Divisions, Paris, Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, 2002, pp. 157-190

[2002 PDF] “Shanghai” in Michel Foucher (ed.), Asie Nouvelles, Paris, Belin, 2002, pp. 285-287.

[2002_Metropolisation] “Urbanisation et métropolisation en Chine. Le cas de Shanghai”, Techniques, territoires et sociétés, “La refondation métropolitaine. Une nouvelle phase de l’histoire urbaine”, Tome 1 L’Eurasie post-communiste: Moscou, Shanghai, Hongkong, n° 36, 2002, pp. 147-160

[2000_Daode_CSYJ] “權力與道德: 1920-1925年上海的廢娼運動” (Quanli yu daode: 1920-1925 nian shanghai de feichang yundong) (Morality and prostitution: The Protestant campaign against prostitution in Shanghai, 1920-1925 ), 城市研究 Chengshishi yanjiu (Urban History), vol. 19-20, (2000).

[2000 PDF] “Rice, Power and People: The Politics of Food Supply in Wartime Shanghai (1937-1945)”, Twentieth-Century China, vol. 26, No. 1 (November 2000) pp. 41-84

[2000 PDF] “Little Japan in Shanghai: An insulated community, 1875-1945” in Robert Bickers et Christian Henriot (eds.), New Frontiers: Imperialism’s new communities in East Asia, 1842-1952, Manchester University Press, 2000, pp. 146-169.

[1999_xiaoTokyo] “上海的‘小東京’: 一個對外隔絕的社會 (1875-1945年)” (Shanghai de ’xiao dongjing’: yi ge duiwai gejue de shehui) [trans. of Shanghai’s ‘Little Tokyo’: An Insulated Community (1875-1945)], 上海的研究論從 Shanghai yanjiu luncong (Papers on Shanghai Studies), n° 12, 1999, pp. 350-382.

[1999_Courtship_WHR] “Courtship, sex and money. The economics of courtesan houses in 19th and 20th-century Shanghai”, Women’s History Review, vol. 8, n° 3, 1999, pp. 443-465

[1996_Throne_MC] “From a Throne of Glory to a Seat of Ignominy: Shanghai Prostitution Revisited, 1849-1949”, Modern China, vol. 22, n° 2, April 1996, pp. 132-163.

[1996_City-review_NMCH] “Cities and Urban Society in China in the Nineteenth and Twentieth centuries: A review essay in Western Literature”, Newsletter for Modern Chinese History, Academia Sinica, n° 21, March 1996, pp. 151-175.

[1995 PDF] “”La Fermeture”: The Abolition of Prostitution in Shanghai, 1949-1958”, The China Quarterly, December 1995, pp. 148-167.

1995_Cortigiane_SU “Cortegiane, classe dirigente e spazzio urbano a Shanghai, 1849-1919”, Storia Urbana, n° 70, January-March 1995, pp. 71-98.

[1994 PDF] “Chinese courtesans in late Qing and Early republican Shanghai (1849-1925)”, East Asian History, n° 8, December 1994, pp. 33-52.

1995_ReformeEmploi “La réforme de l’emploi dans les entreprises industrielles de Shanghai” in Christian Henriot (ed.), Les métropoles chinoises au XXe siècle, Paris, Editions Arguments, 1995, pp. 105-128

[1993 PDF] “Storia urbana e storia della città in Cina, XIX-XX secolo”, Storia Urbana, n° 64, juillet-September 1993, pp. 177-195.

[193 PDF] “Villes et société urbaine en Chine aux XIXe-XXe siècle”, Historiens & Géographes, n° 340, 1993, pp. 217-232.

[1992 PDF] “The Evolution of Municipal Institutions in Nationalist China, 1927-1937” in Proceedings of the Conference on the Eighty Year History of the Republic of China, 1912-1991, Taipei, Jindai zhongguo chuban, 1992, pp. 44-61.

1992_FiscalModernization “Fiscal Modernization and Popular Protest: A Study of Tax Reform and Tax Resistance in Nationalist Shanghai, 1927-1937”, in Symposium on the Modernization in China, 1860-1949, Taipei, Academia Sinica, 1991, pp. 507-532.

1992_MedecineVD “Medicine, V.D., and Prostitution in Pre-Revolutionary China”, Social History of Medicine, Oxford University, vol. V, n° 1, 1992, pp. 95-120

1991_ReformeDecentralisation “Réforme économique et décentralisation en Chine populaire: le cas de la région économique de Shanghai”, Revue d’études comparatives Est-Ouest, vol. 22, n° 1, 1991, pp. 57-92.

1991_EinsameInsel “‘Einsame Insel’. Shanghai unter Japanischer Herrschaft, 1937-1945” in Hiller, Marlene, Jäckel, Eberhard et Rohwer, Jürgen, Städte im 2. Weltkrieg. Ein internationaler Vergleich, Essen, Klartext, 1991, pp. 28-46.

[1989 PDF] “La Région économique de Shanghai. Un état des lieux”, in Christian Henriot (ed.), Shanghai dans les années 1980. Etudes urbaines, Lyon, Université Lyon III (Coll. Cahiers du GRECC 1), 1989, pp. 1-54.

1989_MunicipalReform “Municipal Reform in Guomindang China (1927-1937): A First Appraisal”, Republican China (United States), vol. XV, n°1, 1989, pp. 19-37.

1988_PolicedesMoeurs “Prostitution et “police des mœurs” à Shanghai aux XIXe-XXe siècles”, in Christian Henriot (ed.), La Femme en Asie Orientale, Lyon, CREOC-Lyon III, 1988, pp. 64-93

[1987] “L’ouverture de la Chine: une perspective historique”, Asie-Recherches, n°4 (December 1987).

1987_RFA_Republicaines “Les études républicaines [chinoises] en R.F.A”, note de recherche, Etudes Chinoises, vol. VI, n°1 (Spring 1987), pp. 125-144

[1986 PDF] “La rupture GMD-PCC en 1927: suicide ou assassinat ?”, Cahiers d’Etudes Chinoises, Paris , INALCO, 1986, pp. 45-99

1986_MunicipalPower_RC “Municipal Power and Local Elites”, Republican China (United States), Vol. XI, n°2 (April 1986), pp. 1-21

[1985 PDF] “Essai de prosopographie des élites shanghaiennes à l’époque républicaine, 1911-1949”, (avec M.-C. Bergère et al.), Annales. Economies – Sociétés – Civilisations, n°4 (July-August 1985), pp. 901-930

[1980 PDF] “Le nouveau journalisme politique chinois, 1895-1911”, CHINE, Cahiers d’Etudes Chinoises, Paris, INALCO, 1980, pp. 5-80