Dr. L.M. (Limin) Teh

  • Lecturer in Modern Chinese History
  • Chinese history

Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 5915
E-Mail: l.m.teh@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, SAS China
Office Address: Arsenaal
Arsenaalstraat 1
2311 CT Leiden
Room number 0.16

Fields of interest

Social history of twentieth-century China; urban history; history of work; Japanese imperialism; co-evolution of states and markets


  • Ph.D. in Modern Chinese History, The University of Chicago (2014)

  • M.A. in International Relations, The University of Chicago (2005)

  • M.A. in Library Science, Rutgers University (2000)

  • A.B. in Growth and Structure of Cities, Bryn Mawr College (1998)


Lecturer in Modern Chinese History, Leiden University (since 2014)

Key publications

  • “Labor Control and Mobility in Japanese-controlled Fushun Coalmine, 1905-1932,” International Review of Social History (December 2015).

  • “From Company Town to Industrial City: The South Manchuria Railway Company in Fushun, China,” in Marcelo J. Borges and Susana B. Torres, ed., Company Towns: Historical Studies in Global Perspective.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.


  • BA1 Chinese Studies: Modern Chinese History

  • BA2 Chinese Studies: Work and Workers in Twentieth century China

  • BA3 Chinese Studies: Imperialism and Nationalism in Modern Chinese History

  • BAIS History: East Asia

  • MA Asian Studies: The State in Modern Chinese History

Last Modified: 11-12-2015