LI, Youjia (黎又嘉)
Assistant Professor

Tel.: (852) 2616-7941
Fax.: (852) 2467-7478
Email: youjiali@LN.edu.hk


Academic & Professional Qualifications

Harvard University, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Postdoctoral Fellow of Japanese Studies, 2021-2022
Northwestern University, Ph.D. in History, Sep 2021
Stanford University, Master of Arts, East Asian Studies, June 2013
Yale University, Master of Arts, East Asian Studies, May 2011
Peking University, Bachelor of Law, International Politics, July 2010
Waseda University, Bachelor of Arts, International Liberal Studies, July 2010


Areas of Interest

Early Modern/Modern Japanese History;
Global History;
Environmental History.
Science and Technology in Human Culture;
Animal History;
Urban History


Publications

  • Articles
  • Conference Presentation

Articles:

“The Flowing Chō: Cart Transportation and the Redefinition of Early Modern Urban Space,” Journal of Japanese Studies Vol.50 No.1 Winter 2024. (Forthcoming)

 


“The Oxen in the City and Beyond—The Moving Bovine Bodies and Knowledge Production in the Early Modern Period 1653-1868,” in Animal Mobilities Special Issue, Osiris, Vol. 40, 2025. (Forthcoming)

 


“Treasures from Population Registers in Nagasaki Hirado,” Duke East Asian Studies Nexus (May 2011):89-103.

Conference Presentation:

2023    “Indian Cattle for the Japanese Empire: Environmental Crisis, Colonial Planning, and Cross-Asia Cattle Mobility in Colonial Taiwan in the 1910s,” Multispecies Encounters in the Japanese Empire, Annual Conference of Association for Asia Studies (AAS), Boston


2022   “Animated Capital and Capitalized Animals: Capitalism and the Negotiation of Modern Animality in East Asia”- Roundtable Discussion, 135th Annual Meeting of American Historical Association (AHA), Jan 2022


2021      “Anthropomorphized Beasts and Mechanicalized Men: Draft Animals and Transport Labors in the Making of Asian Metropolis 1880s-1910s,” Annual Conference of Association for Asia Studies (AAS), Virtual, March 2021


2019      “The human-powered industry and the production of modern Japanese regions 1890s-1920s,” in Panel: Human-powered Modernity: Migrant Labor, Technology, and the Transformation of Societal Landscape, AAS-in-Asia, Bangkok, July 2019


2019      “Push-car Railways in the Japanese Empire: Colonialism, Technology, and the Spatial Construction in Colonial Taiwan,” Annual Conference of Association for Asia Studies (AAS), March 2019


2018      “Human-powered Metropolis – Push-car Railway in Taiwan and Spatial Construction of Colonial Urban Spaces,” Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ), Tokyo, June 2018


2018      “Human-powered Colonialism – Push-car Railway in Taiwan and Spatial Construction of Colonial Urban Spaces”, Annual Conference of American Historical Association (AHA), Chicago, IL, Jan 2018.


2015      “The Irony of Hybridity: Rickshaws in Japan and the Global Market in the Meiji Era,” Midwest Conference of Asian Association (MCAA), October 2015