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James A Millward

Title

Professor

Department

Faculty - SFS
General profile

Portrait

Phone

+1 202-687-6883

Fax

202 687-7245

Location

618 ICC

Office hours

as posted on my door or by the history department, or by appointment

Bio

James A. Millward is Professor of Intersocietal History at the Walsh School of Foreign Service and Department of History, Georgetown University. He teaches a variety of classes on Chinese, Central Asian and world history at undergraduate and graduate levels. His research interests focus on China and Central Eurasia including Mongolia, Tibet and especially Xinjiang, as well as the silk road more generally. He has written extensively on the Qing empire, Xinjiang, the silk road, and is currently studying cross-cultural musical exchanges and working on a history of lutes across Eurasia and a book on the globalization of the guitar. He has served on the China and Inner Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS), as well as on the Executive Board of the Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS). He was president of CESS in 2010.

When not busy with teaching and research projects, Millward enjoys performing in the Washington DC area band "By & By" and spending time with his wife and two daughters in Washington, D.C.

CV

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Education

  • Ph.D. (1993) Stanford, History
  • MA (1985) School of Oriental and African Studies,
  • BA (1983) Harvard University, East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Languages

  • Chinese (speak, read, write)
  • French (read)
  • Japanese (speak, read)
  • Russian (read)