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Katrina Gulliver

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Katrina Gulliver

Katrina Gulliver holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge, and is a lecturer in history at the University of New South Wales. She has previously held positions at Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich; the University of London, and the National Library of Singapore; as well as working for the Newburgh Historical Society in Newburgh, NY. She is the author of "Modern Women in China and Japan: Gender, Feminism and Global Modernity Between the Wars" (2012). Her current book project focuses on urban identity in colonial port cities.

Katrina also writes on historical topics for the Atlantic, Slate, and the Berlin Review of Books, and is passionate about sharing history with the general public. As the "most influential historian" on twitter (@katrinagulliver) she founded the hashtag #twitterstorians for discussions among historians and history enthusiasts.

In addition, she hosts a podcast, Cities in History, and her website is


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