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Shen Zhihua

Guest Speaker


    August 1, 2009 — January 1, 2014

    Professional affiliation

    Director, Center for Cold War International History Studies, East China Normal University (ECNU), Shanghai, China

    Full Biography

    Zhihua Shen is the director of the Center for Cold War International History Studies at East China Normal University, Shanghai. The author of a number of major Chinese-language works on Cold War history, he is also the coauthor, with Yafeng Xia, of Mao and the Sino-Soviet Partnership, 1945‒1959: A New History (2015) and  A Misunderstood Friendship: Mao Zedong, Kim Il-sung, and Sino-North Korean Relations, 1949–1976 (2018), and coauthor, with Danhui Li, of After Leaning to One Side: China and its Allies in the Cold War (2011).