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International Centre for Historical Research in Education


International Centre for Historical Research in Education (ICHRE) at the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) is a leading centre for historical research into education


Academic visitors

Visiting academics in 2021/2

Dr Zhenzhen Zhou is a Visiting Fellow at UCL’s Institute of Advanced Studies for 2021/2 and affiliated to ICHRE during her stay. Dr Zhou is a lecturer at the Department of History, Hangzhou Normal University, China. Her research interests include the history of British voluntary organisations, especially the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC). She received her PhD from Nanjing University, and during her doctoral research was a visiting student at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London, for one year. She was later a visiting scholar at the University of Glasgow for three months. Zhenzhen has published articles in Chinese journals on the NSPCC and child abuse, and the history of British philanthropy. Now she is working on a project entitled ‘The NSPCC and Public Education: Child Welfare Campaigning in Modern Britain’.


Other recent visiting academics and affiliates include:


Dr Giavanna Barzano (Italy)

Dr Marisa Bittar (Brazil)

Dr Amarilio Ferreira Jr (Brazil)

Professor Yi Hongjun (China)

Professor Michele Cohen (UK)

Dr Hsiao-Yuh Ku (Taiwan)

Professor Xianjun Li (China)

Dr Man Miao (China)

Dr Caixia Peng (China)

Professor Rebecca Rogers (France)

Professor Diana Vidal (Brazil)

Dr Da Wanji (China)