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16th June 2015

Professor Fara Dabhoiwala’s book translated into Mandarin

Fellow in History Professor Fara Dabhoiwala’s acclaimed book, The Origins of Sex: A History of the First Sexual Revolution, has been translated into Mandarin and published by Yilin, one of China’s leading publishers.

To promote the book Professor Dabhoiwala recently visited Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Ningbo, and Suzhou. Along the way he was interviewed by several leading papers including the Beijing News and the BundPic Magazine, graced the cover of the Shanghai Review of Books, and learned a lot about Chinese history, politics, and food.

Professor Dabhoiwala continues to write about the history of personal relations. In Hilary Term he published a long essay in the Guardian on the secret history of same-sex marriage, which was widely read across the world. He has also begun research into the history of language.

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