1984 …2025

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Research Interests

Women and Gender in Chinese History;

Aging and the Elderly in Chinese History;

Children and Childhood in Chinese History;

Traditional Chinese Historiography


Clara Wing-chung Ho is Professor at the Department of History, Hong Kong Baptist University.  Her long-term research work focuses on issues related to gender and age in late imperial China.  She has authored/edited/co-edited twenty books and published more than eighty single-authored journal articles and book chapters in English and Chinese.  She was elected Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities in 2011.  On a RGC-Fulbright Senior Research Award, she was a Fulbright Scholar cum Visiting Professor of History at Northeastern University in Boston in the 2012-13 academic year.  In 2021, she was awarded "Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship" by RGC.  She is Visiting Scholar at Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University, from January to July, 2024.  She received two autobiography invitations and her self-narratives are published in Zhihui de chuchang: Dangdai renwen nüxuezhe ceying (Henan University Press, 2013) and A Journey into Women's Studies: Crossing Interdisciplinary Boundaries (Palgrave MacMillan, 2014).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities


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