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Kim Carlisle Kit-Wah Chung

Visiting Predoctoral Fellow (Jan 2021-Jul 2021)

Kim Chung studied history and political science at Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, obtaining his BA in 2017. From 2017–19, he finished his MA in the EMGS Global Studies program at Leipzig University and Roskilde University with his thesis on biopolitics, CRISPR/Cas9, and the concept of population quality in China. At the MPIWG he is a Predoctoral Fellow in the Lise Meitner Research Group "China in the Global System of Science." While staying in the Lise Meitner Research Group, Kim Chung will work on a publication based on his dissertation project on the discourse around CRISPR/Cas9 and population quality in China.


Turbulent Transmissions: The Public Roles of Chinese Scientists in the Covid-19 Crisis


CRISPR/Cas9 Ethics and Values in China: A Tool to Improve Population Quality?


Selected Publications

Chung, Kim Carlisle Kit-Wah (2022). Germline Genome Editing in China: A Tool to “Improve the Population Quality”? Observations 7. Berlin: Max Planck Institute for the History of Science.

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Past Events

Presentations, Talks, & Teaching Activities

"Unifying Standard Time between Japan and Manchukuo": The Territorialization of Time in Imperial Japan, 1931–37

XXIV. Annual Conference (Mobility in China), Deutsche Vereinigung für Chinastudien e.V., Berlin