Qun Che obtained her doctorate in History of Science and Technology at Shanghai Jiaotong University in 2015. Her dissertation mainly focused on the epidemic history of Schistosomiasis around the Dongting Lake region since the Middle Qing Dynasty and its relevant social and environmental factors, such as wars, water conservancy, traffic routes, and ecological transformations, which led to the outbreak of the disease. Following this, she was Assistant Research Fellow in the History Department of Shanghai Jiaotong University, participating in the research project “Study on How Infectious Diseases Influenced Chinese History.” She has participated in several research projects during her career including “Collection, Collation & Research for the Nongovernmental Writ of Contract in Southern Zhejiang Province,” “Historical Population Quantity Dynamic of Yellow Sea Herring,” etc., mainly taking the responsibility for databases, mathematical statistics, and GIS visualization.
Schäfer, D., Chen, S.-P., & Che, Q. (2020). What is Local Knowledge? Digital Humanities and Yuan Dynasty Disasters in Imperial China's Local Gazetteers. Journal of Chinese History 中國歷史學刊, 4(Special Issue 2), 391-429. doi:10.1017/jch.2020.31.Read More
Chen, S.-P., Che, Q., Ling, C., Schäfer, D., & Wang, H. (2017). Treating a genre as a database: the Chinese local gazetteers, the LG tools, and research based on this new digital methodology. In R. Lewis, C. Raynor, D. Forest, M. Sinatra, &…Read More
Lin, N.-y., Chen, S.-P., Che, Q., Yeh, C., & Wang, S. (2019). 數位人文中的空間認識論-以中國方志與陸測圖為例 (Spatial epistemologies in Digital Humanities: using local gazetteers and land survey maps of China as an example). In DADH 2019. 10th International Conference…Read More
Che, Q. (2013). Lishui River downstream channel changes, embankment constructions and Schistosomiasis prevalence: a case study of Anxiang County, Hunan Provence. Ke Xue Yu Guan Li = Science and Management, (6), 52-61.Read More