Shen Hou on "Nature Conservation"

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Niepytalska, Marta, “Shen Hou on ‘Nature Conservation.’” Carson Fellow Portraits. Directed by Alec Hahn. Filmed May 2011. MPEG video, 4:38.

Shen Hou is currently an assistant professor at the history department of the Renmin University of China in Beijing. She received her PhD in American History from the University of Kansas in May 2008. From September 2008 to August 2010, she was a postdoctoral fellow at Tsinghua University in Beijing. She has been working on turning her dissertation, entitled a “A Magazine of Nature: Garden and Forest and the Rise of American Environmental Awareness,” into a publishable manuscript. The project she worked on at the Rachel Carson Center is entitled “Old Land, New Nature: The Journey of the Ideas and Practices of Nature Conservation from the United States to Modern China.” It explores the introduction, reception, and transformation of American ideas of nature conservation and its practices in China. Hou has published eight articles and translations on environmental history in various Chinese academic periodicals.

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