Open to PhD applications in the field of
- Sino-Western encounter, especially China and Italy, France, Ireland or Russia
- Visual sources and historical photography in China
- Sir Robert Hart and Chinese Customs
- Law and society in modern China
Public outreach & key achievements
- Sir Robert Hart Project
- Sir Robert Hart & The Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs
- Dr De Angeli's work has led to a deeper understanding of the role of Sino-Western relations and especially
the interconnection between China and France, Italy on the field of diplomacy, law, and missionaries.
- It pioneers also the research on the relation between China and Ireland in the 20th century.