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Christine Cornet
Historian - Researcher, France

Christine Cornet has a doctorate in Chinese history and civilization, is a university professor and has directed the Research Masters on Contemporary Asia at ENS in Lyon. Her research focuses on the contemporary history of China, and in particular on Shanghai and the French Concession. .She is the author of several books including Chronique photographique de la Concession française de Shanghai, 1849-1949 (Scheibli édition), Paysans de l’eau ; Chine, 1932 : Le Voyage insensé du Père de Reviers de Mauny (Actes-Sud/ Bleu de Chine) and also a book on the economic reforms of China (Ellipses).She was the Book Attachée in Beijing from 2006 to 2010 and currently heads the Books and Ideas Office at the French Institute in India/Embassy of France.

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