Doctor Niv Horesh

Doctor Niv Horesh

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR,
Arts (SoHCA)

Biography

Niv Horesh is a China specialist with over 20 years of experience ranging across the private sector, public service and academe. Between 2000-2003, he lived and worked in Beijing, and has been visiting different parts of the Chinese-speaking world regularly since. In 2002, Niv received accreditation as Professional NAATI Translator from Chinese into English.

Over the course of his academic career, Niv has held teaching and research positions at Hebrew University, China Agricultural University (NongDa), the University of New South Wales, and the University of Nottingham. He gave keynote presentations of his research around the world including at Oxford, NYU Stern School of Business and UCLA.  Niv was also a visiting research fellow at the Australian National University, Nankai University, the Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) and is currently Visiting Professor at the School of Government and International Affairs, Durham University (UK). 

Academic Qualifications:

BA (Economics) Hebrew University 1998; MA (East Asian Studies) Hebrew University 2001; PhD (East Asian Studies) ANU 2006

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Qualifications

  • PhD The Australian National University

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Arts (SoHCA)

Contact

Email: N.Horesh@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: On Leave
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Location: EQ.1.37
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Publications

Books

  • Horesh, N. (2015), 'Shanghai, Past and Present: A Concise Socio-economic History, 1842-2012', : Sussex Academic 9781845196318.
  • Horesh, N., Kim, H. and Mauch, P. (2014), 'Superpower, China? : Historicizing Beijing's New Narratives of Leadership and East Asia's Response Thereto', : World Scientific Press 9789814619158.
  • Horesh, N. (2013), 'Chinese Money in Global Context : Historic Junctures Between 600 BCE and 2012', : Stanford University Press 9780804787192.
  • Horesh, N. (2009), 'Shanghai's Bund and Beyond : British Banks, Banknote Issuance, and Monetary Policy in China, 1842-1937', : Yale Press 9780300143560.

Chapters in Books

  • Horesh, N. (2016), 'Does Likud have a 'look East' option', Toward Well-Oiled Relations?: China's Presence in the Middle East Following the Arab Spring, Palgrave 9781137539786.
  • Horesh, N. (2015), 'Competing imperial banking : the Yokohama Specie Bank and HSBC in China : 1919 as a watershed?', Asian Imperial Banking History, Routledge 9781848935518.
  • Horesh, N. (2012), 'China's relations with the Middle East', Ashgate Research Companion to Chinese Foreign Policy, Ashgate 9781409422709.
  • Horesh, N. (2012), 'Bullion and galleons : trade and currency in eighteenth-century Chinese and British literature', Global Economies, Cultural Currencies of the Eighteenth Century, AMS Press 9780404648640.
  • Horesh, N. (2010), 'Lessons for Development Economists from the Shanghai Experience, 1842-2008', Sustainable Economic Development and the Influence of Information Technologies, IGI Global 9781615207091.
  • Horesh, N. (2009), 'Copper and Silver, 1800-1950', Encyclopedia of Modern China, (Vol 2), Gale 9780684315669.
  • Horesh, N. (2009), 'International Development Programs in China: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)', Encyclopedia of Modern China, Gale 9780684315706.

Journal Articles

  • Ehteshami, A., Horesh, N. and Xu, R. (2018), 'Chinese-Iranian mutual strategic perceptions', China Journal, vol 79 , pp 1 - 20.
  • Horesh, N. and Lim, K. (2017), 'China : an East Asian alternative to neoliberalism ?', The Pacific Review, vol 30, no 4 , pp 425 - 442.
  • Lim, K. and Horesh, N. (2017), 'The Chongqing vs. Guangdong developmental 'models' in post-Mao China : regional and historical perspectives on the dynamics of socioeconomic change', Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, vol 22, no 3 , pp 372 - 395.
  • Lim, K. and Horesh, N. (2016), 'The 'Singapore fever' in China : policy mobility and mutation', China Quarterly, vol 228 , pp 992 - 1017.
  • Horesh, N. (2015), 'Gerschenkron redux? : analysing new evidence on joint-stock enterprise in pre-war Shanghai', Asia-Pacific Economic Literature, vol 29, no 1 , pp 25 - 46.
  • Horesh, N. (2015), 'War-monger or judicious realist? : Liu Mingfu as a historically-minded America watcher', Yonsei Journal of International Studies, vol 7, no 2 , pp 292 - 300.
  • Horesh, N. and Sullivan, J. (2014), 'Examining the end of revolution : a foretaste of Wang Hui's thought', China Report, vol 50, no 2 , pp 151 - 160.
  • Horesh, N. (2013), 'Money for empire : the Yokohama Specie Bank monetary emissions before and after the May Fourth (Wusi) boycott of 1919', Modern Asian Studies, vol 47, no 4 , pp 1377 - 1402.
  • Horesh, N. (2013), ''Cannot be fed on when starving' : an analysis of the economic thought surrounding China's earlier use of paper money', Journal of the History of Economic Thought, vol 35, no 3 , pp 373 - 395.
  • Horesh, N. (2013), 'Development trajectories: Hong Kong vs. Shanghai', Asian-Pacific Economic Literature, vol 27, no 1 , pp 27 - 39.
  • Horesh, N. (2013), 'In search of the 'China model' : historic continuity vs. imagined history in Yan Xuetong's thought', China Report, vol 49, no 3 , pp 337 - 355.
  • Horesh, N. (2013), '"Bankers are stingy?" : re-examining stock exchanges and public debt in prewar Shanghai (1920s-1930s)', Frontiers of History in China, vol 8, no 4 , pp 603 - 620.
  • Horesh, N. (2012), 'The great money divergence : European and Chinese coinage before the age of steam', Journal of Chinese Studies, vol 55 , pp 103 - 137.
  • Kim, H., Mauch, P. and Horesh, N. (2012), 'Seoul searching : the history, politics and prejudice behind the re-naming of the Korea's capital in Chinese', Provincial China, vol 4, no 1 , pp 1 - 26.
  • Horesh, N. (2012), 'From Chengdu to Stockholm : a comparative study of the emergence of paper money in East and West', Provincial China, vol 4, no 1 , pp 68 - 99.
  • Horesh, N. and Wu, S. (2012), 'Shanghai hui chaoguo xianggang ma?', Provincial China, vol 4, no 1 , pp 116 - 139.
  • Horesh, N. (2012), 'Between copper, silver and gold : Japanese banks of issue in Taiwan, Northeast China and Korea, 1879-1937', China Report, vol 48, no 4 , pp 375 - 392.
  • Horesh, N. (2012), 'China's pre-modern and early-modern currency systems within global economic history : on exceptionalism and commonality', Chinese Social History Review, vol 13 , pp 407 - 420.
  • Horesh, N. (2011), 'Autophobia? : Israel's geo-politics in the early 'Chinese century'', Chinese Journal of International Politics, vol 4, no 3 , pp 291 - 309.
  • Horesh, N. (2011), 'The people's or the world's : RMB Internationalisation in longer historic perspective', Economics Research International, vol 2011 .
  • Horesh, N. and Kim, H. (2011), 'Why Coins Turned Round the World Over? A Critical Analysis of the Origins and Transmission of Ancient Metallic Money', China Report, vol 47, no 4 , pp 279 - 302.
  • Horesh, N. (2011), 'An on-off metropolis? Shanghai before and after World War II', Z'manim, vol 2011, no 113 , pp 14 - 25.
  • Horesh, N. (2011), 'The ?China model? : expounding on American viewpoints', China Review International, vol 18, no 3 , pp 270 - 284.
  • Horesh, N. (2010), 'Monetary History Inside Out: Exactly How Common and Reliable Paper Money was during China's Late-Imperial Era, 1368-1911', Journal of the Institute of Asian Studies, vol 23, no 2 , pp 63 - 82.
  • Horesh, N. (2010), 'Western scholars' view of the Chinese economy during the late-Qing and republican eras', Zhongguo Shehui Lishi Pinglun/Review of Chinese Social History, vol 2010, no 11 , pp 375 - 385.
  • Horesh, N. (2010), 'Shanghai, sweet and sour : a critique of three important books on a rapidly changing city', Journal of Modern Chinese History, vol 4, no 1 , pp 81 - 89.
  • Horesh, N. (2009), 'Why Shanghai? on Engagement and Empiricism in the Field of Chinese Urban Historiography', China Review International, vol 16, no 4 , pp 419 - 439.
  • Horesh, N. (2009), 'What time is the 'great divergence'? : and why economic historians think it matters', China Review International, vol 16, no 1 , pp 18 - 32.
  • Horesh, N. (2009), 'Is China opening up? : Shanghai, its changing economy, historic identity and local media as anecdotal test case', Journal of the Oriental Society of Australia, vol 41 , pp 97 - 114.
  • Horesh, N. (2009), 'The history of coinage and global trade : reflections in 18th century Chinese and western classics', Shilin, vol 116, no 6 , pp 78 - 84.
  • Horesh, N. (2009), 'From mudflat to cyber-hub? : the Shanghai Experience, 1842-2008', American Journal of Chinese Studies, vol 16, no 2 , pp 201 - 213.
  • Horesh, N. (2009), 'Location is (not) everything : re-assessing Shanghai's early development 1840s-1860s', Provincial China, vol 1, no 2 , pp 61 - 75.
  • Horesh, N. (2009), 'The pendulum swings again : recent debates on China's prewar economy', International Journal of Asian Studies, vol 6, no 2 , pp 201 - 217.
  • Horesh, N. (2009), 'Whitehall vs Old China Hands : the 1935-36 Leith-Ross mission revisited', Asian Studies Review, vol 33, no 2 , pp 211 - 227.
  • Horesh, N. (2008), 'Between legal and illegal tender : the chartered bank and its notes in and around China, 1864-1939', Modern China, vol 34, no 2 , pp 276 - 298.
  • Horesh, N. (2008), 'Many a long day : HSBC and its note issue in Republican China, 1912-1935', Enterprise and Society, vol 9, no 1 , pp 6 - 43.
  • Horesh, N. (2008), 'Silk, tea, and treasure : maritime trade in eighteenth-century literature', Sungkyun Journal of East Asian Studies, vol 8, no 2 , pp 131 - 142.
  • Horesh, N. (2007), 'The bund and beyond: Rethinking the sino-foreign financial grid in pre-war Shanghai', China Review, vol 7, no 1 , pp 1 - 26.
  • Horesh, N. (2006), 'Printed in London, disbursed on the bund: The Hongkong Bank and its early note issue in Shanghai, 1865-1911', Late Imperial China, vol 27, no 1 , pp 109 - 140.
  • Horesh, N. (2005), 'The Underside of Intellectual Renewal, Publishing and Early-Career Employment in Chinese Studies', Journal of the Institute of Asian Studies, vol 22, no 2 , pp 1 - 12.
  • Horesh, N. (2004), 'The Transition from Coinage to Paper Money in China: Hallmarks of Statehood in Global Perspective, 8th Century BC to 1935 AD', Journal of the Institute of Asian Studies, vol 21, no 2 , pp 1 - 26.

Conference Papers

  • Horesh, N. (2011), 'Asian Networks vs. Asian Studies Networks: On Reflexivity and Generational Tensions in Western Academe', Transmission of Academic Values in Asian Studies, ANU, Canberra.

Books 

  • Shanghai's Bund and Beyond: British Banks, Banknote Issuance, and Monetary Policy in China, 1842-1937 (New Haven, Conn: Yale University Press, Business & Economics Series, 2009, Single Authored).
  • Chinese Money in Global Context: Historic Junctures in Comparison, 6th century BCE to 2012. (Stanford, Ca.: Stanford University Press, 2013, Economics & Finance Series, Single Authored).
  • Shanghai, Past and Present: A Concise Socio-Economic History of Shanghai, 1842-2010 (Sussex Academic, 2014, Single Authored, Economics and Management Series).
  • Asian Thought on China’s Changing International Relations (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, Co-Edited with Dr Emilian Kavalski). 
  • Superpower China ? Historicising Beijing’s New Narratives of Global Leadership and East Asia’s Response Thereto (Chicago, Il.: Now Publishers, 2014, Co-Authroed with Dr Hyun Jin Kim and Dr Peter Mauch).
  • Toward Well-Oiled Relations ? China’s Presence in the Middle East following the Arab Spring (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, Sole-Edited and Featuring a Centrepiece Chapter by Mike Singh, former Middle East chief advisor to Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican nominee for US President).

Research Interests

  • World History
  • China’s Economic Reforms since 1978
  • China’s Presence in the Middle East 
  • International Relations
  • Corporate Governance
  • Globalisation since 1842
  • East Asian Multilateralism
  • Shanghai as Financial Hub, Past and Present
  • Depictions of East Asia in Eighteenth-Century European Literature
  • Depictions of the West in Nineteenth-Century East Asian Literature
  • Inter-Civilizational Contact across Pre-Modern Eurasia

This information has been contributed by Doctor Horesh.

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