HO Hon Wai
Adjunct Research Fellow, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica
HO Hon Wai received his PhD degree from Australian National University. He specialises in the study of modern Chinese socio-economic history. He was previously a Research Fellow (1998-2015) and is now an Adjunct Research Fellow at the Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica. His publications include 京漢鐵路初期史略 (1979), and 光緒初年（1876-1879）華北的大旱災 (1980).
Vice-Chancellor for International Affairs;
Director of the Centre for Asian Studies;
Professor (Chinese Economy and Comparative Economics in Asia),
the National Institute for Oriental Language and Civilization (INALCO)
Jean-François HUCHET is currently Vice-Chancellor for International Affairs and Professor of economics (Chair of Chinese economy and comparative economics in Asia) at the National Institute for Oriental Language and Civilization in Paris (INALCO) and director of the Centre for Asian Studies at INALCO. He was also director of the French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC) a French National Research Center (CNRS) research institute based in Hong Kong, and director of the Academic Journal “China Perspectives” between 2006 and 2011. He was based in Asia for 18 years and has occupied several academic positions as senior research fellow at the French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC) in Hong Kong between 1997 and 2001. He was also senior research fellow at the Maison franco-japonaise in Tokyo between 1993 and 1997 and PhD researcher at Beijing University from 1987 to 1991. He has received his PhD of economics from the University of Rennes (France) in 1993. His research and publications have focused on the role of the state in economic development in China and India and on the global consequences of China’s economic development. He has published numerous articles and books on the Chinese economy. His latest books and articles include: The Environmental Crisis in China (in French), Paris, Presses de SciencesPo, 2016; China and India in Central Asia, A new Great Game?, New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, 254 pp.; “Impact of 1989 on the Emergence of State and Authoritarian Capitalism in China”, in Jacques Rupnik and Christian Lequesne (eds.), 1989: Europe and the World transformed, London, Routledge, 2011.
卜永堅，牛津大學中國研究所博士，研究明清社會經濟史。博士論文以明代鹽業為題，探討中國的公共資本市場的歷史。目前任教香港中文大學歷史系。曾出版《遊戲官場：陞官圖與中國官制文化》（香港：中華書局，2011），The Rise and Fall of a Public Debt Market in 16th-Century China: the Story of the Ming Salt Certificate (Monies, Markets, and Finance in East Asia, 1600-1900 series, Vol. 8, Leiden: Brill, 2016) 等書及論文。
PUK Wing Kin
Associate Professor, the Department of History,
the Chinese University of Hong Kong
PUK Wing Kin gained his PhD degree from the Institute of Chinese Studies of the University of Oxford. He specializes in socio-economic history of late imperial China. His PhD thesis studies the history of the Ming salt certificate within the context of public finance. He is currently teaching in the Department of History, Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has published some books and academic papers, such as The Rise and Fall of a Public Debt Market in 16th-Century China: the Story of the Ming Salt Certificate (Monies, Markets, and Finance in East Asia, 1600-1900 series, Vol. 8, Leiden: Brill, 2016).