Dr Xin Fan (范鑫) is a historian of twentieth-century China. As a global citizen, he has studied and taught at universities in China, Germany, and the United States. As Teaching Associate in Modern Chinese History, he teaches Chinese History and Culture at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Cambridge University. He is the author of World History and National Identity in China: The Twentieth Century (Cambridge University Press, 2021). He also co-edits Reception of Greek and Roman Antiquity in East Asia (Brill, 2018). He is currently working on a book manuscript tentatively titled, "The Right to Talk about China: Liberal Intellectuals and the Rise of Emotional Politics, 1900 to 1949," as well as collaborating with scholars in Europe, America, and Asia on several projects on nationalism, historiography, and conceptual history. In addition, he writes about world-historical analogies.