Hansong Li is a political theorist and historian of political, economic, and legal thought at the Department of Government, the Joint Centre for History and Economics, the Minda de Gunzburg Centre for European Studies, and the Mittal Institute for South Asia at Harvard University. He has published academic articles and books in mulitple languages on historical philology and political philosophy, ethics and economics, social and intellectual history.

Currently, Hansong Li teaches for "Contemporary Developing Countries" (HBS: 1266, HLS: 2543, HKS: DEV 338, GSE: A819, GSD: SES 5375), advises students in the Secondary Field in European History, Politics, and Societies (EHPS), coordinates the Research Workshop in Political Theory (GOV 3008A), the CES Dissertation Workshop, and the Association for Global Political Thought.

Read the Mittal Institute's interview with Hansong Li here.

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Education

Ph.D. Candidate in Government, Harvard University

M.Phil. (Distinction) Political Thought and Intellectual History, Christ’s College, University of Cambridge

B.A. (Honours) History and Fundamentals: Issues and Texts; Classics, University of Chicago

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