Rudolph Ng is Lecturer in Global History. His research interests revolve around global migration in the nineteenth century and its relations to concepts of humanitarianism and labour rights. Currently, he is preparing a book manuscript on the history of Chinese migration to Cuba, Peru, and Chile during the nineteenth century, when the Chinese labourers essentially replaced the dwindling population of African slaves post-abolitionist movement. He has taught various courses on Modern China, Modern Japan, and the Cold War on both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Prior to assuming the lectureship at Portsmouth, he was Teaching Fellow at the University of Edinburgh and Lecturer in Modern Chinese History at Birkbeck, University of London.