Mònica Ginés Blasi
PhD in History of Art from Universitat de Barcelona (2013), Master in History of Art from Leiden University (2008), Bachelor’s Degree in History of Art from Universitat de Barcelona (2007) and in East Asian Studies from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2011). She has received several research grants, such as a Gerda Henkel Foundation Scholarship (2019-2021) and a Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship (2017-2019), and performed research at foreign institutions. She teaches university courses on Chinese art history and material culture and has also worked in museums, libraries and in the government as a documentalist.
Her latest research focuses on Chinese international relations in the nineteenth century, particularly regarding the immigration of Chinese workers to European colonies. She has also previously studied the exchange, sale and exhibition of Chinese works of art, coins and material culture in nineteenth century Catalonia.