Frederik VermoteFrederik Vermote

Assistant Professor

Office: TBA


Office phone: TBA

PhD – University of British Columbia (2013)
MA – Catholic University of Leuven (2004)
BA – Catholic University of Leuven (2002)


Research/Teaching Interests:

 Early Modern World, Ming and Qing China, Jesuit history, economic and cultural networks between China, Europe, and the Americas

Select Publications:

“…Begin Mei 1693,… ergens op zee tussen Mozambique en Goa. Herinneringen van Philippe Couplet aan zijn medebroeder François de Rougemont (Trans.: May 1693, Mozambique, Goa: Memories of Phillipe Couplet to a fellow father, François de Rougemont), Leidschrift, 18:3, 2004.

Courses Offered:

HIST 21: World History since 1500

HIST 6: East Asian Civilization

HIST 192: China and the World: Search for Modern China

Work in Progress:

I am currently preparing a book manuscript on the Jesuit financial networks between China and Europe during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. I am also preparing a book chapter for the “Empire in Asia: A New Global History” project at the National University of Singapore, in which I will examine the role of the Jesuits in the Nerchinsk Treaty (1689) between the Qing and the Muscovite empires.