Xu Lanjun (NUS) is an Associate Professor of Chinese Studies at the National University of Singapore. She received her B.A. and M.A. from Peking University, and Ph.D. from Princeton University. Her research interests include modern Chinese literature and culture, cultural history of children and youth in modern China, cold war politics and Chinese cinemas in Asia. She is the author of Chinese Children and War: Education, Nation and Popular Culture (in Chinese) (Peking University Press, 2015). She has recently completed an English book manuscript tentatively titled The Child and Chinese Modernity: Culture, Nation and Technologies of Childhood in Modern China. She is currently working on two projects: Transnational Cultural Networks and Asian Internationalism: China and Cultural Mobility in Cold War Southeast Asia (1940s-1960s), and Sinophone Childhoods and the Chinese Cold War in Asia.