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Yulia Frumer

FrumerYuliaYULIA FRUMER, the Bo Jung and Soon Young Kim Professor of East Asian Science and Technology, is a historian focusing on development of sciences and technologies in East Asia during the 19th century. She is particularly interested in processes of cross-cultural scientific and technological exchange, both within the broad East Asian region and between East Asian cultures and the West. Her current research projects deal with the history of Japanese astronomical timekeeping, meteorology and navigation technologies. Yulia Frumer finished her PhD in the Program in History of Science at Princeton University, and she spent the 2012-2013 academic year at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin.