Hao Peng

Rank Associate Professor
Degree Ph.D. in history from the University of Tokyo
Personal website N/A
Phone +81 6 6605 2295
E-mail penghao at econ.osaka-cu.ac.jp (please replace “at” with “@”)


  • 2001 B.A. : Qufu Normal University (History)
  • 2005 M.A. : Fudan University (World History)
  • 2008 M.A. : The University of Tokyo (Japanese History)
  • 2012 Ph.D. : The University of Tokyo (Japanese History)


  • 2012 : Postdoctoral Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science; Overseas Research Fellow, Historiographical Institute, University of Tokyo.
  • 2014 : Program-Specific Researcher, Historiographical Institute, University of Tokyo.
  • 2016- : Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka City University.

Class Taught

Economic History of Japan

About Me

My research field is the maritime history of early-modern East Asia. I am also interested in urban history. Reading historical documents is one of my favorite activities.

Message to Students

Dream Big, Work Hard!

Research Field

History of East Asia, Maritime History, International and Regional Trade, Urban History.

Research Keywords

Regional Market, Trade Institutions, Port City, Broker, Guild, Trading Pass.

Affiliated Academic Organizations

Association for Asian Studies; European Association for Japanese Studies; The Historical Society of Japan; International Conference of Eastern Studies; Society of Urban and Territorial History.

Selected Publications:

  1. Hao Peng, Kinsei Nisshin Tsūshō Kankei-Shi (The History of the Early-modern Trade Relationship between Qing China and Tokugawa Japan), Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, 2015 [written in Japanese].
  2. Hao Peng, “The Establishment of a Monopolistic Group of Chinese Merchants in the 18th-Century Nagasaki Trade”, Tohogaku (Eastern Studies) 125, 2013, 55-71 [written in Japanese].
  3. Hao Peng, “Treatment of Chinese Smugglers by the Tokugawa Shogunate during the Kyōhō Era”, Shigaku-Zasshi (Journal of Historical Science) 119-8, 2010, 57-80 [written in Japanese].
  4. Hao Peng, “The Introduction of a Trading Pass System for the Nagasaki Trade and the Response of the Qing Empire”, Tohogaku (Eastern Studies) 119, 2010, 73-90 [written in Japanese].
  5. Hao Peng, “Overseas Trade and Pass: The Functioning of the Pass System in Sino-Japanese Trade in Early Modern Times”, in Zsombor Rajkai and Ildikó Bellér-Hann (eds) Frontiers and Boundaries: Encounters on China’s Margins, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2012, 129-149.