• 563 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
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Chinese Name : 裴卿

Dr Qing Pei has joined the Department of Social Sciences, Education University of Hong Kong as an Assistant Professor in 2016. Before joining the department, he used to work as the fellow in the University of Cambridge, UK; the Swiss National Science Foundation Fellow at the University of Zurich, Switzerland; and the Post-doctoral Fellow in the University of Hong Kong. His research interests are running between both physical and human geography, which mainly encompass climate change and human society, contemporary environmental problems and policies, and issues of sustainable development.  


  • Ph.D. in Geography, The University of Hong Kong, 2011-2013
  • M.Phil. in Geography, The University of Hong Kong, 2008-2010
  • B.A. in Environmental Economics and Management, Renmin University of China, 2003-2007
  • B.A. in Law (Double Degree), Renmin University of China, 2003-2007

Research interests

  • Human and Environmental Geography
  • Environmental Humanities and Environmental Economics
  • Geo-Statistics and its Application

Professional information

Scopus ID : 41562090500

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climate change Earth & Environmental Sciences
China Social Sciences
climate Earth & Environmental Sciences
temperature Earth & Environmental Sciences
history Earth & Environmental Sciences
population pressure Earth & Environmental Sciences
emissions trading Earth & Environmental Sciences
drought Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Outputs 2008 2020

  • 563 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
  • 46 Article
  • 10 Paper
  • 4 Chapter

Secular temperature variations and the spatial disparities of war in historical China

ZHANG, S., ZHANG, D. D., LI, J. & PEI, Q., 10 Jan 2020, In : Climatic Change.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate change

Climate change, population pressure, and wars in European history

LEE, H. F., ZHANG, D. D., BRECKE, P. & PEI, Q., 2019, In : Asian Geographer. 36, 1, p. 29-45

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

European history
population pressure
climate change
4 Citations (Scopus)

Climate change, state capacity and nomad–agriculturalist conflicts in Chinese history

PEI, Q., LEE, H. F., ZHANG, D. D. & FEI, J., Mar 2019, In : Quaternary International. 508, p. 36-42

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate change
eighteenth century

Does climate change drive violence, conflict and human migration?

ZHANG, D. D., PEI, Q., FRÖHLICH, C. & IDE, T., Dec 2019, Contemporary climate change debates: A student primer. HULME, M. (ed.). London: Routledge, p. 51-64

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter