I. Research Projects
►Imperial Military Examinations in the Qing Dynasty, 1644-1901, funded by National Social Science Foundation of China (Grant No.: 18FZS007). In progress.
►Gentry, Education and Social Changes: A Study of the Jinshi Academy and Relevant Jinshi Scholars in the Late Qing and Republican Era, funded by National Social Science Foundation of China (Grant No.: 15FZS012). Completed.
►Education, Revolution and Identity: A Study of the Qing Hanlin Academicians in Colonial Hong Kong, 1911-1941, funded by ECNU Overseas Publication Promotion Scheme for Humanities & Social Sciences . Completed.
►Education in China: Tradition and Transformation, funded by The English-instructed Course Promotion Scheme at Faculty of Education, East China Normal University. Completed.
II. Monographs & Edited Volumes
►LI Lin, Imperial Elites in Transformation: A Study of the Jinshi Academy and Relevant Jinshi Scholar-bureaucrats in Modern China（最后的天子门生——晚清进士馆及其进士群体研究），Beijing: The Commercial Press, 2017.[In Chinese]
►PUK Wing-kin and LI Lin eds., Civil Examination, Eight-legged Essay, and Social Transformation: Study of the Jinshi Scholars of 1886（科场·八股·世变——光绪十二年丙戌科进士群体研究）, Hong Kong: Chung Hwa Book Co., 2015. [In Chinese]
III.Refereed Journal Articles
► LI Lin, “Education, Culture, and Politics: The Evolution of Chinese Education at The University of Hong Kong, 1911-1941”, in History of Education：Journal of the History of Education Society, 46(6), pp. 711-729.
Full Text: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0046760X.2017.1360521
► LI Lin, "Fraudulent Practices and Relevant Countermeasures in Imperial Military Examinations in the Qing Dynasty"(清代武场防弊与舞弊问题述论), in Journal of Ancient China Studies, vol. 16 (Aug. 2017), pp. 158-171.[In Chinese]
►LI Lin："Rescuing the Sun and Rescuing the Country: Political and Cultural Implications of Reactions to the Solar Eclipse in 1901"(“救日”与救国——1901年辛丑日食的政治史及文化史意蕴), in Essays on Qing History, vol. 33 (May 2017), pp. 255-272. [In Chinese]
►LI, Lin, "On the Recruitment Quota of Provincial Military Examinations and the Group Structure of Provincial Military Graduates in the Qing Dynasty"（清代武科乡试中额及武举人群体结构试探）, in Historical Review, 2016(6), pp. 68-80. [In Chinese]
►LI, Lin, “Supervision, Training and Examination for Military Licentiates in the Qing Dynasty”（清代武生的管理、训练与考课）, in Journal of Historical Science, 2015(12), pp. 50-60. [In Chinese]
►LI, Lin, “Consolidation with Innovation: A Study of the Manchu & Mongolian Language College in the Late Qing Dynasty”（谋新与端本：清末满蒙文高等学堂考论）, in Journal of Research on Education for Ethnic Minorities, 2015(6), pp. 59-67. [In Chinese]
►LI, Lin, “Promotion Quota, Group Population and Geographical Distribution of Military Licentiates in the Qing Dynasty”（清代武生学额、人数及其地域分布）, in Journal of East China Normal University (Educational Science), 2015(3), pp. 98-105. [In Chinese]
►LI, Lin, “The Historical Context and Meaning Origin of the Word of ‘Stereotyped Party Writing’”（“党八股”一词的时代语境及意涵源流辨析）, in CPC History Studies, 2015(3), pp. 45-52. [In Chinese]
►LI, Lin, “Participation Qualifications and Candidate Categories for the Provincial Military Examinations in the Qing Dynasty”(清代武科乡试应试资格及考生来源), in Historical Archives, 2015(3), pp. 76-80. [In Chinese]
►LI, Lin, “The Predicament and Opportunity in Transforming the Emperor’s Elite Students：A Study of the Jinshi Academy in the Late Qing Period”(晚清进士馆研究——天子门生的转型困境与契机), in Tsing Hua Journal of Chinese Studies, Vol 44, no.1, pp.109-155.[In Chinese]
►LI, Lin, “From the Eight-legged Essay to the Critical Discourse on Western Learning: An Investigation of the Metropolitan Examinations in 1903 and 1904”(从经史八股到政艺策论——清末癸卯、甲辰科会试论析)，in Journal of Chinese Studies, Vol. 55(Jul. 2012), pp. 175-200. [In Chinese]
►LI, Lin, “Linking up the Neo-Confucianism and Civil Service Examination: A Confucian Scholar’s Proposal and Practice in Yuan Dynasty”（理学与举业贯一：元儒程端礼的理论与实践）, in Essays on Civil Examination Studies, Vol.2 (2012), published by Xianzhuang Shuju(Beijing), pp. 41-51.[In Chinese]
►LI Lin, “The Road to the Second KMT-CCP Civil War”, “The Takeover of Shanghai”, in David P. Chandler,Robert Cribb & Li Narangoa eds., End of Empire: One Hundred Days in 1945 that Changed Asia and the World (Copenhagen: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies Press, 2016), pp. 155-157, pp. 172-174. Project website: http://www.endofempire.asia/
V. Research Notes & Academic Review
►LI Lin, "An Overview of Overseas Research of Chinese History of Education during 2004 and 2016: Important Trends, Representative Scholars and Selected Bibliography"(最近十余年海外中国教育史研究概览——重要动态、代表学者及著作类目（2004-2016）), selections published in History of Education: Research and Review, vol. 4 (2017), pp. 397-420.
Full Text: https://pan.baidu.com/s/1mioXc2s
►LI Lin, "Review on ‘Learning for One's Own Self: Education in Traditional China’(学以为己：传统中国的教育) by Thomas H. C. Lee", excerpts published in Jiefang Daily, 2 September 2017.
►LI Lin, “Debate and Dilemma in the Narratives of Civilization and Colonization: A Discussion with Professor John E. Herman”( “开化”与“殖民”两套诠释话语的论争与困境——兼与John E. Herman教授商榷), in Bulletin of the Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica, Vol. 80(Jun. 2013), pp. 151-170. [In Chinese]
Full Text: http://www.mh.sinica.edu.tw/MHDocument/PublicationDetail/PublicationDetail_1527.pdf
★From Manchu into Chinese & English
►LI Lin, Mavis Hing-yu FUNG, CHONG Man-lung, Loretta E. KIM, “Heritage in Translation: ‘A Dagur Story’ as Historical Fiction and Sample Text for Learning Manchu – Part One”, inSAKSAHA: A Journal of Manchu Studies, Vol. 13(2015), pp. 63-73.
★From Japanese into Chinese
►TSUCHIYA Hiroshi, Trans. LI Lin, The First Monograph on History of Chinese Education: A Study of Jiang Fu and His Materials on History of Chinese Education(〈中国教育史〉の誕生—蒋黼〈中国教育史資料〉に関する一考察—), in Renmin University of China Education Journal, 2016(1): 158-172.
VII. Academic Honours
►2018: First Prize in theFourteenth Shanghai Municipal Award for Outstanding Academic Monographs inPhilosophy and Social Sciences.
►2014: CUHK Postgraduate Research Output Award.