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Rana Mitter

Regular Free Thinking presenter Rana Mitter is a Professor of History at the University of Oxford, where he is Director of the China Centre.

A Fellow of the British Academy, Rana’s books include Forgotten Ally: China’s World War II, 1937–1945 and China’s War with Japan 1937-1945: The Struggle for Survival. His documentaries include Chinese Characters for BBC Radio 4 and Sunday Features for BBC Radio 3, including Japan’s Never-Ending War, Enter the Dragon: Chinese Theatre in the 21st Century, South Korea: The Silent Cultural Superpower.