Structure of Approved Panels

  1. A Cultural Perspective on Russian-Chinese Relations

  • Gamsa Mark(Tel Aviv University— Organizer
    Intermediaries between the Chinese and Russian Societies in Northeast China
  • Popova Irina(Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, RAS) (jointly with Takata Tokio, Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University)
    Vocabularies of Kyakhta-Maimaicheng Pidgin
  • Di Toro Anna(Università per Stranieri in Siena)
    A Lexical Analysis of I. Bičurin’s Version of Sanzi jing (Troeslovie, 1829) against the Background of Russian Sinology of the Early 19th Century
  • Bugayevska Kateryna(Tsinghua University)
    The Beijing Institute of Russian Language and its impact on Sino–Russian intellectual exchange.
  • Chan Roy(University of Oregon)
    Intelligentsia in Translation: History, Memory, and Style in Ba Jin’s Encounter with Alexander Herzen
  1. China in a Shifting World Order, 1895–1937: Diplomacy and Public Opinion at Work

  • Revelant Andrea(Ca’ Foscari University of Venice— Organizer
    The Jinan Incident in the Japanese Press: an Analysis of the Public Discourse on China, 1926–28
  • Kawashima Shin(University of Tokyo)
    Images of World Order in Modern China: From the Late Empire to the Nanjing Government
  • Naraoka Sochi(Kyoto University)
    Japan’s Twenty-One Demands and their impact on Sino-Japanese relations, 1914–23: new research on British sources
  • Iechika Ryoko(Keiai University)
    The Jinan Incident and Chinese public opinion: an analysis of organised movements and press responses
  • Zachmann Urs Matthias(University of Edinburgh)
    What China? Sino-Japanese relations and the discourse on China as a ‘failed state’, 1895–1937
  1. Chinese Firms’ Entry and Survival in Post-Soviet Countries: a Sociological Perspective

  • Ivanov Sergei(Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of the Peoples of the Far East FEB RAS— Organizer
    From Cross-Border Trade to Investment: Chinese Medium Sized Enterprises in Russian Primorye
  • Zuenko Ivan(Far Eastern Federal University)
    Informal Practices of Land-Use by Chinese Farmers in the Russian Far East
  • Gabuev Alexander(Carnegie Moscow Center)
    Ivory Tower on Red Capitalism’s Service: Chinese Companies, Expert Community and Market Entrance to the Post-Soviet Space
  • Long Changhai(Manzhouli Institute of Inner Mongolia University)
    The Impact of Government Policies on Investment Development Path: Heilongjiang and Inner Mongolia Investment in Russia and Mongolia
  1. Compatibility and commensurability between Western and Chinese systems of thought in Late Ming

  • Meynard Thierry(Macao Ricci Institute— Organizer
    Compatibilities and incompatibilities between Scholasticism and the Chinese system of knowledge
  • Han Qi(Institute for the History of Natural Sciences, CAS)
    Measuring the Heaven and Earth: Antoine Thomas (1644-1709) and His Scientific Activity in China
  • Pan Dawei(Sun Yat-sen University)
    Proof of the soul and arguments against the Qi philosophy on the basis of Aristotelian-Thomism by G
  • Zhu Yiwen(Sun Yat-sen University)
    Writing Calculations Using Chinese Characters in Seventeenth Century: The Case of Tongwen Suanzhi
  • Jiang Lu(Sun Yat-sen University)
    The Epistemological Function of Aristotelian Logic and the Chinese Translation of Elementa Geometrica
  1. Contemporary Xiqu: Transmission, Tradition, Transition?

  • Stenberg Josh(University of British Columbia— Organizer
    Programming Tradition: Repertoire Selection and Transmission at the Lantern Festival
  • Tsai Hsin-hsin(National Chengchi University)
    On the Business Struggles of Taiwan gezaixi—Riguang gejutuan’s Post-War Stage Performances
  • Yanting Qiu(University of British Columbia)
    A Personal Tradition? Varieties of the Kunqu Scene “Gazing towards the Homeland”
  • Hunter Gordon Kim(Royal Holloway, University of London)
    Choreographic precision and the changing tradition in contemporary Kunqu
  1. Crafted Words – tool metaphors, knack stories and epitomes of virtue in Early Chinese texts

  • Indraccolo Lisa(University of Zurich— Organizer
    Cuts Like a Knife – Sword and Dagger Metaphors in Classical Chinese Literature
  • Schwermann Christian(University of Bonn— Discussant
  • Morgan Daniel P.(ERC Project SAW, CNRS-Université Paris Diderot,France)
    Masculinity, Missile Sports and Mathematical Astronomy
  • Sterckx Roel(University of Cambridge)
    Working the soil: agricultural tool metaphors in early China
  • De Reu Wim(National Taiwan University)
    Tools, Standards and Knowledge in the Jingfa Chapters and Other Early Chinese Texts
  1. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on the History of Texts in Late Imperial and Modern China (14th-20th century)

  • Wu Huiyi(Needham Research Institute / Centre d’études sur la Chine moderne et contemporaine— Organizer
    Household Encyclopedias as a Vehicle of Knowledge in China: A Jesuit Point of View (c.1700 –1900)
  • McDermott Joseph P.(University of Cambridge— Discussant
  • Li Renyuan(Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica)
    Transcribing Knowledge: Manuscripts and Household Encyclopedia in Chinese Villages
  • Chen Yanrong(KU Leuven)
    Iconographical Reading of a Biblical Text in the Encounter of European and Chinese Book History
  • Zheng Cheng(Institute for the History of Natural Sciences, Chinese Academy of Science)
    How the Earliest Known Gunpowder Formulae Came to us? The Wujing Zongyao (1047) and Its Readers
  1. Cultural identities in the Zhou world: The state of Chu revisited

  • Pines Yuri(Hebrew University of Jerusalem— Organizer
    Diversity and Unity of Narratives: Early Chinese Historiography in Light of the New Chu Manuscripts
  • Yates Robin D.S.(McGill University— Discussant
  • Chen Beichen(University of Oxford)
    Mysterious Neighbour(s) of Chu: Recent Perspectives of Zeng / Sui
  • Cook Constance A.(Lehigh University)
    Geopolitics, Religion, and the Chu Origin Myth in the Chu Ju
  • Dorofeeva-Lichtmann Vera(UMR 8173 Chine-Corée-Japon, CNRS-EHESS)
    The Crucial Role of the Han River in the Chu Conception of Space (according to the Rong Cheng shi)
  1. Culture, nationalism and collaborationism in Japanese-occupied China

  • Taylor Jeremy(University of Nottingham— Organizer
    Space and landscape in RNG collaborationist nationalism
  • Yang Zhiyi(University of Frankfurt)
    Nationalism, Human-Co-Existentialism and Pan-Asianism: Wang Jingwei’s Intellectual Transformations
  • Henshaw Jonathan(University of British Columbia)
    Culture and Collaboration: Chun Minyi’s Career in the Wang Jingwei Regime
  • Liu Wei-chih(National Tsing Hua University)
    Trust and Suspicion in Collaboration: Zhao Zunyue’s Zhegutian, Palace-style Poetry
  1. Disciplining, Visualising and Experiencing the Female Body in Republican China (1911-1949)

  • Jiao Lin(SOAS, University of London— Organizer
    Experiencing the Body: (Anti) Breast-Binding during the Republican Era, 1910s-1940s
  • Wang Zheng(University of Michigan— Discussant
  • Bond Jennifer(SOAS, University of London)
    Internationalizing and Institutionalizing Women’s Bodies: The YWCA within Mission Schools for Girls in Republican Era Zhejiang, 1923-1949
  • Xie Chuning(Binghamton University (State University of New York))
    Yitaitai – “The Other Woman”: Gender, Sexuality and Modernity in Republican China, 1911-1949
  • Zhu Jing(University of Edinburgh)
    Visualizing and conceptualizing an ethnographic body in Republican China
  1. Economic Exchange Practices in Early China

  • Korolkov Maxim(Columbia University and Institute of Oriental Studies, RAS— Organizer
    Economic Exchange Practices in Early China
  • Dmitriev Sergei(Institute of Oriental Studies, RAS— Discussant
  • Zhang Li(Zhengzhou University)
    How China Became Part of the Bronze Age Eurasian Network: Technological Choice and Creation of Value
  • Grebnev Yegor(University of Oxford)
    “Detachment” of epigraphic texts and its influence on textual exchange in Eastern Zhou China
  • Yates Robin(McGill University)
    Gifts, Tribute, and Tax: Exchange Relations with the Imperial Center in the Qin and Han Dynasties
  • Kakinuma Yohei(Teikyo University)
    The Social Meanings of Money in Early China
  1. Fragmented Authoritarianism 3.0: Political Encounters, Engagement and Activism in the Ethnography of Contemporary China

  • Pia Andrea Enrico(London School of Economics and Political Sciences— Organizer
    Fragmented Authoritarianism 3.0: Political Encounters, Engagement and Activism in the Ethnography of Contemporary China
  • Zoccatelli Giulia(SOAS, University of London— Discussant
  • Lora-Wainwright Anna(University of Oxford)
    Resigned activism, toxic natures and the good life in rural China
  • Wu Ka-ming(Chinese University of Hong Kong)
    Volunteering and the making of citizens in Beijing
  • Morris Carwyn(London School of Economics and Political Sciences)
    Controlling the Sounds of the Underground: Cultural Crackdowns through Everyday Policing in China
    Nauta Arjen (University of Amsterdam)
    Appropriating Reality Television: Hunan TV and Creative Resistance
  1. From Chu with Love. Concepts and Tales of Attachment and Infatuation in Early Chinese Manuscripts. Part I

  • Behr Wolfgang(University of Zurich— Organizer
    Every Breath You Take: Notes on the Etymology of ài
  • Lau Ulrich(University of Hamburg— Discussant
  • Schwermann Christian(University of Bonn)
    “The Kinds of Love Are Seven in Number”: Semantic Range and Philosophical Significance of ài 愛 in Early Chinese Manuscripts
  • Andreini Attilio(Ca’ Foscari University)
    “Some Kinda Love”… Love, Affection, and Appreciation as Seen through the Guodian Corpus of Bamboo Manuscripts
  • Meyer Dirk(The Queen’s College, University of Oxford)
    More than just Kings and Ministers? Idealisations of the Bond between Ruler and Subject in Early Chinese Manuscripts from the Kingdom of Chu
  1. From Chu with Love. Concepts and Tales of Attachment and Infatuation in Early Chinese Manuscripts. Part II

  • Schwermann Christian(University of Bonn— Organizer
    From Chu with Love. Concepts and Tales of Attachment and Infatuation in Early Chinese Manuscripts
  • Meyer Dirk(Queen’s College, University of Oxford— Discussant
  • Guo Jue(Barnard College)
    “Nothing Is More than Being Brothers”: Familial Relations as Seen in the Warring States Chu Legal Cases from Baoshan Tomb 2
  • Giele Enno(University of Heidelberg)
    Crow, Dove, Man, Woman: On Birds and Emotions in Early Chinese Sources
  • Levi Sabattini Elisa(University of Sassari)
    Love in Times of War: The Scope of ren 仁 and ai 愛 in Excavated Military Texts
  • Lau Ulrich(University of Hamburg)
    The Statutory Offence of Illicit Sexual Intercourse (jian 奸) as Reflected in the Legal Manuscripts from Qin and Early Han Times
  1. Gender, social activism and transnational connections in contemporary China

  • Ristivojevic Dusica (Academia Sinica— Organizer
    Gender issues and post-1989 socially engaged Chinese siaspora
  • Runge Robin (The George Washington University)
    The Making of China’s National Anti-Domestic Violence Law
  • Woodman Sophia (University of Edinburgh)
    Changing Cultures of Women’s Human Rights in Transnational China: from the 1995 UN Women’s Conference to Now
  • Olivotti Francesca (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
    Chinese Feminists Analyze Postfeminist Images
  1. Historical, Textual and Local Alternatives in Chinese History and Historiography

  • Nienhauser William(University of Wisconsin-Madison— Organizer
    Perspectives on Warring States History: A Reading of the “Wei shijia” 魏世家 (Hereditary House of Wei)
  • van Ess Hans(Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich— Discussant
  • Dennis Joseph(University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    Local Historiography and the Creation of Historical Memory in Zones of Cultural Contact
  • Kobzeva Maria(University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    Historiography of the Early Tang and Biographical Accounts in the Jin shu: Shan Tao and Wang Rong
  • Pöllath Jakob(Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich)
    A Different Account of Early Southern Song China: The Peace with Jin as Seen Through the Zhongxing xiaoji
  1. Identity, Media and Language in Contemporary China

  • Bulfoni Clara(Università degli Studi di Milano— Organizer
    Lexical borrowing from English in the Internet era
  • Lavagnino Alessandra(Università degli Studi di Milano— Discussant
  • Mottura Bettina(Università degli Studi di Milano)
    Beijing’s Identity as Represented in the Local Official Government Website
  • Pellin Tommaso(Università degli Studi di Bergamo – Italy)
    Media and State: China’s linguistic policy as reported in the issues of Language Situation in China (2005-2015)
  • Giusto Alice(Peking University)
    Language and Food Safety: the “Zombie Meat” Scandal
  1. Images of China in Russia: “export paintings”, “popular woodblock prints” and early Russian sinology

  • Zavidovskaia Ekaterina(National Tsing Hua University— Organizer
    Russian Sinologist Vasily Alexeev on popular religion in late imperial North China
  • Berezkin Rostislav(Fudan University— Discussant
  • Yang Yujun(National Chung Cheng University)
    Auspicious Motives in Prints of Caishen, God of Fortune
  • Tarasenko Anna(National Research University ʻHigher School of Economicsʼ, Saint Petersburg)
    Attribution specification of Chinese export paintings in the collection of Z. F. Leont’evsky
  • Teryukova Ekaterina(Saint Petersburg State University)
    Chinese Collection of the State Museum of the History of Religion and Sinologist V.M. Alexeev
  • Alferova Natalia(National Research University ʻHigher School of Economics, Saint Petersburg)
    Attribution specification of Chinese export paintings in the collection of Z. F. Leont’evsky
  1. Imitation, Falsification, and Originality in Imperial China

  • Handler-Spitz Rivi(Macalester College— Organizer
    Imitation Reclaimed
  • Hardie Alison(University of Leeds— Discussant
  • Hong Jeehee(Syracuse University)
    Imitating Animals Imitating Humans: Pictorial Agency of Emotions in Middle-Period China
  • Liu Chiung-yun Evelyn(Academia Sinica)
    The Power of Falsification:The Fabulous Afterlives of An Obscure Historical Figure
  • Son Suyoung(Cornell University)
    What Makes the Real Author? Falsely Attributed Authorship in Li Yu’s Yizhong yan
  1. Imperial Chinese Food Literature and Culture: A Re-evaluation

  • Yue Isaac(University of Hong Kong— Organizer
    Coarse Tea and Insipid Rice: The Politics of Eating in the Northern Song Period
  • Feng Linda(University of Toronto)
    From Flour to Alchemy: Situating a Ninth-Century Tale of Marvel
  • Wong Wai Ho(Macau University of Technology)
    A Discussion on Cultural Implications of Congee in the Poetry of Lu You
  • Kuo Pio(University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
    When Muslim Chinese Meet Han Chinese: Diet and Health in Yuan–Ming China
  1. Is Air Pollution Changing China? (Part I)

  • Hansen Mette Halskov(University of Oslo— Organizer
    Is Air Pollution Changing China?
  • Stein Susanne(University of Tübingen— Discussant
  • Flatø Hedda(University of Oslo)
    Can environmental pollution undermine Chinese citizen’s trust in government?
  • Shen Yongdong(University of Oslo)
    Chinese Talks Against Pollution? New Dialogues Between Factories and Residents
  • Moe Hans Henrik(University of Oslo)
    The Social Consequences of Air Pollution Control: A View From the Countryside
  • Liu Zhaohui(Zhejiang University)
    The Risk of Air Pollution and the Promise of Wealth: The Complexities of ‘the Local’
  1. Is Air Pollution Changing China? (Part II)

  • Hansen Mette Halskov(University of Oslo— Organizer
    Airborne: The Present Contours of Air Pollution in China and Its Human Consequences
  • Grano Simona(University of Zürich— Discussant
  • Svarverud Rune(University of Oslo)
    Air pollution and conceptual change in China
  • Li Hongtao(Zhejiang University)
    Environmental APPs and Public Participation in Smog Control: A Case Study of “Blue Sky Map”
  1. Issues in Early Chinese Epigraphy: Western Zhou Bronze Inscriptions between Semantics and Pragmatics

  • Skrabal Ondrej(Charles University— Organizer
    Pragmatic Taxonomy of Final Formulaic Phrases in Western Zhou Bronze Inscriptions and Some Implications for the Study of Social Aspect of Early Chinese Epigraphy
  • Adamski Susanne(University of Bonn)
    Looking for “Slaves”: A Preliminary Analysis of Selected Nouns in Western Zhou Bronze Inscriptions
  • Shaughnessy Edward(University of Chicago)
    The Casting of the Shi Wang Ding and Its Significance for the Presentation of Writing in Ancient China
  • Grundmann Joern Peter (The University of Edinburgh)
    The Late Western Zhou Guoji zhong 虢季鐘 Inscription Read as a Literary Text
  • Crone Thomas(University of Bonn)
    “Fault” or “Disaster”? “Regret” or “Sorrow”? The noun you 尤 in epigraphic texts of the Shang and Zhou Dynasty
  1. Looking for the «Third History»: Compilation and innovation in Fan Ye’s 范曄 (398-446) Hou Han shu 後漢書 (History of the Later Han)

  • L’Haridon Béatrice(Université Paris Diderot-Paris VII— Organizer
    The purpose of Fan Ye’s writing of disquisitions and eulogies (lun zan)
  • Durrant Stephen(University of Oregon— Discussant
  • Eicher Sebastian(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität)
    Rewriting the History of the Later Han? Some thoughts on Fan Ye’s compilation technique
  • Lycas Alexis(Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes)
    Northern vs. Southern Barbarians: aspects of the representation of non Chinese people in Fan Ye’s Hou Han shu
  • Nylan Michael(University of California, Berkeley)
    Fan Ye’s historiography as seen through his “Letter from prison to my nephews”
  • van Ess Hans(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität)
    The Collective Biographies of the Hou Han shu and Their Counterparts in Previous Dynastic Histories
  1. Material Exchange and Ritual in Qing China’s Manchu Civilization

  • Laamann Lars Peter(SOAS, University of London— Organizer
    A Sino-Manchu comparative analysis of clothes and accessories described in Xie Sui’s ‘Portraits of Periodical Offering’ 職貢圖
  • Siegl Andreas(University of Munich— Discussant
  • Pang Tatiana(Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, RAS)
    Ritual objects of the Qing court shamanic sacrifices
  • Dekker Peter(Independent Manjurist)
    Weapons as imperial objects
  • Sam-Sin Fresco(University of Leiden)
    For Pay or to Pray? An Interdisciplinary study of Hong Taiji Sure Han cash (1627-1636)
  • Zhang Lifei(King’s College, University of London)
    Archery as material culture in Qing China
  1. Media and Public Policies Discourses in Contemporary China

  • Lupano Emma(University of Milan— Organizer
    From policy to the press: China’s media discourse on terrorism after the 2015 Paris attacks
  • Lavagnino Alessandra(University of Milan— Discussant
  • Dossi Simone(University of Milan)
    Dreaming of a Strong military. The Chinese Official Media and the Reform of the People’s Liberation Army
  • Negro Gianluigi(Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) – China Media Observatory (CMO))
    Speaking through Cartoons and Animation Videos. The Role of Creative Industries in China
  • Varriano Valeria(University of Naples L’Orientale)
    Milk in TV
  • Zappone Tanina(University of Turin)
    Public diplomacy and web 2.0. Official social media accounts of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China
  1. Modern Chinese perceptions of ‘the others’: the case of Russia and the West

  • Mueller-Saini Gotelind(University of Heidelberg— Organizer
  • Samoylov Nikolay(Saint Petersburg State University— Discussant
  • Vetrov Viatcheslav(University of Heidelberg)
    Coming to Terms with Evil
  • Guleva Mariia(Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University)
    Images of the Soviet Union and Russian People in the Chinese Newspapers and Magazines
  • Mylnikova Yulia(Saint Petersburg State University)
    Adapted, Updated or Sinicized? Russian classical literature on the Chinese stage
  • Rysakova Polina(Saint Petersburg State University)
    Perceptions of the Outer world under the Patriotic Education Campaign in China
  1. Moving Backward and Forward Through Time: Cumulative Han Culture and the Study of Early China

  • Selbitschka Armin(New York University (NYU) Shanghai— Organizer
    Earliest and Early Tomb Figurines and Models in Received Literature and the Archaeological Record: A Re-appraisal
  • Khayutina Maria(Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich— Discussant
  • Jaffe Yitzchak(Harvard University)
    Local Communities of Culinary Practice: Discovering Variability in the Western Zhou Expansion
  • Shelach-Lavi Gideon(The Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
    Flying Dragons and Divine Pigs: Neolithic Art and Modern Interpretations
  1. New Perspectives on Contemporary Chinese Poetry

  • Dreyzis Yulia(Moscow State University— Organizer
    Problematizing Language in Contemporary Chinese Poetry
  • Tugulova Olga(Buryat State University)
    Artistic View of the World in the Works of the Genre Weixingshi 微型诗
  • Yung Man-Han(National Cheng Kung University)
    Discreet Traces of Tradition – Introduction of French Version
  • Liao Hsien-hao Sebastian(National Taiwan University)
    Improvised Unknown Anger and Occupied Empty Dreams: Radicalization of Contemporary Poetry in Taiwan
  1. New Perspectives on Qing Material Culture

  • Cura Nixi(University of Glasgow / Christie’s Education— Organizer
    Paintings on/in Boxes
  • Tang Hui(University of Warwick)
    Selling Porcelain in Eighteenth-century China
  • Chiang Nicole(Museum of East Asian Art, Bath)
    Reconsidering the Qianlong Emperor’s Personal Taste and the Imperial Taste
  • Wang Lianming(University of Heidelberg)
    Ten Noble Hounds: Animal Portraiture in the Qianlong Court
  1. One Belt, One Road, and the roles played by Hong Kong and Macau, the Special Administrative Regions of the People’s Republic of China

  • de Sales Marques José Luís(Institute of European Studies of Macau— Organizer
    The Special Administrative Regions (SARs) of Hong Kong and Macau and their role in the Chinese OBOR initiative- A framework for analysis
  • Matias dos Santos José Carlos(Teledifusão de Macau S.A.)
    China’s SARs and the One Belt One Road strategy: a Soft Power proposition
  • Lei Chun Kwok, Henry(University of Macau)
    The Trade between China and the Portuguese Speaking Countries under “One Belt One Road” and the Role of Macau
  • Fong Keng Weng(Institute of European Studies of Macau)
    The 13th Five–Year Plan of China Development Strategy – Enhancing the Role of HK SAR and Macau SAR in International Society and Exploration in One-Belt One-Road and Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank
  1. Perceptions of distributive justice and fairness; foundations and directions of welfare reforms in China

  • Dalen Kristin(Fafo Research Foundation / University of Bergen— Organizer
    “It’s no longer fair” –Chinese perceptions of inequalities based on Hukou status, across population groups and over time
  • Whyte Martin K.(Harvard University)
    China’s Rural-Urban Health Gap: Paradoxes of Health Insurance Reforms
  • Midtboe Tor(University of Bergen)
    What do China’s Communist Party Members Think about Inequality and Redistribution?
  1. Power and Money

  • Jankowski Lyce(University of Oxford— Organizer
    Era Name and Power Regalia on Song Coinage
  • Wang Helen(British Museum— Discussant
  • Belyaev Vladimir A.((Russia)), Sidorovich Serguei V. ((Russia))
    A study of countermarks on coins with the legend dachao tongbao
  • Postarnak Maria(State Hermitage Museum)
    Coins of Yuan dynasty with Mongol legends
  • Sam-Sin Fresco(Leiden University)
    An interdisciplinary approach to Nurhaci coinage
  1. Regional and Cross-regional Exchange in Pre-imperial and Early Imperial China

  • Khayutina Maria(Institute for Sinology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München— Organizer
    Forms of Regional and Cross-Regional Interactions in Early China during the ca. 11-8 cc. BCE in the Light of Bronze Inscriptions
  • Kost Catrin(Graduate School), Hein Anke (Oxford University)
    Yunnan-Steppe Relations: Old Questions, New Data
  • Lullo Sheri A.(Union College)
    Toilet Sets from Chinese Burials and Regions to the West, 4th c. BCE-3rd c. CE: A Comparative Analysis
  • Rubinson Karen S.(ISAW, New York University), Linduff Katheryn M. (University of Pittsburgh)
    On the Edge: The Politics of Death at the Ends of the Silk Road, c. 100 CE
  • Kovalev Alexey(Institute of Archaeology, RAS)
    Evidence of Chinese narrative sources about Xiongnu before the creation of their Empire
  1. Rules and rebellion: Defying Authority in Ming and Qing Fictional Narratives

  • Lucas Aude(Research Center of East Asian Civilizations (CRCAO), Paris Diderot University— Organizer
    Transgressive Yet Tender: How Sons Rebel Against Their Fathers in Pu Songling’s
  • Altenburger Roland(Julius Maximilian University of Wurzburg— Discussant
  • Witt Barbara(Munich University)
    Is Nezha Always a Rebel? Defying the Will of Heaven in “Fengshen yanyi”
  • Zanzottera Lucrezia(Research Center on Asian Studies (ASIEs), Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales)
    Delegitimizing Authority: The Fox-spirit Woman and Her Rebellious Discourse in a Late-Qing novel
  • Liu Peng(Columbia University)
    Bringing Demons Under Control: Moral Agency in the Ming Novel “The Three Sui Quash the Demons’ Revolt
  1. Sino-British Translations: The Social Lives of Ideas, Objects and Images in China’s Global Nineteenth Century

  • McDowall Stephen(University of Edinburgh— Organizer
    Collating Empire: British Photograph Albums of Nineteenth-Century China
  • Zheng Yangwen(University of Manchester— Discussant
  • Jackson Isabella(Trinity College Dublin (Ireland))
    A Scottish Officer’s Personal Encounter with China: Opium War Diary
  • Tythacott Louise(SOAS, University of London)
    Collecting and Displaying Objects from the ‘Summer Palace’ in Beijing
  • Chappell Jonathan(University of Bristol)
    ‘Precious Stars’ or The Order of the Dragon: The Politics of Translating Cultural Meaning in Late-Qing China
  • Gentz Natascha(University of Edinburgh)
    Terms of Transformations: Transnational Negotiations of the Concept of ‘Press Freedom’ in Late-Qing China
  1. Sino-German Encounters in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century: Politics, Ideas, and Culture

  • Till Christina(University of Hamburg— Organizer
    Engaging Youth: Wei Siluan and the Nelson-group in Göttingen
  • Klein Thoralf(Department of History, Politics and International Relations, Loughborough University)
    Embedding Sino-German relations in a transnational context: Karl Gützlaff’s activities on the China coast, 1831–1851
  • Hoefle Arnhilt Johanna(University of Hamburg)
    Intermediaries of Cultural Transfer: German-Chinese Literary Encounters in the Republican Era
  • Li Xuetao(Institute for Global History, Beijing Foreign Studies University)
    On the Academic Interaction between German Sinologists and Chinese Scholars in the 1920s-40s in Peiping
  • Rudolph Henrike(University of Hamburg)
    Republican Education Debates Revisited: The Depiction and Perception of German Vocational Education in Chinese Publications, 1900s-1930s
  1. Social Control and the ‘Boundary’ in the Qing Empire

  • Lin Yu-ju(Academia Sinica— Organizer
    Conflict and the Aboriginal-boundary Policy of the Qing Empire
  • Chan Su-Chuan(Academia Sinica— Discussant
  • Chen Chih-hao(Soochow University)
    The Aboriginal Boundary and Frontier Society in the Qing Empire
  • Su Feng-nan(National Chengchi University)
    Mapping the Border: Contexts of Space and Knowledge in Taiwan Aboriginal-Boundary Maps in Qing Rule
  1. Social embeddedness of data-collection and its challenges, implications, and ethical integrity

  • Klotzbücher Sascha(National Chengchi University— Organizer
    A socially embedded political ethnography: The search for new homes for Chinese elderly
  • Wemheuer Felix(University of Cologne)
    Embedded in Factionalism?: Interviewing Eyewitnesses of the Chinese Cultural Revolution
  • Wallenböck Ute(University of Vienna)
    “Guerrilla-fieldwork” among Mongols at the Sino-Tibetan Borderland
  • Hanisch Sarah(University of Vienna)
    All access? Some critical reflections on life story interviews with Chinese migrants in Lesotho
  • Messner Angelika C.(Kiel University)
    Research among Chinese Elderly in Urban Contexts
  1. Teaching Chinese in Secondary School

  • Ivchenko Taras(Russian State University for the Humanities, Confucius Institute— Organizer
  • Vlasova Natalia(Saint-Petersburg State University)
    Actual problems and prospects in the field of teaching of the Chinese language in secondary school through the eyes of a university lecturer.
  • Rukodelnikova Mariia(Russian State University for the Humanities)
    The problem of motivating Secondary School pupils to learn Chinese: some constructive ideas on how to resolve this in a new series of Chinese textbooks
  • Li Tao(University of International Business and Economics)
    Interesting Chinese Textbooks for the Post 2000’s
  • Kholkina Liliya(The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation)
    New approaches to teaching Chinese in secondary school
  1. Terms and Concepts of Intuition in Chinese Philosophy

  • Suter Rafael(Universität Zürich— Organizer
    Self-Negation as Self-Assertion: On A Possible Genealogy of the Dialectic of Moral Intuition and Representational Knowledge In the Work of Mou Zongsan
  • Kurtz Joachim(University of Heidelberg, Cluster of Excellence Asia and Europe— Discussant
  • Ciaudo Joseph(INALCO (ASIEs), ATER, Université de Strasbourg )
    Reading Bergson’s “intuition” from a Neoconfucian perspective: Considering the introduction of a new philosophical concept
  • Kantor Hans-Rudolf(Huafan University)
    “Contemplation Suspending Correlative Dependency” (juedai guan 絕待觀) according to Tiantai Buddhist Thought
  • Schilling Dennis(LMU)
    “Mental power” or the vague promises of modern epistemological discourse in China
  • Isay Gad(Tel-Hai College)
    Balanced Intuition? Analyzing Qian Mu’s View on Intuition
  1. Textual and Visual Representations of Women in Late Imperial China

  • Tan Tian Yuan(SOAS, University of London— Organizer
  • Widmer Ellen B.(Wellesley College— Discussant
  • Lu Jue(Washington University in St. Louis)
    Between the Boudoir Lady and the New Woman: Shi Shuyi’s Photographic Portrait and Poetry
  • Yang Binbin(The University of Hong Kong)
    A “Pictorial Autobiography” by Zeng Jifen and China in the Early 1930’s
  • Mao Wen-fang(National Chung Cheng University)
    The Temptation of Beauty: Ambivalence in Qing Literati Portraits
  • Wang Mengxiao(Yale University)
    Jealous Wives as Disciples: Buddhifying the Subgenre of Jealous Women Narratives
  • Macdonald Alastair Ewan(SOAS, University of London)
    Women in Erpai: The Gap between Rhetoric and Representation
  • Chen Jiani(SOAS, University of London)
    Shaping and Circulating A Transforming Courtesan Image in Her Poetic Collections and in Anthologies
  1. The Heaven-Man Relationship in Chinese Daoism, Buddhism and Christianity

  • Baker, Jr. Timothy(National Dong Hwa University— Organizer
    From Chinese Ghosts to Christian Souls: Contemporary Taiwanese Observances to Ancestors
  • Soffel Christian(Universität Trier— Discussant
  • Soffel Christian(Universität Trier)
    Daoxue Confucians and the Notion of “Soul-Consciousness” (ling 靈)
  • Lai Hsi-san(Taiwan National Sun Yat-Sen University)
    Considering “Oneness” and “Non-Oneness” Between Heaven and Humanity in the Zhuangzi
  • Lin Yung-shen(National Taiwan University)
    Changing Taoist Concepts of Heaven and Man in the Interaction between Buddhism and Taoism
  • WU Kuan-hung(National Dong Hwa University)
    An Exploration of the New Divine-Human Discourse in the Wei-Jin Period
  • Pfister Lauren(Hong Kong Baptist University)
    Relationships with Heaven (tianlun) and Man (renlun) in Ho Tsun-shin’s Commentary to the Ten Commandments
  1. The Manchu Knowledge and the Manuscripts: Managing the Social and Sacred life in the Qing Dynasty

  • Kwan Uganda Sze Pui(Nanyang Technological University, Singapore— Organizer
    The Manchu Craze in the Sino-British interpreters: Thomas Taylor Meadows and Qingwen Xulue 清文敘略
  • Qiu Yuanyuan(Institute of History, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)
    A Study of “Officially Compiled Genealogy” (guanxiu jiapu) in China from the Eighteenth Century to the Early Twentieth Century—-Focus on “The Archive of Genealogy in the Qing” preserved in the F
  • Gu Songjie(Institute of Chinese Minority Languages and Classics, Minzu University of China)
    The Oirat Mongol Surrenders in Hunchun during the High-Qing Period, 1742-1755
  • Uchida Keiichi(Kansai University)
    Jean Basset’s Manchu-Chinese Translated bible
  1. The Ming-Qing Transition (1645-1674) in Southern China: Comparing Chinese and Western Testimonies

  • Calanca Paola(EFEO— Organizer
    War Devastation and the Costal Evacuation in Fujian
  • Calanca Paola(EFEO)
    War Devastation and the Costal Evacuation in Fujian
  • Menegon Eugenio(Boston University)
    Taking Sides: European Interests in Guangdong and Fujian during the Ming-Qing Transition
  • Busquets Anna(Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)
    The Palafox Testimony: Spanish, Mexican, and Manila Witnesses of the Ming-Qing Transition
  • Folch Dolors(Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
    Evolving Voices: the European View on China during the Ming-Qing Transition
  1. The Myriad Mirrors of the Chinese fazhi Debates: Change and Continuity in Theory and Practice

  • Noesselt Nele(University Duisburg Essen— Organizer
    Philosophical Foundations of fazhi under the Fifth Generation
  • Hieber Saskia(LMU Munich— Discussant
  • Schick-Chen Agnes(University of Vienna)
    Identifying with “fazhi”: the rule of/by law as a narrative in China
  • Sapio Flora(Australian National University)
    Party Discipline Contribution to the Concept of Fazhi
  • Benjamin Pissler(MPI Hamburg)
    The Role of the Supreme People\’s Court in Law-Making by Means of Judicial Interpretations in the People\’s Republic of China
  • Rotermund Nina(University Duisburg Essen)
    Fazhi and the Chinese Bureaucracy
  1. The Rise of Chinese Social Media and Its Social Impact

  • Duan Cong(The University of Groningen— Organizer
    The Involvement of Social Media in Disaster Response: A Case Study of Sina Weibo in the 2015 Tianjin Explosion
  • Cheng Jing(The University of Nottingham)
    A Discursive Construction of National Humiliation Online – Commemorating the Nanjing Massacre
  • Dau Magnus(The Univesity of Siegen)
    State and society on Sina Weibo – the case of Environmental Protection Bureaus
  • Nie Yuxi(Leiden University)
    China’s Policies on Social Media Messaging: Reviewing Xinhua News Agency’s posts on Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
  • Svensson Marina(Lund University)
    The China Scholar in the Social Media Age
  1. Vernacular and Cosmopolitan Dynamics in Sinophone Art and Literature

  • Schweiger Irmy(Stockholm University— Organizer
    Creating an Ethical Agenda: Local Experiences and Cosmopolitan Memory in Long Yingtai’s Meta-Fiction
  • Riemenschnitter Andrea(University of Zurich— Discussant
  • Aggeklint Eva(Stockholm University)
    Lust’s Victory over Chastity? Allegory as Tool of Expression in Contemporary Chinese Art
  • De Marchi Serena(Stockholm University)
    Cosmopolitan Dissidence? Reading Liao Yiwu’s Prison Narrative
  • Jaguscik Justyna(University of Zurich)
    Cosmopolitan and Vernacular Legacies in Zhai Yongming’s Poetry
  • Kraushaar Frank(University of Latvia)
    After the Battle: Reading Modern and Contemporary wenyan-poetry in 21st Century
  1. World Literature, Hybrid Modernity and the Creative Transformation of Chinese Tradition

  • Kwong Ho Yee Connie(The Chinese University of Hong Kong— Organizer
    Chinese Modernists and French Leftist Intellectuals in the 1930s and 1940s: On the Translation and Transmission of Benjamin Goriély’s Les Poètes dans la revolution russe
  • Cheung Lik-kwan(The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
    Philosophy of Life and Buddhism for Human Life: On Qu Qiubai and Taixu’s Reception of Bergsonism
  • Kwok Sze Wing(Hang Seng Management College)
    Mimicry and Rewriting: Shi Zhecun’s Early Work and Translated Modernity
  • Lee Hoi Lam(The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
    Obsession with China under the Japanese Occupation: The Article of Zhou Zuoren Found in Hong Kong and Its Literary Reaction during the Second World War
  • Korobova Anastasia(The Institute of Far Eastern Studies, Russian Academy of Science)
    “Marketplace Fiction”: Localization in Vernacular Literature
  1. Writing the Past – Historiographical Diversity in Early Medieval China

  • Hrubý Jakub(Oriental Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences— Organizer
    Necrology of Empress Yang and the Life of an Empress in Medieval Sources
  • van Ess Hans(University of Munich (LMU)— Discussant
  • Janousch Andreas(Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
    The History of the Southern Qi (Nan Qi shu) and the Legitimation Crisis at the Beginning of the Liang Dynasty (AD 502-557)
  • Leese-Messing Kathrin(University of Zurich)
    Historical Criticism in Early Medieval China: Pei Songzhi’s Personal Comments on Sanguo History
  • Hüsemann Jörg Henning(Leipzig University)
    Old Texts and New Realities – Writing History in the Shuijing zhu of Li Daoyuan