Chinese Studies

in Göttingen

Chinese Studies

CeMEAS Guest Lecture: The Making of Merchants – War, Local Government, and Commercial Organization in Chongqing from 1750 to 1950


Prof. Maura Dykstra
Caltech Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 12:15 pm
Oec, 1.162, Platz der Göttinger Sieben 3, 37073 Göttingen

This lecture explores the formation, development, and expansion of merchant groups in the inland commercial center of Chongqing from the Qianlong period to the end of the Republican era. It demonstrates

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CeMEAS Guest Lecture


近代以來中國佛教的基本狀況與未來展望
普 慧, 國家教育部人文社會科學重點研究基地四川大學中國俗文化研究中心
Monday, June 6, 2016 · 4 pm (c.t.)
VG, 4.104, Platz der Göttinger Sieben 7, 37073 Göttingen

Basic Situation and Future Prospects of Chinese Buddhism since the Modern Times
Pu Hui, Centre for Chinese Folk Cultural Studies of Sichuan University, Key Research Base of Humanities & Social Science of National Ministry of Education

佛教從公元1世紀傳入中國,歷經2000年,已經完全成爲中國傳統文化的重要組成部分,在中國漢文化以及一些主要的少數民族文化中,發揮了重要的作用。人們的社會生活、精神生活都充斥著佛教內容。無論是上層的知識精英,還是下層的黎民百姓,都離不開佛教信仰的指導。

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CeMEAS Lecture: Beyond Modernity- Understanding Change in Qing China (1644 – 1911)


Prof. Margherita Zanasi
(Director of Asian Studies, Department of History at Louisiana State University)
Friday, May 20, 2016, 12:15 pm
VG, 2.101, Platz der Göttinger Sieben 7, 37073 Göttingen

This lecture explores the limits of adopting a modernization approach to the study of economic change in Qing China. Recent works have successfully “decentered” developmental determinism by questioning both the uniqueness of the European experience and the imposition on non-Western countries of derivative chronologies of modernity. They have especially focused on tracing the existence in China of those elements that

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CeMEAS Global Food Research Colloquium: Fertilizer Use in China: Why Is It So High, and What Can Be Done to Reduce It?

Professor David Abler, Ph.D.
(Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Economics and Demography, Penn State University)
Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
ZHG 102, Platz der Göttinger Sieben 5, 37073 Göttingen

Fertilizer Use in China: Why Is It So High, and What Can Be Done to Reduce It? Professor David Abler, Ph.D., Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Economics and Demography, Penn State University Tuesday, 17.05.2016, 16:15 to 17:45 ZHG 102 On Tuesday, May 17th David Abler will present his research on fertilizer use in China in the Global Food Research Colloquium. The Colloquium has been organized by the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development as a joint event with the Agricultural…

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