July 2020

Hiroko Matsuzaki (Visiting Fellow, 2011-12; Associate, 2018-19) is author of 鄭清文とその時代ー郷土を愛したある台湾作家の生涯と台湾アイデンティティの変容 (Zheng Qing-wen and His Time: The Life of a Taiwanese Writer Who Loved His Homeland and the Transfigure of the Taiwanese Identities).

Kim Jihyun (Coordinate Research Scholar, 2018-19) is author of “Enlightenment on the Spirit-Altar: Eschatology and Restoration of Morality at the King Kwan Shrine in Fin de siècle Seoul,” in Religions 2020, 11(6).

Fang Jingwen (Visiting Fellow, 2012-13) is author of “Nature” Made: An Anthropological Study on Cosmetic Surgery in China (人造“自然”——整容的人类学研究), published by the China Social Sciences Press (中国社会科学出版社) and supported by the HYI Publication Grant for Alumni.

Yasuhiro Kamimura (Visiting Scholar, 2012-13) is editor of 新・世界の社会福祉7――東アジア (Global Social Welfare: East Asia, Junposha, 2020), which contains 19 chapters on social welfare development in China, South Korea, and Taiwan.

Li Xiaojie (Visiting Scholar, 2001-02) is chief editor and first author of 《水经注校笺图释·汾水涑水流域诸篇》(“The Collation, Explanation and Illustration of Notes to the Book of Rivers: Fenshui River Basin and Sushui River Basin”).

Aoyama Waka (Visiting Scholar, 2013-14) is author of An Intimate Journey: Finding Myself Amongst the Sama-Bajau (Kyoto University Press + Trans Pacific Press, 2020).

June 2020

Liu Heng (Coordinate Research Scholar, 2009-10) is author of 《迈克尔·赫茨菲尔德:学术传记》(“Michael Herzfeld: An Intellectual Biography“), published by San Lian as part of the SDX & Harvard-Yenching Academic Library, in June 2020.

May 2020

Do Dieu Khue (Asia-Pacific Studies Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2019-20) is author of “Letters and Ping Pong: North Korean Diplomatic Offensive towards the United States in the Late 1970s” in The International History Review

April 2020

Kuroda Akinobu (Visiting Scholar 2014-15) is author of A Global History of Money (Routledge, April 2020).

Naito Hiroko (Visiting Fellow, 2014-15) is co-editor (with Vida Macikenaite) oState Capacity Building in Contemporary China (Springer, March 2020).

Wang Xiying (Visiting Scholar, 2019-20) is co-author (with Liu Liu) of “Sex, Drug, and HIV/AIDS: the Drug Career of an Urban Chinese Woman” in Social Inclusion (Vol 8 No 2, 2020).

March 2020

Fujiki Hideaki (Visiting Scholar, 2006-07) is co-editor (with Alastair Phillips) of The Japanese Cinema Book (British Film Institute/Bloomsbury, 2020).

Huang Min-Hsiung (Visiting Scholar, 2012-13) is author of “Compensatory Advantage and the Use of Out-of-school-time Tutorials: A Cross-national Study” in Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 2020.

February 2020

He Bixiao (Chinese Politics Training Program Visiting Scholar, 2016-17) is the author of “Haunted by the State: A Study of the Politicisation of Chinese Journalism and its Consequences” in Media History (2020). She is also author of “Debates on CCP Newspaper Policy in Hong Kong Circa 1949 and the Elimination of Private Newspapers in the early 1950S in the PRC” in Media History (2020).

January 2020

Kim Hyon-Sob (Visiting Scholar, 2014-15) is the author of Concrete Seoul Map, which looks at Seoul’s history of concrete architecture from the 1960s to today (London: Blue Crow Media, 2019).

Zhong Zhiqing (Visiting Scholar, 2011-12) is translator of a Chinese-language edition of Amos Oz and Fania Oz-Salzberger’s Jews and Words (犹太人与词语), published by Yilin Press, 2019. She is also editor of 希伯来经典研究文集 (Hebrew Classics: A Collection of Criticism), published by Yilin Press, 2019.

Wang Xiying (Visiting Scholar, 2019-20) is co-author (with Pengfei Zhao, Li Yang, and Zhihong Sa) of the article “Propriety, empowerment and compromise: challenges in addressing gender among sex educators in China,” in Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, January 2020. 

Zhang Ke (Visiting Scholar, 2019-20) is author of “The Concept of Rendao zhuyi in Late Qing and Early Republican China”, in Cultura. International Journal of Philosophy of Culture and Axiology. 16(2), 2019. 

Chiung-yun Evelyn Liu (Visiting Scholar, 2017-18) is the author of “Loyalty in Print: Knowledge Editing, Discursive Networks, and Story Compendia in Early Modern China” (我們可以從明代道德故事類書中讀出什麼?——知識編輯、文化網絡與通俗忠觀) in New History 新史學 30/3 (September 2019). A draft of this article was presented during her stay at the Harvard-Yenching Institute.
Chen Xi (Visiting Fellow, 2013-14) is co-author (with Phoenix K. H. Mo, Jinghua Li & Joseph T. F. Lau) of “Factors Associated with Drug Use among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex with Men in China” in Aids and Behavior, 2019.
Tang Xiaobing (Visiting Scholar, 2017-18) is the author of 《书架上的近代中国:一个人的阅读史》 (“Modern China in the Bookshelf: the Readingship of an Intellectual”), published by Dongfang Press (北京东方出版社) in 2020. He is also author of the article “知识分子视野下的新革命史研究” (‘”New revolutionary History” Study from the View of Intellectuals’) in CPC History Studies (中共党史研究), 2019.
Wu Wen-Chin (Visiting Scholar, 2019-20) is co-author (with Pan Hsin-Hsin and Yu-Tzung Chang) of the article “Does cross-Strait Tourism Induce Peace? Evidence from Survey Data on Chinese Tourists and non-Tourists” in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific 20(1): 149-181.
Peng Guoxiang (Visiting Scholar, 2007-08) is the author of 儒家传统:宗教与人文主义之间 (“Confucian Tradition: Between the Religion and Humanism”), published by Peking University Press in 2019. He is also the author of 重建斯文:儒學與當今世界 (“Reconstruction of ‘This Culture of Ours’: Confucianism and the Contemporary World”), published by Ainosco Press in 2019.
Choi Jeonghun (RSEA Fellowship Recipient, 2019-21) is author of the article “The Intellectual Encounter between Fukuzawa Yukichi and John Hill Burton” [in Korean] in Civilization & Frontier (문명과 경계), Vol. 2 (2019). His Korean translation work entitled “Fukuzawa Yukichi’s “Yo no bunmei kaika” from Conditions in the West: Supplementary Volume and its sources” appears in the same volume.

December 2019

Kamal Lamichhane (Visiting Scholar, 2019-20) is co-author (with Arne H. Eide and Shailes Neupane) of the article “Gaps in access and school attainments among people with and without disabilities: a case from Nepal” in Disability and Rehabilitation, 2019.

Wang Xiying (Visiting Scholar, 2019-20) is co-author (with Ran Hu, Jia Xue, Kai Lin, Ivan Y. Sun) of the article “Bidirectional Intimate Partner Violence Among Chinese Women: Patterns and Risk Factors,” in Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2019.
Veda Vaidyanathan (Chinese Studies in India Program Visiting Fellow, 2016-17) is editor of the monograph China’s Infrastructure Development in Africa: An Examination of Projects in Tanzania and Kenyapublished by the Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS), Delhi. 
Chen Xi (Visiting Fellow, 2013-14) is co-author (with Yuet-wah Cheung) of the article “School characteristics, strain, and adolescent delinquency: a test of macro-level strain theory in China” in Asian Journal of Criminology (2019) and co-author (with Eric Fong and Kumiko Shibuya) of the article “Migration among East and Southeast Asian Economies” in International Migration (2019).
Pan Kuang-Che (Visiting Scholar, 2007-08) is author of 创造近代中国的“世界知识” (“The Invention of “World Knowledge” in Modern China”) published by Social Sciences Academic Press (社会科学文献出版社), 2019.
Ho Ming-sho (Visiting Scholar, 2018-19)’s book, Challenging Beijing’s Mandate of Heaven: Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement, made Foreign Affairs‘ list “The Best of Books 2019.” The book was published by Temple University Press in 2019.
Wei Bin (Visiting Scholar, 2015-16)’s book, “山中”的六朝史 (History of the Six Dynasties “in Mountains”) received several awards. It was listed as of of the Top 10 books published in 2019 by Beijing News (新京报) and the Southern Metropolis Daily (南方都市报). Prof. Wei’s book was also named one of the top 10 books of 2019 by Siji Shuping (四季书评)The book was published as part of the SDX and HYI Academic Series.
Luo Xin (Visiting Scholar, 2002-03)’s book, “有所不为的反叛者:批判、怀疑与想象力” was named as one of the top 10 books of 2019 by Siji Shuping (四季书评). The book is published by 上海三联书店 (Shanghai Sanlian Shudian).

November 2019

Wu Wen-chin (Visiting Scholar, 2019-20) is co-author (with Yu-Tzung Chang) of the article “Income Inequality, Distributive Unfairness, and Support for Democracy: Evidence from East Asia and Latin America” in Democratization 26(8), 2019.

Wang Xiying (Visiting Scholar, 2019-20) is author of the article “The unfinished sexual revolution in China” in The Asia Dialogue, November 2019.

October 2019

Chen Hongmin (Visiting Scholar, 2006-07) and Elizabeth Perry (Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute) are co-editors of 异同之间:中国近代教会大学个案研究 (“Similar Yet Different: Case Studies of China’s Modern Christian Colleges”) [in Chinese], published by Zhejiang University Press, 2019.

Nguyen Ngoc Tho (Visiting Scholar, 2017-18) is the author of Người Hoa, người Minh Hương với văn hóa Hội An (“The Chinese, the Minh Huong and their contribution to Hoi An entrepôt in late medieval period”), published by Van hoa – Van nghe Publishing House, 2018.

Yang Yuanzheng (Visiting Scholar, 2019-20) is author of Plum Blossom on the Far Side of the Stream: The Renaissance of Jiang Kui’s Lyric Oeuvre with Facsimiles and a New Critical Edition of The Songs of the Whitestone Daoist (鬲溪梅:論姜夔《白石道人歌曲》在清代的重現), published by Hong Kong University Press, 2019.

Wang Xiying (Visiting Scholar, 2019-20) is author of Gender, Dating and Violence in Urban China (Routledge, 2019) and co-editor (with Kristen Zaleski, Annalisa Enrile, and Eugenia L. Weiss) of Women’s Journey to Empowerment in the 21st Century: A Transnational Feminist Analysis of Women’s Lives in Modern Times (Oxford University Press, 2019).

September 2019

Zhang Wenzhi (Visiting Scholar, 2007-08) is translator of An Introduction to the Zhou yi (Book of Changes), by Liu Dajun, published by Chiron Publications.

August 2019

He Bixiao (Chinese Politics Training Program Visiting Scholar, 2016-17) is co-author (with Tao Wu) of the article “Intelligence for Sale: The ‘Party–Public Sentiment, Inc.’ and Stability Maintenance in China” in Problems of Post-Communism, 2019.

Yao Dadui (Visiting Fellow, 2011-12) is author of the article Shakespeare in Chinese as Christian Literature: Isaac Mason and Ha Zhidao’s Translation of Tales from Shakespeare“, published in Religions (2019, Volume 10, Issue 8) as part of the Special Issue “Christian Literature in Chinese Contexts.” 

June 2019

PK Anand (Urban Studies Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2016-17) and Bhim Subba (Chinese Studies in India Program Visiting Fellow, 2016-17) have contributed chapters to China at a Turning Point: Perspectives after the 19th Party Congress. The volume, edited by Manoranjan Mohanty, was published by Pentagon Press in February 2019. 

May 2019

An article by Veda Vaidyanathan (Chinese Studies in India Program Visiting Fellow, 2016-17), entitled “Indian health diplomacy in East Africa: exploring the potential in pharmaceutical manufacturing” has been published in South African Journal of International Affairs (2019). 

Lin Pei-yin (Visiting Scholar, 2015-16) is co-editor of two recent volumes, East Asian Transwar Popular Culture: Literature and Film from Taiwan and Korea (Palgrave, 2019), and Positioning Taiwan in a Global Context: Being and Becoming (Routledge, 2019). 

Yun Hee-Whan (Harvard-Yenching Library Fellow, 2016-17) is the author of “Baoyu(宝玉)’s Resistance to Feudalism: Reading Red Chamber Dream (紅樓夢) Again” in The Study of Eastern Classics (Volume 74, 2019). 

Victor Teo (Visiting Scholar, 2016-17) is the author of Japan’s Arduous Rejuvenation as a Global Power: Democratic Resilience and the US-China Challenge (London & Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019). He is contributing editor (with Haruko Satoh) of Japan’s Island Troubles with China and Korea: Prospects and Challenges for Resolution (Routledge Series on Politics in Asia, Oxon & New York, 2019). He is also contributing editor (with Sungwon Yoon) of Illicit Industries and China’s Shadow Economy: Challenges and Prospects for Global Governance and Human Security (Oxon & New York, 2019).

April 2019

Jenny So (Coordinate Research Scholar, 2010) is the author of Early Chinese Jades in the Harvard Art Museums, published in 2019 (Harvard Art Museums; distributed by Yale University Press). The publication was jump-started by a 6-month HYI Coordinate Research Scholar grant in the spring of 2010. 

March 2019

Yao Dadui (Visiting Fellow, 2011-12) is the author of 现代的先声:晚清汉语基督教文学 (The Herald of Modernity: Chinese Christian Literature in Late Qing China), published by Sun Yat-sen University Press in 2018, and 近代文化交涉与比较文学 (Cultural Interaction and Comparative Literature in Modern China), published by China Social Sciences Press, 2018.

February 2019

Ho Ming-sho (Visiting Scholar, 2018-19) is the author of Challenging Beijing’s Mandate of Heaven: Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement (Temple University Press, 2019). 

Fujiki Hideaki (Visiting Scholar, 2006-07) is the author of 映画観客とは何者か——メディアと社会主体の近現代史 (Who Is the Cinema Audience?: A History of Media and Social Subjects), published by the University of Nagoya Press in 2019.

January 2019

Liu Chiung-yun (Visiting Scholar, 2017-18) published a paper entitled “When Fantastic Narrative Encounters Empirical Knowledge: Imagining the World in The Record of Eunuch San-Bao’s Voyage to the Western Ocean” (神魔傳統遇上海外知識——《三寶太監西洋記》中的世界、敘事與想像) in the Bulletin of the Department of Chinese Literature, National Taiwan University. She presented part of the content of the article at the Harvard China Humanities Seminar during her stay at HYI. 
Daisy Yan Du (Visiting Scholar, 2017-18) is the author of Animated Encounters: Transnational Movements of Chinese Animation, 1940s–1970s (University of Hawaii Press, 2019). 

An English translation of Zhang Yuanlin (Coordinate Research Scholar, 2014-15)’s article, “An Echo from the Ancient Past: Depictions of the Lotus Sutra in Dunhuang Murals and their Message for the Contemporary World” (translated by Ho Chiew Hui) was published in The Journal of Oriental Studies “Special Series: Awakening a Great Revival of Our Humanity” (Volume 28: 2018).

Lee Minhaeng (Visiting Scholar, 2002-03) received the National Academy of Sciences Award for Korean scholars (대한민국 학술원상) in the fall of 2018, based on his recently published monograph entitled “Information-Based Research of Germanic Linguistics” and other publications.

An article by Kim Seong Nae (Visiting Scholar, 2015-16), entitled “Placing the Dead in the Postmemory of the Cheju Massacre in Korea,” was published in The Journal of Religion 99(1), January 2019. The original text of the article was presented during her stay at the Harvard-Yenching Institute. Professor Kim is currently a visiting scholar in the Department of Sociology, Soochow University, Taiwan.

December 2018

Yang Bin (Visiting Scholar, 2011-12) is the author of Cowrie Shells and Cowrie Money: A Global History, published by Routledge in December 2018 (with support from the HYI Publication Grant for alumni). Professor Yang’s Chinese monograph 饶宗颐新加坡大学执教考 (Jao Tsung-I in Singapore (1968-1973): Life, Research, and Chinese Scholar Diaspora) was published in the summer of 2018 by Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole, Hong Kong University. 

Zhang Longxi (Doctoral Scholar 1983-87)’s book From Comparison to World Literature (SUNY Press, 2015) has been translated into Japanese and was published in August 2018. 

November 2018

Liu Yanwen (Archival Research Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2012-13) is the author of 工地社会: 引洮上山水利工程的革命、集体主义与现代化 (Revolution, Collectivism, and Modernization in China: A Case Study of the Yintao Water Conservancy Project in Gansu Province), published by Social Sciences Academic Press in 2018. The book was published with support from the HYI Publication Grant for Alumni.

A paper by Kim Hyon-Sob (Visiting Scholar, 2014-15) entitled “DDP Controversy and the Dilemma of H-Sang Seung’s ‘Landscript’,” was published in Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering (volume 17, Issue 2, May 2018, pp. 205-212). A chapter by Professor Kim, entitled “Le Corbusier and modern architecture in Korea” was published in Kim Chung-up Meets Le Corbusier: Memories of 35 rue de Sevres, Paris (Anyang Foundation for Cultures & Arts, 2018), a Korean-English bilingual catalogue of the eponymous exhibition held in the Kimchungup Architecture Museum from March to June, 2018. Kim Hyon-Sob was also an advisor for the exhibition and organiser of its accompanied academic symposium.

October 2018

Kim Seong Nae (Visiting Scholar, 2015-16) is the author of 한국무교의 문화인류학 (Cultural Anthropology of Korean Shamanism), published in August 2018 by Sonamu Publisher, Korea.

September 2018

Chong Ming (Visiting Scholar, 2015-16) is the author of “Democracy in China: Tocquevillian reflections” published in The Tocqueville Review (Volume 38, Number 1, 2017).

Beyond Regimes: China and India Compared, edited by Prasenjit Duara and HYI Director Elizabeth J. Perry, will be published by Harvard University Press (in the Contemporary China Series) in October 2018. 

Wang Zhenzhong (Visiting Scholar, 2003-04) is the editor of 徽州民间珍稀文献集成 (A Collection of Rare Local Documents from Huizhou), published by Fudan University Press in March 2018. 

August 2018

Park Sunyoung (HYI Research Scholar, 2011-12) is the author of Glocal Manchuria (글로컬 만주), published by Hanwool Press in April 2018. 

July 2018

A book by Wendy Gan (Visiting Scholar, 2015-16), entitled Comic China: Representing Common Ground, 1890-1945, was recently published by Temple University Press (July 2018). 

Jeong Jong-Ho (Visiting Scholar, 2008-09) is co-author (with Kim Sunhyuk) of the article “Historical Development of Civil Society in Korea since 1987,” published in Journal of International and Area Studies (Volume 24, Number 2, 2017, pp.1-14). The paper has its roots in the 2014 HYI roundtable on Civil Society in East Asia.

Yun Hee-Whan (H-Y Library Grant Fellow, 2016-17) is the author of “Chuchik(推測) in Choi Han-gi(崔漢綺)’s Ki-philosophy[氣哲學]”,  Studies in East Asian Classics, Vol. 71 (pp129-145).

June 2018

An article, by Hiroko Naito (Visiting Fellow, 2014-2015), entitled, “The Political Role of the People’s Court and Authoritarian Regime resilience: The Revision of the Environmental Protection Law in China” was published in Issues & Studies -A Social Science Quarterly on China, Taiwan, and East Asian AffairsVolume, Volume 53, Issue 04, December 2017. For the abstract and more information about this article, please see: https://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S1013251117500126#.WxiZG2tg5s8.facebook

May 2018

Lan Pei-Chia is the author of the forthcoming book, Raising Global Families: Parenting, Immigration, and Class in Taiwan and the US . For more information, please see http://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=24674

Lee Misook is the author of 「日韓連帯運動」の時代 1970-80年代のトランスナショナルな公共圏とメディア (The Age of the Japan-Korea Solidarity Movement: Transnational Public Sphere and Media in the 1970s and 80s, published by University of Tokyo Press in February 2018). For more information, please see http://www.utp.or.jp/book/b335432.html

April 2018

Wu Xueshan is the author of The Great Wall: Visual Culture During the Sino-Japanese War , 1931-1945  (长城:一部抗战时期的视觉文化史》, published by Sanlian, March 2018.

March 2018

An interview conducted by Sun Peidong (Visiting Scholar, 2016-17) with George P. Shultz (United States Secretary of State, 1982–1989), entitled “Governance, Diversity, and China Since the 1950s: an Interview with George P. Shultz” was recently published in The Chinese Historical Review (25. 1, 67–80, May 2018).

A paper by Kim Hyon-Sob (Visiting Scholar, 2014-15) entitled “Representing Korean architecture in the modern West: two Korean Pavilions from 1960s international expositions,” was recently published in arq: Architectural Research Quarterly (Volume 21, Issue 2, June 2017, pp. 155-170)

February 2018

Huang Sujuan (Urban Studies Training Program Visiting Scholar, 2016-17) is the author of From Provincial Capital to Modern City: Real Property and the Change of Urban Space in Guangzhou (从省城到城市:近代广州城市土地产权与城市空间变迁), published by Social Sciences Academic Press (China) in January 2018.

January 2018

Tang Xiaobing (Visiting Scholar, 2017-18) recently published a paper (with Mark McConaghy) entitled “Liberalism in contemporary China: Questions, strategies, directions” in China Information (January 2018). 

December 2017

Nie Lina (HYI-RSEA Fellow, 2016-18) recently published an article in the Bulletin of Ming-Qing Studies, Vol XII, entitled “Law, Politics and Media in Late Qing China: Reconsidering the Case of “Yang Naiwu and Xiao Baicai.”

Wu Cuncun (Visiting Scholar, 2014-15) is the author of 《戲外之戲:清中晚期京城的戲園文化與梨園私寓制》 (Drama Beyond the Drama: The Private Apartment System and Beijing Theatre Culture, 1790-1911), published by Hong Kong University Press in 2017. She also recently co-edited a volume (with Mark Stevenson) entitled Wanton Women in Late-Imperial Chinese Literature: Models, Genres, Subversions and Traditions, published by Brill in 2017.

November 2017

Zhang Yuanlin (Coordinate Research Scholar, 2014-15) is the author of 《北朝——隋时期敦煌法华图像研究》 (“A Study on Iconographies of the Lotus Sutrã in Dunhuang Murals”), published by Gansu Education Press (甘肃教育出版社) in September 2017.

Hou Li (Coordinate Research Scholar, 2014-15) is author of Building for Oil: Daqing and the Formation of the Chinese Socialist State, which will be published by Harvard University Press in February 2018. The book is published through the Harvard University Asia Center Publications Program as part of the Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series.

A Chinese-language translation of a book by Fan Shuhua (Visiting Scholar 1996-97), 《文化工程:哈佛燕京学社与中国人文学科的再建, 1924-1951》(“The Harvard-Yenching Institute and Cultural Engineering”) was published by Peking University Press in October 2017.

An article by Ku-Ming (Kevin) Chang (Visiting Scholar, 2011-12) entitled “‘Ceaseless Generation’: Republican China’s Rediscovery and Expansion of Domestic Vitalism” was recently published in Asia Major (2017, 3d ser., Vol. 30.2). 

October 2017

A book by Chen Hon Fai (Visiting Fellow, 2006-07), entitled Civilizing the Chinese, Competing with the West: Study Societies in Late Qing China, was published by the Chinese University Press in 2017.

A paper by Justin Yun Hee-Whan (Library Research Grant, 2016-17), entitled “Male Prostitution as Irony: Corley and Lenehan,” originally published by James Joyce Journal in 2006 in Korea, was reprinted in the volume Short Story Criticism: Volume 235 (163-227) by Layman Poupard (Detroit) in 2017. 

September 2017

Kitti Prasirtsuk (Doctoral Scholar, 1996-2001) is the author of “An Ally at the Crossroads: Thailand in the U.S. Alliance System” (Michael Wesley, ed. Global Allies, Canberra: ANU Press 2017). His current research is on soft power in East Asia and Japan-Thailand local-to-local relations.

Zhang Longxi (Doctoral Scholar, 1983-87) recently published an article, “East-West Comparative Studies: A Challenge and an Opportunity,” in the inaugural issue of KNOW: A Journal on the Formation of Knowledge (Spring 2017, 45-65). He is also on the External Faculty of the newly established Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge at the University of Chicago.

Victor Teo (Visiting Scholar, 2016-17) is author of “Hong Kong and the Diaoyu/Senkaku Dispute in Sino–Japanese Relations,” in the volume China-Japan Relations in the 21st Century: Antagonism Despite Interdependency (Lam Peng Er, ed.), published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2017. 

Dinh Hong Hai (Visiting Fellow, 2008-09) recently published a book entitled Các con vật linh (The Sacred Animals).

June 2017

Kwon Huck Ju (Visiting Scholar, 2013-14) and Koo Min Gyo (Visiting Scholar, 2015-16), together with Choi Jongwon, have co-edited a book entitled The Korean Government and Public Policies in a Development Nexus: Sustaining Development and Tackling Policy Changes (Springer 2017). 

May 2017

Recent publications by Nguyen Nam (Visiting Scholar, 1991-92; Doctoral Scholar, 1994-98) include “A Local History of Vietnamese Sinology in Early-Twentieth Century Annam—The Case of the Bulletin Du Học Báo遊學報” (in Chih-yu Shih, ed. Producing China in Southeast Asia – Knowledge, Identity, and Migrant Chineseness. Singapore: Springer, 2017); “Traveling Ethics Textbooks in East Asia at the end of the 19th and the Beginning of the 20th Centuries,” Sophia University Studies in Education, no. 51 (March 2017); “‘Are we talking about the same Jin Ping Mei?’ Examining the reception of the novel in Vietnam from a cultural translation studies perspective,” Asia Pacific Translation and Intercultural Studies (March 2017); and, with Wiebke Denecke, “Shared Literary Heritage in the East Asian Sinographic Sphere,” (in Wiebke Denecke, Wai-yee Li, and Xiaofei Tian, eds. Oxford Handbook of Classical Chinese Literature (1000 BCE-900 CE). Oxford University Press, 2017). He is also co-translator (with Charles Benoit) of Diễn tiến câu chuyện Vương Thúy Kiều – Từ sự kiện lịch sử Trung Hoa đến kiệt tác văn chương Việt Nam [Vietnamese translation of The Evolution of the Wang Cuiqiao Tale from Historical Event in China to Literary Masterpiece in Vietnam], Hanoi: Quốc Học Research Center & Thế Giới Publishers, 2016.

Lin Pei-yin (Visiting Scholar, 2015-16) has recently published a monograph entitled Colonial Taiwan: Negotiating Identities and Modernity through Literature (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2017) as well as an edited volume (in Chinese) entitled 《交界與游移:跨文史視野中的文化傳譯與知識生產》 (Border-Crossing and Inbetween-ness: Cultural Translation and Knowledge Production in a Trans-literary and Historical Perspective) (Taipei: Ryefield, 2016). 

Li Xiaojie (Visiting Scholar, 2001-02) is chief editor and first author of Shuijingzhu Jiao Jian Tu Shi: Wei Shui Liu Yu Zhu Pian 水经注校笺图释·渭水流域诸篇》 (2017) and second author of Zhong Guo Xing Zhen Qu Hua Tong Shi: Qin and Han Dynasties Juan中国行政区划通史·秦汉卷》 (2016).

April 2017

A book by Zhang Longxi (Doctoral Scholar, 1983-87) entitled Allegoresis: Reading Canonical Literature East and West, published by Cornell University Press in 2005, was translated into Japanese as  アレゴレツス——東洋と西洋の文学と文学理論の翻訳可能性 by Akiyoshi Suzuki 鈴木章能 and Masato Torikai 鳥飼真人, and published in Tokyo by Suiseisha 水声社 in late 2016. 

Zhu Xufeng (Visiting Scholar, 2008-09) recently published an article entitled “Political Mobility and Dynamic Diffusion of Innovation: The Spread of Municipal Pro-Business Administrative Reform in China” in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (2016). He has published 21 English articles in international journals including JPART, Public Administration, Policy Sciences, Public Management Review, The China Quarterly, Administration & Society, and Asian Survey since 2007.

February 2017

Wu Fengshi (Visiting Scholar 2008-09) has recently published an article entitled “Having Peers and Becoming One?: Collective Consciousness among Civil Society Actors in China.” The article appears in the Journal of Contemporary China (2017) (online first: DOI 10.1080/10670564.2017.1274820).

An article by Shen Huihui (Visiting Scholar 1988-89), entitled “阿瑟·米勒这样的剧作家,是怎么写自传的 ?” (“How did a playwright such as Arthur Miller write an autobiography?”) was published in The Economic Observer (经济观察报) in December 2016. The article is intended to introduce the Chinese general reading public to Arthur Miller, for whom Prof. Shen once worked when Miller directed Death of a Salesman in Beijing.

An article by Koo Min Gyo (Visiting Scholar 2015-16), entitled “Belling the Chinese Dragon at Sea: Western Theories and Asian Realities,” was recently published in Ocean Development & International Law (Vol. 48, No. 1, January 2017). 

January 2017

Li Hou (Coordinate Research Scholar, 2014-15) is the author of 《鲍立克在上海:近代中国大都市的战后规划与重建》 (“Richard Paulick’s 16 Years in Shanghai: the Postwar Planning and Reconstruction of A Modern Chinese Metropolis”). The book was published by Tongji University Press (同济大学出版社) in November 2016.

Tsuyoshi Ishii (Visiting Scholar 2015-16) is the author The Philosophy of Qiwu: Zhang Taiyan and the Encounter between Chinese Modern Thoughts and East Asia (齐物的哲学:章太炎与中国现代思想的东亚经验), published by East China Normal University Press (华东师范大学出版社) in November 2016.

Pinkaew Laungaramsri (Visiting Scholar 2014-15) is the author of Casino Capitalism: Chinese Special Economic Zone and the Neo-liberalization of the Lao Frontier, published by the Center for ASEAN Studies, Chiang Mai University.

December 2016

Jia Wenjuan (Grassroots Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2011-12) is the author of 《选择性放任:车间政治与国有企业劳动治理逻辑的形成》 (“Selective Indulgence: Workplace Politics and the Making of Labor Control Logic in a Chinese State-Owned Enterprise”). The book was published by China Social Sciences Press (中国社会科学出版社) in April 2016.

Nguyen To Lan (Visiting Scholar, 2013-14) is co-author (with Rostislav Berezkin) of a journal article entitled “On the earliest version of the Miaoshan-Guanyin story in Vietnam: An adaptation of a Chinese narrative in the Nom script” which appeared in Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (Vol 2, No 5 (2016)). 

November 2016

Zhang Han (Grassroots Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2010-11) is the author of China’s Local Entrepreneurial State and New Urban Spaces: Downtown Redevelopment in Ningbo (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). 

October 2016

An article by Vu Duong Luan (Visiting Fellow 2014-15), entitled “Contested Sovereignty: Local Politics and State Power in Territorial Conflicts on the Vietnam-China Border, 1650s–1880s,” appears in the September 2016 issue of the ejournal Cross-Currents (article link).

Kim Hyon-Sob (Visiting Scholar 2014-15) is the author of Architecture of Korea University (고려대학교의 건축), published by Korea University Press in May 2016. The book describes the 100-year history of Korea University architecture, which could be read as a unique part of Korean architecture as a whole in the 20th century. The volume covers a broad spectrum of styles from ‘Hanok’ (traditional Korean building) and ‘Collegiate Gothic Style’ to a modern functionalist approach and a new paradigm for the 21st century university campus.

An edited volume entitled Early Navigation in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Maritime Archaeological Perspective, edited by Wu Chunming (Visiting Scholar 2012-13), was published by Springer in 2016.

September 2016

In Young Park (RSEA Fellow 2013-15) is co-author (with Dr. Leif-Eric Easley, Ewha Woman’s University, South Korea) of an article entitled “China’s Norms in Its Near-Abroad: Understanding Beijing’s North Korea Policy,” which was published in the Journal of Contemporary China in April 2016. The article was selected as part of the Editor’s Choice Collection, celebrating the journal’s 20th year anniversary. The article can be found here

Nguyen Tuan Cuong (Visiting Scholar 2013-14) recently published an article, “The Promotion of Confucianism in South Vietnam (1955–1975) and the Role of Nguyễn Đăng Thục as a New Confucian Scholar,” in the Journal of Vietnamese Studies (Vol. 10 No. 4, Fall 2015). The abstract is available here

The Chinese edition of a book by Fan Shuhua (Visiting Scholar 1996-97), The Harvard–Yenching Institute and Cultural Engineering: Remaking the Humanities in China, 1924-1951, will be published later this year by Peking University Press. Her article “Preserving Chinese Scholarly Personnel: John King Fairbank and the Harvard-Yenching Institute’s Rescue Mission in Wartime China” was recently published in the American Review of China Studies (Vol. 16, No. 1, spring 2015).

August 2016

Kwon Huck-Ju (Visiting Scholar 2013-14) is the author of Sustainable Development and Public Administration: Case Studies of Developing Countries. The book (in Korean) was published in May 2016 by Moonwoo Publishing, Seoul, Korea. The book examines the evolution of public administration in developing countries and identifies challenges of public administration for sustainable development in terms of economic and social development as well as environmental sustainability.

June 2016

Yao Dadui (Visiting Fellow 2011-12) recently published an article, “Translated Illustration and Indigenization of Christianity in the Late Qing Chinese Christian Novels,” in Frontiers of Literary Studies in China (2016, 10(2)). An early draft of the article was presented at the HYI weekly fellowship workshop. He also has a forthcoming book on the earliest English translation of Tao Te Ching, entitled 《耶鲁大学藏《道德经》传教士英译稿(1859):整理与研究》, which will be published by China Social Science Press in August 2016. 

Kamimura Yasuhiro (Visiting Scholar, 2012-13) is the author of Welfare Asia: Comparison and Vision 《福祉のアジア: 国際比較から政策構想》, published by The University of Nagoya Press in 2015.

May 2016

Kim Sung Ho (Visiting Scholar 2009-10) is co-author (with Chaihark Hahm) of Making We the People: Democratic Constitutional Founding in Postwar Japan and South Korea, part of the Comparative Constitutional Law and Policy series published by Cambridge University Press.

April 2016

An article co-authored by Piseth Keo (NUS-HYI Doctoral Scholar), “Adaptive Capacity of Coastal Resource Management Institutions in Cambodia, Viet Nam and Australia,” was recently published in the Asia-Pacific Network Science Bulletin (Issue 6, 2016). The article is available online at http://www.apn-gcr.org/resources.

March 2016

An article by Kim Hyon-Sob (Visiting Scholar 2014-15), entitled “The uncanny side of the fairy tale: post-apocalyptic symbolism in Terunobu Fujimori’s architecture,” was recently published in The Journal of Architecture (Volume 21, Issue 1, 2016).

February 2016

Pan Lu (Urban Studies Training Program, 2011-12) is the author of In-Visible Palimpsest: Memory, Space and Modernity in Berlin and Shanghai (Bern: Peter Lang, Eurosinica Vol.15, Jan. 2016).

January 2016

An article by Aranya Siriphon (Visiting Scholar 2014-15), entitled “The Qiaoban, The PRC Influence and Nationalist Chinese in the Northern Thai Borderland,” was recently published in the International Journal of Asian Studies (Volume 13, Issue 01, January 2016).

Maki Atsushi, a research scholar at HYI in 2001 and Associate in 2014 is editor of the recently published Poverty, Inequality and Growth in Developing Countries: Theoretical and empirical approaches (Routledge, 2015).

Park Sunyoung, a research scholar at HYI from 2011-12, recently published a chapter entitled “Manchuria: An imagined space for emancipation, conflict, and reconciliation,” in the book Routledge Handbook of Memory and Reconciliation in East Asia (Mikyoung Kim, ed.) (Routledge, 2016).

Zhu Xufeng (Visiting Scholar 2008-09) is co-author of the article “Political Mobility and Dynamic Diffusion of Innovation: The Spread of Municipal Pro-Business Administrative Reform in China” in The Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory  (published online September 2015). He is also co-author of “Self-Learning through Teaching: Singapore’s Land Development Policy Transfer Experience in China” in Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy (Vol. 33 No. 6, 2015). This article was presented at the HYI annual roundtable on “Cross-National Lessons: What are East Asian Countries Learning from Each Other?” held at Harvard University in April 2013.

December 2015

An article co-authored by Wu Fengshi (Visiting Scholar, 2009-09), entitled “In the Name of the Public: Environmental Protest and the Changing Landscape of Popular Contention in China,” will appear in The China Journal (volume 76).

Fan Shuhua (Visiting Scholar, 1996-97) published an article, “Preserving Chinese Scholarly Personnel: John King Fairbank and the Harvard-Yenching Institute’s Rescue Mission in Wartime China,” in the American Review of China Studies (Vol. 16 No. 1, Spring 2015).

November 2015

The book Unfathomable Depths by Harada Sekkei, partially translated by, and with commentary and footnotes by Heiko Narrog (Visiting Scholar 2010-11) and Hongliang Gu (Visiting Scholar 2010-11), was published by Wisdom Publications in late 2014. Narrog and Gu worked together on their commentary and the translation during their stay at HYI from 2010 to 2011.

October 2015

Pan Lu (Urban Studies Training Program, 2011-12) is the author of Aestheticizing Public Space: Street Visual Politics in East Asian Cities (Intellect Ltd., September 2015) and co-editor (with Heung Wah Wong and Karin Ling-fung Chau) of Politics and Aesthetics of Creativity: City, Culture and Space in East Asia  (Los Angeles: Bridge 21, 2015). Her article “Marginality as Centrality: South Korea’s Alternative Creative Cities” was published in Journal of Creative Industries (Jun 2015), and she had a recent book chapter translated from English to Japanese (「キッチュ、“山寨”、醜さ──現代中国の都市における建築ユートピアの創造 」in 「東アジアのクリエイティヴ産業文化のポリティクス」東京:森話社、2015).

August 2015

Chen Hongmin (Visiting Scholar 1996-97) is co-editor of a volume containing presentations from the HYI- and Zhejiang University-sponsored conference on “What Is the Best Kind of History?” (“什么是最好的历史学:中国近代历史研究的反思与展望”). The conference was held in Hangzhou in 2013
Wu Fengshi (Visiting Scholar 2008-09) is co-author of the article “Web 2.0 and Political Engagement in China” which appears in Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations (July 2015).
Lee Ming-Huei (Research Associate, 2003) has translated Immanuel Kant’s The Metaphysics of Morals 《道德底形上學》. Professor Lee’s translation was published in 2015 by Linking Publishing (聯經出版社).   
Chen Maa-ling (Visiting Scholar 2002-03) is co-author of 《重讀臺灣:人類學的視野:百年人類學回顧與前瞻》 (Re-reading Taiwan: Perspectives in Anthropology), published by Tsing Hua University Press, December 2014.
Chang Heng (Visiting Scholar 1968-69) is the author of 《思文論集:儒道思想的現代詮釋》, published by National Taiwan University Press in 2014.
Lin Li-yueh (Visiting Scholar, 1984-85) is the author of 《奢儉‧本末‧出處:明清社會的秩序心態》, published by Hsin Wen Feng Publishing Co. (新文豐出版公司) in 2014. 

July 2015

Maki Atsushi (Associate, 2014) is the editor of Poverty, Inequality and Growth in Developing Countries: Theoretical and empirical approaches (Routledge, 2015).

June 2015

Kwon Huck-ju (Visiting Scholar 2013-14) is co-author of the recently published articles “Shaping the national protection strategy in Cambodia: Global influence and national ownership” (Global Social Policy, 2014) with Sarah Cook and Yusun Kim; and  “The Evolution of Cash Transfer in Indonesia: Policy Transfer and National Adaptation” (Asia & the Pacific Studies, 2015) with Woorim Kim.

March 2015

An article by Zhang Jishun (Coordinate Research Scholar, 2012-13), “Creating “Masters of the Country” in Shanghai and Beijing: Discourse and the 1953–54 Local People’s Congress Elections,” was published in China Quarterly (December 2014). The article, along with an upcoming book published by the Chinese Social Sciences Bibliographical Press (中国社科文献出版社出版), is based in part on research conducted during her stay as a Coordinate Research Scholar at the Institute.

Noboru Karashima (Research Associate, 2004) is the author of A Concise History of South India: Issues and Interpretations (Oxford University Press, 2014).

Asami Masakazu (Keio Exchange Scholar, 2009-10) is editor of the recently published volume 近世印刷史とイエズス会系「絵入り本」[The History of Early Modern Printing and Jesuit Illustrated Books ] (Keiō Gijuku Daigaku 慶應義塾大学, 2014).

February 2015

Lin Wei-Ping (Visiting Scholar, 2005-2006) is the author of Materializing Magic Power: Chinese Popular Religion in Villages and Cities (Harvard University Press, 2015). The book is part of the Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series, overseen by the Asia Center Publications Program.

January 2015

Feng Xiaocai (Visiting Scholar, 2009-10) and Neil J. Diamant are authors of the article “The PRC’s First National Critique: The 1954 Campaign to “Discuss the Draft Constitution”,” The China Journal, No. 73 (January 2015), pp. 1-37. The collaboration developed from the HYI-Fudan Training Program on “Historical Materials and Methods: the New Horizon for Research on 1950s China,” held in 2012 in Shanghai.

December 2014

Chang Wen-Chin (Visiting Scholar, 2007-08) is the author of Beyond Borders: Stories of Yunnanese Chinese Migrants of Burma (Cornell University Press, 2014). Through a personal narrative approach, Beyond Borders is the first ethnography to focus on the migration history and transnational trading experiences of contemporary Yunnanese Chinese migrants (composed of both Yunnanese Han and Muslims) who reside in Burma and those who have moved from Burma and resettled in Thailand, Taiwan, and China.

Cao Jin (Visiting Scholar, 2009-10) and Lu Xinlei have published an article titled “A Preliminary Exploration of the Gay Movement in Mainland China: Legacy, Transition, Opportunity, and the New Media,” in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture & Society (Summer 2014, Vol.39, Issue 4).

Pan Kuang-Che (Visiting Scholar, 2007-08) is the author of the recently published 《晚清士人的西學閱讀史(1833~1898)》 [In Search of Western Learning: A History of Reading in Late Qing China (1833-1898)] (Taiwan: Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica, 2014).

Park Sunyoung, a research scholar at HYI from 2011-12, recently published a paper in Acta Asiatica Varsoviensia 2014.

October 2014

Zhang Han (Grassroots Training Program Fellow, 2010-11) has published four journal articles in Chinese in the past two years, based on his doctoral research. He spent a year at Harvard working on his dissertation as a Grassroots Training Program visiting fellow. The four articles are “地域导向的党组织建构与中国新城市空间的治理———对宁波天一广场的个案研究) (Territorially-Oriented Organizational Structuring of the CPC and the Governance of China’s New Urban Spaces: A Case Study of Tianyi Square in Ningbo) 《人文地理》 (Human Geography) Vol.27.No.2 2012/4 ; 在变动中寻求国家、市场与社会的结构性契合与协同———对发展型国家理论及中国模式的比较研究,” 《经济社会体制比较》(Comparative Economic & Social Systems)  No. 3, May 2014; “地方发展型政府” 抑或“地方企业家型政府”?———对中国地方政企关系与地方政府行为模式的研究述评《公共行政评论》No. 3, 2014; and “统合主义与中国国家- 社会关系研究*———理论视野、经验观察与政治选择.”

August 2014

An article by Hiroshi Mitani (Coordinate Research Scholar, 2007-08), with an introduction and translation by Prof. Andrew Gordon, “Why Do We Still Need to Talk About “Historical Understanding” in East Asia?,” was recently published in The Asia Pacific Journal: Japan Focus (Vol. 12, Issue 32, No. 2, August 11, 2014). The full article can be found on the Japan Focus website: http://japanfocus.org/-Hiroshi-Mitani/4161

July 2014

The latest issue of the ejournal Cross-Currents (June 2014) features an article by Vu Duong Luan (Visiting Fellow 2014-15) on the politics of mining on the China-Vietnam border which will form part of his Ph.D. dissertation, and an article by Nguyen thi Phuong Cham (Visiting Scholar 2006-07; Coordinate Research Scholar 2009-10). The article is based on the writing Dr. Nguyen did while at HYI as a Coordinate Research Scholar on Vietnamese wives of Chinese fishermen in the Jing minority village of Wanwei in Guangxi. 

Fan Shuhua (Visiting Scholar 1996-97) is the author of the forthcoming The Harvard-Yenching Institute and Cultural Engineering: Remaking the Humanities in China, 1924–1951 (Lexington Books, August 2014). 

June 2014

Wang Qilong (Visiting Scholar 2003-04) is the co-author of the recently published book The Academic Knight between East and West: A Biography of Alexander von Staël-Holstein (co-authored with Deng Xiaoyong, Cengage Learning Asia, 2014).

May 2014

A journal article by Wu Xu (Visiting Scholar 2012-13), entitled “The Farmhouse Joy (nongjiale) Movement in China’s Ethnic Minority Villages,” was recently published in The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology (15:2, 2014). 

Le Thi Lien (Visiting Fellow 1998-99) recently published a chapter, “Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture in Southern Vietnam: Evolution of Icons and Styles to the Eighth Century,” in a recently published volume edited by John Guy, entitled Lost Kingdoms – Hindu-Buddhist sculpture of Early Southeast Asia (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Distributed by Yale University Press, 2014).

Zhu Xufeng (Visiting Scholar 2008-09) recently published a Chinese monograph entitled Expert Participation in Policy Change (China Renmin University Press, 2012) and an English monograph The Rise of Think Tanks in China (Routledge, 2013). His recent journal articles include “Policy Change and Expert involvement in China” (Public Administration Vol. 91, No. 2, 2013), “Mandate Versus Championship: Vertical Government Intervention and Diffusion of Innovation in Public Services in Authoritarian China” (Public Management Review Vol. 16, No. 1, 2014), and “Intrinsic Motivation and Expert Behavior: Roles of Individual Experts in Wenling Participatory Budgeting Reform in China” (Administration & Society forthcoming). The earlier version of the article “Intrinsic Motivation and Expert Behavior” was awarded as the Best Comparative Policy Article Award for 2012 by the International Comparative Policy Analysis-Forum ICPA Forum) and the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). 

April 2014

Lan Pei-chia (Visiting Scholar 2011-12) recently published an article in The China Quarterly based on the talk she gave at HYI during her stay as a Visiting Scholar. The article, entitled “Segmented incorporation: The second generation of rural migrants in Shanghai,” looks at the changing frameworks for the institutional and cultural incorporation of second-generation rural migrants in Shanghai. It appeared in the March 2014 edition of the journal. 

Wang Qilong (Visiting Scholar 2003-04) has recently published several books, including a Chinese language monograph《现代汉语形容词计量研究》 published by the 学古房 Publishing House, Korea; a monograph titled History of China Tibetology (1950-2005)《中国藏学史(1950-2005)》; a revised edition of The History of China Tibetology (until 1949)《中国藏学史(1949年前)》(coauthored with Wang Yao and Deng Xiaoyong); and a full Chinese translation of vGos Lo-tsav-ba Gzhon-nu-dpal’s (1392-1481) Tibetan classic Deb-ther Sngon-po 《青史》. 

February 2014

Ruohong Li (HYI’s Assistant Director for Academic Programs and Planning) has recently published a Chinese translation of Joseph Rock’s biography, entitled 《苦行孤旅 -约瑟夫•洛克传》 (Shanghai Cishu Publishing House). Joseph F. Rock was a Research Associate at the Harvard-Yenching Institute from 1945 to 1950. With full sponsorship from the Institute, he conducted extensive research in Yunnan about the religion and language of the Naxi people and the geography of Southwest China.

A Japanese version of Yu Jianrong (Coordinate Research Scholar, 2004-05)’s Chinese-language book 《中国工人阶级状况》has recently been published.

Wen-chin Chang (Visiting Scholar 2007-08) and Eric Tagliacozzo are co-editors of the recently published Burmese Lives: Ordinary Life Stories under the Burmese Regime (Oxford University Press, 2014). 

An article by Jeong Jong-ho (Visiting Scholar 2008-09), entitled “Transplanted Wenzhou Model and Transnational Ethnic Economy: experiences of Zhejiangcun’s Wenzhou migrants and Wangjing’s Chaoxianzu (ethnic Korean Chinese) migrants in Beijing,” will be published in the March 2014 issue of the Journal of Contemporary China (JCC).

January 2014

Kinnia Yau Shuk-ting (Visiting Scholar 2010-11) is editor of the recently published Natural Disaster and Reconstruction in Asian Economies: A Global Synthesis of Shared Experiences (Palgrave Macmillan, December 2013). The book offers leading insight into and viewpoints on disasters from scholars and journalists working in Japan, China, the United States, and Southeast Asia. For more information, please visit the publisher’s website. Professor Yau is also the author of “Meanings of the Imagined Friends: Good Japanese in Chinese War Films,” in Imagining Japan in Post-war East Asia: Identity Politics, Schooling and Popular Culture (Paul Morris, Naoko Shimazu & Edward Vickers, eds., Routledge, 2013). 

December 2013

An article by Tran Thi Phuong Hoa (Visiting Fellow 2008-09), entitled “Education in Tonkin, 1885-1927″, was recently published in the Journal of Vietnamese Studies (Vol.8, No.3 (Summer 2013), pp.27-70; University of California Press).

Park Sunyoung, who was a research scholar at HYI from 2011-12, recently published the book Modern War Memorabilia in the Liaodong and Shandong Peninsulas and Peace in Northeast Asia (Northeast Asia History Foundation Press, Oct. 2013).

Feng Xiaocai, who is a professor in the history department of East China Normal University, and was a Visiting Scholar at HYI from 2009-2010, gives a series of new explanations about the problem of zhengshang 政商 (political businessmen) in his new book Political Businessmen of China: Yu Qiaqing and his Era 《政商中国:虞洽卿与他的时代》(Beijing: Social Science Academic Press, 2013). In this book, the term zhengshang not only refers to privileged businessmen who cooperated with officials, but also to commercialized officials. The structure of collusion between businessmen and officials can be called the institutionalization of zhengshang. This book explores the experience of a well-known businessman in Shanghai, Yu Qiaqing.  The author looks at the history of Yu Qiaqing from the late-Qing to 1945, especially his collusion with politicians in different periods. 

Zhou Haiyan (Visiting Scholar, Nanda Sociology Training Program) is the author of the recently published The Politics of Memory: The Re-discovery of the Great Production Movement (China Development Press, November 2013). She expresses particular gratitude to Professors Elizabeth Perry, Nicola Spakowski and Zhou Xiaohong for their feedback during the writing of the book, which is based on her dissertation thesis. In addition, Prof. Zhou’s article, Stigma Rent-seeking and the Hierarchical Censorship on Speech Expression in China, was recently accepted by Nieman Reports (a quarterly magazine published by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University) and will be published in a future issue.

May 2013

A book by HYI Visiting Scholar Fan Kun (2012-2013), Arbitration in China: A Legal and Cultural Analysis, was published by Hart Publishing in 2013. For more information, please visit the publisher’s website

A monograph by former HYI Visiting Scholar Zhong Zhiqing (2011-2012), titled 20th Century Hebrew Literature in Transition, was published by China Social Science Press in March 2013.  This work was also selected for the National Achievements Library of Philosophy and Social Sciences (2012) in China. The author revised the draft of her monograph during her stay at HYI, and  was able to consult with Profs. David Wang and Ruth Wisse at Harvard, to whom she expresses great appreciation.

April 2013

Two books by former HYI scholars have recently been published with support from the Harvard-Yenching Institute Publication Grant:

A monograph by former HYI visiting scholar Yu Zhenhua (2006-2007), entitled On the Tacit Dimension of Human Knowledge (in Chinese), was published by Peking University Press in September, 2012. The publication of the book was supported by a HYI Publication Grant. Professor Yu also published two English papers in 2012: “The Expansion of Epistemology: the Metaphysical vs. the Practical”, Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy, March, 2012 and “Polanyi and Wittgenstein on Doubt”, International Philosophical Quarterly, December 2012.

A volume co-edited by former visiting scholar Xu Yongming (2008-2009), entitled An Anthology of Critical Studies on Tang Xianzu in Western Scholarship (英语世界的汤显祖研究论著选译), was published by Zhejiang Guji Publishing Co., 2013. The volume includes research papers on Tang Xianzu (1550-1616) by fifteen scholars from the United States, Canada, France, Singapore and Hong Kong, including C.T. Hsia, Wai-yee Li, David Tod Roy, Wilt L. Idema, Sophie Volpp, Tina Lu, Judith T. Zeitlin, Cyril Birch, John Ching-Yu Wang, David Rolston, Jing Shen, Catherine Swatek, André Lévy, Sai-shing Yung, and Wei Hua. The publication of the volume was supported by a HYI Publication Grant. 

Two books by Park Sunyoung (2011-12) have recently been published: What was Manchuria (translation) (Somyong Publishing House, 2013) and A Window of Understanding the USA: Harvard Correspondence (Yidam Books, 2013).

March 2013

Former HYI Grassroots Training Program Visiting Scholar Zeng Fanxu (2010-11) recently published the book Negotiating Public Agenda in China: When NGOs Meet the Media.

January 2013

Former HYI Visiting Scholar Zhong Zhiqing (2011-12) recently published several Chinese translations of novels originally written in Hebrew: Panther in the Basement, by Amos Oz (Nanjing: Yilin Press, June 2012); My Michael, by Amos Oz (Nanjing: Yilin Press, republished in June 2012; originally published in August 1998); A Tale of Love and Darkness, by Amos Oz (New Taipei City: Muses Publishing, August 2012; originally published by Yilin Press in August 2007); and Suddenly in the Depth of Forest, by Amos Oz (Nanjing: Yilin Press, December 2012). 

An article by Park Sunyoung (2011-12), “A Perspective on East Asia from the USA: Memories of Harvard Yenching Institute”, was recently published in The Journal of Chinese Historical Research (No. 81, 31 Dec. 2012).

December 2012

A paper by HYI Visiting Scholar Jung Min (2012-13), titled “Constructing Sectarian Pilgrimage Sites in Neo-Confucian Schools”, was recently published in Korean Histories, an e-journal affiliated with Leiden University that focuses on historiography as a social process in Korea. 

November 2012

Former HYI Visiting Scholar Heiko Narrog (2010-11) has published two books which he worked on during his stay at the Harvard-Yenching Institute. The Oxford Handbook of Grammaticalization, co-edited with Bernd Heine, was published in December 2011, and Modality, Subjectivity, and Semantic Change: A Cross-Linguistic Perspective (also Oxford University Press) was published in September 2012. 

Former HYI Doctoral Scholar Non Arkaraprasertkul contributed a chapter on “Urbanization and Housing: Socio-Spatial Conflicts over Urban Space in Contemporary Shanghai” to the book Aspects of Urbanization in China: Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou (Amsterdam University Press, 2012).

A monograph by Zhu Xufeng (2008-09), entitled The Rise of Think Tanks in China, was published by Routledge Press in 2012. This book explores the behavior and influence of China’s think tanks, and explains the reasons for and social consequences of the rise of think tanks in China.

Nam Nguyen has published a monograph on cultural exchanges between China and Vietnam through the examination of a painting (The Mahasattva Truc Lam Coming Out of the Mountains) dating back to the 14th century. The monograph was pubished as a special issue of the journal Fountainhead (Suoi Nguon in Vietnamese) in November 2012. 

June 2012

Dinh Hong Hai (HYI Visiting Fellow, 2008-09), Institute of Cultural Studies, Vietnamese Academy of Social Sciences, has recently published a book in Vietnamese titled Những biểu tượng đặc trưng trong văn hóa truyền thống Việt Nam (Characteristic Symbols in Vietnamese Traditional Culture). For more information, please visit the publisher’s website.

Kinnia Yau Shuk-Ting (HYI Visiting Scholar, 2010-11), Chinese University of Hong Kong, has recently published the book 港日影人口述歷史: 化敵為友 (An Oral History of Japanese and Hong Kong Filmmakers: From Foes to Friends) (Text in Chinese), Hong Kong University Press. For more information, please visit the publisher’s website.

February 2009

Professor PHAM Q. Phuong (HYI Doctoral Scholar 2001-05), Researcher, Institute of Cultural Studies, Vietnamese Academy of Social Sciences, has recently published a new book, Hero and Deity: Tran Hung Dao and the Resurgence of Popular Religion in Vietnam (Mekong Press, 2009). For further details on Pham Quynh Phuong’s book, see: http://www.mekongpress.com/catalog/detail.php?isbn=9789743031571

January 2009

We are pleased to announce that several current and former HYI scholars have recently published books:

Shanghai Contemporary: The Politics of Built Form (How Divergent Planning Methods Transformed Shanghai’s Urban Identity), by Non Arkaraprasertkul. (More information)

Local People’s Congresses in China: Development and Transition, by Young Nam Cho (Visiting Scholar 2006-07). Published by Cambridge University Press.

Islam and Healing: Loss and Recovery of an Indo-Muslim Medical Tradition, 1600-1900, by Seema Alavi (Visiting Scholar 2004-05). Published by Palgrave MacMillan.

October 2008

Makabe Jin (Visiting Scholar, 2007-08) has published his award-winning first book, Politics and Academia in Late Tokugawa Japan: Shôheizaka Confucians and Diplomatic Transformation『徳川後期の学問と政治──昌平坂学問所儒者と幕末外交変容』(Nagoya: Nagoya University Press, 2007) 649, 11 pp.