Special Issue: Confucianism in Vietnam


Nguyen Ngoc Tho (co-editor, with Jana Rosker)

Asian Studies (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia), Vol 8 No 2 (2020)

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Of the eight articles in the special issue, five are written by HYI scholars:

  1. Nguyen Ngoc Tho: “When the Sage Becomes a “God”: The Spiritualized Confucian Sect of Minh Đức Nho giáo Đại đạo in Southern Vietnam”
  2. Nguyen Ngoc Tho & Nguyen Thanh Phong (An Giang University, VNU-Ho Chi Minh): “Philosophical Transmission and Contestation: The Impact of Qing Confucianism in Southern Vietnam”
  3. Nguyen Tuan Cuong (Sino-Nôm Institute, HYI visiting scholar 2013-2014: “The Last Confucians of Mid-20th Century Vietnam: A Cultural History of the Vietnam Association of Traditional Studies”
  4. Hoang Cam Giang (USSH, VNU-Hanoi, HYI visiting scholar 2018-2019): “Vietnamese and Chinese Movies about Royalty: From Confucian Cosmology to Ecological Politics”
  5. Nguyen Hoang Yen (USSH, VNU-Ho Chi Minh, visiting scholar 2020-2021) & Gabriel F. Y. Tsang (Sun Yat-sen University): “The Vietnamese Confucian Diplomatic Tradition and the Last Nguyễn Precolonial Envoys’ Textual Communication with Li Hongzhang”

About the authors:

Hoang Cam Giang was a HYI Vistiting Scholar from 2018-19.

Nguyen Hoang Yen is a HYI Vistiting Scholar from 2020-21.

Nguyen Ngoc Tho was a HYI Vistiting Scholar from 2017-18.

Nguyen Tuan Cuong was a HYI Vistiting Scholar from 2013-14.