Recent Publications by HYI-Affiliated Scholars
Recent Publications by HYI-Affiliated Scholars
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
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).
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).
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).
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.
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).
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.
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)).
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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
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).
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.”
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.
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).
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).
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).
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》.
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).
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).
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.
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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
We are pleased to announce that several current and former HYI scholars have recently published books:
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.
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.