Recent Publications by HYI-Affiliated Scholars

Recent Publications by HYI-Affiliated Scholars

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.