Bridging the Gap: Constructing a “New” Historical-Cultural Identity in the PRC
Professor Schneider's talk focuses on the recent revival of interest in the PRC in Republican scholars from before 1949 and how the Guoxue (National learning) revival in the 1990s links back to the 1920s and 1930s.
Tuesday, January 08, 2002Axel Schneider
Sinological Institute, University of Leiden
Professor Schneider says about himself, "After finishing my M.A. on political theory in the 1920s and 1930s in the summer of 1989, I started working as Assistant Professor at the then newly established chair for Modern China Studies at Heidelberg University. I completed my Ph.D. in 1994 on modern Chinese historiography. In July 2000 I received a call to Leiden University while still working on my habilitation thesis on modern Chinese conservatism. In my research I focus on modern Chinese history and politics covering the period from the late Qing dynasty to the present."
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
243 Royce Hall
Professor Schneider’s visit is co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures.
The series New Approaches to Chinese Studies presents lectures and seminars by scholars, primarily recent Ph.D.s, who are doing cutting-edge research which may not yet have seen the light of day through publication. Speakers, who are on campus at UCLA for two consecutive days, present their research both in the form of a one-hour lecture and of an afternoon seminar. For the latter, copies of written work will have been read by members of the audience ahead of time, and one or several discussants will have been designated from among the members of the UCLA community. The series aims to provide speakers with an opportunity to present their scholarship at greater depth than is usually possible at a one-hour talk. The New Approaches to Chinese Studies series sees its prime target audience in graduate students; one of its goals is to give them a sense of perspective on life after the Ph.D., and to provide them, in a sense, with role models.
Cost: Free and open to the public
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