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Chinese Fellowships for Scholarly Development


The Chinese Fellowships for Scholarly Development program awards grants to Chinese scholars for one or two semesters of research in the United States at the invitation of a US host scholar. Funding was provided by the Li Foundation. The program is administered by the ACLS and the Committee on Scholarly Communication with China, which is jointly sponsored by the ACLS, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Social Science Research Council.

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2008 | 2007

Feng Deng
Associate Professor, College of History and Culture, Northeast Normal University, China. 
The Amistics Negotiations During the Korean War: The First Direct Dialogue Between China and the United States—A Comprehensive Study on the Chinese, Soviet, and American Archival Literature.

U.S. Host: Thomas Alan Schwartz, Professor, History, Vanderbilt University

Lihong Du 
Assistant Researcher, Institute of Modern History, Chinese Academy of Social Science. 
From American Public Health Education to the Construction of Peking Public Health Administration.

U.S. Host: Marta Hanson, Assistant Professor, History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Yingkun Lu
Professor, School of Film and Television Arts, Communication University of China. 
Toward a Cultural History of Luantan Opera in the Qing Dynasty.

U.S. Host: Andrea Goldman, Assistant Professor, History, University of Maryland

Yong Wang
Director, Center for Japan Studies, Zhejiang Gongshang University. 
The East Asian Book Road and the Development of Sino-Japanese Poetry.

U.S. Host: Wiebke Denecke, Assistant Professor, Asia and Middle Eastern Cultures, Barnard College

Fengxian Xu

Associate Professor, Institute for the History of Natural Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences. 
The Natural Calendrical Systems in Late Shang and Western Zhou in Comparison with Other Ancient Civilizations.

U.S. Host: David Pankenier, Professor, Modern Languages and Literature, Lehigh University