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Comparative Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society Grantees


Funded by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange, ACLS offers a program of support for collaborative work in China studies.

In this cycle of competitions awards were made to proposals adopting an explicitly cross-cultural or comparative perspective: projects that, for example, compare aspects of Chinese history and culture with those of other nations and civilizations, explore the interaction of these nations and civilizations, or engage in cross-cultural research on the relations among the diverse and shifting populations of China. Proposals are expected to be empirically grounded, theoretically informed, and methodologically explicit.

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Tonio Andrade
Associate Professor, History, Emory University
Sea Rovers, Silk, and Samurai: Maritime China During the Zheng Era
October 2011, Emory University

Joan E. Judge
Associate Professor, History, York University
Gender and Transcultural Production: Chinese Women's Journals in their Global Context, 1900-2000
May 6-8, 2011, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London


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Kuanyun Huang
Assistant Professor, Chinese Literature, Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Alternative Orthographies: The Writing Process of Warring States China
September 2011, Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Rebecca Nedostup
Associate Professor, Modern Chinese History, Boston College
The Social Life of Dead Bodies: Greater China, Late Qing to the Present
June 11, 2011, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University



Miranda Brown
Associate Professor, History, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Global Perspectives on the History of Chinese Legal Medicine
October 20-23, 2011, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Leigh Kathryn Jenco
Assistant Professor, Political Science, National University of Singapore
Chinese Thought as Global Social Theory
December 7-9, 2011, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore