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    ACLS Fellow Rian Thum presented his research on Islamic China at the 2018 ACLS Annual Meeting 

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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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2015 |  2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

Petra ten-Doesschate Chu
Petra ten-Doesschate Chu|Abstract

Professor, Communication and Arts, Seton Hall University - "Artistic Exchanges between China and the West during the late Qing Dynasty (c. 1795-1911)

Patricia Sieber
Patricia Sieber|Abstract

Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State University - Comparative Perspectives on Materiality in the History of the Book: China and East Asia

Meow Hui Goh
Meow Hui Goh|Abstract

Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State University - Memory and Text in Premodern East Asia: Concepts, Theories, and Methods

Yi-Li Wu
Yi-Li Wu|Abstract

Visiting Scholar, EASTmedicine, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Westminster, UK - Comparative perspectives on body materiality and structure in the history of Sinitic and East Asian medicines