Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 1995-1997: University of Heidelberg, Germany: Student of Japanese, Institute of Japanese Studies
  • 1990-1994: University of Heidelberg, Germany: PhD candidate
  • Summer 1991: Intensive Course in Japanese, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Asienkunde, Hamburg, Germany
  • 1987-1990: University of Oxford, England: Student of Chinese at the Institute of Oriental Studies
  • July/August 1989: Mandarin Training Center, Taibei, Taiwan
  • March-August 1988: Mandarin Training Center/National Taiwan University, Taibei, Taiwan
  • 1985-1987: Pearson College of the Pacific, Victoria, Canada: Junior College
  • 1979-1985: H?lderlingymnasium, Heidelberg, Germany: High School
  • 1984: 3-months stay at Brockworth Comprehensive School, England
  • 1978-1979: Gymnasium Durmersheim, Germany: High School

Degrees

  • December 1998: Habilitation: venia legendi in Sinology
  • January 1994: PhD Heidelberg, Germany: summa cum laude
  • June 1990: B.A./M.A. Oxford, England: II/1
  • June 1987: Baccalaureat International, Victoria, Canada: 1,1

Professional Experience

  • April 2004: Full Professor for Chinese Studies at Institute of Chinese Studies, Heidelberg
  • October 2002: Research Fellow at the Institute of Chinese Studies, University of Marburg
  • June 1999: Promotion to Associate Professor at the Institute of Chinese Studies, University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • July 1996-June 1999: Assistant Professor in Chinese Studies, University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • July 1994-June 1996: Research Fellow and Lecturer in Chinese Studies, University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • October 1993-June 1994: Lecturer at Institute of Chinese Studies, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Scholarships and Awards

  • 2013: Member of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences
  • 2013: John K. Fairbank Prize in East Asian History by the Externer InhaltAmerican Historical Association for A Continuous Revolution: Making Sense of Cultural Revolution Culture
  • 2012: Excellence Cluster "Asia and Europe in a Global Context: The Dynamics of Transculturality" awarded by German Research Foundation and Federal Government
  • 2009: Henry Allen Moe Prize in the Humanities, American Philosophical Society, in recognition of the paper “Popular Propaganda? Art and Culture in Revolutionary China” held at the Annual Meeting of the American Philosophical Society in 2007.
  • 2009: Henry Allen Moe Prize in the Humanities, American Philosophical Society, in recognition of the paper “Popular Propaganda? Art and Culture in Revolutionary China” held at the Annual Meeting of the American Philosophical Society in 2007.
  • 2008: Member of the LEOPOLDINA
  • 2007: Excellence Cluster "Asia and Europe in a Global Context: Shifting Asymmetries in Cultural Flows" awarded by German Research Foundation and Federal Government
  • 2002-2004: Heisenberg-Fellowship awarded by the German Research Foundation
  • 2000: Heinz-Maier-Leibnitz-Preis, awarded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the German Ministry of Science.
  • Oct. 1997-May 1998: "Habilitationsstipendium" for a Visiting Scholarship at Harvard University by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)
  • July 1994-June 1996: Research Fellowship for the Project "Transformations of European Expansion" by the German Research Foundation
  • 1995-present: "Research Fellow" at the Institute of Chinese Studies, University of Heidelberg
  • Oct. 1991-Oct. 1993: PhD grant by the German National Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)
  • 1989 July/August: Scholarship by the Hans-Krüger-Foundation, for the study of Chinese language and music at the Mandarin Training Center and National Taiwan University in Taibei, TaiwanProctor travel grant by Mansfield College, Oxford
  • 1988 March-August: Scholarship by Mansfield College, Oxford for language studies at the Mandarin Training Center in Taibei, Taiwan
  • Oct. 1987-Sept.1991: Scholarship by the German National Scholarship Foundation
  • Sept. 1985-June 1987: Scholarship by the Foundation "United World Colleges" (then part of the German National Scholarship Foundation)
  • 1984: Grant by the Ministry of Culture, Baden-Württemberg, Germany for a 3-month visit to a British Comprehensive School.

Organization of Scholarly Workshops and Conferences

  • March 2009: Transcultural Visuality Reading Group in the Excellence Cluster “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”
  • April 2008: Organisation of an International Workshop "Creative Dissonances: Music in a Global Context" supported by the Excellence Cluster "Asia and Europe in a Global Context"
  • Jun 2005: Workshop "Musik in Japan und China" at the University of Heidelberg
  • April 2007: Organisation of an International Symposium "Women's Magazines, New Women and the Reconfiguration of Genres: China in International Perspective, 1898-1949) in cooperation with the Internationales Wissenschaftsforum Heidelberg, financed in part by the Stiftung Universität Heidelberg
  • January 2007: Workshop "Kulturrevolution als Vorbild? Erinnerungen und Reflektionen zum westlichen Maoismus" organised in cooperation with Dr. Felix Wemheuer, Vienna University
  • May 2006: Workshop "Chinese Migration" in cooperation with the Institute of Anthropolgy at the University of Heidelberg
  • October 2005: Co-Organiser at the 2nd Frontiers of the Humanities Workshop der Humboldt-Stiftung in cooperation with the American Philosophical Society
  • July 2003: Workshop "Kultur in der Kulturrevolution" at the University of Marburg
  • November 2001: Organisation of an International Conference "Measuring Historical Heat: Event, Performance and Impact in China and the West" in Honour of Rudolf G. Wagner on his 60th birthday
  • February 2001: Organisation of an International Conference "Rethinking Cultural Revolution Culture"
  • February 2001: Organisation of a Poster Exhibit in the University Museum Heidelberg "Bilder der Macht: Propaganda und Kunst in der Kulturrevolution (1966-76)"
  • June 2000: Organisation of a Workshop "Guo Wenjings Opernfassung des 'Tagebuch eines Verrückten' von Lu Xun" with Guo Wenjing
  • May 2000: Organisation of a Workshop "The Rise and Fall of Chinese Nationalisms" with Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom (Indiana University)
  • November 1999: Organisation of a Workshop "Oedipus in China: Qu Xiao-song's Death of Oedipus (1993/1994) and the Reception of Greek Tragedy in Opera" organized in cooperation with the Institute of Classics, University of Frankfurt
  • October 1998: Organisation of the 4th International CHIME Conference inclusive of 4 concerts and an exhibition in Heidelberg "2.000 years of cross-cultural influences in the music of China"
  • October 1997: Organisation of the International Workshop "Press, Reader and Market in China and Asia" at the Wissenschaftsforum Heidelberg funded by the German Research Foundation
  • November 1996: Organisation of a concert of Chinese music in connection with a workshop "China's Avantgarde" at the Institute of Chinese Studies, Heidelberg, Germany
  • May 1996: Organisation of an International Workshop "Chinese Musical Traditions" at the Institute of Chinese Studies, Heidelberg.
  • September 1995: Organisational Assistant for the 2nd International CHIME conference "East Asian Voices" in Rotterdam
  • July 1994: Organisation of a Workshop "Cultural Manifestations of the Cultural Revolution" at Heidelberg University
  • 1992-1993: Participation in the organisation of music performances for the exhibition "China Avantgarde" at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany in 1993.

Other Activites

  • 2008-present: Principal Investigator and Member of the Steering Committee in Cluster of Excellence, "Asia and Europe in a Global Context: Shifting Asymmetries in Cultural Flows"
  • Speaker Research Area "Public Spheres" in Cluster of Excellence
  • Member of the Committee on "International Relations" at the University's Excellence Initiative
  • Member of the Search Committees for Cluster Professorships in 1. Buddhist Studies, 2. Cultural Economic History, 3. Intellectual History, 4. Global Art History, 5. Media Anthropology
  • Member of the Serach Committee "Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft Chinas"
  • 2007: External Referee for Tenure Procedurs in Leipzig
  • 2006-present: Member of the Selection Committee for German Scholarships by the Rhodes Trust
  • Referee for Hong Kong University Press
  • Member of the Senate committee for International Affairs.
  • Member of the Committee on Curriculum Matters
  • Member of the Editoral Board for the Journal Zhengda Zhongwen Xuebao
  • 2006: Member of the Search Committee Modern Indology
  • 2006: Member of the Search Committee Japanology
  • 2005-present: Member of the Selection Committee for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD China Scholarships)
  • 2005 Referee in Tenure Procedures, at Rutgers University USA, University of Hong Kong, University of FrankfurtAdvisor for ZDF and Swiss Television
  • 2005-present:Mentor for Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
  • May 2003: organisation of a musicological symposium for the Junge Kantorei Frankfurt, "And War and Slavery be no More: Victor Schoelcher, John Christopher Smith the Younger und Georg Friedrich Händel, Musik als Träger eines politischen Humanismus" at Universität Frankfurt, funded by Sparkassenstiftung and peyr'sche Hochschulstiftung
  • 2002- Reader for Oxford University Press, New York
  • 2002- Reader for journal Modern Chinese Literature and Culture
  • 2001-present external referee for the Volkswagenstiftung
  • 2001-present selection committee for the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
  • 1999-present: External Referee for the University Grants Committee, University of Hong Kong
  • November 1998: Elected Honorary Life-Member of the CHIME Board
  • September 1995: Election as member of the CHIME Board
  • 1993-present: Member of the editorial board of the journal CHIME
  • 1993-present: Member of the Selection Committee "United World Colleges"
  • 1990-1992: President of the German Network "United World Colleges"
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