Fudan Centre seminar on Chinese history and historical writing

On Monday 23 October, the Fudan-European Centre for China Studies hosted a roundtable seminar broadly addressing issues relating to Chinese history and historical writing from the perspectives of imperial history, anthropology, and medical history.

The seminar brought together researchers from both Fudan University and the University of Copenhagen, and featured talks by

Jin Guangyao, Professor, Department of History, Fudan University
"The history of 1968 in China: Red guard movement revisited"

Li Jianming, Professor of History, Fudan University
"Toward a New History: European Historians and the Transformations of Chinese Historical Writing Since the 1980s"

Gao Xi, Professor of History and Medical History, Fudan University
"A Global Journey of the Manchu Anatomy"

Oscar Salemink, Professor, Department of Anthropology, UCPH
“The rise of China as seen through the contemporary art world: a preliminary report on the Global Europe project.”

Peter Fibiger Bang, Associate Professor, SAXO-Institute, UCPH
“Empire in World History – beyond the postcolonial moment”

Ayo Wahlberg, Professor, Department of Anthropology, UCPH
“Good Quality - the Routinization of Sperm Banking in China"

For more information on talks, please visit the event site

 Geir Helgesen, Director of Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, opening the seminar

Geir Helgesen, Director of Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, opening the seminar

 Prof. Oscar Salemink

Prof. Oscar Salemink

 Prof. Ayo Wahlberg

Prof. Ayo Wahlberg

 Prof. Jin Guangyao

Prof. Jin Guangyao

 Professors Gao Xi (left), Jin Guangyao (middle) and Li Jianming (right)

Professors Gao Xi (left), Jin Guangyao (middle) and Li Jianming (right)

 Prof. Gao Xi

Prof. Gao Xi

 Slide from prof. Xi's presentation

Slide from prof. Xi's presentation

 Roundtable discussion

Roundtable discussion

 From left to right: Geir Helgesen, Ayo Wahlberg, Gao Xi, Peter Fibiger Bang, Jin Guangyao, Li Jianming, Oscar Salemink and Chunrong Liu

From left to right: Geir Helgesen, Ayo Wahlberg, Gao Xi, Peter Fibiger Bang, Jin Guangyao, Li Jianming, Oscar Salemink and Chunrong Liu

Furthermore, the event welcomed both students and researchers from multiple departments of the University of Copenhagen. Following the individual presentations, the floor was opened for discussion and dialogue between all participants, revealing great mutual interest and possibilities for cooperation.