Chine

Andrew Walder, titulaire de la chaire Denise O'Leary & Kent Thiry au département de sociologie de Stanford, est l’un des meilleurs spécialistes du maoïsme et de la Révolution culturelle. Son livre Communist Neo-Traditionalism: Work and Authority in Chinese Industry (Berkeley, 1986), consacré aux relations sociales...

Xi Ping

Selon le chercheur Sebastian Veg, le président chinois a redonné le rôle principal au PCC en réactivant les autocritiques, la « ligne de masse », l’idéologie et la discipline.

Madame Lien Lingling, historienne, est chargée de recherche à l’Academia Sinica (Taiwan) depuis 2003. Ses recherches portent essentiellement sur la mue qui s’opère dans la culture urbaine des grandes villes chinoises de la côte (dont l’archétype est Shanghai) durant la première moitié du vingtième siècle...

Part I presents findings that show the important interplay of research into diachronic linguistics and typology in China, beginning with a discussion of how to tackle the issue of linguistic diversity in Sinitic languages. Chapters in Part II examine the Sinitic languages from a crosslinguistic...

Angela Sheng, professeure associée à l’Université McMaster (Canada), est une spécialiste de l’histoire sociale des techniques et de l’histoire de l’art des textiles dans la Chine prémoderne. Elle s’intéresse particulièrement aux rapports de la Chine ancienne avec le monde extérieur tels qu’ils peuvent être décryptés...

Communities, Institutions, Representations

China can boast of a long and time-honoured urban tradition, comparable to its Western counterpart. In an effort better to provide insights on the latest developments in the field of urban history in China, this volume gathers together twelve essays by renowned scholars of Chinese...

Historical and synchronic studies 歷史與共時研究

This volume should contribute to a better understanding of the structural changes that the Chinese language has undergone throughout its history. Beyond that, it may further contribute to an improved understanding of the typological characteristics which distinguish Northern Chinese languages from the Sinitic languages of...

An Exploratory Commentary on the Heart Radical in Shuō wén jiě zì

The Chinese Shuōwén Dictionary (AD 100) by Xǔ Shèn is the most famous book in the history of Chinese philology, and it is one of the most important documents in the history of linguistics and lexicography of the world. This stunningly ambitious dictionary explains systematically...

Professor Wang Jian was originally awarded his doctoral degree in 2005 in the field of Chinese linguistics by Peking University. Following upon this, he carried out a period of postdoctoral research in the Linguistics Institute at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences from 2005 to...