Education, Grants and Research

2015 Grant from the German Science Foundation (DFG) for the Publication of "Zirkulierende Leidenschaften" Böhlau Verlag, Wien, Köln.
2015 Grant from the International Center, Kiel University for Research in Hangzhou.
2015 Grant from the Zhejiang University for a long-term research stay at the Department of Anthropology.
2015 Third Grant from Kiel University for setting up a Research Group in the ambit of "Perception and Reception of Finitude" with Colleagues at the Center for the Study of Language and Cognition, Zhejiang University, P.R. China.
2015 Grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for Invited Lecture at the AAS Annual Conference, March 26–29.
2014 Grant from the German Science Foundation (DFG) for the Conference "Alter und Selbstbeschränkung" (Ageing and Self-restriction), September 18–20.
2014 Second Grant from Kiel University for setting up a Reserach Group in the ambit of "Perception and Reception of Finitude" with Colleagues at the Center for the Study of Language and Cognition, Zhejiang University, P.R. China.
2013 Grant from Kiel University for setting up a Research in the ambit of "Perception and Reception of Finitude" with Colleagues at the Center for the Study of Language and Cognition, Zhejiang University, P.R. China.

2011–2017

Grant from the Chinese Ministry of Education (Hanban) for Supporting the Chinese Language Program at the Chinazentrum, Kiel University.

2013

 

Grant from the German Academic Exchange Service  (DAAD) for Invited Lecture at Stanford University (Center for East Asian Studies) and extended stay at Stanford (March and April).

2011-2014

Research in cooperation with the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in the project "Civility, Virtue and Emotions in Europe and Asia". This three-year project will culminate in a co-authored volume to be published in 2014.

2010

Research Fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science.

2010

Grant from the German Academic Exchange Service  (DAAD) for participation in a summer school for foreign teachers of Chinese at Beijing Language and Culture University. Archive Studies at Beijing Library (July-September).

2009-2011 Grant from the German Science Foundation (DFG) for The Villa Vigoni Research Conferences
 

2009

Grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for Invited Lecture at the XXIII International Congress of History of Science and Technology, Panel "Sources of East Asian History of Science, Technology, and Medicine", Budapest. 31 July.

2003 

Second Grant from the Young Academy (Berlin-Brandenburg- Academy of Sciences and Humanities/German Academy of Natural Scientists Leopoldina): Summer school "Junge Akademie der Gefühle" at Villa Vigoni, Italy.

2002

Grant from the Young Academy (Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities/German Academy of Natural Scientists Leopoldina): Summer school "Junge Akademie der Gefühle" at Villa Vigoni, Italy.

2001  

Grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for participation in a summer school for foreign teachers of Chinese at Beijing Normal University, Scholarship: Beijing Shifan Daxue.


 
PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

- Guest Professor at Shanghai University for Traditional Chinese Medicine

- Guest Professor at the China Center, Technical University, Berlin

- Visiting Professor at Zhejiang University

- Scientific advisor of the Medical Historical Collection of Kiel University




EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERSHIP

Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient (JESHO)

Journal of Chinese Medicine (Shanghai)


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • AAS (Association for Asian Studies)
  • EACS (European Association for Chinese Studies)
  • IASTM (International Association for the History of Asian Medicine): Council Member
  • ISHEASTM (International Society for the History of East Asian Science, Technology and Medicine)
  • DGS (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie) Sektion “Alter (n) und Gesellschaft“
  • DVCS (German Association for China Studies)
  • Institut für Historische Anthropologie e.V. (Freiburg, Germany)
  • Gesellschaft für Historische Anthropologie (Berlin, Germany)
  • Förderverein für die Geschichte der Medizin (Kiel, Germany)
  • ZAAS (Centre for Asian and African Studies)





SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION

Head, Research Working Group at Kiel University “Participatory Research and Inclusion”

Chair, AAS (Association for Asian Studies): Annual Conference, Panel “Changing ‘Feeling Rules’ in Contemporary China”, March 27th, Chicago.

Evaluating expert for the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS) and the Excellence cluster 264 TOPOI “The Formation and Transformation of Space and Knowledge in Ancient Civilizations”

Speaker for “Societas Ethologica et Sociologica” at the Collegium Philosophicum, Kiel University.

Council Member of IASTAM (The International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine)

Reviewer of articles submitted for publication: East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine.

Reviewer of funding applications for research projects: DFG (Deutsche Forschungs­gemeinschaft)

Panel Organizer "Meanings of 'Science' in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century East Asia", with Bridie J. Andrews-Minehan, XXIII International Congress of History of Science and Technology, Budapest, 28 July - 2 August 2009.

Chair and Coordinator, Villa Vigoni Research Conferences, 2009, 2010 and 2011 on "Re-Construction of Emotion Knowledge, States of Mind and Imaginary in Late Imperial China".

Commentator, Vienna University, "The affective foundations of contemporary Chinese Society. An explorative dialogue between the Humanities, Social Sciences and Psychotherapy", Department of East Asian Studies - Sinology. 12-14 October 2012.

Organizer of the International conference: “Alter und Selbstbeschränkung” (Ageing and Self-Restriction) at Kiel University, September 18-20th 2014.

Organizer of the Conference: “Asien: eine Erfindung Europas?” (Asia: An European Invention?) at Kiel University, November 27th 2013.

Organizer of the Lecture Event: “Sustainability in Europe and Asia” at Kiel University, January 10th 2014.

Development of a Dual Degree Program for a Master of Education (Kiel University and Zhejiang University) “Environment and Health Care in European and Chinese Cultures”.