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Lisa Lindkvist Zhang

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Lisa Lindkvist Zhang

Position

  • PhD Candidate (GPTS 8)

Kontaktinformationen

Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies
Voßstraße 2, Building 4400
Room 017
69115 Heidelberg
Germany

Email:
lisa.zhang@asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de

Über Lisa Lindkvist Zhang

Lisa Lindkvist Zhang is a PhD Candidate in Chinese Studies under Prof. Joachim Kurtz's supervision. Her PhD dissertation,tentatively titled "Indian Philosophy Re-imagined in Late 19th/Early 20th Century China", seeks to analyse the negotiations and politics of Indian Philosophy during the late Qing and Republican period in China. Lisa's research interests revolve around transregional interactions with focus on translation practices, historiography, and the forgery of identities.

On the side she also enjoys dabbling in modern China-India relations in the Eastern Himalayas.

Lebenslauf

Education 

MA in Chinese Studies, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen.

Thesis Title: Himalayan Interfaces: Chinese Presence in Indo-Tibetan Networks.

MA in Chinese Philosophy, Fudan University, Shanghai.

Thesis Title: Qian Mu’s Philosophy of History: A Reading of Outline of the National History.

BA in Philosophy, University College London, London.

Thesis Title: Walter Benjamin’s Philosophy of History: Redemption, Utopia and Spectres.

Academic Publications

Co-written with Prem Poddar, "Kalimpong: The China Connection", in Transcultural Encounters in the Himalayan Borderlands: Kalimpong as a 'Contact Zone’, ed. Markus Viehbeck. Heidelberg: Heidelberg University Publishing. 2017.

Selected Invited Lectures/Conference Presentations

Conference Presentation. "People’s Daily in the 1950s: Prefiguring the 1962 Sino-Indian War", Co-presented with Prem Poddar, China's Propaganda System: Legacies and Enduring Themes, University of Kent, June 30 – July 1, 2016.

Conference Presentation. "Kalimpong Calling India/China: Redefining Socio-Political Space", Co-presented with Prem Poddar, 8th International Asian Dynamics Conference, ADI, University of Copenhagen. June 20-22, 2016.

Conference Presentation. "Chinese Philosophy as Translingual Practice", Inaugural Biennial Conference of European Association for Chinese Philosophy, EACP, Vilnius University. June 9-11, 2016.

Invited lecture "China in Kalimpong: 1954-63", Co-presented with Prem Poddar, Kalimpong College, North Bengal University. December 22, 2015.

Postgraduate Workshops/Courses

Postgraduate Course "Chinese for Academic Purposes", British Inter-University China Centre, University of Manchester. April 4-8, 2016. (travel grant recipient).

Postgraduate Workshop "Doing Fieldwork in China", Nordic Association of China Studies, Uppsala University. June 11-12, 2015. (travel grant recipient).

Languages

English: Native proficiency | Swedish: Native proficiency | Chinese: Full professional proficiency | Danish: Full professional proficiency | German: Elementary proficiency.

Scholarships

Doctoral Fellowship from Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”, University of Heidelberg, 2016.

S.C. Van Foundation Grant for Postgraduate Research, 2016.

Fredrika Bremer Foundation Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies, 2015.

Chinese Government Full Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies, 2013.

Selected Work Experience

Freelance Writer, Translator and Graphic Designer (clients include: Microsoft, SEGA Europe, printing.com etc.) 2009 - present.

Student Assistant, ThinkChina, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen 2015-2016.

Teaching Assistant, School of Philosophy, Fudan University, Shanghai 2014-2015

Lice Assasin, The Hairforce, London, 2011.

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