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Lena Henningsen, Dr.

Associate Member

Contact information

Email:
Lena.Henningsen@sinologie.uni-freiburg.de

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Projects

Curriculum vitae

2008/2009: Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Project "Creative Dissonances: Music in a Global Context" 

2004-2008: PhD programme in Chinese Studies, University of Heidelberg 

2004: Assistant Professor at the Institute of Chinese Studies, University of Heidelberg 

2000-2004: MA programme in Chinese Studies, Musicology and Political Sciences, University of Heidelberg 

2003-2004: Teaching Assistant at the Institute of Chinese Studies, University of Heidelberg 

2001-2004: Library Assistant at the Institute of Chinese Studies, University of Heidelberg (Serials and Microform Department) 

2000-2001: Exchange programme at Nanjing Normal University, PRC 

1997-2000: MA programme in Chinese Studies, Musicology and Political Sciences, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin 

1988-1997: High school in Munich (Karlsgymnasium Pasing), Berlin (Lilienthal-Oberschule) and Swansea / Wales (Swansea College) 

Scholarships and Awards

2008: Funding by the Cluster of Excellency "Asia and Europe" for organisation of the conference "Rethinking Trends" 

2008: Young Scholar Award of the European Association of Chinese Studies

2008: Funding by the Robert Bosch Stiftung for the project 

2007: Winner of "Geist Begeistert" (National university competition for the humanities, funded by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research)

2006: DFG-Travel grant (German Research Foundation) for participation at the Symposium "When China meets the West" in Hangzhou, PRC
 
2005: DFG-Travel grant (German Research Foundation) for participation at the ACCL conference in Nanjing, PRC
 
2003: Scholarship of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German National Academic Foundation) for fieldwork in Shanghai, Wuxi, Nanjing and Beijing.

 

Selected publications

Conference Papers and Talks

Creativity through Copying? The Case of Contemporary Popular Chinese Literature (NORASIA conference "Asian Creativity in Culture and Technology", Trondheim, Nov. 2008, Forthcoming)

No Faith in Fakes: Han Han on plagiarism and authenticity in the contemporary Chinese literary field (EACS conference, Lund, Aug. 2008, Forthcoming)

Authorship Revisited? Analysis of Contemporary Chinese Authors' Online Activities (EACS conference, Lund, Aug. 2008, Forthcoming)

"Alles nur geklaut...?" Plagiat, Imitation und Kreativität in der gegenwärtigen chinesischen Literatur (Promotionsfeier der Philosophischen Fakultät der Universität Heidelberg, June 2008)

China at German Schools - An online Database for Teaching Materials (Conference of German School Teachers Teaching Chinese, Dortmund, April 2008)

Empowerment through the Internet? Analysis of Chinese Authors' Online Activities (Conference "Writing Lives in China", Sheffield, March 2008)

The Copyright Problem in the Chinese Literary Field (Institute for Chinese Studies, Ghent, Feb. 2008)

Totgesagte leben länger. Selbstbilder gegenwärtiger junger chinesischer Autoren (Not quite dead. Self-perception of contemporary young Chinese authors, Nov. 2007, Bochum, DVCS conference)

China Popular: Culture, Cult and Cool (conjoined presentation with fellow PhD students, Night of the Sciences, Heidelberg, Nov. 2007)

Chinese in 45 Minutes (Workshop at the Night of the Sciences, Heidelberg, Nov. 2007)

Chinese in 90 Minutes (Workshop at Children's University, Heidelberg, Nov. 2007)

Vom Glück, authentisch zu sein, gegenwärtige chinesische Literatur und Kultur zwischen Kreativität, Imitation und Plagiat (The Luck of Being Authenttic, Contemporary Chinese Literature and Culture Between Creativity, Imitation and Plagiarism, June 2007, Evangelische Akademie Tutzing, Conference "Das Begehren nach Glück")

From Marco Polo to Mao - Teaching Chinese History and Culture to High School Students (May 2007, Schnepfenthal, Conference of German School Teachers Teaching Chinese)

Linmo - Imitation in Chinese Culture (May 2007, Heidelberg, Center of East Asian Studies)

Copyright Matters! Discussions on Academic Plagiarism in Contemporary China (Jan. 2007, Heidelberg, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law)

Wolfstotem - Oder: Wie man einen Bestseller macht (Wolf's Totem - Or: How to Create a Bestseller, Nov. 2006, Erlangen, Institut für Buchwissenschaften)

异国的呼唤?介于杰克伦敦与姜戎之间的中国狼小说 (The Call of the Foreign? Chinese Fiction on Wolves Between Jack London and Jiang Rong, Oct. 2006, Hangzhou, Symposium "When China Meets the West)

Imitative Creativity in Contemporary Chinese Novels (Aug. 2006, Ljubljana, EACS conference)

Creativity and its Relation to Ownership - An Exploration into the Black Market for Books in Contemporary China (Jan. 2006, Heidelberg, Institute for Anthropology, Workshop "Anthropology of Knowledge")

To Be Chinese - or not to be...? Chinese Society in 21st Century Popular Literature (June 2005, Nanjing, ACCL conference)

Plagiatkultur zwischen Orientalismus und Okzidentalismus - Harry Potter mit chinesischen Charakteristika (Nov. 2004, Leipzig, DVCS conference) 

Further information

Profile at the Institute of Chinese Studies, Heidelberg University

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