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Professor of Intellectual HistoryProf. Dr. Joachim Kurtz

Contact Information

Prof. Dr. Joachim Kurtz
Karl Jaspers Centre
Voßstraße 2, Building 4400
Room 400.01.19
69115 Heidelberg

+49 (0) 6221 54 4345

Please contact Shupin Lang for an appointment: lang@hcts.uni-heidelberg.de

Prof. Dr. Joachim Kurtz

Curriculum Vitae (Excerpt)

2009–  Full Professor (W3) of Intellectual History, Heidelberg University
2009  Director, Independent Research Group “Standards of Validity in Late Imperial Chinese Discourses,” Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
2009–2010  Associate Professor of Chinese, Emory University (on leave)
2003–2008  Assistant Professor of Chinese, Emory University
2002–2003  Member, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
2000–2002  Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
1997–2000  Research Fellow, Institute of East Asian Studies, University of Göttingen
2003  Dr. phil. (Chinese Studies), University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (summa cum laude)
1997  M.A. (Chinese Studies), Free University of Berlin (summa cum laude)

Latest Publications

Wissensorte in China. Co-edited with Martin Hofmann. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz 2023.
Ambivalent Enmity. Co-edited with Johannes Becke. Themed issue of The Journal of Transcultural Studies 13, 2 (2022) (in preparation).
“Cultural Revivalism in Israel and China: Imagining Lives against the Present” (with Johannes Becke). In Ambivalent Enmity. The Journal of Transcultural Studies 13, 2 (2022).
“Introduction: Ambivalent Enmity: Dynamics of Antagonism in Transcultural Perspective” (with Johannes Becke). In Ambivalent Enmity. The Journal of Transcultural Studies 13, 2 (2022).
Uses of the Past Between Europe and East Asia. Co-edited with Martin Dusinberre. Special issue of The Historical Journal 64, 1 (February 2021).
The Discovery of Chinese Logic. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2011. [Chinese translation Zhongguo luoji de faxian. Nanjing: Jiangsu wenyi chubanshe, 2020.]
Powerful Arguments: Standards of Validity in Late Imperial China. Co-edited with Martin Hofmann and Ari Daniel Levine. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2020.
“Reasoning in Style: The Formation of ‘Logical Writing’ in Late Qing China.” In Powerful Arguments. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2020, pp. 565–606.
“Kant in China: Eine philosophische Wahlverwandtschaft.” In China and the World—The World and China: Essays in Honor of Rudolf G. Wagner 2: Transcultural Perspectives on Late Imperial China. Edited by Natascha Gentz and Catherine Vance Yeh. Gossenberg: Ostasien, 2019, pp. 181–197.
Reading the Signs: Philology, History, Prognostication. Festschrift for Michael Lackner. Co-edited with Iwo Amelung. Munich: Iudicium, 2018. 

Memberships and other functions

Association for Asian Studies
European Association of Chinese Studies
History of Science Society
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Asienkunde (German Association of Asian Studies)