Programme

Manchu in Global History:
A Research Language for Qing Historians

Programme
Day 1 (September 19, 2017)
09:00 – 09:15    Welcome and reception (Julia SCHNEIDER)
09:15 – 09:45    Introduction:
Learning the Manchu Language through Reading Manchu Documents (Edward LIANG)
09:45 – 10:15    coffee break
10:15 – 12:00    Manchu sources 1:
Study and Analysis (Edward LIANG)
12:00 – 13:00    lunch break
13:00 – 15:00   Guided tour 1:
Special Collections of the SUB (Johannes RECKEL)

15:00 – 15:30    coffee break
15.30 – 17:30    Panel 1:
Textbooks, Primers, and Dictionaries 1: Approaches to the Non-Manchu ‘Other’ and the World (Jiani HE, Arina MIKHALEVSKAYA, Joseph C. WILLIAMS)
18:15                conference dinner

Day 2 (September 20, 2017)
09:00 – 10:30     Manchu sources 2:
Study and Analysis (Edward LIANG)
10:30 – 11:00     coffee break
11:00 – 13:00     Panel 2:
Textbooks, Primers, and Dictionaries 2: Health, Space, and Identity (Yves TRACHSEL, Huiying CHEN, Lars LAAMANN, Edward LIANG)
13:00 – 14:00    lunch break
14:00 – 15:30    Manchu sources 3:
Study and Analysis (Edward LIANG)
15:30 – 16:00    coffee break
16:00 – 18:00   Keynote lecture:
Manchu Sources and the Problem of Translation (Mark ELLIOTT)
(18:15               dinner for those who wish to come)

Day 3 (September 21, 2017)
09:00 – 10:30     Manchu sources 4:
Study and analysis (Edward LIANG)
10:30 – 11:00     coffee break
11:00 – 12:30     Panel 3:
Manchu as langue diplomatique in Inner Asia (Natsagdorj BATTSENGEL, Ling-Wei KUNG, Ning CHIA)
12:30 – 13:00   Discussion:
How to strengthen international cooperation of Manchu Studies scholars?
13:00 – 14:15    lunch break
14.15 – 15:45   Manchu sources 5:
Study and analysis (Edward LIANG)

15:45 – 16:15   coffee break
16:15 – 16:30   walk to the Ethnographic Collection
16:30 – 18:00   Guided tour 2:
Ethnographic Collection (Jens MATUSCHEK M.A.)
(18:15               dinner for those who wish to come)

Day 4  (September 22)
09:00 – 10:30    Manchu sources 6:
Study and Analysis (Edward LIANG)
10:30 – 11:00    coffee break
11:00 – 12:30    Panel 4:
Manchu Texts as Sources for Qing Foreign Policy (Bakhyt EZHENKHAN-ULI, Masato HASEGAWA, Max OIDTMANN)
12:30 – 13:00   Conclusion and Outlook
after 13:00        lunch for those who wish to come and/or departure

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