2021 – 2022 Academic Year Schedule (Fall 2021)
Early China Seminar Lecture Series
Tang Center for Early China;
Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University;
Columbia University Seminars
All Meetings will be on Friday, 4:30-6:30PM, unless otherwise noted, open to members, affiliates, and graduate students.
Due to the extraordinary circumstances of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the seminars will remain online for Fall 2021. All seminars will be hosted via Zoom on Fridays, but the start and end times may vary due to time differences of the speaker.
Speaker: Maria Khayutina (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)
Title: “Shang and Zhou Concepts of Family and Lineage”
Time: 9:00–11:00 AM EST
Speaker: Rens Krijgsman (Tsinghua University)
Title: “Collecting and Disseminating Technical Knowledge”
Time: 8:00-10:00 AM EST
Speaker: Vera Dorofeeva-Lichtmann (French National Centre for Scientific Research / Max Planck Institute for the History of Science)
Title: “The Han River as the Central Axis and the Predominance of Water: Questioning the Claim of “No Chu-related Traits” in the View of Terrestrial Space in the Rong Cheng shi Manuscript (4th c. BCE)”
Time: 9:00 -11 AM EST