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The Treasured Altar of the Primordial Sovereign
Steven Frost defended his thesis on 6 June 2017
The morpho-syntax of aspect in Xiāng Chinese
Lu, Man defended his thesis on 28 September 2017.
These courses address all language skills: speaking, writing, listening and reading.
The Phonology of Shaoxing Chinese
This thesis presents a thorough survey of the central aspects of the phonology of Shaoxing Chinese from a synchronic perspective and on the basis of recent theoretical phonological developments, with the secondary goal of casting some light on current issues in Modern Chinese (Mandarin).
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Podcast: students decipher a rare Chinese document
Last February, Leiden University Libraries (UBL) acquired a rare Chinese manuscript dating back to the Ming Dynasty. Three Chinese Studies students got the opportunity to decipher the edict (dated 1582) during their internships. In this UBLpodcast they share their findings.
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LIAS aims to advance the globally conscious vision of area studies, both within and outside the academic community. Focusing on Asia and the Middle East, the institute is a meeting place of multiple fields of inquiry, theories and methods, historical periods, and areas.
Tonal Bilingualism: The Case of Two Closely Related Chinese Dialects
Tonal bilinguals of two closely related Chinese dialects are amazing people. They handle two tonal systems in their mind; their two vocabularies are from closely related dialects, and they write translation equivalents with common Chinese characters. Their unique language situation makes their mind…
Modification and Reference in the Chinese Nominal
This study proposes a theory for the encoding of specificity and definiteness in the Chinese nominal based on Cantonese, Mandarin and Wenzhou data.
Chinese Language and Linguistics
Chinese Linguistics at Leiden University offers you an excellent opportunity to concentrate on the different aspects of the languages of China, especially their sounds and syntax.
Chinese Studies (MA) (120EC)
Taught by top researchers from a wide range of disciplines, the MA Chinese Studies at Leiden University combines in-depth knowledge with advanced language proficiency.
Politics: Chinese migration
Chinese organisations increasingly operate across the borders of China, and growing numbers of people from outside China are coming to live there. Professor Frank Pieke believes these movements have a significant effect on central and local government policy in China.
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Chinese Studies (BA)
Over a billion people live in China, it has the most spoken language in the world and is a major player on the world stage. Do you want to broaden your knowledge about this fascinating and powerful country? Study the language, culture, economy and politics on a high academic level with China Studies…
The Pao An Tui and the Indonesian revolution. Chinese politics and responses to anti-Chinese violence, 1945-1949
How did the Chinese in Indonesia respond to anti-Chinese violence and changing political conditions during the Indonesian revolution?
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Performative Literacy: Yao Women, Goddesses of Fertility, and the Chinese Imperial State
Mei-Wen Chen defended her thesis on 29 June 2016
Chinese Final Particles and the Syntax of the Periphery
In this research, for the first time a detailed description as well as systematic and comparative analysis of the final particle system in Chinese are provided.
Historic Chinese Materia Medica revisited
What are the differences between the trade in Chinese herbal drugs in Europe between 1800 and now? Can we see the major metabolic changes after 200 yours?
Faculty of Humanities
Chinese state policies on Buddhism between the 19th and 20th century
This research project focuses on the interaction of Buddhist institutions, Chinese central and local governments, and local gentry in the 'transforming temples into schools' movement.
Tone sandhi, prosodic phrasing, and focus marking in Wenzhou Chinese
This thesis investigates the connection between tonal realization and tone change (tone sandhi) in Wenzhou Chinese, and whether and how such a connection is conditioned by prosodic structure and focus marking.
The Leiden Academic Course Center offers a large variety of visual art courses. Our courses are offered for beginners as wel as more advanced students. In the lessons everybody will be guided according to their experience. All the art supplies are included in the price of the course.
Mutual intelligibility of Chinese dialects: an experimental approach
This study examines the mutual intelligibility between all 225 pairs of 15 Chinese dialects, in two main branches, i.e., six Mandarin dialects and nine non-Mandarin (Southern) dialects.
A Week of Chinese Art
Lecture, China Seminar
Party Regime: Controlled Election and Mobilized Representation in Chinese Local Congresses
China is a one-party regime, yet elections are held for the local congresses. PhD candidate Wang Zhongyuan investigated how the Communist Party uses this democratic instrument to strengthen the authoritarian regime. PhD defence 31 January.
Art beyond Japan: Contemporary art in the politics of translation
Investigation of 1.) The whereabouts of the epistemological dissonances in art criticisms on Post-war contemporary art from Japan between two different language realms, in this case in English and Japanese; and 2.) What the dissonances disclose, disturb, and contribute in the process of the establishment…
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Temporal Construals of Bare Predicates in Mandarin Chinese
This study presents the first systematic investigation and detailed theoretical analysis of the temporal interpretations of sentences with bare (aspectually unmarked) predicates in Mandarin.
External Knowledge Absorption in Chinese SMEs
Today, knowledge is the most crucial element to stimulate organizational competitiveness and economic development.
Immigration and the Transformation of Chinese Society
This project is a three-year collaborative research between European and Chinese researchers (2015-2018). As a part of the China-Europe “Understanding Population Change” Collaborative Research Initiative, the project utilizes multidisciplinary research methodologies (social and cultural anthropology,…
Essayisation in contemporary Chinese emigration literature
This project proposes to connect two discourses highly present in contemporary literary criticism in China, as well as on the world literary scene and academic circles: the discussion on emigration literature and the concept of ‘essayness’ derived mainly from (post)modern Western theories of the ess…
Conceptualizing Authorship in Late Imperial Chinese Philology
Daniel Stumm defended his thesis on 16 April 2020.
From art to religious ritual; a study of the integration of performance art in liturgy
This dissertation focuses on a new field of artistic research in which a visual artist takes on the role of researcher. The main research question is whether performance art integrated in an ecumenical service, combined with artistic directions from the artist, can enhance the religious experience of…
The Secret Lives of Art Works
The Secret Life of Art Works. Exploring the Boundaries between Art and Life is the first collection of essays to present case studies from the visual arts, architecture, sculpture and numismatics, and to engage critically with theoretical perspectives from art history, psychology, aesthetics and ant…
Visual arts and geometry
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Lecture series by Dawid Rogacz on Chinese Philosophy
Chinese herbal plants in the Hortus botanicus of Leiden University
Education in (Chinese) Medicinal Plants associated to the Hortus botanicus in Leiden - Which Traditional Chinese Medicinal plants can be grown in the Hortus? - Establishing of a database which Chinese medical plants are available in Dutch Botanical Gardens - Data validation (correct identification,…
The Sinews Transformation Classic: A Chinese text on Medicine and Self-Cultivation in Its Cultural Contexts
How such did the traditional text of the Sinews Transformation Classic remain interesting to a changing readership?
Can Chinese legislation on informational privacy benefit from European experience?
What is a good data protection law? How does a good data protection law evolve? Is European data protection law a good one? And whether the European data protection applicable to China?