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Duncan Paterson, M.A., M.Phil

ERC-Project “READCHINA: The Politics of Reading in the People's Republic of China”

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Institut für Sinologie

Office Address:

Room 03 004, Belfortstr. 18 (VH)
D-79098, Freiburg im Breisgau

Tel.: +49 761 203 97673
E-Mail: duncan.paterson@sinologie.uni-freiburg.de

 

Research Interests

Book History with Code
Intellectual History with Objects
Cultural Analytics
Digital Humanities

 

Education

2019 Heidelberg University
Ph.D. (expected) 
Thesis: “Epistemic Landscapes in Early Modern China”

2008  Leiden University (NL)

M.Phil. Asian Studies “Impractical Books”

M.A. Philosophy “Towards a Sino-Eurogenic Theory of Reading”

2005  Tübingen University
B.A. Sinology “Schools or Professionals – Sima Tan’s Contribution to the Discourse on the History of Philosophy”

B.A. Philosophy “Christian Wolff – A Confucian?”

 

Experience

Research Experience
Project Member, ERC-Project “The Politics of Reading in the People’s Republic of China (READCHINA),” Institute of Chinese Studies at the University of Freiburg

Project Member, “Worlds of Reading in China’s long 1970s: Reading and Writing during the Cultural Revolution,” Institute of Chinese Studies at the University of Freiburg

Project Member, “Paratexts in Late Imperial Chinese Book Culture” Cluster of Excellence: Asia and Europe in a Global Context at Heidelberg University

Teaching Experience

2014 — 2015 
Seminar: “From Codex to Database: Problems at the Intersection of Digital Humanities and Book History”, Transcultural Studies at Heidelberg University

Seminar: “Who Reads What: Analysing Personal and Textual Networks” Transcultural Studies at Heidelberg University

 

Conferences and Presentations

2018

“I Just Want to Be Normal: Post-Colonial Reflections on Encoding Early Modern Xylographs”, 11.09.2018 Tokyo, TEI Annual Conference 2018, https://tei2018.dhii.asia.

 

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