Taphonomies of Cross-Cultural Knowledge: Interactions between Europe and East Asia in the 19th and 20th centuries A series of workshops organized by: ALTER research group Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) Workshop #1: Work-in-Progress PapersFriday, June[…]
On April 14, ALTER member Mònica Ginés Blasi delivered a talk at MUHBA (Museum of History of Barcelona) about the presence of Chinese art in Catalan collections of the 19th and early 20th century. You[…]
After a break in the group seminars as we (tried to) accomodate to the current, pandemic-related circunstances, ALTER has retaken the conversation with other scholars with the virtual visit of Agnès Garcia Ventura, a soon-to-be[…]
ALTER member Siwen Ning has just published Fragmentos del Celeste Imperio. La representación de China y su imagen literaria en la España del siglo XIX (Iberoamericana, 2020). Based on Ning’s doctoral dissertation, the book traces[…]
ALTER member Rocío Ortuño Casanova‘s project “Innovations in Methodologies and Syllabi: Digital Humanities and Philippine Literature” has been selected for a Erasmus+ K2 programme. Coordinating a research team from five European universities (UNED-Spain, Rey Juan[…]
ALTER directors David Martínez-Robles and Carles Prado-Fonts have coordinated the monograph “La Xina del present, el món del futur” (China of the present, the world of the future” in the journal L’Espill, published by Universitat[…]
The visual repository Historical Photographs of China (HPC), led by Prof. Robert Bickers at University of Bristol, has been an inspiration to many who take part in the academic interest for early photography from China.[…]
ALTER has been awarded a grant by the Spain’s Ministry of Science and Innovation (Proyectos I+D+i 2019 – Modalidades “Retos Investigación” y “Generación de Conocimiento”) to develop the project “Taphonomies of Cross-Cultural Knowledge: Interactions between[…]
The latest piece by ALTER member Mònica Ginés-Blasi, “Exploiting Chinese Labour Emigration in Treaty Ports: The Role of Spanish Consulates in the ‘Coolie Trade’“, has recently been published as first view in International Review of[…]
On May 9 and 10 prof. Margaret Hillenbrand (China Center, Oxford University) joined ALTER members in a series of seminars in which she presented her latest research projects. Hillenbrand discussed with member of ALTER the[…]
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