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Grant Recipients, 2016-2017

Grant Recipients, 2016-2017

Recipients in the Domestic Region

A. Research Grants

1. Shu-Wei Hsieh

Center for the Study of Chinese Religions, National Chengchi University, with Wai-Lun Tam of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
“A Proposal on a Collaborative International Research Project on the Study of Historical and Contemporary Local Taoism”
Grant amount: NT$3,200,000
Grant period: 3 years

2. Shih-chang Hsin

NTHU Chinese Language Center, National Tsing Hua University, with Cornelius Kubler of Williams College (USA), et al.
“US-Taiwan Exchanges in Teaching of Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language via Personal Experiences from the 1950s to the 1990s”
Grant amount: NT$2,600,000
Grant period: 3 years

3. Shu-Kai Hsieh

Graduate Institute of Linguistics, National Taiwan University, with Benjamin K. Tsou of City University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong), et al.
“An Investigation into the 20 Year Long Cross-Straits Lexical Developments of Taiwan, Mainland China and Hong Kong and their Concomitant Underlying Cultural Changes and Causation: Based on the Big Database, LIVAC, a Pan-Chinese Synchronous Corpus”
Grant amount: NT$2,500,000
Grant period: 3 years

4. Jia-Fei Hong

Department of Applied Chinese Language and Culture, National Taiwan Normal University, with Chu-Ren Huang of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong), et al.
“From Synaesthesia to Cross-cultural Representation of Cognition: A Lexical Semantic Study of Translated Buddhist Texts”
Grant amount: NT$2,000,000
Grant period: 2 years

B. Conference and Seminar Grants

1. Wei-Ping Lin

Department of Anthropology, National Taiwan University, with Robert Paul Weller of Boston University (USA)
“Chinese Religions in City Space and Cyberspace”
Grant amount: NT$500,000
Grant period: 6 months

2. Szue-chin Philip Hsu

Taiwan Association of International Relations, with Gunther Hellmann of Goethe University Frankfurt (Germany)
“The Fifth Global International Studies Conference”
Grant amount: NT$500,000
Grant period: 6 months

3. Titus Chen

Sun Yat-sen Research Center for Social Sciences, National Sun Yat-sen University, with Lowell Dittmer of University of California, Berkeley (USA), et al.
“China’s Normative Politics and Public Governance under Xi Jinping”
Grant amount: NT$500,000
Grant period: 6 months

4. Chung-Min Tsai

Department of Political Science, National Chengchi University, with Lowell Dittmer, University of California, Berkeley (USA)
“China’s Political Economy under Xi Jinping”
Grant amount: NT$600,000
Grant period: 6 months

C. Publication Subsidies

1. Cheng-Tian Kuo

Department of Political Science, National Chengchi University, with Jan Peter Wissink of Amsterdam University Press (The Netherlands)
Religion and Nationalism in Chinese Societies
Grant amount: NT$400,000
Grant period: 1 year

2. Hung Yueh Lan

Institute of Social Research and Cultural Studies, National Chiao Tung University, with Mishio Saito of University of Tokyo Press (Japan)
Ogyu Sorai in Literary Chinese Sphere: Medicine, Military Science and Literature
Grant amount: NT$310,000
Grant period: 1 year



Recipients in the American Region

A. Research Grants

1. Shin-yi Chao

University of Rochester
“Religion and Social Capital: Local Elites and Civil Society in Taiwan”
Grant amount: US$22,000
Grant period: 1 year

2. Josephine Chiu-Duke

University of British Columbia (Canada)
“Ying-shih Yu and His Portrait of the Chinese Intellectual Tradition”
Grant amount: US$24,000
Grant period: 2 years

3. Sida Liu

University of Toronto (Canada)
“Ecologies of Globalization: Lawyers and Economic Integration in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and China”
Grant amount: US$20,834
Grant period: 2 years

4. Pei-Fen Li

Nova Southeastern University
“Systemic Interventions of Project MIND (Math Is Not Difficult) and Solution Focused Brief Therapy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Their Families: A Pilot Study”
Grant amount: US$14,969
Grant period: 1 year

5. Isabelle Henrion-Dourcy

Universite Laval (Canada)
“Broadcasting Tibetanness: The Making of Tibetan Radio and Television in the People’s Republic of China”
Grant amount: US$22,358
Grant period: 1 year

6. Jiayan Zhang

Kennesaw State University
“Dike and Society in Rural China: The Jianghan Plain, 1788-1998”
Grant amount: US$15,000
Grant period: 2 years

7. Pei-te Lien

University of California, Santa Barbara
“Understanding the Sources and Consequences of Racial Attitudes and Opinions of Immigrant Chinese Americans”
Grant amount: US$12,000
Grant period: 2 years

8. Grace S. Fong

McGill University (Canada)
“The Filiality of Daughters in Imperial China: A Genealogical Study”
Grant amount: US$15,000
Grant period: 2 years

9. Shin Fukuda

University of Hawai‘i, Manoa
“An Investigation of the Argument and Topic Marking Systems in Formosan Language: A Case Study on Manifestations of Different Typological Features in Languages in East Asia”
Grant amount: US$11,440
Grant period: 2 years

10. Xia Zhang

Portland State University
“‘Parents Are Poison’: Filial Piety, New Media and Psychological Self-Help in China”
Grant amount: US$15,000
Grant period: 2 years

11. Kerry Ratigan

Amherst College
“Local Welfare Regimes and Perceptions of the State: A Survey of Popular Attitudes towards Social Policy in Urban China”
Grant amount: US$20,000
Grant period: 1 year

B. Scholar Grants

1. Monica Yang

Adelphi University
“Buying to Catch up: Cross-border Mergers and Acquisition by Chinese Firms”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

2. Ka Zeng

University of Arkansas
“Global Supply Chains and the Politics of Trade Liberalization: Evidence from the United States and China”
Grant amount: US$12,000
Grant period: 1 year

3. Wendy Swartz

Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey
“Critical Readers: Literary Thought in Early Medieval China”
Grant amount: US$25,000
Grant period: 1 year

4. Ping Yao

California State University, Los Angeles
“Gendering Medieval Chinese Buddhism: Biography, Devotion, and Family”
Grant amount: US$17,500
Grant period: 1 year

5. Kathlene Baldanza

Pennsylvania State University
“Miasma, Medicine, and Empire between China and Vietnam”
Grant amount: US$16,875
Grant period: 1 year

6. Chunmei Du

Western Kentucky University
“From Liberators to Rapists: Anti-American Nationalism in Republican China”
Grant amount: US$17,500
Grant period: 1 year

7. Jonathan Hay

New York University
“Sardonic: The Art of Independent Opinion in Eighteenth-Century China”
Grant amount: US$25,000
Grant period: 1 year

8. Yang Zhang

American University
“Insurgent Dynamics: Muslim Rebellions during the Taiping Civil War in the Qing Empire”
Grant amount: US$24,391
Grant period: 1 year

9. Shuang Zhang

University of Colorado, Boulder
“Develop a Framework to Evaluate Energy and Environmental Regulations in China”
Grant amount: US$16,000
Grant period: 1 year

10. Robin D. S. Yates

McGill University (Canada)
“Qianling County, 222-209 BCE: Local Government in Practice under the Qin”
Grant amount: US$16,875
Grant period: 1 year

11. Chien-jer Lin

Indiana University, Bloomington
“Hearing Phonetic Notations: How Pinyin/Zhuyin Influences the Perception of Mandarin Syllables”
Grant amount: US$20,000
Grant period: 1 year

12. Satoru Hashimoto

University of Maryland, College Park
“Afterlives of Letters: The Transnational Origins of Modern Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Literature”
Grant amount: US$20,000
Grant period: 1 year

13. Pin-Hao Chen

Dartmouth College
“Towards a Computational Understanding of Social Status and Mianzi in Chinese and American Cultures”
Grant amount: US$25,000
Grant period: 1 year

14. Xiaorong Li

University of California, Santa Barbara
“‘Fragrant and Dazzling’: Sensual Poetry, Decadence, and Modernism in China (17th-20th Centuries)”
Grant amount: US$20,000
Grant period: 1 year

15. Eugenia Lean

Columbia University
“Manufacturing Matters: Chen Diexian (1879-1940), a Chinese Man-of-Letters in an Age of Industrial Capitalism”
Grant amount: US$20,000
Grant period: 1 year

16. Wen-hsin Yeh

University of California, Berkeley
“Ships and Savages: The Rover and the Transformation of Taiwan”
Grant amount: US$17,500
Grant period: 1 year

17. Zhaohua Yang

Columbia University
“Devouring Impurities: Chinese Tantric Buddhism and the Flourishing of the Cult of Ucchusma in the Premodern Period”
Grant amount: US$22,000
Grant period: 1 year

C. Conference and Seminar Grants

1. Garret Olberding

University of Oklahoma
“Designing Space: The Exercise of the Spatial Imagination in Pre-Modern China”
Grant amount: US$13,000
Grant period: 6 months

2. Edith Aldridge

University of Washington, Seattle
“Workshop on Comparative Formosan Linguistics”
Grant amount: US$10,307
Grant period: 6 months

3. Juan Wang

McGill University (Canada)
“The Internal Dynamics of the Political-Legal System in China”
Grant amount: US$18,086
Grant period: 6 months

4. Patricia Sieber

Ohio State University
“A Gateway to Chinese Theater: Reading Texts and Performance, 1100-1850”
Grant amount: US$16,000
Grant period: 6 months

5. Andrew F. Jones

University of California, Berkeley
“Shadow History: Archive and Intermediality in Chinese Cinema”
Grant amount: US$25,000
Grant period: 6 months

6. Michael Fischer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Strategies, Trajectories, Visions: An International Workshop on East Asia and STS”
Grant amount: US$25,000
Grant period: 6 months

D. Publication Subsidies

1. Melissa Pitts

University of British Columbia Press (Canada)
Beyond the Amur: Frontier Encounters between China and Russia, 1850-1930”, by Victor Zatsepine
Grant amount: US$5,000
Grant period: 1 year

2. Susan Barnett

Cornell University Press
Shaken Authority: China’s Communist Party and the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake”, by Christian P. Sorace
Grant amount: US$4,000
Grant period: 1 year

3. Jonathan Fiedler

Columbia University Press
The Songs of Chu: An Ancient Anthology of Works by Qu Yuan and Others”, by Gopal Sukhu
Grant amount: US$5,000
Grant period: 1 year

4. Beth Fuget

University of Washington Press
Ling Mengchu, Slapping the Table in Amazement: A Ming Dynasty Story Collection”, translated by Shuhui Yang and Yunqin Yang
Grant amount: US$5,000
Grant period: 1 year

5. Beth Fuget

University of Washington Press
Idle Talk under the Bean Arbor: A Seventeenth-Century Chinese Story Collection”, translated and annotated by Robert E. Hegel
Grant amount: US$5,000
Grant period: 1 year

6. Beth Fuget

University of Washington Press
Reporting for China: How Chinese Correspondents Work with the World”, by Pal Nyiri
Grant amount: US$5,000
Grant period: 1 year

7. Beth Fuget

University of Washington Press
Shanghai Sacred: The Religious Fabric of a Chinese Global City”, by Benoit Vermander, Liz Hingley, and Liang Zhang
Grant amount: US$5,000
Grant period: 1 year

8. Robert Graham

Harvard University
Open-Air Painting and Chinese Ways of Seeing ”, by Yi Gu
Grant amount: US$5,000
Grant period: 1 year

E. Doctoral Fellowships

1. Shaonan Liu

Michigan State University
“‘The Chinese Are Coming’: A History of Chinese Migrants in Nigeria”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

2. Ketian Zhang

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Calculating Bully: Explaining Chinese Coercion”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

3. Ryan Holroyd

Pennsylvania State University
“The Global Trade in Chinese Luxury Goods from the Opening of the Oceans to the Canton System, 1670-1760”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

4. Darren Byler

University of Washington, Seattle
“The Art of Life in Chinese Central Asia: Precariousness, Art and Minority Politics and the City”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

5. Jonghyuk Lee

University of California, San Diego
“Incentivized Inequality: Career Prospects and Investment Allocation in China”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

6. Linh Vu

University of California, Berkeley
“The Sovereignty of the War Dead: Martyrs, Memorials, and the Making of Modern China, 1912-1949”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

7. Cary Wu

University of British Columbia (Canada)
“The Cultural Origins of Trust: Evidence from Two Chinese Societies”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

8. Fangyi Cheng

University of Pennsylvania
“‘Barbarians’ in the Central Plain: A Comparative Perspective on the Transition of the Inner Asian People in China during Sixteen Kingdoms Period and Northern Dynasties”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

9. Oi Ying Irene Pang

Brown University
“Becoming Citizens: Construction Workers in Beijing and Delhi”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

10. Luyang Zhou

McGill University (Canada)
“Agency and Communist Revolution: Comparing the Bolshevik and CCP Leading Elites”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

11. Peng Peng

Princeton University
“The Lost-wax Casting Technology in Bronze Age China”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

12. Clark Alejandrino

Georgetown University
“Geographies of Climate: Coastal Guangdong as a Geography of Typhoons in Chinese History”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

13. Yue Du

University of Wisconsin, Madison
“Cost-Free Urbanization? -- The Mass Peasant Relocation Programs and China's Urbanization”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

14. Alexander Kais

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
“The Zongli Yamen in the Qing Empire: Legal Pluralism, Ethnicity, and Factionalism”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

15. Dong Yan

University of California, Los Angeles
“Sinews of Paper: Public Debt and Chinese Political Economy, 1870-1937”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

16. Jeffrey Weng

University of California, Berkeley
“With One Voice: Unifying the Nation through Language Reform in Early Twentieth-Century China”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

17. Koji Hirata

Stanford University
“Steel Metropolis: Industrial Manchuria and the Making of Chinese Socialism”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

18. Yanshuo Zhang

Stanford University
“Beyond Minority: Ethnicity, Myth, and the Invention of Qiang Identity in China”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

19. Noga Ganany

Columbia University
“Hagiographic Narratives: Reading and Reverence in Late-Ming China”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

20. Lei Lin

Harvard University
“The Limits of Empire: The Gurkha War and Qing China’s Trans-Himalayan Borderlands, 1788-1793”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

21. Shuxin Hong

Washington University in St. Louis
“Cultivating the Connoisseur of Vision: Text, Illustration, and Literati Identity in the Ming-Qing Transition”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

22. Nhung Bui

Princeton University
“Domestic Insecurity and Nationalist Propaganda in the People’s Republic of China”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

23. Evi Sutrisno

University of Washington, Seattle
“Imagining China Religiously: The Invention, Resilience and Revival of Indonesian Confucianism (1897-2010)”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

24. Huan Li

Wesleyan University
“Tradition and Change: Qinshi and Their Music in Reform China”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

25. Ning Leng

University of Wisconsin, Madison
“Selective Reversal of Privatization in China’s Public Service Sectors”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

26. Jue Lu

Washington University in St. Louis
“Beyond the May Fourth Self: Chinese Autobiographical Writings and Practices in Traditional Genres, 1900s-1930s”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

27. Fnu Kamaoji

University of Virginia
“The Death and Return of Female Revenants in Tibetan Region of China”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

28. Tusi Wen

Duke University
“Revolution, Democratization, and the Paradox of Authoritarian Control”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

29. Youyi Zhang

Cornell University
“Foreign Investment, Heterogeneous State-Owned Multinational Companies (SOMNCs), and Political Influence: Political and Strategic Implications of Chinese Outward Investment in Southeast Asia”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

30. Yang Wu

Arizona State University
“Transmission of Law and Expansion of Merits: A Comparison of Daoist Ordination Ritual and Chinese Esoteric Buddhist Consecration in the Mid-Late Tang and Five Dynasties (763-960)”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

F. Dissertation Fellowships for ROC Students Abroad

1. Yu-yun Hsieh

City University of New York
“Ang Lee’s America”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

2. Yung-chang Tung

Harvard University
“Information, Mentality, and Social Interaction in the Song-Yuan Society”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

3. Chieh-ju Wu

State University of New York, Binghamton
“Through the Lens of Snake Studies: The Making of Japanese Tropical Science and Colonialism in Taiwan, 1895-1945”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

4. Yen-ling Chen

University of Hawai‘i, Manoa
“Proto-Ong-Be: Its Phonology and Lexicon”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

5. I-fan Wu

Cornell University
“Vitality and Power: Qigong, Religious Healing, and the Production of Chinese Identities in Malaysia”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

6. Chia-hao Hsu

University of Texas, Austin
“Voicing Indigeneity: ‘Voice’ and Cultural Politics of Aboriginal Song and Singing in Contemporary Taiwan”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

7. Chao-yo Cheng

University of California, Los Angeles
“Autonomy in Autocracy: Explaining Ethnic Policies in Post-1949 China”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

8. Chung-pei Pien

Texas A&M University
“Environmental Policy and the Emergence of the Incineration Industry: A Case Study of Beijing, China, 1992-2012”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

9. Chia-chien Chang

University of California, Santa Barbara
“Domestic Inequality, Redistributive Conflict and Strategies of War Finance -- A Historical Institutional Analysis of China in the Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

Wait List

aHumanities

1. Lin-chin Tsai (#1 in the Humanities Category)

University of California, Los Angeles
“Relationing Taiwan: Settler Colonialism, Ethnicity, and Aesthetics”

2. Hua-hsuan Chu (#2 in the Humanities Category)

State University of New York, Binghamton
“Tropicalizing Taiwan: The Environmental Governmentality in the Japanese Colonial Food Regime, 1895-1945”

3. Wei-chi Wu (#3 in the Humanities Category)

University of California, Riverside
“Dancing within Taiwanese-ness: International Folk Dancing Communities in Taiwan and California”

bSocial Sciences

1. Po-liang Chen (#3 in the Social Sciences Category)

University of Washington, Seattle
“Money in Taiwanese Politics -- A Historical Analysis of Taiwanese Campaign Finance Law”



Recipients in the European Region

A. Research Grants

1. Barbara Meisterernst

Humboldt University of Berlin (Germany)
“Aspect and Modality in Pre-Tang Chinese”
Grant amount: €26,609
Grant period: 1 year

2. Ming-chin Chu

University of Southampton (UK)
“Problematic Sovereignty on China’s Periphery”
Grant amount: €46,000
Grant period: 2 years

3. Stefania Travagnin

University of Groningen (The Netherlands)
“Mapping Religious Diversity and Inclusive Practices in Modern Sichuan: A Spatial and Social Study of Communities and Networks”
Grant amount: €100,000
Grant period: 3 years
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B. Database Grants

1. Micah Muscolino

University of Oxford (UK)
“Loess Plateau Water and Soil Conservation Historical GIS”
Grant amount: €75,400
Grant period: 3 years

C. Conference and Seminar Grants

1. Geoffrey Ernest Richard Lloyd

Needham Research Institute (UK)
“Science in the Forest, Science in the Past”
Grant amount: €3,587
Grant period: 6 months

2. Huba Bartos

Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Hungary)
“Sign Languages East and West: What Can East Asian and European Researchers Learn from Each Other?”
Grant amount: €9,000
Grant period: 6 months

3. Ori Sela

Tel Aviv University (Israel)
“Rethinking Time in Modern China”
Grant amount: €20,000
Grant period: 6 months

4. Astrid H. M. Nordin

Lancaster University (UK)
“Futures of Global Relations: The Relational Turn in IR Meets Concepts from Chinese Tradition”
Grant amount: €16,000
Grant period: 6 months

5. Emma Reisz

Queen’s University Belfast (UK)
“New Lenses on China: Photography in Modern Chinese History and Historiography”
Grant amount: €4,874
Grant period: 6 months

6. Natasa Vampelj Suhadolnik

European Association for Asian Art and Archaeology(Slovenia)
“The 2nd Conference of European Association for Asian Art and Archaeology”
Grant amount: €10,000
Grant period: 6 months

7. Isabelle Cheng

University of Portsmouth (UK)
“Rethinking Transnationalism in the Global World: Contested State, Society, Border, and the People in between”
Grant amount: €20,775
Grant period: 6 months

D. Publication Subsidies

1. Alienor Bergeron

Edicions Bellaterra (Spain)
“Publication in Spanish of Xiao Hong’s Field of Life and Death and Other Tales”, translated by Manuel Pavon Belizon
Grant amount: €5,000
Grant period: 1 year

2. Frederic Constant

Universite Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defense (France)
Mongolian Law in the Sino-Manchu Imperial State”, by Frederic Constant
Grant amount: €5,239
Grant period: 1 year

3. Luis Saraiva

University of Lisbon (Portugal)
Visual and Textual Representations in Exchanges between Europe and East Asia”, edited by Luis Saraiva and Catherine Jami
Grant amount: €5,000
Grant period: 1 year

E. Doctoral Fellowships

1. Yiyun Ding

University of York (UK)
“China’s First Female University President Yang Yinyu, and the Educational Reforms of Her Era, 1884-1938”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

2. Aude Lucas

Universite de Paris VII - Denis Diderot (France)
“Subjectivity in Dream Accounts of Qing Fictional Literature”
Grant amoun : €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

3. Hajnalka Elias

University of Cambridge (UK)
“Sichuan in the Eastern Han Dynasty (25 - 220 C.E.): A Study of Regional Identity in Material Culture and Textual Sources”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

4. Yang Lei

Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (France)
“Temple Bells and Soundscape in Peking: 1400-1911”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

5. Miguel Angel Petrecca

Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (France)
“Tradition, Chineseness, and the Use of Poetry in the Works of Third Generation Poets”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

6. Franziska Pluemmer

University of Tuebingen (Germany)
“Rethinking Borders in the Context of Regionalization -- Chinese Border and Migration Practices”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

7. Joern Peter Grundmann

The University of Edinburgh (UK)
De 德 and the Symbolization of a Collective Politico-Religious Identity in Early Chinese Texts”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

8. Yi Yang

University of Oxford (UK)
“Authoritarian Structuration, Bureaucratic Elites Formation in China and Regime Resilience”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

9. Hannah Theaker

University of Oxford (UK)
“Muslims, Movement and the Military: Changing Governance of a Sino-Tibetan Frontier in 19th Century Gansu’”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

10. Elisa Tamburo

University of London (UK)
“Moving House: The Re-making of Home among the Mainlander Diaspora in Taiwan ”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

11. Bibiana Crippa

Sapienza University of Rome (Italy)
“Between Tradition and Modernity: The Poetry of Jin He 金和 (1818-1885)”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

12. Egas Bender de Moniz Bandeira

University of Heidelberg (Germany)
“Late Qing China and the Globalisation of Constitutionalism”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

13. Jiani He

University of Cambridge (UK)
“Empire, Nation and Language: The Linguistic Turn in Manchuria in Late Imperial China (1890-1911)”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

14. Manuel Sassmann

University of Heidelberg (Germany)
“The Dawn of Awakening: Argument and Exegesis in the Late Ming as Seen through the Work of the Buddhist Master Ouyi Zhixu 藕益智旭 (1599-1655)”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

Wait List

1. Guanli Zhang (# 1)

University of Oxford (UK)
“Knowledge, Strategy, and Ideology: Environmental Mobilisation in Two ‘Cancer Villages’ of East China”

2. Xing Wang (# 2)

University of Oxford (UK)
“Fortune and the Body: The Anthropological Study of Chinese Physiognomy in Song and Ming”

3. Berangere Amblard (# 3)

Universite Jean Moulin Lyon 3 (France)
“In-Between: The Liminality of Contemporary Chinese Art -- A Study of Contemporary Creation in China 1989-2016”

F. Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

1. Desiree Remmert

University of Tuebingen (Germany)
“Challenging ‘Ming’ -- How Are Culturally Specific Notions of Fate, Choice and Agency Affected by the Economic and Political Transformations in Taiwan?”
Grant amount: €21,000
Grant period: 1 year

2. Monica Gines Blasi

Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Spain)
“Sino-Spanish Negotiations on Chinese Immigration to Cuba and the Philippines, 1868-1898”
Grant amount: €21,000
Grant period: 1 year

3. Jerome Doyon

University of London (UK)
“Our Kind of Stranger: The Cooptation of Minority Cadres in Post-Mao China”
Grant amount: €42,000
Grant period: 2 years

4. Joseph Ciaudo

University of Heidelberg (Germany)
“Mapping the Concepts of Culture in Early Twentieth-Century China: Historical Semantics and Social Mobilization”
Grant amount: €21,000
Grant period: 1 year

5. Shajidanmu Tuxun

Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity (Germany)
“The Taste of the Silk Road: A Research Proposal on Xinjiang/Uyghur Restaurants in China and Europe”
Grant amount: €21,000
Grant period: 1 year

6. Tarryn Li-min Chun

University of Oxford (UK)
“Revolutionary Stagecraft: Theatre, Technology, and Media in Modern China”
Grant amount: €21,000
Grant period: 1 year

7. Victor Louzon

Sciences Po (France)
“Mobilization, Demobilization and Remobilization in the Wartime Japanese Empire -- From Taiwan to Manchuria (1937-1949) ”
Grant amount: €21,000
Grant period: 1 year

G. Dissertation Fellowships for ROC Students Abroad

1. Yin-an Chen

University of Kent (UK)
“Constructing a Micro-Political Theology, Considering Desire, Sexuality and Body: Taiwan as Method”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

2. Yi-chieh Shih

University of Geneva (Switzerland)
“Modelling the West: Chitqua, a Chinese Artist and Chinese Art in Eighteenth Century London”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

3. Hao-tzu Ho

Durham University (UK)
“The Different Face of Urban Living: An Ethnography of Hands-on Food Growing in Postcolonial Hong Kong”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

4. Chun-hou Chang

University of Cambridge (UK)
“Beliefs about the Expression and Regulation of Emotion, and Knowledge about Mental Health in the Chinese Cultural Context: Their Implications on Taiwanese Mothers’ Attitudes in Seeking Professional Psychological Help”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

5. Yang-sheng Chen

Freie Universitat Berlin (Germany)
“The Principle of Proportionality in Taxation: Theoretical Reflections on the Problems of Taiwanese Taxation from German Law’s Perspective”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

6. Ying-hsueh Chen

Universite Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defense (France)
“Right to Equality and Affirmative Action: A Comparative Study on the Legal Policy of France, America and and Republic of China (Taiwan)”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

7. Hui-ju Tsai

Loughborough University (UK)
“The Cultural Public Sphere under the Waves of Neoliberal Reform: Rethinking Communication and Cultural Policies in Taiwan”
Grant amount: €15,000
Grant period: 1 year

Wait List

Social Sciences

1. Chia-yuan Huang (#2 in the Social Sciences Category)

University of London (UK)
“Global Mobility of Talents: Taiwanese Highly Skilled Migrant Workers to Shanghai and Singapore”

H. Special Project Grants

1. Olga Lomova

Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic)
“Continuation of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation International Sinological Center at Charles University in Prague, 2018-2020”
Grant amount: €225,000
Grant period: 3 years



Recipients in the Asia-Pacific Region

A. Research Grants

1. Michael Radich

Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand)
“Auditing Attributions in the Chinese Buddhist Canon”
Grant amount: US$40,185
Grant period: 2 years

2. Grace Qiao Zhang

Curtin University (Australia)
“Elastic Language in Health Communication: A Cross-Cultural Perspective ”
Grant amount: US$72,000
Grant period: 3 years

3. Quentin Stevens

RMIT Univeristy (Australia)
“Public Memorials in Taiwan as Expressions of Democracy and Cultural Identity”
Grant amount: US$40,000
Grant period: 2 years

B. Conference and Seminar Grants

1. Hoang Huy Nguyen

Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (Vietnam)
“ASEAN-Taiwan (ROC) Relations in the Context of the Taiwan’s New Southbounce (NSB) Policy and the Role of Vietnam”
Grant amount: US$15,000
Grant period: 6 months

2. Cordia Chu

Griffith University (Australia)
“2017 International Conference on Chinese Food Culture”
Grant amount: US$20,000
Grant period: 6 months

C. Publication Subsidies

1. Shuge Wei

Australian National University (Australia)
News under Fire: China’s Propaganda against Japan in the English-Language Press, 1928-1941
Grant amount: US$6,000
Grant period: 1 year

D. Dissertation Fellowships for ROC Students Abroad

1. Ting-ting Yeh

Waseda University (Japan)
“The National Vision and Political Consciousness of Taiwanese People (1945.8~1947.2)”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

2. Yu-chen Chien

University of Tokyo (Japan)
“A Study on the Establishing of the Port Cities in Taiwan in the Early Period of Japanese Governance”
Grant amount: US$18,000
Grant period: 1 year

Wait List

Social Sciences

1. Yu-hua Chen (#1 in the Social Sciences Category)

The Australian National University (Australia)
“Beyond the Great Wall: China’s Search for Buffers”



Recipients in the Developing Regions

A. Lecture Series Grants

1. Ewa Zajdler

Jagiellonian University (Poland)
“The Jagiellonian Window to China”
Grant amount: US$9,910
Grant period: 3 years


B. Research Grants

1. Sonika Gupta

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (India)
“Liminal Spaces of Citizenship: A Study of Tibetan Exiles”
Grant amount: US$22,000
Grant period: 2 years


C. Library Acquisition Grants

1. Kornelia Major

Eotvos Lorand University (Hungary)
“Enhancement of the Library of the Institute of East Asian Studies at ELTE”
Grant amount: US$9,000
Grant period: 3 years

2. Aurelijus Zykas

Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania)
“Expansion of Library Funds for Chinese Studies in Vytautas Magnus University”
Grant amount: US$$9,000
Grant period: 3 years

3. Csenge Gulyas

Pazmany Peter Catholic University (Hungary)
“Library Acquisition for the Department of Chinese Studies, Pazmany Peter Catholic University, Hungary”
Grant amount: US$6,000
Grant period: 2 years

D. Graduate Student and Faculty Mobility Grants

1. Lucie Olivova

Masaryk University (Czech Republic)
“Some Examples of Interior Chinese-style Decorations in Czechia”
Grant amount: US$900
Grant period: 6 months

2. Li-Chi Chen

Kazimierz Wielki University (Poland)
“Modern Japanese Comics: Visual Language, Humor and Translation”
Grant amount: US$1,500
Grant period: 6 months