The University of Oxford China Centre joins together academics from across the whole University, co-ordinating activities in all areas. Academics from across the four Divisions of the University of Oxford are represented at the China Centre. Research interests: Chinese popular religion; early medieval Chinese history and the use of literary compositions for political purposes; the Confucian ritual canon and its implementation in the state cults of the Imperial period; modern martial arts novels wuxia xiaoshuo. Research interests: innovation, technology and development; trade and foreign investment. Research interests: modern and contemporary Chinese literature, Modern Japanese Literature, East Asian comparative literature, Chinese cinema.
Can Harvard’s most popular professor (and Confucius) radically change your life?
Chinese Culture, Tradition, and Customs — Penn State University and Peking University
Arthur Michael Kleinman born March 11, is an American psychiatrist , psychiatric anthropologist and a professor of medical anthropology and cross-cultural psychiatry at Harvard University. He is well known for his work on mental illness in Chinese culture. Kleinman has contributed to anthropological and medical understanding of culture-bound syndromes, particularly in Chinese and East Asian culture such as Koro. He has argued that mental distress is much more likely to be expressed as somatized distress i. Since , Kleinman has conducted research in Chinese society, first in Taiwan , and since in China , on depression , somatization , epilepsy , schizophrenia and suicide , and other forms of violence.
China Humanities: The Individual in Chinese Culture
Research Interests East Asia Chinese social history. Research Interests comparative transnational and intersectional studies of race; gender; and nation popular culture; media; and technology the history of earth; life; and human sciences and of computing historiography and critical theory. Charles A.
Harvard University professor Michael Puett teaches a class on classical Chinese philosophy that has gotten buzz for being one of the school's most popular courses. Puett said that, according to Chinese philosophers like Confucius, Xunzi and Laozi, we should do away with the notion of a "true self" altogether. Our goal, instead, should be to recognize which habits, preferences and patterns shape our identities most and try to overcome these patterns to realize greater potential for our lives.