Elites, Networks and Power in modern China Blog

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New team member: Jiang Jie

The ENP-China project is privileged to welcome Dr. Jiang Jie from Shanghai Normal University. Dr. Jiang has been in France for just one month, but he will remain affiliated with us during his one-year...

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Workshop: Elites, Knowledge, and Power in Modern China, 7-9 October 2019

International Workshop Conveners: Christian Henriot (IrAsia, Aix-Marseille University), Sun Huei-min (Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica), Cécile Armand (IrAsia, Aix-Marseille University) In the century that followed China’s forced entry into the world order shaped...

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Back from Berlin

I wrote this post on the flight back to Aix, after a wonderful and fruitful stay in Berlin, where I spent a week there at the Max Planck Institute Für Wissenschaftsgeschichte  (MPIWG) on the...

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X-Boorman (II): The Boorman Factory

This post aims at opening the Biographical Dictionary of Republican China (BDRC)’s factory – presenting its initial purpose, its editorial staff, the method for selecting biographies, contributors and sources, its implied biases, practical issues...

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X-Boorman (I): a digital revival

This is the first instalment of the “X-Boorman” series through which we plan to take the reader to a new experience and exploration of the Biographical Dictionary of Republican China (BDRC). The series is...

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New positions available !

The ENP-China ERC project is hiring! 1. Postdoctoral fellowship in modern Chinese history: Download Description:  Postdoc_ERC The ERC ENP-China project (Institute of Asian Studies, Aix-Marseille, France) invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Associate position...

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A Review of Biographical Databases

Last week (27-28 May), we organized a two-day Expert meeting on biographical databases. Instead of a linear account of this meeting, what we propose here is a critical review of existing biographical databases (DB)....

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Biographical Databases: Expert Meeting

On 27-28 May 2019, the ENP-China ERC project will be holding its first Expert meeting at the Maison de la Recherche in Aix-en-Provence.  Because we are in the process of developing a biographical database...

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Dataviz: the Bridge between NLP and History ?

Dataviz Workshop What a couple of days !It has been a real pleasure to welcome and get to know Benjamin Bach from Edinburgh University. A two-day workshop with participants from quite different disciplines (from...

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Data Visualization: A Quick Look Back

Research calls for experiments, exploration, exchange. By bringing together a wide range of people with different interests, various disciplinary backgrounds, and for most, near complete inexperience with data visualization, the workshop on data visualization...

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Dataviz Workshop: Program Outline

Thursday 14 February 2019 13h45: Introductive conference by Benjamin Bach (University of Edinburgh)• Presentation◦ Edinburgh lab ◦ Research mission▪ Exploration / Explanation▪ Multi-modal▪ Analytics
◦ Selected Projects▪ Time curves▪ Vistorian▪ Data comics
 • Workshop outline...