Activities

Chih-Yun Chang, “Transitional Justice: The Staff Investigation of the Chinese Maritime Customs, 1945-1946,” 1 February 2013, “International Order and the Shaping of China’s Diplomacy” Academic Seminar, National Cheng-chi Unversity (click here).

Henk Vynckier,  “Men who loved books – The literary legacy of Robert Hart and the Chinese Maritime Customs Service,” 19 January 2013, Royal Asiatic Society,  London  (click here).

Henk Vynckier and Chih-yun Chang,  “Touring China: Robert Hart’s Travels and Spatial Imagination” (“Landscape, Seascape, and the Spatial Imagination”: the 2012 International Conference of the Center for the Humanities; National Sun Yat Sen University, Kaohsiung,Taiwan) Nov. 2-3, 2012 (click here).

Chih-Yun Chang, ‘Sir Frederick Maze and the Wang Jingwei Government, 1940-1941’, 25 October 2012, Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica (click here).

Chih-Yun Chang, ‘Chongxin Jianshi Huayang Bupingdeng de Yiyi (Reconsider the Concept of Unequal Treatments of the Chinese Customs’ Chinese and Foreign Staff),’ International Symposium on ‘Social Groups and Social Netorks in Modern East Asian Cities,’ 24-25 July 2012, Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica (click here).

Henk Vynckier and Chih-yun Chang.  “A ‘fly on the wheel’ of evolution: Robert Hart’s (Self)-Representations” (Framing Lives: 8th Biennial International Auto/Biography Association [IAB]) Conference: Australian National University; Canberra, Australia) July 17-20, 2012.

Chih-Yun Chang, ‘Ambiguities of International Politics and Wartime, 1927-1945: The Japanese Staff in the Chinese Maritime Customs Service,’ Guojifa de Quanshi yu Yunyong (Interpretations and Pratice of International Laws), 3 February 2012, National Cheng-Chi University, Taipei, Republic of China.

Henk Vynckier and Chih-Yun Chang, ‘Robert Hart’s Diaries, 1854-1866: Life-Writing by an Old China Hand,’ The Journey and Its Portrayals: Explorers, Sailors, (Im)migrants, 2011 International Conference, held by Center for the Humanities, National Sun Yat-sen University, 25-26 November 2011, Kaohsiung, Republic of China (click here).

Marlon Zhu, ‘On Whose Own Terms: Science, Technology, Medicine, and the Inter-port Community in Nineteenth-century China,’ Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica, Taipei, 6 October 2011 (click here).

I-Chun Fan and Chih-Yun Chang, ‘”The Hart Industry” and the Writing of Modern Chinese History, 1901-2012,’ Institute of History and Philology, 19 September 2011 (click here).

Marlon Zhu, ‘Mercantile culture and knowledge circulation in nineteenth-century treaty ports: a case study of the China coast meteorology,’  Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica, Taipei, 27 May 2011 (click here).

Marlon Zhu, ‘Information Circuit in Nineteenth-century Treaty Ports and the Inter-port Mercantile Community—a discussion based on English-language newspapers,’ Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica, Taipei, 22 April 2011 (click here).

Robert Bickers, ‘Infrastructural Globalisation: The Customs, People, and Lights, 1860s-1940s,’ Center for Geographic Science, Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences, 16 September 2010 (click here).