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Department of Asian and North African Studies
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Tiziana Lippiello, Ph.D. Leiden University, The Netherlands
- Professor of Classical Chinese, Religions and Philosophy of China at the Department of Asian and North African Studies, Ca’ Foscari University Venice (L-OR/21).
- Vice Rector Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (2014-)
- Head of the Department of Asian and North African Studies, Ca’ Foscari University Venice (January 2011- September 2014);
- Head of the Department of East Asian Studies, Ca’ Foscari University Venice (November 2009-January 2011);
- Member of the Academic Senate of Ca’ Foscari University (November 2006-2014);
- Delegate of Ca’ Foscari University Rector for the relations with the International Institutions in Venice (2008-2011);
- Member of the Board of Directors of Venice International University (2006-2011)
- Director of the Series La fenice, Classici cinesi, Marsilio Editore Venezia.
- Director of the Series Sinica venetiana, Edizioni Ca’ Foscari
- Associate Editor of The Journal of Chinese Writing Systems (journals.sagepub.com/home/cws ecnu.edu.cn / wenzi.cn
- Academic Board of the Collegio Internazionale Ca’ Foscari
- Member of the Steering committee of East Asia Net (2013-2014)
- Vice President of the European Association of Chinese Studies (2011-2012);
- Board-Member of the European Association of Chinese Studies (2009-2012);
- Member of the Italian Association of Chinese Studies;
- Member of the Academic Board of the Italian Institute for Africa and Asia (IsIAO) (2008-2011);
- Member of the Board of Directors of Venice International University;
- Member of the Committee on the Study and Translation of the Wujing (Beijing).
- ANVUR team for evaluation of academic journals (humanities) (2013-14)
- Promoter and co-responsible with Prof. Roger Greatrex, President of the European Association of Chinese Studies, of the Summer School in Chinese Studies for Ph.D. students (European Association of Chinese Studies): History and Historiography in Chinese Studies and the Encounter with the West, Venice September 2013;
- Coordinator of the Project RobinBA (The Role of books in non bibliometric areas), Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Macerata University, University of South Brittany, sponsored by ANVUR, January 2015-2016;
1994 Ph. D. at Leiden University, Faculty of Arts, The Netherlands, under the supervision of prof. E. Zürcher and Prof. Burchard Mansvelt Beck;
1986 MA degree in Oriental Languages and Literatures (Chinese) at Ca’ Foscari University, Venezia, Italy (110/110 cum laude);
1989-1993 Ph.D. courses and seminars at the Sinologisch Instituut, Leiden University,
1985-1987 Courses of Classical Chinese and History of Philosophy at Fudan University, Shanghai, PRC;
1984 Courses at the Institute of Foreign Languages, Beijing.
Relevant Teaching Experience
a.a. 2000- Classical Chinese, Methodology and Tools for Research in Sinology Chinese Literature, Classical Chinese Literature, Chinese Religions and Philosophy (Ca’ Foscari University, Venice);
a.a.1996-2000 Classical Chinese and History of China at the School of Languages for Interpreters and Translators, University of Trieste (Lecturer);
a.a.1995-1997 Sinology and History of China at the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures Ca’ Foscari University (Course for Interpreters and Translators, Treviso);
a.a.1992-1994 Sinology at the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures Ca’ Foscari University.
Scholarships and awards
1997-1998 Post-doc scholarship awarded by Ca’ Foscari University;
1992 Post-doc Scholarship awarded by Chiang Ching Kuo Foundation (Taiwan), Sinologisch Instituut dell’Università di Leiden (a.a. 1993-1994);
1990 Scholarship awarded by the IsIAO (Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente) in Japan (Kyoto);
1989-1992 doctoral scholarship awarded by the Italian Ministry of Education in the Netherlands (Sinologisch Instituut Leiden University);
1988 scholarship awarded by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Netherlands (Sinologisch Instituut Leiden University);
1985-1987 scholarship awarded by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in PRC (Shanghai, Fudan University).
Relevant conferences and seminars
- “Research on China and Chinese Research: Different Approaches and Backgrounds”, SOAS, University of London, January 10, 2017.
- “The Taxonomy of Good Signs: Prophecies or Responses?”, Mantic Arts in China, Research Consortium Fate, Freedom and prognostication, Strategies for coping with the Future in East Asia and Europe, Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürenberg, July 19-22, 2016.
- “Natural Phenomena and man’s behaviour in ancient China”, Workshop La cause en Grèce et en Chine, Université Paris – Sorbonne, Paris, 2.6.16 (centre Léon Robin, CNRS, Paris Sorbonne)
- “The Dialogue between the Italian Jesuit and the Western Scholar: Matteo Ricci’s Tianzhu shiyi”, Xian Jiaotong Liverpool Suzhou University, Suzhou, 24.2.2016
- “A Western Scholar along the silk roads meets philosophical concepts from the Chinese classics: de 德, xing 性, chengji 成己”, East China Normal University, Shanghai, 3.3.2016
- “The Beauty of cheng 誠 (authenticity) in the Zhongyong 中庸 and Matteo Ricci’s Interpretation”, Beijing Forum, Beijing University, November -8, 2015.
- “Why was Shen Yue so fond of Auspicious Omens?”, Workshop Divination and the Strange in Pre-and Early Modern East Asia and Europe, International Consorium for Research in the Humanities, University of Erlangen, Germany, October 27-20, 2015
- “On the beauty of cheng 誠 according to the Zhongyong 中庸, International Conference De (virtue) and mei (beauty) in Chinese philosophy 25-27 march, 2015, Venice
- “Translating the Zhongyong 中庸: some key concept through the interpretation of the Jesuits”, 首届国际汉学翻译家大会，北京大学国际汉学家研修基地（IACS，International Academy of Chinese Studies), Peking University, Beijing 1-2 November.
- “Chinese problematics and paradygms for Chinese studies: the Example of the Jesuits in translating the sishu 四書”, Beijing Forum 2014, Peking University, 7-9 november 2014.
- “Il risveglio della cultura classica nella Cina contemporanea”, Le arti nella storia e nella società dell’Asia, VII Dies Academicus, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, 23-25 ottobre 2014;
- “Confucian Persuasion, man and his relations to others: shu 恕 (empathy), ren 仁 (humanity) and cheng 誠 (authenticity), International Symposium in commemorating 2565th Anniversary of Confucius’ Birthday. The fifth meeting of International Confucian Association, Beijing 22-29 September 2014.
- “Relying on shi: the propensity of time and the power of the position vs. the ruler’s virtue”, 20th Biennial European Association of Chinese Studies Conference 2014: Braga, University of Minho, 25 July 2014.
- “La religiosità confuciana”, Convegno “I francescani e la Cina: una presenza continua dal XIII al XX secolo”, Università Ca’ Foscari, Dipartimento di Studi sull’Asia e sull’Africa mediterranea, Istituto di Studi Ecumenici “San Bernardino”, Venezia, Commissio Sinica Ordinis Fratrum Minorum, Roma.
- “An-anti modern modernity: the uprise of classical thought in the era of globalization”, Uncertain Boundaries, Fluid Concepts, Changing Imagination Symposium dedicated to current issues in the study of Chinese culture”, Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation International Sinological Center at Charles University, Inter-University Center for Sinology, Harvard University, Prague, November 15-16, 2013;
- “Attraverso gli specchi: le montagne sacre della tradizione daoista”, Museo di Arte Orientale di Torino, organizzata dalla Sezione Sinologica dell’Università degli Studi di Torino in collaborazione con Istituto Confucio di Torino, 30 gennaio;
- “Da Confucio a Laozi: un modello dalla Cina”, convegno Costantino, un modello solo Cristiano: Stato e religioni fra passato, presente e future, Istituto Studi Ecumenici S. Bernardino – Venezia, Facoltà di Teologia della Pontificia Università Antonianum, Roma, Venezia 25 maggio;
- “Approcciare I mercati asiatici: il valore di conoscere le culture”, Convegno Linea diretta con l’Asia 2 giornate di studio con Veneto Promozione, Unioncamere Veneto e le Camere di commercio in Asia, 7-8 novembre 2013;
- “Prepararsi ad un corretto approccio metodologico con il partner cinese (cenni di cultura, storia, arte, filosofia, modalità di interrelazione con il mondo cinese)” in Progetto “Cultural Heritage the Source of Wisdom, Heritage of all Humanity”, Progetto MAE, Veneto Promozione S.c.p.A. Marghera (13 novembre 2012).
- “La sfida culturale della Cina contemporanea”, organizzata dal Centro Martino Martini per le relazioni culturali Italia/Cina (Trento) in collaborazione con l’Università degli Studi di Trento (Verona 15 novembre 2012).
- “Il valore dell’empatia nella cultura cinese”, Classe di studi sull’Estremo Oriente, IV Dies Academicus, Venerdì 21-sabato 22 ottobre 2011: Tradizioni religiose e trasformazioni dell’Asia contemporanea, Accademia Ambrosiana, Milano.
- “East Asian Studies in Venice: Problems and Perspectives”, con Laura De Giorgi, East Asia Net, University of Vienna, September 2011
- “The Perception of the Other in Early Chinese Ethics”, Workshop Contemporary Perspective on Chinese Philosophy, Venice 27 October 2011;
- “Corpo, morte e immortalità nella tradizione cinese”, Querini Stampalia, Venice 23 November 2010;
- “Ruitu 瑞圖 (auspicious images) in Later Han stone inscriptions: the Rhetoric of Literati and Officials?”, XVIII Biennial Conference of the European Association of Chinese Studies, Riga 17 July 2010;
- “Death and the Afterlife in Han China Cosmology and Omens in Iconography”, University Erlangen, Nurenberg, 22 June 2010;
- “China in Search of its lost Identity: the Way of the Golden Age”, Venice International University, Venice 3 June 2010;
- “ ‘Sishu’ he ‘wujing’ zai yidali 四书和五经在意大利 (I “Quattro Libri” e i “Cinque Classici” in Italia), Shanghai, Jifeng shudian, 30 May 2010;
- “Chinese Ethics and the Notion of the Golden Rule”, Department of East Asian Studies, Cambridge University, Cambridge 26 April 2010;
- “Percorrere il passato per conoscere il presente: alcune regole per un corretto approccio interculturale”, Cina, Shanghai expo 2010: nuove opportunità di business, Confindustria, Marghera, Venezia 3 December 2009;
- “The First Introduction of the Wujing (Five Classics) in Europe”, nell’ambito del First Committee Meeting on the Study and Translation of the Wujing, Beijing 26-29 July 2009;
- “Pensiero e società nella Cina antica”, nell’ambito di “Incontri: sguardi ad Oriente”, Istituto Tecnico Statale Commerciale e per il Turismo “Luigi Einaudi”, Padova 15 November 2008;
- “The Notion of “centrality” in classical Chinese thought: Excerpts from the Zhongyong and some related texts”, paper presented at the XVIth European Association of Chinese Studies Conference, Lund, August 2008;
- “Simboli cosmici nelle tradizioni cinesi, Seminario”, Eremo di Monte Giove, Fano (PU), 24-25 ottobre 2008;
- “Hymns and auspicious images for eternity in Later Han stone inscriptions”, Symposium Buddhist Epigraphy in China: State of the Field and New Methodologies, The Institute for East Asian Art History, Heidelberg 3-6 July, 2008;
- “The perception of the classics in the West: reading and exegesis”, in Hypómnema, memory and oblivion of the classic, organized by Padova University and Verona University, 2008;
- “Il Cielo, la terra e l’uomo: culti e tradizioni nell’antico impero cinese”, Convegno di Studi Le semantiche dell’impero, Venezia 14,15,16 May 2008.
- “Chinese philosophy past and present: Confucianism”, IX Project Marco Polo in collaboration with Padova University and the Chamber of Commerce, Padova and the Chamber of Commerce, Padova, 22 March 2007;
- “Reading and comments on the Analects”, IX Project Marco Polo in collaboration with Padova University and the Chamber of Commerce, Padova, 10 May 2007“Confucius’ Lunyu: at the centre of a millenary tradition”, Caracol Association, Como 21 March 2007.
- “Confucianism and Chinese philosophy” e filosofia Cinese”, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Storia del Liceo Ginnasio Statale “A. Pigafetta” di Vicenza, Camera di Commercio di Vicenza, 24 November 2006;
- “Self-cultivation and Longevity Techniques: toward the xian cult of Qin and Han Times”, paper presented at the XVIth European Association of Chinese Studies Conference, Liubljana, August 30 – September 2, 2006;
- VII Progetto Marco Polo, Chamber of Commerce Padua- Padua University, presentation of the papers “Virtues and modes of thought of the Chinese”; “Italy and China: how to behave with the Chinese”, 17 February 2006;
- “Some Introductory Notes on the Concept of Death and the Afterlife in Ancient China: Selected Readings from the Liji and the Yili”, Prague, Charles University, Institute of East Asian Studies, 26 April 2005;
- “Confucian Ethics: Examples from the Zhongyong and the Lunyu. Commentaries by Kong Anguo, Bao Xian, Ma Rong, Zheng Xuan, He Yan, Zhu Xi and Liu Baonan”, Prague, Charles University, Institute of East Asian Studies, 26 April 2005;
- 2004 Conference “Death and transformation of the body”, Torino, 21-22-23 october 2004; presentation of the paper “The experience of death in Ancient China: cosmology, burial practices and ancestor”;
- “Ancestry, sacred spaces and ritual in pre-imperial China”, Seminar “Tanatometamorphosis. Transformations of the body after death in an interdisciplinary and comparative perspective: ancestry and power”, Bicocca University, Milano 3-4 May 2004;
- 2004 Conference “Writings and manuscripts in East Asia cultures (Giappone, Cina, Tibet, India). New perspectives” (Dept. of East Asian Studies, Ca’ Foscari University, in collaboration with Università degli Studi, Milano); presentation of the paper: “Rituality and writing: on some stone inscriptions in Ancient China”, Venezia 22-23 January 2004.
- “The experience of death in ancient China: from burial practices to cosmology”, Conference “Tanatometamorfosi: memoria e oblio del defunto” (Dipartimento di Studi sull’Asia orientale in collaboration with Turin University, Milan University and Bologna University), Venice, 23-24 October 2003;
- “Mirabilia in Chang’an during the Han Dynasty”, XII Conference of the European Association of Chinese Studies, “The Spirit of the Metropolis”, Turin, September 2000.
- “Evidence from historical sources on the origin of the apocripha chenwei”, Conference of the Italian Association of Chinese Studies (AISC) Rome; presentation of the paper.
- 1994 Conference of the Italian Association of Chinese Studies (AISC), Naples, presentation of the paper: “The stones speak: the value of epigraphy as historical source for the study of Later Han society”.
- IX European Association of Chinese Studies, Paris, presentation of the paper: “Hymn of the Fu Bridge at Xi Village, for Li Xi”;
- 1992 “China Seminar” directed by Prof. W. Idema, Leiden University; presentation of the paper “The Auspicious Omens of Li Xi: Sweet Dew and Yellow Dragon”;
- 1992 “Seminar on the Jesuit Mission in the XVII Century” directed by Prof. E. Zürcher, Sinologisch Instituut dell’Università di Leiden, Maggio; presentation of the paper: “Adam Schall von Bell: The Interpretation of Two Celestial Signs, a Lunar Eclipse and a Parhelion”.
Relevant Research projects:
2012-2013 “The Chinese consumer between global aspirations and tradition: an analysis of the system of reference values of potential consumers of “Made in Italy” goods containing high symbolic value”. (Relevant National Research Project, PRIN 2009-11 with University of Firenze, Dept.of Management Ca’ Foscari University, Dept. Asian and North African Studies Ca’ Foscari University, University of Trieste). Coordinator Dept. of Asian and North African Studies)
2010-2013 “Fate, Freedom and Prognostication”, research project founded by the German Ministry of Education, led by Prof. Dr. Michael Lackner, Chair Chinese Studies, Director, Institute of near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Erlangen, Nuremberg (Germany);
“Self-cultivation and self-denial. The problem of the individual in the religious and philosophical traditions of East Asia” (consortium Department of East Asian Studies, Department of Euroasian Studies of Ca’ Foscari University, Department of Anthropology, University of Turin, University of Bologna, University of Milan);
“Confucianism and Chinese Ethics”;
“The concept of death and the search for immortality in ancient China”;