GW CI Cultural Lecture Series | Circulating the Great Qing Code

Virtual Lecture by Dr. Ting Zhang (张婷博士)

Circulating the Code book cover

The GW Confucius Institute is pleased to partner with Nanjing University Library to present a virtual lecture on "Circulating the Great Qing Code(清代法律知识的传播)" given by Dr. Ting Zhang(张婷博士)as part of the GW CI Cultural Lecture Series. It focuses on the development of commercial printing in the late Ming and Qing Era, and how the commercial publishing houses replaced the imperial publishing houses in editing and publishing the Great Qing Code.

This free virtual event will be held in English and is open to the public.


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Speaker Biography

Dr. Ting Zhang is the Assistant Professor of Chinese History at the University of Maryland, College Park. She received her BA and MA from Peking University and PhD from Johns Hopkins University. She is a cultural and legal historian of late imperial China, with a particular research interest in print culture and the circulation of legal knowledge. Her book, Circulating the Code: Print Media and Legal Knowledge in Qing China 《律例的传播:清代中国的印刷媒介与法律知识》,explores the production and reception of legal knowledge, and the role of legal information in the formation of early modern Chinese legal culture. She has received fellowships or grants from the Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies, the Doris G. Quinn Foundation, the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, the China Scholarship Council, and the Association for Asian Studies. Before joining the University of Maryland, she has taught courses at Peking University, the University of Delaware, and UC San Diego. Her publications, in English and Chinese, include a book, four journal articles, six book chapters, and two translations.

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Nanjing University Library