To promote research in Catholic Studies, the Society established various program on cooperation or sponsorship, for local or non-local scholars to apply. For those who are interested, please choose the relevant item and submit detailed information as listed. Application can be sent to the Society by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to: Yuan Dao Study Society, P.O. Box 679, Tai Po Post Office, Hong Kong.
Short-term Visiting Scheme for Non-local Scholar
The Society will accept non-local scholars for short-term visit, lasting not more than six months. This scheme is mainly for research and writing, but not excluding teaching and other academic activities. Upon completion of the visit, the visiting scholar has to submit at least one research product (such as paper or book). The Society will consider to publish it under the name of the “Catholic Thought Studies” The author only need to acknowledge the Society if the research product is not published under the name of the Society.
For those who are interested, please provide the following information:
CV and previous research experience and product;
nature of visiting (such as research, writing and teaching);
proposed theme, main contents and characteristics of the research project;
reason and importance of conducting such research;
expected research result;
reasons for coming to Hong Kong to conduct such research;
other needed support.
The Society is going to publish a series of books called “Catholic Thought Studies” . Publication proposals and manuscripts are welcomed. Upon acceptance of the proposal, the author should submit the final draft for review, edit, proofread and publish. The Society will be responsible for the publication fee. No renumeration will be given for writing but the author will obtain not less than 20 copies of the publication. The Society owns the copyright of the printed and on-line versions of the book. The author can publish the book in mainland China in simplified Chinese two years after the original publication in Hong Kong with the written permission from the Society.
For those who are interested in this scheme please provide the following information:
CV and experience of publication
theme and main contents of the book (please list out the outline or theme of each chapter)
reason of writing
other information relating to this project
到訪學人介紹 Visiting Researchers
武漢大學哲學學院 宗教學系 博士生
Qī Zhì Chāo (漆志超)，of the Han nationality, Doctoral Degree Student at the Faculty of Religious Studies, School of Philosophy, Wuhan University.
The aspect of his research is the comparative study between Process Theology and Chinese Buddhism. His most recent achievement:
‘The Theological Perspective of the Space-Time Debate between, on the one hand, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, and on the other, Isaac Newton and Samuel Clarke’, Journals of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Vol. 6, 2013.
Mr Qī successfully finished gathering reference materials for his doctoral dissertation at Yuan Dao Exchange Centre from March to April in 2015.
Liú Lì Xiá (劉麗霞), of the Han nationality, Professor at University of Jinan.
Professor Liú’s research focuses mainly on the relationship between Christianity and Chinese-Foreign literature. Her most recent achievements are as follows:
‘The Translation and Promotion of Chinese Classical Literature of Missionaries to China in Modern Times’, Dongyue Tribune, Vol. 10, 2012.
‘The Review of the Religious of Sacred Heart of Mary on Chinese Modern Literature’, Modern Chinese Literature Series, Vol. 2, 2011.
‘The Influence of the Jesuits on Chinese Literature Studies’, Hebei Academic Journal, Vol. 4, 2011.
Professor Liú stayed at Yuan Dao Exchange Centre in February and March 2015 to carry out academic research, aiming at collecting further details to complete the writing of the book ‘A Study of Missionaries to China and Chinese Literature in Modern Times’.
Lĭ Hăi Yīng (李海英), of the Han nationality, Professor at Shandong Normal University.
Professor Lĭ undertook the “Research on Chinese Documents of Missionaries to China in Modern Times” (a research of the Ministry of Education; investigation report published) recently.
‘The Chinese Grammatical Language System of “Mandarin Grammar”’, Contemporary Linguistics, Vol. 4, 2014.
‘Examine the Academic Achievement of “Mandarin Grammar” from the Viewpoint of the Block-Printed Edition of “Daishin-Bunten” (Chinese Grammar Text) of Meiji Era Japan’, Theory and Practice of Libraries, Vol. 4, 2013.
Professor Lĭ stayed at Yuan Dao Exchange Centre to carry out academic research in February and March 2015, and will soon complete a series of theses on Chinese writings of missionaries to China in modern times, including The Chinese Rhetoric Notions of the Missionaries Who Came to China during the Periods of Ming and Qing Dynasties and Missionaries to China in Modern Times and the Compilation of Chinese Teaching Materials, etc.
ISBN 978-7-108-04508-9 《取捨之間：英國長老會在華慈善事業研究》，《近代史研究》2014年第1期。
Hú Wèi Qīng (胡衛清), of the Han nationality, Professor at Shandong University.
Professor Hú’s recent research included the publication of Sufferings and Faith:
the Religious Experiences of Christians of Chaozhou-Shantou, Beijing: SDX Joint Publishing Company, June 2013 (ISBN 978-7-108-04508-9) and
‘In between of Accept and Reject: Research on the Philanthropies of the Presbyterian Church of England’, Modern History of China Research, Vol. 1, 2014.
Professor Hú stayed at Yuan Dao Exchange Centre to carry out academic research from 15th May to 14th August 2015, and will soon finish a series of theses on Christianity in Chaozhou-Shantou after the establishment of the People’s Republic of China, including Research on Catholic Reformed Campaigns in Chaozhou-Shantou Areas, The Connections between Chaozhou-Shantou Churches and Overseas Economics, The Cross and Clans’ Beliefs, and etc.
《基督的新娘—中國天主教貞女研究》，中國社會科學出版社，2013年10月。 ISBN 978-7-5161-2533-5
《鄂西北磨盤山天主教社區研究》，香港原道交流學會、意大利利瑪竇研究中心聯合出版，20013年10月。 ISBN 978-988-16406-6-6
Kāng Zhì Jié (康志傑), of the Sibe nationality, Professor at Hubei University.
Professor Kāng’s research focuses mainly on the Christian history in China. Her most recent academic achievements are as follows:
The Bride of Jesus Christ: Study on Catholic Virginity in China, China Social Science Press, October 2013. ISBN 978-7-5969-2533-5
Research on the Christian Community of Mó Pán Shān in North West Hebei, Joint Publishers: Hong Kong Yuan Dao Study Society and Centro Studi Li Madou, October 2013. ISBN 978-988-16406-6-6
Professor Kāng stayed at Yuan Dao Exchange Centre to carry out academic research from 23rd November 2013 to 23rd May 2014, and will soon finish a series of theses on Christian economics, including Research on Running Private Banks by the Jesuits who were Accredited in Peking during Mid-Qing Dynasty, Study on Render Back of Conquered Territories, Study on the Self-sustaining Situations of Christianity in China, and etc.