Einstieg in die Chinastudien. Methoden, Modelle, Übungsaufgaben

Thorben Pelzer (SFB 1199) & Merle Schatz (Leipzig U & U Köln)

Publication Date

September 2019


Berlin/Munich/Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg






De Gruyter Studium

Additional Information


Designed for new students, this textbook provides an introduction to China studies. As a regional science, Sinology borrows methods and models from other disciplines. Accordingly, students must learn the various ways that the subjects of study are defined and used. The book presents 14 disciplines, each with their own specific themes, terminology, and working methods in relation to China.

Biographical Note
Thorben Pelzer (SFB 1199)

Since September 2017, Thorben Pelzer holds the position of university lecturer for Society and Culture of Modern China at Leipzig University. He graduated in Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, and East Asia Studies at Ruhr-University Bochum. Further, he studied at Osaka University, at Tongji University in Shanghai, and at National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei. He is an alumni of the German Merit Foundation. As a social and cultural historian of the Republican period, he currently researches Chinese engineers who studied in the USA.