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Oddělení Východní Asie

Email: jens.damm@fu-berlin.de
Web: http://cas-cz.academia.edu/JensDamm
Full CV


  • Gender and ethnicity in modern Chinese societies
  • Media policy and social transformation
  • Chinese diaspora
  • Chinese civil society



  • June 2002: Freie Universität Berlin, PhD, Sinology
  • August 1994, MA Sinology/Economics University of Trier, Germany



  • Since 2009 Graduate Institute of Taiwan Studies, Chang Jung University, Tainan, Associate/Assistant Professor)
  • 2004-2010 Assistant Professor (C1), Freie Universität Berlin, Ostasiatisches Seminar (OAS), Sinologie (2009/2010: on leave)
  • 2003-2004 Research fellow, Freie Universität Berlin, OAS, Sinologie
  • 2001-2003 Research fellow, Freie Universität Berlin, DFG-Project “China’s Internet Policy between Technological Development and Political Reaction” (Prof. Dr. Eberhard Sandschneider, Otto-Suhr-Institut für Politikwissenschaften)
  • 1998-2003 Teaching assignments, Freie Universität Berlin



  • (2003) Homosexualität und Gesellschaft in Taiwan: 1945 bis 1995, Münster, Berlin, Hamburg: LIT.


mezinárodní odborné, recenzované články

  • (2013) Overseas Chinese’ Governance in Xiamen during the 1920s: Colonial Spaces and Nationalism Revisited. Berliner Chinahefte/Chinese History and Society, 29-48.
  • (2012) The Multiculturalization of Taiwan: From a Unified Han-Identity to the “Four Great Ethnic Groups”, Berliner Chinahefte (Chinese History and Society) 41, 72-89.
  • (2012) The Cross-Strait Perception of the Taiwanese in Cyberspace: the Case of Xiamen”, Information and Society 23, July 2012, 55-82.
  • (2011) Chinese Cyberspaces: Defining the Spatial Component of a “Borderless” Media. In Electronic Journal of Communication, 20:3/4.
  • (2011) Taiwan’s Ethnicities and their Representation in the Internet. JCCA (Journal of Current Chinese Affairs) 1/2011. 99-132.
  • (2011) With Yoshisa Amae. “Whither Taiwanization?” State, Society and Cultural Production in the New Era. JCCA (Journal of Current Chinese Affairs) 1/2011: 3-17.
  • (2009) Chinascape – Moving beyond the People’s Republic. IIAS Newsletter, 50, 28-9.
  • (2008) The Chinese Diasporic Cyberspace: Cultural Essentialism, Nationalism and Hybrid Identities. In J. Damm and A. Steen (Eds.) Postmodern China (Berliner Chinahefte/Chinese History and Society 34), 67-98.
  • (2008) With A. Steen. Postmodern China – An Introduction. In J. Damm and A. Steen (Eds.) Postmodern China (Berliner Chinahefte/Chinese History and Society 34), 2-12.
  • (2007) “Overseas Chinese” and Taiwan: Unresolved Questions of Identity and Belonging. Berliner Chinahefte/Chinese History and Society 32. Hamburg: Lit, 79-100.
  • (2007) The Internet and the Fragmentation of Chinese Society. Critical Asian Studies 39:2, 225-246 (SSCI). (Translated as: 延斯溯達姆著: 互聯网與中國的社會分化 by 程仁桃. 國外理論動態 2008年第3期).
  • (2006) A Transnational Biography: The Voyages of Tan Kah Kee (1874-1961). In M. Leutner, W. Kirby and K. Mühlhahn (Eds.), Global Conjectures: China in Transnational Perspective. Münster, Berlin, Hamburg (Berliner Chinahefte/Chinese History and Society 30): LIT, 92-102.
  • (2005) Academic and Media Discourses on the Chinese Diaspora: Interactions between the People’s Republic of China and Southeast Asia in the 1950s and 1960s. CHC Bulletin, 6, 16-18.
  • (2005) Same Sex Desire and Society in Taiwan, 1970–1987. The China Quarterly, 181, 67-81 (SSCI).
  • (2004) Talkin’ ‘Bout a Revolution? The Internet in China. China Review, 35-37.
  • (2004) Internet and the Fragmented Political Society. IIAS Newsletter, 33, 10-11.
  • (2001) The WorldWideWeb in China and Taiwan: The Effects of Heterogenization and Homogenization in a Glocal Discourse. Berliner China-Hefte / Chinese History and Society, 20, 66-78.
  • (1999) Sexualwissenschaftliche Forschungen zu gleichgeschlechtlichen Lebensweisen in der Volksrepublik China. Berliner China-Hefte / Chinese History and Society, 16, 96-106.
  • (1998) Life and Death of Love: AIDS in Taiwanese Literature. Berliner China-Hefte / Chinese History and Society, 25, 61-73.


Příspěvky ve sbornících

  • (2012) With Paul Lim. Introduction. In Jens Damm and Paul Lim (Eds.): European Perspectives on Taiwan. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 14-26.
  • (2012) Multiculturalism in Taiwan and the Influence of Europe. In Jens Damm and Paul Lim (Eds.): European Perspectives on Taiwan. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 84-105.
  • (2011) From ‘Overseas Chinese’ to ‘Overseas Taiwanese’: Question of Identity and Belonging. In G. Schubert and J. Damm (Eds.) Taiwanese Identity in the 21st Century, Routledge, 218-236.
  • (2011) Discrimination and Backlash against Homosexual Groups. In Tak-Wing Ngo and Wang Hong-zen (Eds.) Politics of Difference in Taiwan, Routledge, 152-180.
  • (2008) The Internet and the Fragmentation of Chinese Society, in Rachel and Vanessa Fong (Eds.), Media, Identity, and Struggle in Twenty-First-Century China, London, New York, Routledge, 83-95.
  • (2007) With B. Gransow. Chinesische Migration und Globalgeschichte. In A. Kraler et al. (Eds.) Migration und Globalgeschichte. Wien: Mandelbaumverlag, 222-244.
  • (2006) With S. Thomas Chinese Cyberspaces: Technological Changes and Political Effects. In J. Damm and S. Thomas (Eds.), Chinese Cyberspaces. London and New York: Routledge, 1-11.
  • (2006) China’s E-policy: Examples of Local E-government in Guangdong and Fujian. In J. Damm and S. Thomas (Eds.), Chinese Cyberspaces. London and New York: Routledge, 102-131.
  • (2005) Contemporary Discourses on Homosexuality in Republican China: a Critical Analysis of Terminology and Research. In M. Leutner und N. Spakowski (Eds.), Women in Republican China. Münster, Berlin, Hamburg: LIT, 282-311.
  • (2003)Xing / bie, kuer, guaitai -the Influence of US-American Post-Modernist and ‘Queer’-Approaches in Taiwanese ‘Lifestyle’- Publications in the Nineties. In C. Neder and I. Susanne-Schilling (Eds.), Transformation! Innovation? Perspectives on Taiwan Culture. Wiesbaden: Harrossowitz, 203-213.
  • (2003) Zensur im chinesischen Internet. In B. Führer (Eds.), Zensur: Text und Autorität in China in Geschichte und Gegenwart. Wiesbaden: Harrossowitz, 222-238.
  • (2000) Ferdinand Karsch-Haack. In R. Aldrich and G. Wotherspoon (Eds.), Who's Who in the Gay and Lesbian World. London and New York: Routledge, 238-239.
  • (2000) Das WWW in China und Taiwan: Effekte der Heterogenisierung und Homogenisierung. In G. Schucher (Eds.) Asien und das Internet. Hamburg: IFA 2002, 22-237.
  • (2000) ku’er vs tongzhi. Ruhr University Bochum, series: cathay scripten.
  • (1998) Reminiszenz an Ferdinand Karsch-Haack: Der Blick auf fremde Kulturen als Withtel zur Toleranz in der eigenen Gesellschaft. In U. Ferdinand, A. Pretzel und A. Seeck (Eds.), Verqueere Wissenschaft. Münster, Berlin, Hamburg: LIT, 281-300.


Členství v edičních radách

  • Editorial Board: Asiascape: Digital Asia (Brill)
  • European Association for Taiwan Studies EATS (2008-2014)


Výzkumné projekty

  • 2015-2017: China’s Cultural Diplomacy: Regional Variations and the Role of Non-State Actors, GARC, Academy of Science, Prag
  • Ministry of Education (Taiwan), Gender and Ethnicity in Taiwan. Chang Jung University and University Wien. September 2013 to February 2014.
  • Takechi Sugar Foundation: Gender and Ethnicity in Luxury Advertisements: 1895 to 1987 Genehmigt: Laufzeit 2013-2015.
  • Taiwan National Science Council: 網際空間的台灣族群:海外的台灣人、中國(PRC) 人以及其他海外華人的觀點(99-2410-H-309-012-) 1 August 2010 to 31 Juli 2011 (individual research project).



  • 2012: Three-year salary bonus under the Ministry of Education’s (Taiwan) Merit Bonus Program for the Recruitment and Retention of Exceptional Talent at Institutions of Higher Learning (2012-2015)
  • Taiwan Foundation for Democracy: Tongzhi in Contemporary Taiwan and the Policy of Multiculturalism 1 August 2009 to 31 December 2009 (International visiting fellow).
  • Visiting Scholar, Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica, August 2008 bis Juni 2009
  • Visiting Fellow:School of Information and Communication, SIRC, NTU, Singapore, March to May 2005.