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Oliver Weingarten, M.A., Ph.D.

Oddělení Východní Asie

Telefon: 266 053 521


Early Chinese intellectual history (4th-1st c. BCE)
Classical Chinese language and philology
Textual history: genesis and stratification of early Chinese writings
Cultural history of early China
Discipleship in early China
Courage in early China
2005-2010  doctoral student in the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (FAMES), University of Cambridge
1996-1998  graduate studies in the Asia and Africa Institute (AAI) of the University of Hamburg
1998-2000  language studies at the Mandarin Training Centre of National Taiwan Normal University
1996-1998  undergraduate studies in the Asia and Africa Institute (AAI) of the University of Hamburg
2013-today  research fellow in the Oriental Institute.
2012-2013  teaching fellow at Masaryk University, Brno.
2009-2011  teaching fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
2009-2010  substitute teaching and supervisions at the University of Cambridge.
2008             fixed-term assistantship at the University of Zurich.
2006-2007  substitute teaching and supervisions at the University of Cambridge.
2002-2003  tutor for Classical Chinese, University of Hamburg.
2014  Three-year grant from the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation (no. RG-003-EU-13) over 17,000 euros for the project “Courage in Early Chinese Texts (c. 4th–1st c. BCE)”.
2014  Taiwan Fellowship, awarded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taiwan, for a three-month research stay at the Institute of History and Philology at the Academia Sinica, Taipei, Sep.-Nov. 2015.
  • co-organiser of  the conference “Reading the ‘Masters’: Contexts, Textual Structures, and Hermeneutic Strategies”, Masaryk University, Brno, September 5–6.
  • co-organiser of the conference “The Analects: A Western Han Text?”, Princeton University, November 4-5, 2011.
  • referee for Archiv Orientální, Asiatische Studien / Études Asiatiques, T’oung Pao, Sunkyun Journal of East Asian Studies
  • member of the Society for the Study of Early China, the American Oriental Society, Association française d’études chinoises, Deutsche Vereinigung für Chinastudien
mezinárodní odborné, recenzované články
  • “Intertextuality and Memory in Early Chinese Writings: A Case Study from Huainanzi,” Early China 42 (2019): 201–236.
  • “The Unorthodox Master: The Serious and the Playful in Depictions of Confucius”. In: A Concise Companion to Confucius. Ed. Paul R. Goldin. Hoboken: Wiley, 2017, 52–74.
  • “The Singing Sage: Rhymes in Confucius Dialogues”. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 79.3 (2016): 581­–607.
  • “Zaoqi gudian wenxian zhong de xiushen: yingyong yu beijing”早期古典文獻中的修身:應用與背景. Tr. Wang Hao 汪浩 and Chen Wenfei 陳文飛. In: Zhi qi yang xin zhi shu: Zhongguo zaoqi de xiushen fangfa 治氣養心之術: 中國早期的修身方法, ed. Fang Po 方破 (Paul Fischer) and Lin Zhipeng 林志鵬. Shanghai: Fudan daxue chubanshe, 3–27. [Chinese translation of “Self-cultivation in the Early Edited Literature”.]
  • “’Self-cultivation (Xiu Shen 修身) in the Early Edited Literature: Uses, Contexts, Connotations”. Oriens Extremus 54 (2015): 163­–208.
  • “Chunyu Kun 淳于髡: Motifs, Narratives, and Personas in Early Chinese Anecdotal Literature”. Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society 27.3(2017): 501–521.
  • “The Figure of Yan Zhuoju 顏涿聚 in Ancient Chinese Literature”. Monumenta Serica 63.2 (2015): 229–261.
  • “What Did Disciples Do? Dizi 弟子 in Early Chinese Texts”. Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies 75.1 (2015): 29–75.
  • “Debates Around Jixia: Argument and Intertextuality in Warring States Writings Associated with the State of Qi”. Journal of the American Oriental Society 135.2 (2015): 283–308.
  • “The Sage as Teacher and Source of Knowledge: Editorial Strategies and Formulaic Utterances in Confucius Dialogues”. Asiatische Studien / Études Asiatiques 68.4 (2014): 1175–1223.
  • “Delinquent Fathers and Philology: Lunyu 13.18 and Related Texts”. Early China 37 (2014): 221–258.
  • “Confucius and Pregnant Women: An Investigation into the Intertextuality of the Lunyu”. Journal of the American Oriental Society 129.4 (2009): 597–618.



recenzní články

  • “Coming to Terms with the Masters”, review article of Wiebke Denecke, The Dynamics of Masters Literature (2010). Archiv orientální 81.3 (2013): 603-620.
  • “Recent Monographs on Confucius and Early Confucianism: A Review Article”. T’oung Pao 97 (2011): 160-201.