Chinese Studies

Sino-German Mobility Programme (2020-2022): Transfer of Technical and Scientific Knowledge between Europe and China during the Early Modern Period / 近代早期中欧技术科学知识的转移

ABSTRACT
This application for the Mobility Programme “Transfer of Technical and Scientific Knowledge between Europe and China during the Early Modern Period” is a direct outcome of a conference with a very similar title held in March/April 2019 at the Sino-German Center for Research Promotion, Beijing. It is based on two on-going core-projects, the one being a Sino-German cooperation (Institute for the History of Natural Sciences (CAS)/Max Planck Institute for the History of Science) dealing with the introduction of Renaissance mechanics in late Ming China, the other a German project (Department of Chinese Studies, Tübingen University) investigating the transmission of Western mining and hydrological knowledge to China during the same period. Although...

摘要
“近代早期中欧技术科学知识的转移”直接源自2019年三四月间在北京中德科学中心举行的相关会议。它基于两个核心项目,一是自然科学史所/马普科学史所关于晚明中国引入文艺复兴时期力学的研究,二是图宾根大学汉学系关于同时期西方采矿和水文知识向中国传播的课题。虽然二者研究不同的文本,但有共同的问题、方法论和理论考察,如文本翻译、来源和批评,技术术语,复杂的技术科学概念及体系的传播与接收,作者意图和读者评价,知识传播的政治、社会、经济、文化和意识形态背景,以及早期全球化历史。...

Detailed Version of the Project Application