Medieval Text Technologies in China and Europe | Stanford Center at Peking University


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  • 11/09/2014 - 13/09/2014
    All Day

  • Stanford Center at Peking University
    The Lee Jung Sen Building Langrun Yuan Peking University No.5 Yiheyuan Road Haidian District Beijing, P.R.China 100871
    Beijing
    China
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Medieval Text Technologies in China and Europe | Stanford Center at Peking University

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An international conference on manuscripts, reading, writing, book history, and the classification of knowledge in medieval China and Europe. Special attention to common problems and divergent paths taken with regard to manuscript production, copying and transcription, orality vs. the written circulation of texts, writing systems, and the social space of manuscripts. The conference brings together international specialists on the medieval manuscript tradition in Europe with those working on parallel topics in medieval Chinese history.

Thursday, September 11 – Saturday, September 13
“Medieval Text Technologies in China and Europe”
Ronald Egan, Moderator, Professor of East Asian Languages & Cultural Studies, Stanford University
Stanford Center at Peking University
Stanford Center at Peking University | Open to Public | RSVP
 
An international conference on manuscripts, reading, writing, book history, and the classification of knowledge in medieval China and Europe. Special attention to common problems and divergent paths taken with regard to manuscript production, copying and transcription, orality vs. the written circulation of texts, writing systems, and the social space of manuscripts. The conference brings together international specialists on the medieval manuscript tradition in Europe with those working on parallel topics in medieval Chinese history.
                                                                                     
For more information and to RSVP, please click here. RSVP required by Wednesday, September 10 at 5pm.

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