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Ruizhi Lian

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Position: Professor & Department Chair
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Last updated: 2018-09-25
  

Experiences


Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, Associate Professor, 2008 to present.
Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Visiting Scholar, 2011
Chiao Tung University, Hakka College, vice-Dean, 2009 to 2011.
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, Assistant Professor, 2004 to 2008
Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Postdoctoral Research, August 2003-July 2004.

Research Fields


State and Ethnivity in Southwest China, Chinese Social History and Popular Culture, Taiwan History

Areas of Specialization


Ethnicity and State in Southwest China
History of Stating Making in Peripheral Area
Local History in Taiwan
Chinese Social History and Popular Culture

Books


2010 Women, Hakka and Periphery (Kejia nuxing yu biancuixing 客家女性與邊陲性). (Co-edit with Chuang Ying-chang). Taipei: Nantian Press, 2010.
2007 The Hidden Ancestors: Legends and Histories in the Erhai Region, Yunnan (Yincang di zuxian: miaoxiangkuo di chuanshuo ho shehui 隱藏的祖先: 妙香國的傳說和社會). Beijing: Sanlian Bookstore, 2007.

Books Chapters


Forthcoming “Searching for Legitimization: The Native Buddhist Monastery and Master worship in Dali” in Negotiating Frontier. Ed. By Choi Chi Cheung. (Forthcoming)
2013 “Surviving Conquest in Dali: Chiefs, Deities and Ancestors,” in From Chieftains to Ancestors: Incorporating Indigenous Society in Southwest China. Ed.by David Faure and Ho Ts’ui-p’ing. UBC Press, 2013, pp. 86-110.
2010 “Introduction,” in Women, Hakka and periphery (Co-authored with Chuang Ying-chang). Ed. by Lian Ruizhi and Chuang Ying-chang. Taipei: Nantian Press, 2010, pp., 1-19.
2010 “The Women Who Were Given Away: The Mother-Daughter Relationships, Domestic Labor and Historical Remembrance in Northern Taiwan,” in Women, Hakka and periphery. Ed. by Lian Ruizhi and Chuang Ying-chang. Taipei: Nantian Press, 2010, pp., 211-245.
2010 “Remembering and Forgetting: The Discourse of Nanjing in Zhao Surname Written Genealogies, Yunnan,” in The Environments and Societies in Yun-Gui Plateau in Ming and Qing times. Ed. by Yang Weibing, Shanghai: Dongfang Press, 2010, pp. 245-263.
2006 “Kingship, Genealogy and Marriage: Discussion on the Formation of the Aristocratic Clans mingjia from Buddhism Legends in the Erhai Region, Yunnan,” in Thesis Collections on the Histories and Cultures During Nanzhao and Dali Times. Ed. by Lin Chaomin, Kumming: Mimzu Press, 2006, pp. 197-217.
2005 “Holy Spheres in the Borderland: Sacred Lands and Ancestors in Erhai Area in Yunnan,” in Cosmos, Body and Nation: Sinology Reverberating with the World. Ed. by Yang Rubing. Taipei: Taiwan Univ. press, 2005, pp. 309-350. Icon download

Journal Papers


2012 “The Discussion on Land Deeds of Hexing in Yunnan, 1550-1930.” Journal of Dali Ethnicity and Cultural Studies 5,: 38-67, 2012.
2011 “The Border Clan: Becoming Han, Becoming Imperial Official, 1000-1725.” Ethnology Review. 3: 47-68, 2011.
2009 “Kings and Village Deities: An investigation of Buddhist Deities and Village Temples in the Dali Region, Yunnan,” Journal of Chinese Ritual, Theatre and Folklore, 163:17-70, 2009.
2006 “Surnames and Ancestors: the Formation of Hierarchical Society in the Erhai Region, Yunnan,” Journal of History and Anthropology 4(2): 1-36, 2006. Icon download
2005 “Female Ancestors or Goddesses: Legends and Cults of Noblewomen in the Erhai Region, Yunnan,” Journal of History and Anthropology 3(2): 25-56, 2005. Icon download
1998 “The Social and Economic Life of Gentry Families Under Japanese Rules: A Case Study on the Jiang Family of the Beipu Area, Northern Taiwan” (co-authored with Chung Ying Chuang), Chinese Studies 16(2): 79-114, 1998.
1996 “The Operation of Radical Taxation Organization in Northern Taiwan Under Qing Rules” in Taiwan Folkways, 46(1): 181-202, 1996.

Reviews


1999 “Book Review: From Gentry to Local Elite: Chinese Elites and Patterns of Dominance,” Shih-hui 3: 283-297, 1999.
1999 “Book Review: The Ghost Festival in Medieval China,” Journal of Yuan Kuang Buddhist Academy 3: 440-446, 1999.

Professional Papers and Invited Lectures


2009 “From Hierarchy to Ethnicity: The Social Transformation of Dali in the Ming Dynasty,” paper presented at the SSAA and TSAE Annual Meeting of the Society for East Asian Anthropology, Academic Sinica, Taipei, Nankang, July 2-5, 2009.
2009 “The Hakka Village and Indigenous Military (Fantuan): The Society and State Along the Zhonggang River, Taiwan,” paper presented at the Conference on Ethnicity, History and Local Society, Academic Sinica, Taipei, Nankang, November 12-13, 2009.
2008 “Surviving Conquest in Dali: Chiefs, Deities and Ancestors,” paper presented at the AAS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, April 3-6, 2008.
2007 “Village Temples and Village Gods,” paper presented in International Conference on Cultural and Social Transitions in Southwest China, co-organized by Research Center for Historical Anthropology, Sun Yat-sen University (Guangzhou) and College of History, Culture and Tourism, Guangxi Normal University (Guilin), Guangxi: Guilin, January 27-29, 2007.
2007 “Archives and Fieldwork: A Case Study on the Goddess Cult,” paper presented in Conference on Decipherment of Field Data in Research of Local Society, organized by Anhui University, Anhui: Huangshan, April 10-11, 2007.
2007 “The Written Genealogies and Legends: Historical Memories and Societies in the Dali Region,” paper presented in Conference on Fieldwork Methodology in the Protection of Intangible Cultural Heritages, co-organized by Graduate School of China Art Academy (Beijing) and Soochow University (Taiwan), Beijing, June 1-6, 2007.
2006 “The Border Clan: the Gao Surname Genealogy in Yunnan, 1000-1725,” paper presented in International Conference on Officials on the Chinese Borders, co-organized by Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica (Taipei) and the Ecole francaise d'Extreme-Orient (Paris), Taipei, Nankang, October 2-4, 2006.
2006 “Tentative Studies on the Histories in Hakka Women’s Narration: Centered on the Relations Between Mothers and Daughters and the Relations amongst Household Labors,” paper presented in Hakka and Local Societies in Global Perspectives: the First International Conference on Hakka Studies in Taiwan, organized by College of Hakka Studies, National Central University, Taipei, October 29-30, 2006.
2006 “Ancestral Stories and The Written Genealogies in the Erhai Region,” paper presented in International Conference on Imagined Centers and Diverse Peripheries, organized by Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Nankang, December 11-13, 2006.
2004 “Female Ancestors or Goddesses: Legends of Focal Ancestors and Cults of Goddesses in the Erhai Region, Yunnan,” paper presented in Seminar on Custom, Religion, and Daily Life, organized by Lab of Custom, Religion, and Daily Life, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Nankang, August 2004.
2004 “The Paradox of Being Both Han and Bai,” paper presented in Conference on The Social and Cultural Transition and Adaptation of Chinese National Minorities, organized by Department of Ethnology, National Chengchi University, Taipei, November 2004.
2004 “Negotiated with the Past: Sacred Lands and Ancestors in the Erhai Region, Yunnan,” paper presented at the 2nd International Junior Scholars Conference On Sinology, organized by National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan: Hsinchu, November 2004.
2003 “Surnames and Ancestors: the Formation and Its Legitimacy of the Communities in the Erhai Region, Yunnan,” paper presented in the Seminar on Rethinking of Boundaries, organized by Research Group of Rethinking of Boundaries, Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Nankang, November 2003.
2002 “Kingship, Genealogy and Marriage: Discussion on the Formation of the Aristocratic Families mingjia from Buddhism Legends in the Erhai Region, Yunnan,” paper presented in Conference on the Histories and Cultures During Nanzhao and Dali Times, organized by Yunnan University, Yunnan, Dali, October 2002.
1996 “The Social and Economic Life of Gentry’s Families Under Japanese Rules: Some Interpretations From the Perspectives of Account Books,” paper presented in International Conference on Tradition of Commerce in Taiwan, organized by Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Nankang, December 1996.


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