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Individual itineraries and the circulation of scientific and technical knowledge in East Asia (16th–20th centuries)

ICCM ANR-09-SSOC-004 Final Conference

Organiser : Catherine Jami (SPHERE, CNRS)

University Paris Diderot, Bat. Condorcet

Amphithéâtre Pierre-Gilles de Gennes

4 rue Alice Domont et Léonie Duquet, 75013 Paris

Yu the Great supervising irrigation works (Qinding Shujing tushuo, 1905,
Courtesy of the Needham Research Institute)

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9 :00 Opening

9 :30 – 12 :30

Chair : Françoise Sabban (EHESS, Paris)

Caroline Bodolec (CNRS, UMR8173, Paris)
Miaofeng 妙逢, a monk-architect : geographical and social itinerary

Catherine Jami (CNRS, UMR7219, Paris)
Imperial mobility and information networks : the Kangxi emperor’s Collection of investigation of things in leisure time

Zhao Bing (CNRS, UMR 8155)
Tang Ying 唐英 (1682-1756) between the Palace and Jiangnan : the exceptional itinerary of an imperial bondservant

Discussant : Dagmar Schäfer (University of Manchester)

14 :30 – 17 :30

Chair : Christian Jacob (EHESS, Paris)

Mau Chuan-hui (National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu)
Qing local officials and the circulation of wild silkworms breeding

Delphine Spicq (Collège de France, Paris)
From fieldwork to handbook production : Linqing’s experience in water conservancy

Frédéric Obringer (CNRS, UMR8173, Paris)
Views of the human body : geographical and intellectual mobility of a physician and a literatus

Discussant : Pierre-Etienne Will (Collège de France, Paris)


9 :30 – 12 :30

Chair : Marie-Noëlle Bourguet (University Paris Diderot)

Antonella Romano (European University Institute, Florence)
In the wake of a revolution : Martino Martini between the Chinese and the Manchu

Beatriz Puente Ballesteros (Catholic University Leuven)
Bernard Rhodes (1646-1715), imperial physician

Wu Huiyi (ICT, University Paris Diderot)
The ‘provincialism’ of F.-X. Dentrecolles’ (1664-1741) translations : locality and configurations of knowledge

Discussant : Nicolas Standaert (Catholic University Leuven)

14 :30 – 17 :30

Chair : Rafael Mandressi (CNRS, CAK, Paris)

Florence Bretelle-Establet (CNRS, UMR7219, Paris)
Human mobility and the book trade : the circulation of medical knowledge in the Far South

Emmanuel Poisson (University Paris Diderot, UMR7219)
Circulation and production of knowledge in 18th century Viêt Nam : Lê Quy Dôn’s itineraries

Lim Jong-tae (Seoul National University)
Astronomers in tributary missions : institutionalized travels of Korean court astronomers to Beijing in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

Discussant : Kim Daeyeol (INALCO, Paris)

17 :30 – 18 :30

Presentation of database and GIS


9 :30 – 12 :30

Chair : Marwa Elshakry (Columbia University)

Aurélien Laroulandie (EHESS, UMR8173, Paris)
Circulation of knowledge in its institutional context : officials and experts networks in 17th century Korea

Andrea Bréard (University of Lille 1)
Meng Sen and Shen Linyi, two careers in modern statistics in the late Qing

Aleksandra Majstorac-Kobiljski (CNRS, UMR8173, Paris & Needham Research Institute, Cambridge)
Japanese engineers and coking technologies in early twentieth century Manchuria

Discussant : Annick Horiuchi (University Paris Diderot)

14 :30 – 17 :30

Chair : Isabelle Landry-Deron (EHESS, Paris)

[To be confirmed] Joachim Kurtz (University of Heidelberg)
Missionary itineraries and the circulation of knowledge in 19th century China : Young J. Allen, Li Di, and their networks

Christian Lamouroux (EHESS, UMR8173, Paris)
Between archives and fieldwork : Mr. Liu Guoliang’s business in Beijing

Lucia Candelise (UMR 7219, University Paris Diderot)
Diplomacy, empire and medicine : the construction of French traditionalist acupuncture

Discussant : Rui Magone (Berlin)

17 :30 – 18 :00