Call for Papers: Ming Qing Studies 2018

Deadline: 30th Jun 2017

edited by Paolo Santangelo (Sapienza University of Rome)

We are glad to inform you that the new edition of Ming Qing Studies 2017 is going to be published by Aracne Publishers in Fall 2017 (see contents below).

Applicants are encouraged to submit abstracts for the next issue of Ming Qing Studies 2018. The contributions should concern Ming-Qing China in one or few of its most significant and multifaceted aspects, as well as on East Asian countries covering the same time period. All articles will be examined by our qualified peer reviewers. We welcome creative and fresh approaches to the field of Asian studies. Particularly appreciated will be the contributions on anthropological and social history, collective imagery, and interdisciplinary approaches to the Asian cultural studies. All submitted papers must be original and in good British English style according to our guidelines and editorial rules. Please email an abstract of the article you will submit us (300-500 words, plus a basic bibliography) in MS Word or pdf attachments along with your biographical information to the addresses listed below. Please mention your full name with academic title, university affiliation, department or home institution, title of paper and contact details in your email.
Deadline for the abstract and bibliographical notes: June 30th, 2017.
Deadline for the article: December 31st, 2017.
Ming Qing Studies is a yearly publication, both on line and in printed form, which continues the positive experience of Ming Qing Yanjiu edited by Paolo Santangelo. Thanks to the cooperation of several scholars settled in Italy and abroad, it intends to widen the debate on the historical and cultural issues of late imperial China as well as pre-modern and modern East Asia. Although this publication focuses on late imperial China, its scope is broadened to the whole East Asia area, with its new cultural and anthropological features which are manifested in this fundamental period of transition from local to global history.
Please find the editorial norms and more information on Ming Qing Studies past issues at and


Prof. Paolo Santangelo (
Dr. M.Paola Culeddu (
Dr. Tommaso Previato (


Ming Qing Studies 2017


Paolo Santangelo Preface

Dandan Chen    Rethinking Shame: Literati Consciousness in the Early Qing.

Fu Mengxing    Tales of the New Strange: Wang Tao’s Zhiguai Writing (1880-1890).

Hsiao Li-ling    Picturing Guqin Music: Min Qiji’s and Other’s Illustrations of “Yingying Listens to Qin” for Xixiang Ji

Bartosz Kowalski    Holding an Empire together: Army, Colonization and State-building in Qing Xinjiang.

Lin Hsueh-Yi     Local History and National Politics in the Reconstructions of the Donglin Academy.

Lin Zhihui    The Speaking Garment: Clothes in Women’s Everyday Practice in Ming-Qing China.

Yiu Chunlam Charlotte    The Concept of Qing in Honglou meng, (Part II) – Historical Inheritance.



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