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National University under Siege

Timothy B. Weston

in The Power of Position: Beijing University, Intellectuals, and Chinese Political Culture, 1898-1929

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237674
eISBN:
9780520929906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237674.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

The May Fourth Movement left Beijing University with two overlapping legacies as it headed into the 1920s, one intellectual and cultural, and the other political. Beida's prominence attracted ... More


Conclusion

Timothy B. Weston

in The Power of Position: Beijing University, Intellectuals, and Chinese Political Culture, 1898-1929

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237674
eISBN:
9780520929906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237674.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

The early history of Beijing University illuminates the struggle by intellectuals to reposition themselves after the collapse of the late-imperial Confucian order. The refashioning of Beida was a ... More


Tensions within the May Fourth Movement

Timothy B. Weston

in The Power of Position: Beijing University, Intellectuals, and Chinese Political Culture, 1898-1929

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237674
eISBN:
9780520929906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237674.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that Beijing University was characterized by an uneasy, halting embrace of “the new,” and uncertainty as to what, exactly, the consequences were for intellectuals who claimed to ... More


Instability and Redefinition in the Wake of the 1911 Revolution

Timothy B. Weston

in The Power of Position: Beijing University, Intellectuals, and Chinese Political Culture, 1898-1929

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237674
eISBN:
9780520929906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237674.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

The collapse of the Qing dynasty in the fall of 1911 might reasonably have been expected to lead to the demise of the Jingshi daxuetang, given how closely the university was linked to the old regime. ... More


Shaping the Field: Fieldwork and the Creation of the Modern Chinese Geologist

Grace Yen Shen

in Unearthing the Nation: Modern Geology and Nationalism in Republican China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226090405
eISBN:
9780226090542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090542.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 2 examines the role of fieldwork in grounding the Chinese geological enterprise by reshaping both the bodies and self-images of Chinese scientists. The chapter follows Zhang Hongzhao, Ding ... More


Introduction: Locating Beijing University in History

Timothy B. Weston

in The Power of Position: Beijing University, Intellectuals, and Chinese Political Culture, 1898-1929

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237674
eISBN:
9780520929906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237674.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Beijing University occupies a particularly distinguished place in modern Chinese history. This study is constructed around four major contentions. The first of these is that Beijing University's ... More


Becoming Wang Jingxuan

Michael Gibbs Hill

in Lin Shu, Inc.: Translation and the Making of Modern Chinese Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892884
eISBN:
9780199980062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892884.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Taking the infamous “Wang Jingxuan” hoax as its focus, this chapter revisits Lin’s conflicts with younger intellectuals, especially those associated with the journals New Youth (Xin qingnian), Weekly ... More


. The Advantage of the Research-Intensive University

Gerhard Casper

in The Winds of Freedom: Addressing Challenges to the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300196917
eISBN:
9780300207064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196917.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter presents former Stanford University president Gerhard Casper’s speech at Peking University, Beijing, China, on May 3, 1998. He addressed the following question: What qualities are ... More


The Furen art department

Jeremy Clarke

in The Virgin Mary and Catholic Identities in Chinese History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888139996
eISBN:
9789888268443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139996.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Two of the key ways the Chinese Catholic Church sought to develop its identity further were through education and the creation of unique visual images. In the early twentieth century, efforts of ... More


Developing a Collaborative Approach to e-Learning Design in an Intercultural (Sino-UK) Context

David McConnell, Sheena Banks, and Vic Lally

in e-Learning Initiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098671
eISBN:
9789882206861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098671.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the processes of collaboration in the eChina-UK Developing e-Learning for Teachers (DEfT) project. This project involves the collaborative development of an e-learning module by ... More


Collaborating across Boundaries: Managing the Complexities of e-Learning Courseware Production in a Joint International Project

Gary Motteram, Gillian Forrester, Sue Goldrick, and Angela McLachlan

in e-Learning Initiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098671
eISBN:
9789882206861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098671.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the management of the complexities of e-learning courseware in the context of the Developing e-Learning for Teachers (DEfT) project, a two-year collaboration between the School ... More


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