Below is the schedule for Scaling the Ming, a conference on Ming Studies, hosted by the University of British Columbia.
The conference is open to the UBC community and interested scholars; please RSVP.
The conference has been generously sponsored by the Society for Ming Studies, the James P. Geiss and Margaret Y. Hsu Foundation, the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, and UBC’s History Department, Department of Asian Studies, and Centre for Chinese Research.
|08:00||08:30||Breakfast||CK Choi Building, Room 120|
|08:45||10:45||Panel 1 Global Climate and Local Environment|
|11:00||13:00||Panel 2 The Body’s Perspective|
|15:15||17:15||Panel 3 Large within Small: Landscape, Garden, Rock, Flower||Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Vancouver’s Chinatown|
|17:30||19:00||Keynote Address Dr. Harriet Zurndorfer, “Collusion, Competition, and Compromise: Rethinking the Scale of Portuguese Interaction with Ming China, 1510–1557”|
|09:00||09:30||Breakfast||CK Choi Building, Room 120|
|09:30||11:30||Panel 4 New Approaches to Ming China’s Foreign Relations|
|Panel 5 This Much We Know: Ideas and Information||Liu Institute, Multipurpose Room|
|11:30||13:00||Lunch||CK Choi Building, Room 120|
|13:00||15:00||Panel 6 People Near and Far|
|Panel 7 Bounded in a Nutshell: Worlds within Words||Liu Institute, Multipurpose Room|
|15:00||15:30||Break||CK Choi Building, Room 120|
|15:30||17:30||Panel 8 Measures of Control|