Scaling The Ming: Conference Schedule

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.

From To Activity Location
May 18
08:00 08:30 Breakfast CK Choi Building, Room 120
08:30 08:45 Welcome
08:45 10:45 Panel 1 Global Climate and Local Environment
10:45 11:00 Break
11:00 13:00 Panel 2 The Body’s Perspective
13:00 13:45 Lunch
15:15 17:15 Panel 3 Large within Small: Landscape, Garden, Rock, Flower Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Vancouver’s Chinatown
17:15 17:30 Tea Break
17:30 19:00 Keynote Address Dr. Harriet Zurndorfer, “Collusion, Competition, and Compromise: Rethinking the Scale of Portuguese Interaction with Ming China, 1510–1557”
May 19
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
17:30 17:45 Concluding Remarks



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