Category: China

China Historical Christian Database Receives Competitive NEH Grant

Drs. Daryl Ireland, Eugenio Menegon, and Alex Mayfield recently wrote a proposal to receive a Digital Humanities Advancement Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for continued development of the China Historical Christian Database. We are pleased to announce that their proposal was just accepted! The project was one of twenty projects chosen by […]

Daryl Ireland to Speak on Chinese Revivalist John Song

This fall, Dr. Daryl Ireland, CGCM associate director, will be giving a presentation about his recent book, John Song: Modern Chinese Christianity and the Making of a New Man (Baylor University Press, 2020). The event is part of the fall semester events being hosted by the Overseas Ministry Study Center at Princeton Theological Seminary. Dr. […]

Alex Mayfield to Present on China Historical Christian Database

Dr. Alex Mayfield (’21), Principal Investigator with the China Historical Christian Database, will give a public presentation about the database at “Historical Network Research in Chinese Studies,” an event hosted by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University. Dr. Mayfield will present on Friday, July 30, at 10am EST. Registration is free but […]

Video Highlighting CGCM Digital Projects

For the 2021 meeting of the Yale-Edinburgh Group on World Christianity and the History of Mission, Dr. Daryl Ireland (CGCM Associate Director) and Dr. Michèle Sigg (Executive Director of the Dictionary of African Christian Biography) organized a video highlighting some of the Center’s digital projects. They highlight the Dictionary and the China Historical Christian Database […]

Christian Theology in a Chinese Idiom

Visiting researcher Dr. Jesse Ciccotti recently gave a lecture on “Christian Theology in a Chinese Idiom,” sponsored by ChinaSource. Watch the lecture video below! The lecture is also available for download, as is Dr. Ciccotti’s suggested reading list on the topic. Learn more about the lecture and Dr. Ciccotti’s research interests at the ChinaSource page.

Lecture on Patronesses of Early Modern Missions in China

On Tuesday, April 13, Dr. Eugenio Menegon, one of the CGCM faculty affiliates, will deliver a lecture in the East Asian Studies Speaker Series at Johns Hopkins University. His talk is titled “The Matriarch, the Duchess, the Queen, and the Countess: Patronesses of the Catholic Mission in Early Modern Chinese-European Relations,” and it is sponsored […]

Eugenio Menegon to Deliver Lecture in “Keys to Understanding Early Modern Christianities” Series

On April 20 at 10am (Central European Time), CGCM faculty associate Dr. Eugenio Menegon will deliver one of the Frankfurt Lectures on “Keys to Understanding Early Modern Christianities.” His topic, local religion in late imperial China, is one of several interesting themes explored by the lecturers, such as polycentricity in global Catholicism, tolerance in the […]