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The Australian National University

Professor John Makeham

BA (Hons) (ANU), MA (ANU), PhD (ANU), FAHA
School of Culture, History & Language
ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

Areas of expertise

  • History Of Ideas 220209
  • History Of Philosophy 220210
  • Asian History 210302

Research interests


John Makeham 
is Emeritus Professor of Chinese Studies in the School of Culture, History and Language,  College of Asia and the Pacific. He has research interests in the intellectual history of Chinese philosophy of all periods.

Educated at ANU, he has held academic positions at Victoria University of Wellington, University of Adelaide, National Taiwan University, Chinese University of Hong Kong, and ANU. His current appointment is Chair and Director of the China Studies Research Centre at La Trobe University  <J.Makeham@latrobe.edu.au>.

He is editor of the monograph series, Modern Chinese Philosophy (Brill) <http://www.brill.nl/publications/modern-chinese-philosophy> and welcomes manuscript submissions!

Latest book: http://yalebooks.com/book/9780300191578/new-treatise-uniqueness-consciousness

A list of publications can be found at: https://latrobe.academia.edu/JohnMakeham

 

Biography

Educated at ANU, John has held academic appointments at Victoria University of Wellington, University of Adelaide, National Taiwan University, Chinese University of Hong Kong, and ANU. His current appointment is Chair and Director of the China Studies Research Centre at La Trobe University.

Researcher's projects

 

See under Projects and Grants

Current student projects

Bryce Kositz, Historiography of Communist Chinese Propaganda on the 1911 Revolution (Chair)

Yu Sang, The Influence of Wang Fuzhi on the Formation of Xiong Shili's Metaphysics (Chair)

Xiaoli Zhou, Contemporary Discourse on the Historical Formation of Republican China (Chair)

Paul Brownell, Defining and Understanding Hermeneutics in the Yogacara Text dbus dang mtha’ rnam par ‘byed pa kyi ‘grel ba (The Commentary on Differentiating the Middle from the Extremes)” (advisor)

Tom Aylward. Elite Geomancy in Late Imperial China (external supervisor)

 

Projects and Grants

Grants are drawn from ARIES. To add Projects or Grants please contact your College Research Office.

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