Mobility, Empire and Cross Cultural Contacts in Mongol Eurasia

Francesca Fiaschetti

Soyoung Choi

Francesca Fiaschetti

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Martin Buber Society of Fellows in the Humanities and Social Sciences
email: 
francesc.fiaschetti@mail.huji.ac.il

Academic interests

Chinese History; history of the Mongol Empire; ethnicity and identity; cross-cultural exchanges between Inner and East Asia; Yuan dynasty; non-Han dynasties.

Current projects

- The concept of foreign land in the Yuanshi

- Charisma, Legitimation and Imperial Ideology between East and Inner Asia

Curriculum Vitae

October 2014-current: Research Fellow at the Martin Buber Society of Fellows in the Humanities and Social Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

2015: PhD in Sinology, LMU University, Munich.

2008: MA in Sinology, “Sapienza” University of Rome.

2005: BA in Sinology, “Sapienza” University of Rome.

Publications

Books:

Francesca Fiaschetti, Limits of Belonging: The Concept of Foreign Land in the Yuan Period (Asiatische Forschungen), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz [in preparation].

Paul D. Buell, Francesca Fiaschetti, Historical Dictionary of the Mongol World Empire, Second Edition (Historical Dictionaries of Ancient Civilizations and Historical Eras), Lanham, MD:  Scarecrow Press [forthcoming, 2017].

Edited volumes:

Francesca Fiaschetti, Julia Schneider (eds.) Political Strategies of Identity Building in non-Han empires in China, Asiatische Forschungen 157, Special Issue (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2014).

Francesca Fiaschetti, Julia Schneider, Angela Schottenhammer (eds.) Ethnicity and sinicization Reconsidered: Workshop on non-Han empires in China, Crossroads, vol. 5, Special Issue, (April 2012), Gossenberg: Ostasien Verlag.

Articles:

[with Paul D. Buell], “Est vs Ovest in termini mongoli: I Qan, le loro corti e il mondo esterno„ in: Davor Antonucci (ed.), Ad Tartaros. La Mongolia tra Cina ed Occidente, Sulla Via del Catai, vol. 13 [in press].

Francesca Fiaschetti, "Tradition, Innovation and the construction of Qubilai’s diplomacy" in: Ming Qing yanjiu, vol. XVIII (2014), p. 65-96.

Francesca Fiaschetti, "The Borders of Rebellion: The Yuan Dynasty and the Rhetoric of Empire" in: Francesca Fiaschetti, Julia Schneider (eds.), Political Strategies of Identity Building in non-Han empires in China (Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 2014), pp. 127-146.

Francesca Fiaschetti, Julia Schneider, “Introduction”, in: Francesca Fiaschetti, Julia Schneider (eds.), Political Strategies of Identity Building in non-Han empires in China (Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 2014), pp. 1-8.

Francesca Fiaschetti, "Fortuna e Ideologia Imperiale nei Documenti di Epoca Yuan," in: Associazione Italiana di Studi Cinesi, Atti del XIV Convegno (Napoli, 2014), pp. 63-76. [In Italian]

Francesca Fiaschetti, "Fremde oder Barbaren? Zu den Auslandsbeziehungen in der Yuanzeit", in: Lena Henningsen, Martin Hofmann (eds.): Tradition? Variation? Plagiat? – Motive und ihre Adaption in China (XXI DVCS Jahrestagung), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2012, p. 99-111.

Francesca Fiaschetti, Julia Schneider, „Ethnicity and Sinicization Reconsidered: Workshop on non-Han Empires in China. Workshop Report“, in: Crossroads: Studies on the History of Exchange Relations in the East Asian World, vol. 4 (Oct. 2011), p. 243-247.

Reviews:

Review of: Inner Asia and the Spatial Politics of Empire: Archaeology, Mobility, and Culture Contact, by William Honeychurch.  in: Asian Highlands Perspectives vol. 39, p. 417-424.

Review of: China’s Encounters on the South and Southwest: Reforging the Fiery Frontier over Two Millennia, by James Anderson and John Whitmore (eds.) in: Asian Highlands Perspectives vol. 39, p. 403-425.

Review of: China as a Sea Power, 1127-1368. by Bruce A. Elleman and Lo Jung-Pang in: Journal of Asian History, 47.2 (2013), p. 254-256.

Review of: L’incontro fra l’Italia e la Cina: il contributo italiano alla sinologia, Atti del V Simposio Internazionale di Sinologia dell’Università Cattolica Fu Jen by Antonella Tulli, Zbigniev Wesolowski (eds.) in: Journal of Asian History, 47.2 (2013), p. 266- 268.

Review of: I Mongoli. Espansione, imperi, eredità. by Michele Bernardini and Donatella Guida, in: Journal of Asian History, vol. 47.1 (2013), p. 121-124.

Review of: A oriente. Città, uomini, dei sulle vie della seta. by Francesco D’Arelli and Pierfrancesco Callieri (Eds.), in: Journal of Asian History, vol. 47.1 ( 2013), p.119-121.

Scholarships and awards

October 2014-till present: Post-doctoral Fellow, Martin Buber Society of Fellows in the Humanities and Social Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

2013-2014: Visiting Research Fellow in the framework of the ERC Project “Mobility, Empire and Cross-Cultural Contacts in Mongol Eurasia”, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

June-September 2013: PhD scholarship, Graduate Center of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich.

June 2011: AAS-CIAC Small Grant Award for the co-organization of the Workshop “Ethnicity and Sinicization Reconsidered: Workshop on non-Han Empires in China”, Ghent, 15th -17th June.

2009-2011: PhD Scholarship, Gerda Henkel Foundation.

2003–2004: Erasmus Scholarship, Georg-August-University, Göttingen, Germany.