中山大学黄国信教授正式与HINDI项目组开展合作

近日,中山大学历史系黄国信教授应HINDI项目组之邀,正式加入HINDI项目组负责组织的《中国量化经济史》(The Quantitative Economic History of China)丛书,并与荷兰博睿(Brill)出版社签订出版合约。

Prof. Dr. Huang Guoxin 黄国信

黄国信教授1964年出生于湖南,先后就读于湖南省茶陵师范学校、中山大学历史系,1992年获历史学硕士学位,2003年获历史学博士学位。1993年迄今就职于中山大学历史系,历任助教(1993-1994)、讲师(1994-2001)、副教授(2001-2006)、教授(2006-),现为中山大学历史系暨历史人类学中心教授、博士生导师,兼任中山大学中国文化研究院执行院长、中山大学岭南文化研究院执行委员、教育部新世纪优秀人才、中国社会史学会副会长,曾先后赴香港科技大学人文学部、香港中文大学历史系访学。

黄国信教授研究兴趣以明清社会经济史为主,侧重于明清盐业史、商业史、社会史,在相关领域有着深厚的积累。因此本次合作,HINDI项目组邀请黄国信教授就清代盐业进行写作。本书作为HINDI项目组负责组织的《中国量化经济史》丛书分卷,亦是博睿出版社《全球经济史》丛书之部分,预期可于2018年9月前后完成,由博睿出版社出版英文版《Market and Administration:A Study on the Mechanism of Salt Monopoly in Qing Dynasty》,并由社会科学文献出版社同步出版中文版《清代盐政的市场原则与行政运作机制研究》。

the department of history Sun Yat-sen University 中山大学历史系

HINDI项目驻华数据挖掘分队人员扩充

Since the recruitment of Dr. Ma Xi and Dr. Jiang Zhouqing in May, our data mining squad in China has been reinforced in further with three youths from several Chinese universities:

Li Jia Zhang Runze Xiao Faqiong
     

Mr. Li Jia, who is going to study Regional Economics in the School of Economics, Henan University, for a master degree.

Mr. Zhang Runze, who is going to study Economics in Shandong University, for a master degree.

Miss. Xiao Faqiong, a bachelor student who is studying Chinese Literature in the School of Liberal Arts, Renmin University of China.

《大数据与中国历史研究》第1辑出版

On this month, June 2017, the works of our researchers Dr. Bas van Leeuwen and Prof. Dr. Xu Yi, and our visiting scholar Prof. Dr. Yuan Weipeng, have been published in the First Issue of a new bulletin in China, “Big Data and the Study of Chinese History“. This bulletin is published by Social Science Academic Press, and presented by the Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, and the School of History and Culture, which are both from Central China Normal University, which is also known as Huazhong Normal University.

Dr. Bas van Leeuwen Prof. Dr. Xu Yi Prof. Dr. Yuan Weipeng
yuan weipeng 袁为鹏

Since 2013, Central China Normal University has been co-operated with Hong Kong University of Science and Technology on the topic of Big Data and the Study of Chinese History. Renowned historians Prof.Dr. James Lee, Prof.Dr. Cameron Campbell and Prof.Dr. Li Bozhong were involved as Adjunct Professor. Annually circa 10 scholars who have expertise on quantitative history research are invited to speak in the lecture series “Big Data and the Study of Chinese History” in Central China Normal University. This bulletin is a collection of relevant researches and speeches.

In the First Issue of the bulletin, the selected research of our researchers Dr. Bas van Leeuwen and Prof. Dr. Xu Yi is: Ni Yuping, Xu Yi and Bas van Leeuwen (2016), “Calculation China’s Historical Economic Aggregate: A GDP-centered Overview”. Social Sciences in China, 37(2), 56-75.

The selected research of our visiting scholar Prof. Dr. Yuan Weipeng is: Ma, Debin and Yuan, Weipeng (2016), “Discovering economic history in footnotes: the story of the Tong Taisheng merchant archive (1790-1850)“. Modern China, 42 (5). 483-504.

The selected speech of our visiting scholar Prof. Dr. Yuan Weipeng is: “a talk on the quantitative history”.

Central China Normal University 华中师范大学

HINDI 项目组2017年5月团队建设活动

On Monday 22 May 2017, a staff outing for a team building exercise of the HINDI Project took place in Utrecht, the Netherlands. After meeting for a study trip on food industry, an hour was spent for a coffee seminar to study the ins and outs of the coffee processing sector, as well as the economic history behind coffee.

Our researchers Dr. Bas van Leeuwen, Dr. Peter Foldvari, Robin Philips, visiting fellow Dr. Guo Yongqin, and assistants Li Jieli and Zhang Zipeng participated in this event.

蒋周青博士正式加盟数据挖掘分队

2017年5月4日,蒋周青博士正式加盟我们驻华的数据挖掘分队。蒋周青博士研究矿物资源多年,还曾涉猎经济学、统计学、管理学和运筹学,并且获有工商管理学位。获得中国地质大学材料学博士学位后,他担任北京有色金属研究总院稀土材料国家工程研究中心工程师,从事稀土陶瓷材料、高温反应热力学及动力学等方面的研究。蒋周青博士将会与我们驻京数据挖掘分队的其他同仁协作,协力整理中国历史数据。

马玺博士正式加盟数据挖掘分队

2017年5月4日,马玺博士正式加盟我们驻华的数据挖掘分队。马玺博士研究矿物资源多年,并且拥有统计学技能和工商管理学位。获得中国地质大学材料学博士学位后,他担任中国地震局地质研究所地震动力学国家重点实验室工程师,从事矿物材料、高温高压岩石力学等相关研究。马玺博士将会与我们驻京数据挖掘分队的其他同仁协作,协力整理中国历史数据。

博睿学术出版社代表来访

On the 5th of April 2017, Wendel Scholma came to visit the HINDI research group at the International Institute of Social History. Wendel Scholma is the Acquisitions Editor of Brill Publishers, where she is responsible for the publications concerning Modern History, Cultural History, Economic and Social History, Legal History and History on Cartography.

In this context, she was present to discuss the upcoming editions of the Quantitive Economic History Series of China, as well as to look at possible future collaborations between Brill Publishers and the HINDI research group.

黄英伟博士正式签约《量化中国经济史》丛书

Dr. Huang Yingwei from the Institute of Economics, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) recently joins our book series, The Quantitative Economic History of China. He is the 7th contracted author of the book series.

Dr. Huang Yingwei 黄英伟

Dr. Huang Yingwei

Dr. Huang will publish a book on The Work Point System in Rural China, a topic on which he has written extensively before.

Dr. Huang Yingwei has officially signed his contract in Beijing on 16 December, 2016. This book is expected to be finished in December 2018.

Institute of Economics of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences