Unit University of Macau
Faculty/Department Faculty of Arts and Humanities – Department of History
Signature Research Cluster Chinese Culture in Diverse Cultural Environment
New Opportunities at the Intersection of Humanities and Sciences
Macao Studies from a Global Perspective
Research Interest
  • The intellectual, literary and political histories in the East Asian Sinitic sphere (China and Japan) from the early modern period onward;
  • In particular, the late Qing Chinese intellectual history from both a global and, more specifically, an East Asian perspective;
  • The history of historiography in modern China and Japan ;
  • Sino-Japanese exchanges;
  • Comparative literature, and Critical Theory.

Signature Publications

  • Lin Shaoyang, Rhetoric and Thought: Zhang Taiyan and His Theory of Chinese Characters, Tokyo: Hakutakusha Press, Nov.2009.381 pages.Tokyo: Hakutakusha Press, Nov.2009.381 pages.(English title also as: Rhetoric as Thoughts: Zhang Taiyan and Critical Theory in the Sphere of Chinese Characters from a Linguistic Perspective)
  • Lin Shaoyang, The Conflict of Wen in Japanese Modernity, Beijing: Central Compilation & Translation Press, 2004. 375 pages. .
  • Lin Shaoyang, Japanese Intellectual History and the Sphere of Chinese Characters From 1700 to 1990: A Cross-Cultural Perspective, Beijing: Central Compilation and Translation Press, 2012.394 pages .(Revised and developed version of 2. 160,000 Chinese words new contents)