Brigit Knüsel-Adamec

Brigit Knüsel Adamec, lic. phil

Teaching Fellow Chinese

Phone: +41 44 634 48 47

Room number: RAA H-07

brigit.knuesel@aoi.uzh.ch


Education

  • 1997-1998, Chinese University of Hong Kong. Visiting Scholar, Yale in China Language Center and Institute of Chinese Studies.
  • 1992-1996, University of Zurich, lic. phil. I: Chinese Studies (major), English Literature (minor), Economy (minor).
  • 1990-1992, Taiwan Normal University, Taibei, Center  for Chinese Language and Cultural Studies. Grants from Kanton Aargau for Academic Exchange.
  • 1989-1990, University of Zurich, undergraduate Program in Chinese Studies (major), English Literature, Economy (minors).

Academic Employment

  • Since 2005, Lecturer  (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin), Institute of  East Asian Studies, University of Zurich.
  • 2000-2005, Assistant, Institute of  East Asian Studies, University of Zurich.

Teaching Activities

  • Introduction to Chinese Studies.
  • History of Ideas of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong.
  • Intellectual History of China.

Research Interests

History of Ideas in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong since the 19th Century.

Publications

Fröhlich, Thomas, Knüsel Adamec, Brigit (Eds.). Chinese in Exile after 1949. Studies on the Intellectual Impact of Exilic Experience. (In preparation)

Knüsel Adamec, Brigit. “In Exile: Lao Sze-kwang on Cultural Reconstruction”. In: Fröhlich, Thomas, Knüsel Adamec, Brigit (Eds.), Chinese in Exile after 1949. Studies on the Intellectual Impact of Exilic Experience. (In preparation)

Translation

“In aller Eile zur Stadt am Wasser”. In: Raoul D. Findeisen, Thomas Fröhlich and Robert H. Gassmann (ed.). Chinesische Reisen in der Schweiz. Aus dem “Garten Europas”. Zürich: Neue Zürcher Zeitung Verlag, 2000, S. 91-99.

Presentations

11- 14. 08. 2005: International Conference: Chinese Diasporic and Exile Experience. University of Zurich: “Lao Siguang (Lao Sze-kwang) on Cultural Reconstruction”.
09. 11.2004: Sinologisches Kolloquium der Universität Zürich: “Texte aus dem Hongkonger Exil”.
20.-24. September 2004: 29. Orientalistentag, Halle: „Ausgewählte Texte zu einer kulturellen Rekonstruktion im Exil“.
2.6.2004 – 5.6.2004: 4. Schweizerische Nachwuchstagung der Asienwissenschaften Cartigny: Tradition, Bruch, Moderne in den Kulturen Asiens: Probleme und Diskurse. „Überlegungen zur terminologischen Vermittlung zwischen traditioneller und moderner Kultur“.
4.11. 2001: Sinologisches Kolloquium der Universität Zürich: „Hongkonger Geschichtsschreibung und das Exil als Umfeld für Intellektuelle“.

Conference

International Conference on Chinese Diasporic and Exile Experience. University of Zurich, Institut of  East Asian Studies, 11.-14.08.2005.