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Prof. CHU Ming Kin 朱銘堅教授

Chinese History and Culture Programme

Associate Professor

BSocSc (CityUHK), MA (HK), PhD (Lingnan)



Rm 809, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

Chinese Historiography, Middle-period Chinese History (Five Dynasties, Song and Yuan)

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“The Printers’ Networks of Chen Qi (1186–1256) and Robert Estienne (1503–1559): A Micro-Comparative Approach to Political Dependence and Censorship” (co-author, with Franz-Julius MORCHE), in Political Communication in Chinese and European History, 800-1600, edited by Hilde DE WEERDT and Franz-Julius MORCHE (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2021), pp. 383-437.


“Rethinking Qian Mu’s research of the power of Song chief councilors: An investigation of the power of Song chief councilors on ‘employing virtuous and advancing talented people’ through a study of the examinations under Qin Gui’s sole tenure as chief councilor” (Article in Chinese, titled反思錢穆先生的宋代相權研究──以秦檜獨相時期的貢舉為中心考察宋代宰相在「用賢進才」方面的權力), in Chongfang Qian Mu (shangce) 重訪錢穆(上冊), edited by Li Fan 李帆, Huang Zhaoqiang 黃兆強 and Ou Zhijian 區志堅 (Taibei: Xiuwei zixun, 2021), pp.152-159.


Translator of Ch.6 “Lessons from the Past for Sovereign and Officials”, Ch.27 “Honoring Classicist Scholarship”, Ch.28 “On Literature and History”, and Ch.29 “On Rites and Music” in The Essentials of Governance, edited by Hilde DE WEERDT, Glen DUDBRIDGE and Gabe VAN BEIJEREN (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021), pp.67-71 and 225-251.