Qinghe XIAO（肖清和）, now a visiting scholar at Penn State University, Professor from the Department of History at Shanghai University, received his B.A. in philosophy from Peking University in 2003 and continued his graduate studies in the department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at the same University. In 2005, he attended the joint program of Ph.D. between Peking University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received his Ph.D. degree both from Peking University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2009. Since 2009, he joined the Department of History, Shanghai University. His research focuses on Chinese Catholic communities and groups during the late Ming and early Qing dynasties. His current research is on the thought, faith, and social-net of the Confucian Christians in the early Qing dynasty. He has published nearly forty scholarly articles on Chinese Catholicism in Chinese.
Visiting Scholar, Department of Asian Studies, Penn State University, December 2019-December 2020
Professor, Department of History, Shanghai University, March 2019-present
Associate Professor, Department of History, Shanghai University, March 2012-March 2019
Lecturer: Department of History, Shanghai University, July 2009-March 2012.
Ph.D.: Peking University, Department of Philosophy, July 2009;
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, August 2009; Joint Program.
B.A.: Major in Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Peking University, July 2003.
Minor in German Studies, College of Foreign Studies, Peking University, July 2003
History of Christianity in China (es. during the late Ming and early Qing dynasty);
History of Sino-Western Cultural Relations.
2007-2008: Qianghua First-class Scholarship.
2005-2006: Yang Qinqing Scholarship.
November 2005: Association of China Religious Studies Ph.D. Student Scholarship.
2004-2005: Tao Feng Scholarship.
2003-2004: Yang Qinqing Scholarship.
2002-2003: National First Scholarship.
1999-2002: Benz Scholarship.
Sep. 2018: Annual Academic Innovative Contribution Award, Shanghai University
Sep. 2016: Annual Academic Innovative Contribution Award, Shanghai University
Sep. 2014: Annual Academic Innovative Contribution Award, Shanghai University
Sep. 2012: Excellent Young Teacher Award, Shanghai University.
Jan. 2012: Special Award of the Dean, College of Liberal Arts.
Oct. 2011: National One Hundred Excellent Ph.D. Dissertation Award, Ministry of Education, PRC.
June 2010: The 5th CSRCS Ph.D. Dissertation Award, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
July 2009: Excellent Graduator Award, Peking University (PKU).
June 2005: First Award of Aizhi Cup Competition, Department of Philosophy, PKU.
November 2004: Three Good Student Award, Peking University.
2003-2004: Excellent Graduator Award, Third Award of Challenge Cup Competition, PKU.
2000-2001: Excellent Studies Award, PKU.
June 2001: First Award of Aizhi Cup Competition, Department of Philosophy, PKU.
1999-2000: Excellent Studies Award, PKU.
“‘Tianhui (The Association of Heaven)’ and ‘Wudang (Our Party)’: On the Catholics Communities’ Formation and Communications during Late Ming and Early Qing (1580-1722)”, Peking University, Department of Philosophy, July 2009, supervised by Prof. SUN Shangyang.
“On the Catholic Communities’ Formation and Communications during Late Ming and Early Qing: from Kouduo richao to Xu Kouduo richao”, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, August 2009, supervised by Prof. LO Lung-kuang.
The Sameness and Differences between Tian (Heaven) and Ru (Confucianism): Studies on Confucian Christians in Early Qing Dynasty, Shanghai: Shanghai University Press, 2019.
“Tianhui (The Association of Heaven)” and “Wudang (Our Party)”: On the Catholics Communities’ Formation and Communications during Late Ming and Early Qing (1580-1722), Beijing: Zhonghua Book Company, 2015.
Edited by ZHANG Zhigang, Studies on Views of Religions in 20th Century. “Chapter 5”. Beijing: Peking University Press, 2007, pp. 203-241.
Christianity and Modern Law in China, Shanghai: Shanghai Translation Publishing House, 2019 (forthcoming).
Christianity and Modern Medicine in China, Shanghai: Shanghai Translation Publishing House, 2019 (forthcoming).
Religion and History, Volume 10, Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press, July, 2018.
Christianity and Modern Education in China, Shanghai: Shanghai Translation Publishing House, 2018.
Religion and History, Volume 8, Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press, March, 2018.
Religion and History, Volume 5, Shanghai: Shanghai University Press, 2016.
Religion and History, Volume 1, Shanghai: Shanghai University Press, 2013.
Classical Books Publishing with Commentaries
Notes and Comments on Chaoxing xueyao (Summa Theologiae), collected in Series of Missionaries Writings in Chinese during late Ming and early Qing, Part Two Nanjing: Phoenix Press, 2017.
Notes and Comments on Tongjian jishi benmo buhou bian (Explore the Sameness and Differences between Heaven and Confucianism), Jinan: Qilu Publishing House, 2016.
Tianru tongyi kao: Collected Essays of Confucian Christian Zhang Xingyao in early Qing. Taipei: Olive Publishing Co. ltd, 2015.
Notes and Comments on Kouduo richao, Aijin xingquan, Gujin jingtian jian, collected in Series of Missionaries Writings in Chinese during late Ming and early Qing, Part One Nanjing: Phoenix Press, 2013.
Notes and Comments on Duoshu (Book of Admonition). Beijing: Hua Xia Publishing House, 2008.
“Interpretation and Variation: The Diffusion of the Images of Jesus Christ in Chinese Society and Its Influences during late Ming and early Qing”, in Religion and Sino-Western Cultural Exchange, Leiden: Brill, forthcoming.
“A Possible Way on the Study of Sino-Christian Theology during Ming and Qing: Case Study on the Keyword Trinity (Sanwei yiti)”, in Logos & Pneuma: Chinese Journal of Theology (A&HCI), 50 (2019) forthcoming.
“Discourses on the Sheng (Holy) by Catholicism in Late Ming and early Qing”, in Sino-Christian Studies (A&HCI), no. 27 (2019): 43-91.
“Angelology in Late Ming: On Gao Yizhi (Alphonse Vagnoni，1566-1640) and Shengui zhengji (True Recordings on Gods and Ghosts)”, in International Journal of Sino-Western Studies (ESCI), 16 (2019):111-124.
“François Noël (1651-1729) and the Chinese Voices in Rite Controversy”, in Journal of University of Jinan, 6 (2018): 91-97.
“Study on the Apologetics Thought of Li Wenyu: Focus on Xu Liku”, in Religion and History, Volume 10, pp. 233-250.
“Figurist Joseph de Prémare’s Thought on Trinity and Intra-Cultural Interpretation during early Qing: Focus on Sanyisan (On Trinity)”, in Journal of Beijing Administrative College, 4(2018): 113-119.
“Defending and Separation: Johann Adam von Bell and the Origin of Catholic (Zhujiao Yuanqi)”, in World Religious Studies, 5(2017): 131-150.
“The Great Dao is for the universal world since the original time”: New Research on Confucian Christian LI Zubai (?-1665) in early Qing”, in Sino-Christian Studies (A&HCI) 23(2017): 135-176.
“The Thought World of Confucian Christians in early Qing: case study on Liu Ning and Zhang Xingyao”, in Journal of Research for Christianity in China, 7(2016): 192-207.
“Figurism and Learning of Heaven: Research on Joseph de Prémare’s Theology”, in Academic Monthly 1(2016): 156-178.
“Defending and Interpretation: On the Catholic Apologetic Thoughts in Late Ming and Early Qing”, in Jinan Journal (Philosophy and Social Sciences), 5(2016): 85-94.
“Discoveries on a Catholic in Early Qing Dynasty: Guo Tingshang”, in Regent Review of Christian Thoughts, 20 (2015): 174-191.
“New Research on Literati Guo Zizhang and His Relationship with Catholicism during the Late Ming Dynasty”, in Journal of Macao Polytechnic Institute, 3(2015): 69-78.
“Aijin Xingquan (De operibus Misericordiae) and the Catholic Doctrine of Merit-making during Late Ming”, in Logos & Pneuma: Chinese Journal of Theology (A&HCI), 42(2015):147-177.
“Explanation and Renewal: On Joachim Bouvet (1656-1730)’s Doctrine of Revering Heaven during early Qing Dynasty, in Journal of Comparative Scripture 3(2014): 143-168.
“Social-net and Anti-Catholicism: On the Personal Relationships in Shengchao poxie ji”, in World Religious Studies, 6(2013):116-125.
“Salvation and Education: on Missionaries’ preaching and charity to Children during Ming and Qing”, in Jinan Journal (Philosophy and Social Sciences), 9(2013):66-80.
“Apostolate through Gifts: Social-net and Accommodation of Catholicism in China during late Ming and early Qing dynasties”, in Dongyue Tribune, 3(2013): 81-94.
“On the Life Stories and Social-net of Confucian Christian Liu Ning in early Qing Dynasty”, in Chinese Classics and Culture, 4(2012): 42-54.
“Miracle Stories and the Popularization of Christianity during late Ming and early Qing dynasties”, in Dongyue Tribune, 1(20011): 29-44.
“Differences between China and the West: Research on the Catholic funeral in China during late Ming and early Qing”, in Logos & Pneuma: Chinese Journal of Theology (A&HCI) 33(2010): 97- 118.
“Classics, Hermeneutics, and Sino-Theology”, in Logos & Pneuma: Chinese Journal of Theology (A&HCI) 33(2010): 293－305.
“On the Religious Studies in the Context of Post-Modernism”, in Journal of Religious Philosophy, 50(2009): 1-16.
“Identity and Calendar Discussion: Focus on Budeyi and Budeyi bian”, in (Beijing) Catholic Studies 5(2008): 166-220.
“Wuli and the Chinese Catholics’ Changes during Early Qing-A Case Study on Xu Kouduo Richao”, in (Taiwan) New Century Religious Studies, Vol. 6(2008): 112-157.
“Zhang Xingyao and Tianru tongyi kao: Catholics’ communications and identities during early Qing”, in (Beijing) Catholic Study, 4 (2007), pp.213-263.
“On the Meaning of Religion: with the perspective of sociology of religion”, in (Taiwan) Journal of Religious Philosophy, 41(2007): 185-200.
“The Group Association and Identification of the Chinese Catholcs in Late Ming Dynasty: Focused on Li Jioubiao and Kouduo Richao.” in Department of Philosophy (Zhe Xue Men), 8(2007):155-173.
“On the Relationship between Science and Religion”, in (Taiwan) Journal of Religious Philosophy, 39(2007.3): 68-84.
“The Understanding and Interpretation of Texts in Duoshu”, in (Taiwan) Fu Jen Religious Studies, 14 (2006 winter), pp.127-161.
“Between Interpretation and Explanation: Research on Duoshu”, in Journal of Christian Culture.Vol.12 (2005 Spring), The Renmin University of China Press, 2006, pp.215-242.
Translation (from English to Chinese)
Edited by Arthur P. Wolf, Religion and Ritual in Chinese Society, Stanford University, 1974.
Nicolas Standaer, “Xu Guangqi’s Conversion as a Multifaceted Process”, in Statecraft and Intellectual Renewal in the Late Ming: The Cross-Cultural Synthesis of Xu Guangqi (1562-1633), C. Jami, P. Engelfriet & G. Blue (eds.) Leiden: Brill, 2001, pp. 170-185.
Edited by Kimberley C. Patton, A magic still dwells: comparative religion in the postmodern age. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 2000.
Review on Nicolas Standaert, The Intercultural Weaving of Historical Texts: Chinese and European Stories about Emperor Ku and His Concubines, in Journal of Research for Christianity in China 9(2017): 304-319.
Review on Wu, Changsing, ed. Reinterpreting the History of Catholic Church in China: Collected Essays, Sino Christian Studies 20 (2015): 191-195.
Review on Dai Guoqing, The Virgin Mary in China《圣母玛利亚在中国评论》，Sino Christian Studies (A&HCI) 19(2015):203-210.
Book Review on The Chinese Face of Jesus Christ”, Volume 2, in Logos & Pneuma(A&HCI) 2012 (36):291-304.
Review on Nicolas Standaert: The Interweaving of Rituals: Funerals in the Cultural Exchange between China and Europe, in Zhexuemen 22(2010):340-347.
Review on Zhang Xianqing: Authorities, Clans and Catholicism, in Chinese Studies 28(2010):347-353.
Review on Huang Yilong: Two-head Snakes, in Logos & Pneuma, 27(2007), pp. 295-303.
Review on You Zian: Charity and Civilization since the Ming and Qing Periods, in Zhexuemen 7(2006):311-317.
SELECTED ACADEMIC EXPERIENCES
14/12/2019-15/12/2020, Visting Scholar, Department of Asian Studies, Penn State University, USA.
16/3/2019, International Symposium on Missionary and Japanese Literature, held by Japan Sophia University.
24-31/5/2018, International Symposium on Chinese Catholic Historical Studies: Resources and Methodology, held by The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
26-30/1/2018, Symposium on the Christian Contribution to Peace in East Asia, held by Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University.
30/7-12/8/2017, promoter and organizer, Summer School for Graduate Students on Christian Studies, co-organized with Center for the Study of Christianity and China, Los Angeles, USA.
30/11-2/12/2016, keynote speech, International Symposium on the Encounter of Inter-region and Inter-culture, held by Academia Sinica.
18-20/11/2016, keynote speech, Encounter and Communication: The East-West Cultural Exchange since Matteo Ricci International Symposium, held by Beijing Foreign Studies University.
14-22/8/2016, keynote speech, “ Research Methodology in the Study of Early Modern Chinese-Western Cultural Exchanges”，the Fourth International Summer Program on Chinese Religions, held by Fudan University.
8/7-22/8/2015, Visiting scholar in The Institute of Sino-Christian Studies in Hong Kong.
7-11/12/2014, The Seventh International Young Scholars’ Symposium on “Christianity and Chinese Society and Culture”, held by The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
27/6/2014, New Approaches to Religious Studies, held by The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
28-29/4/2014, Keynote speech, Workshop on Christianity and Society in Shanghai, held by Fudan University.
2/12/2013, Workshop on History of Christianity in China, Japan and Korea, held by Shanghai University.
8-11/11/2013, International Symposium on Sinization of Christianity in Modern China, held by Fujian Normal University.
22-23/6/2013, Workshop on Christianity and Confucianism: Theory and Practice of Comparative Scripture, held by Minzu University of China.
18/11/2012, Workshop on Chinese Catholic Studies since late Ming, held by Shanghai University.
18-22/5/2010: International Symposium on Marginal and Diverse: Sino-Western Cultural Exchange in Gan Ning Qing area since Modern time focus on Christianity, held by Lanzhou University.
7-10/12/2009: Conference on Catholic Studies for Young Scholars, held by Beijing Institute for the Study of Christianity and Culture.
7/11/2009: International Symposium on Christianity and Tranditional Culture: the Localization in China and Korea, held by Department of History, Shanghai University and Korea Institute for Advanced Theology Studies.
24-26/8/2009: International Symposium on The Comparative Study of Christian Movements in North-East Asia, the 7th International Conference of North East Asia Council of Studies of History of Christianity, held by Central China Normal University, Wuhan.
8-9/12/2008: Conference on Catholic Studies for Young Scholars”, held by Beijing Institute for the Study of Christianity and Culture.
13-16/11/2007: International Symposium on the Local Culture and Sino-West Culture Exchange in Modern China”, held by SUN Yat-sen University.
1-6/9/2007: Workshop on the Methodology of the Study of Sino-European Contacts in the 17th and 18th Centuries, held by Leuven University.
7-11/12/2006: Attended the 3rd International Young Scholars’ Symposium on “Christianity and Chinese Society and Culture” (presentation).
6-12/1/2006: Attended the meeting held by the Korea Institute for Advanced Theological Studies.
July-Aug. 2005: Graduated from the Third Summer Intensive Course of Divinity School of Chung Chi College.
Jul. –Oct. 2003: Graduated from the First Sino-US-EU Summer Religious Studies Course of the Renmin University of China.
Speaking and Reading: Mandarin, English
Reading: Latin, French, German, Ancient Chinese
GRANT AND FUND
2017-2021: “Collections and Research on Catholic LI Wenyu’s Works in Late Qing Dynasty”, China National Social Science Research Fund.
2017-2020: “Revering Heaven and Loving Human: Research on the Thought of Worshiping Heaven in Late Ming and Early Qing”, Shanghai Shuguang Project.
2012-2016: “Research on Confucian Christians: History, Thought and Literature”, National Excellent PhD Dissertation Award Fund.
2010-2012: “On the Confucian Christians in early Qing dynasty: Thought, Faith and Social-net”, China National Social Science Research Fund
2010-2012: “Christian Localization and State Control: On the History of Christianity in China during the Persecution Period (1722-1860)”, Shanghai Chenguang Project.
The History of China-West Cultural Exchange
The History of Christianity in China during Ming and Qing dynasty
The History of Western Christianity
Academic Committee Member, Branch in Jiangxi and Fujian Province of the Institute of Religious Studies of China Minzu University (since 2015)
Researcher in Mainland China, the Institute of Sino-Christian Studies in Hong Kong (since 2015)
Academic Consultative Committee Member, Shanghai People’s Political Consultative Conference Ethnic and Religion Committee. (since 2013)
Chinese Christian Studies Forum, CUHK and Ricci Institute (San Francisco), USA (since 2008)
Logos & Pneuma: Chinese Journal of Theology (ISSN: 1023-2586, A&HCI), editorial committee.
International Journal of Sino-Western Studies (ISSN: 1799-8204, ESCI, EBSCO), Vice-editor-in-Chief.
Journal of Research for Christianity in China, (ISSN: 2325-9914), Vice-editor-in-chief.
Religion and History, executive editor-in-chief published by Social Science Academic Press.
Christian Studies, editorial committee, published by CASS.
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