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Dr. Ulrich Lau

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Internationales Kolleg für Geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung "Schicksal, Freiheit und Prognose. Bewältigungsstrategien in Ostasien und Europa"
Hartmannstr. 14
91052 Erlangen




Privatdozent Dr. phil. habil

Home Institution: Department of Chinese Studies, Univ. of Hamburg


IKGF Visiting Fellow November 2014 - April 2015

IKGF Research Project

The Relationship between Prognostication and Law as Reflected in Mantic and Legal Manuscripts from the Qin Dynasty

Education

Institution and Location Degree Year(s) Feld of Study
Humboldt University of Berlin Diploma 1977 Ethnology, Chinese Studies
Humboldt University of Berlin Dr. phil. 1981 Ethnology, Chinese Studies
Humboldt University of Berlin PD, Habilitation 1989 Classical Chinese Studies

Positions and Honours

Employment/Experience

1980-91 Assistant Professor, Humboldt University of Berlin
1997-2010 Privatdozent, University of Heidelberg
1996-2000 Member of the research staff of the subproject “Early Chinese legal terminology and criminal procedure in pre-Han and Han times” funded by the German Research Foundation
1997-98 Deputy professorship in the Dept. of Chinese Studies, University of Heidelberg
2001-2003 Member of the research staff of the subproject “The Han penal code from tomb no. 247 of Zhangjiashan/Hubei” funded by the German Research Foundation
2010-2014 Member of the research staff of the project “Legal manuscripts of the Qin from the collection of the Yuelu Academy, Changsha” funded by the German Research Foundation
Since 2011 Privatdozent, University of Hamburg
2012 Deputy Professorship in the Dept. of Chinese Studies, University of Hamburg

Honors, Awards and Scholarships

2009/10 Visiting Professor at the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
2014 Visiting Professor at the University of Heidelberg

Other Scientific Activities

Since 1989 Member of the European Association for Chinese Studies
Since 2000 Member of the European Association for the Study of Chinese Manuscripts

Selected Publications

Books

  • Quellenstudien zur Landvergabe und Bodenübertragung in der Westlichen Zhou-Dynastie (1045?-771 v.Chr.). Nettetal: Steyler Verlag, 1999.
  • (co-author: Michael Lüdke) Exemplarische Rechtsfälle vom Beginn der Han-Dynastie: Eine kommentierte Übersetzung des Zouyanshu aus Zhangjiashan. Tokyo Univ. of Foreign Studies, 2012.
  • (co-author: Thies Staack) An Annotated Translation of the Wei yu deng zhuang from the Yuelu Academy Collection (accepted for publication in the Monograph Series of Early China)

Articles

  • „Die Rekonstruktion des Strafprozesses und die Prinzipien der Strafzumessung zu Beginn der Han-Zeit im Lichte des Zouyanshu“. R. Emmerich u. H. Stumpfeldt (Hg.). Und folge nun dem, was mein Herz begehrt. Hamburg: Hamburger Sinologische Gesellschaft, 2002, 343-395.
  • Lao Wuli 勞武利. “Zhangjiashan Hanjian Zouyanshu yu Yuelu shuyuan Qinjian Wei yu deng zhuang si zhong de chubu bijiao” 張家山漢簡《奏讞書》與嶽麓書院秦簡《爲獄等狀四種》的初步比較. Hunan daxue xuebao (shehui kexue ban) 湖南大學學報(社會科學版) 27 (2013), no. 3: 5–9. an enlarged English version under the title “First Results of the Comparison between the Zouyanshu from Zhangjiashan and the Yuelu Academy Collection of Criminal Cases from Preimperial Qin”, accepted for publication in Manuscript Cultures no. 6
  • “Criminal case records of the collection Wei yu deng zhuang”, in Oriens extremus 53 (in press)