- Assistant Professor
- BSocSc (CityU), MA (HKU), PhD (Lingnan)
- Rm 809, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU
Chu Ming Kin is an Assistant Professor in Chinese History and Culture in the School of Chinese. Before he joined the School in 2017, he had been a Research Assistant Professor in The Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology at Hong Kong Baptist University, a lecturer in the Department of History at Hong Kong Shue Yan University and a postdoctoral research associate at King’s College London and Leiden University. His research interests include political, educational, institutional, social and cultural history in Middle-period China (Five Dynasties, Song and Yuan) and Chinese historiography.
研究計劃 Major Research Grants:
- 2019-2020, Early Career Scheme (ECS), Research Grants Council (RGC), HKSAR Government
Project Title: Literati Networks and Political Culture in the Early Southern Song: A study of the Social Networks of Sun Di and Li Gang
Funded amount: HKD455,000
- 2017-2019, Seed Fund for Basic Research for New Staff, The University of Hong Kong
Project Title: A study of the epistolary writings of Sun Di
Funded amount: HKD 147,970
代表性著述 Selected Publications:
- The Politics of Higher Education: The Imperial University in Northern Song China (Hong Kong: The University of Hong Kong Press, 2020)
論文 Journal Articles and Book Chapters:
- “The Imperial University in the Partisan Maelstrom: An Investigation of the Changes in Personnel at the Imperial University under the Reign of Emperor Zhezong in the Northern Song” (Article in Chinese, titled 黨爭漩渦中的太學─—以北宋哲宗朝太學的人事變動為中心作考察), New History Journal 新史學, Vol.29 No.2 (Jun. 2018), pp.63-118.
- “Indigenous Elite Networks and Mongol Governance in Thirteenth-century North China”, The Bulletin of the Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology, Vol.5 (2018), pp.271-314.
- “Pursuing Moral Governance: The Political and Social Implications of the Baxing (Eight Virtues) Scheme in Late Northern Song (960–1127) China”, Monumenta Serica: Journal of Oriental Studies, Vol.66 No.1 (2018), pp.33-70.
- “Introduction: Letters and Literati Communication during the Song, Jin, and Yuan Dynasties (10th-13th Century)” (Article in Chinese, titled 導言: 「宋金元時期士人的書信往來與訊息溝通」專輯)(co-author, with Hilde DE WEERDT), Clio at Beida北大史學, Vol.20 (2016), pp.221-223.
- “Literati network and communication during the Jin-Yuan transition: a study of the letters to Lü Xun in the Epistolary Writings of the Central Plain” (Article in Chinese, titled金元之際的士人網絡與訊息溝通——以《中州啟劄》內與呂遜的書信為中心), Clio at Beida北大史學, Vol.20 (2016), pp.286-310.
- “Secret of long tenure: A study of Zheng Gangzhong’s letters to Qin Hui’s associates”, T’oung Pao, Vol.102 No.1-3 (2016), pp.121-160.
- “Chinese Empires in Comparative Perspective: A Digital Approach” (co-author, with Hilde DE WEERDT and HO Hou-Ieong), “Empires and Imperialism in Asia,” special issue in Verge: Studies in Global Asias, Vol.2 No.2 (Fall 2016), pp.58-69.
- “Introduction: The Making of the Literati Notebook” (co-author, with Hilde DE WEERDT), East Asian Publishing and Society, Vol.6 No.1 (2016), pp.1-4.
- “Official Recruitment, Imperial Authority, and Bureaucratic Power: The Case of Yu Fan in its context of political intrigue”, Journal of Song-Yuan Studies, Vol.45 (2015), pp.207-238.
- “Prosopographical Survey of Lecturers at the Directorate School in Early Northern Song China (960-1050)”, in Proceedings of the First Conference on Biographical Data in a Digital World 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 9, 2015, CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Vol.1399 (2015), pp.81-84.
- “The Making of Iconic Disloyalty: The Evolution of Liu Mengyan’s (1219-ca.1295) Image since the Thirteenth Century”, Frontiers of History in China, Vol.10 No.1 (2015), pp.1-37.
- “The Development of the Directorate School and Its Political Meaning in the Middle and Late Northern Song” (Article in Chinese, titled北宋中後期國子學的發展及其政治意義), Historical Inquiry 臺大歷史學報, Vol.54 (Dec. 2014), pp.1-45.
- “A brief survey of university graduates in 1104 – Supplement to Investigation on the records of Degree Holders in the Song Dynasty” (Article in Chinese, titled崇寧三年貢士小考 -《宋登科記考》增補), in Hui Chun-hing許振興, Choi Sung-hei 蔡崇禧and Leung Sze-lok梁思樂 (ed.), Yan Song er ji 研宋二集 (Xianggang: Xianggang Yan Song xuehui, 2014), pp.117-128.
- “The Case of Su Jia in the Northern Song Dynasty” (Article in Chinese, titled北宋太學蘇嘉案考釋), Journal of Chinese Studies 中國文化研究所學報, No.56 (Jan. 2013), pp.143-168.