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Dr Fung, Kam Wing 馮錦榮

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Dr Fung, Kam Wing 馮錦榮

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Associate Professor
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Honorary Associate Professor

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Biography

馮錦榮博士,歷任日本京都大學人文科學研究所研究員和訪問教授、大阪關西大學卓越研究中心客座教授、美國國會圖書館亞洲部高級研究員、中國科學院竺可楨科學史講席教授,現為香港大學中文學院副教授、香港大學香港人文社會研究所院士兼名譽副教授、香港太空館顧問。馮博士的研究範圍包括東亞科學技術史、科學儀器及地理輿圖史、耶穌會科學史、伊斯蘭科學史、中國學術思想史、現代中國思想及文化、《周易》注釋史、中國中世文化史、中國語言學史、中西文化交流史、東亞印刷文化史、香港史及日本江戶思想史等;近年的研究課題包括“明代帝王翼贊與伊斯蘭天文占星學知識傳播(1368-1644)”(香港研究資助局優配研究金項目)及“香港工程師學會會史與香港工程發展(1842-1975)”(香港工程師學會全額資助研究項目)。馮博士除講授CHIN1202中國史學概論、CHIN1203二十世紀中國歷史及文化、CHIN1207傳統中國文化、CHIN2231中國道教及民間宗教史、CHIN2222魏晉南北朝史、CHIN2243中國科技史、CHIN2255中國學術思想史 I (秦漢至隋唐)、CHIN2254基督教與中國文化、CHIN6007帝政中國:主題研究、CHIN7001史料與方法、CHIN6009傳統中國學術思想發展、CHIN6010二十世紀中國思想與文化、CHIN6310經學專題研究等課程外,亦分別於中文學院、香港人文社會研究所和建築學系擔任文科碩士、哲學碩士及哲學博士等課程的論文指導導師。

Dr K W Fung has been serving as research academic at a number of institutions such as Research Fellow and Visiting Professor at the Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University, Japan; Visiting Research Professor at Center of Excellence, Kansai University, Osaka, Japan; Senior Research Fellow at Asian Division, Library of Congress, U.S.A.; Zhu Kezhen History of Science Visiting Professor at Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.  He is currently an Associate Professor at School of Chinese, HKU; Institute Fellow and Honorary Associate Professor at Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (Incorporating the Centre of Asian Studies), HKU and Advisor of Hong Kong Space Museum. Dr Fung’s research interests include: history of science and technology in East Asia (i.e. China, Japan, Korea and Ryukyu); history of scientific instruments and cartographical prints; history of Jesuit science; history of Islamic science; history of Chinese philosophy and scholarship; intellectual history and culture in modern China; history of Chinese classics (with special reference to the Book of Changes); cultural history in medieval China; history of Chinese languages; history of cultural exchange between China and the West; history of printing culture in East Asia; history of Hong Kong; Japanese religion and intellectual history, from the Edo period to modern era. He is conducting research projects including ‎‎“Imperial Patronage and Transfer of Islamic Astronomical-astrological knowledge ‎in Ming China (1368-1644)” (Research Grants Council of Hong Kong funded GRF project) and “History of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and Engineering Development in Hong Kong (1842-1975)” (HKIE funded research project). His teaching engagements at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels comprise: CHIN1202 An Introduction to the Study of Chinese History, CHIN1203 Chinese History and Culture in the Twentieth Century, CHIN1207 Traditional Chinese Culture, CHIN2231 Religious Daoism and popular religions in China, CHIN2222 History of the Wei, Jin and the Northern-and-Southern Periods, CHIN 2243 History of Chinese science and civilization, CHIN2255 Intellectual history of China (Part I), CHIN2254 Christianity and Chinese culture, CHIN6007 Imperial China: Thematic Studies, CHIN7001 Materials and Methodology, CHIN6009 Intellectual Development in Traditional China, CHIN6010 Intellectual Development in Twentieth Century China and CHIN6310 Special Topics in Confucian Classics. Dr Fung also offers postgraduate thesis supervision in MA, M Phil and PhD programmes at School of Chinese, Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (Incorporating the Centre of Asian Studies) and Department of Architecture.

 
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
April 1988-presentMemberChūgoku Shakai Bunka Gakkai 中國社會文化學會 (Association for Studies of Chinese Society and Culture), Tokyo University, Japan
July 1996-presentLife MemberKorean History of Science Society
April 1985-presentMemberNippon Dōkyō Gakkai 日本道教學會 (Taoist Societ of Japan)
March 2006-presentDirectorCenter for Traditional Chinese Science and Civilization, Institute for the History of Natural Sciences, ChineseAcademy of Sciences, Beijing, China
April 1985-presentMemberChūgoku Tetsugakushi Kenkyūkai 中國哲學史研究會 (The Society for History of Chinese Philosophy), Kyoto University, Japan
September 2010-dateDirectorThe World Scholarly Association for the History of Chinese Language Teaching, Beijing and Rome
April 2008-presentAdviser (Astronomy and Space Technology)Hong Kong Space Museum, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Hong Kong SAR Government
March 2010-presentDirectorHong Kong Society for History of Maritime Communication
April 2008-presentDirectorChinese Society for the History of Sino-Foreign Relations, Beijing, China
October 2008-presentMemberAcademic Committee,Union Research Center for Ancient Chinese Astronomy,Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
September 1999-presentLife MemberThe Chinese Language Society of Hong Kong 香港中國語文學會
September 1996-presentInstitutional MemberAsia Society Hong Kong Center
November 2009-presentVice PresidentChinese Society for History of Horological Instruments
April 1985-presentMemberTōhō Gakkai 東方學會 (The Institute of Eastern Culture), Japan
April 2009-presentAdviserThe Construction Office of Publishing Museum, Shanghai Press & Publication Administration, Shanghai City Government, China
April 1985-presentMemberNihon Chūgoku Gakkai日本中國學會 (Sinological Society of Japan)
April 1989-presentMemberNihon Tenmon Gakkai 日本天文學會 (Astronomical Society of Japan)
March 2001-presentCorrespondent MemberThe Society of Ming Studies (Chicago)
July 2001-presentCouncil memberInternational Association on the History of Science and Cultural Diversity, Paris
June 2009-presentFirst Vice PresidentInternational Association on the History of Science and Cultural Diversity, Paris
July 1993-presentFounding MemberInternational Society for the History of East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine (Paris)
December 2009-presentAdviserSing Tao Daily’s Column on “Understanding China”, supported by Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education, HKSAR Government
January 1994-presentDirectorChinese Society of the History of Science and Technology, Beijing
November 2008-presentDirectorChinese Society for History of Maritime Communication,Quanzhou, China
December 2014-presentAdviserHong Kong Maritime Museum
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Japanese religion and intellectual history, from the Edo period to modern era日本江戶思想史
Intellectual history in modern China現代中國思想
History of science and technology in East Asia (i.e. China, Japan, Korea and Ryukyu)中國科學技術史
History of Islamic science伊斯蘭科學史
History of cultural exchange between China and the West中外關係史
History of Chinese philosophy and scholarship中國學術思想史
History of Chinese languages中國語言史
History of Chinese classics (with a special focus on the Book of Changes)中國易學史
Cultural history in medieval China中國中世文化史
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Cantonese, Putonghua, Japanese英語、粵語、普通話、日語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese, Japanese英文、中文、日文
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