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Chen Zhi

Director of the Centre      CV

Prof. CHEN is an internationally renowned scholar and researcher in Chinese Studies. His diversified interests in Chinese Studies include classical studies and early Chinese culture and history, historical writings, traditional Chinese poetry, excavated documents and paleography: bronze inscriptions and bamboo and silk writings, and intellectual history of the Ming and Qing dynasty.

In addition to his remarkable scholarship, Prof. CHEN is also an experienced university administrator. Apart from being the Head of Department of Chinese in HKBU between 2010 and 2013, Prof. CHEN was Acting Dean of the Faculty of Arts between 2015 and 2017, held the Directorship of Mr. Simon Suen and Mrs. Mary Suen Sino-Human Institute between 2011 and 2014. Between 2012 and 2014, Prof. CHEN was appointed Founding Acting Director of Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology and became the Director from 2014 to present. Starting from 2018, Prof. CHEN served as the Board Director of Wuhan College.  Prof. CHEN had joined Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College in 2018 as the Vice President (Academic) and was promoted to Provost in 2020. He is now President of Chu Hai College of Higher Education (CHCHE) in Hong Kong.

Selected publications
  • 陳致著:《問田稽古錄》,廣州:廣東人民出版社,2022-3年將出。 Chen Zhi. A Collection of Papers of Chen Zhi. Vol.2. Guangzhou: Guangdong Renmin Publishing House, 2022. Forthcoming. This is an anthology of my papers including 14 articles previously published.
  • 陳致著:《詩書禮樂中的傳統》,上海:上海人民出版社,2012年。 共422頁。Chen Zhi. The Legacy of Odes, Documents, Ritual Music. Shanghai: Shanghai Renmin Publishing House, 2012. Pp.422. This is an anthology of my papers including 14 articles previously published, and one article: “A study of the classical learning of the Li brothers of Jiaxing of Zhejiang,” unpublished before. Pp.422.
  • Chen Zhi. From Ritualization to Secularization: The Shaping of Book of Songs. Sankt Augustin, Germany: Monumenta Serica Institute, 2007. Pp.380. A Chinese version elaborated from this English one: 陳致著;吳 仰湘、許景昭、黃梓勇譯,《從禮儀化到世俗化:詩經的形成》,收 入朱淵青、陳致策劃《早期中國研究叢書》(英譯中),上海:上海古 籍出版社,2009年。共363頁。
  • Chen Zhi, comp. Chen Zhi and Lai Hon Kit, annotators. Series of Newly Annotated Classics: Book of Odes.《新視野中華經典文庫‧詩經》Hong Kong: Chung Hwa Publishing House, 2015. Pp.520.