Mapping Religion in China
Changing Concepts of Religion from Traditional to Modern Chinese
The project is being funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) since 1 August 2020. It is conducted by Prof. Dr. Christian Meyer together with Dr. Eugenia Werzner and Richard Ellguth, MA.
Within the project two international conferences have been held so far:
- 2019: A Powerful Term: Ling 靈– Between ‘Efficacy’ and ‘Spirituality'
- 2017: From Trustworthiness to Secular Beliefs: Changing Concepts of xin 信 from Traditional to Modern ChinesAn additional workshop has been
Performed in cooperation with the Cluster of Excellence "Temperal Communities. Doing Literature in a Global Perspective" in June 2021 under the title "Transforming Communities of ‘Spirits’ and ‘Souls’: The Term Ling in Religious, Medical and Secular Literatures in Premodern and Modern China (and East Asia)"