Research Projects

The Flowing Mechanism: Furniture, Craft, and Knowledge in Sino-European Exchanges, 1700 – 1850

(Funded under Hang Seng Bank Golden Jubilee Education Fund for Research, Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities & Social Sciences)

Principal Investigator

Bae Kyoungjin, Post-doctoral Fellow, Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Total Fund Awarded

HKD 40,000

Project Duration

June 1, 2016 – November 30, 2018

Project Description

This project aims to examine the production and circulation of techno-aesthetic knowledge between Qing China and Western Europe through the lens of the woodworking trade in Canton (Guangzhou).