Dr. Francesca Fiaschetti

Buber Fellow: 
2014

University of Vienna

Tel: 
+972 (0) 2 5881945
Room: 
355
Academic interests: 
  • Chinese History
  • Inner Asian History
  • History of the Mongol Empire
  • World History
  • Mongolian Studies
  • Ethnicity and Identity;
  • Cross-cultural exchanges between Inner and East Asia
  • Yuan dynasty
  • Non-Han dynasties
  • Globalization in Asia.
Current Projects: 
  • Authority, Power, Identity and the Construction of Yuan China.
  • Charisma, Legitimation and Imperial Ideology between Est and Inner Asia.
Curriculum Vitae: 
  • October 2014 - present: Research Fellow at the Martin Buber Society of Fellows in the Humanities and Social Sciences, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  • 2015: PhD in Sinology, LMU University, Munich.
  • 2008: MA in Sinology, “Sapienza” University of Rome. 
  • 2005: BA in Sinology, “Sapienza” University of Rome.
Fellowships and Awards
  • October 2014- till present: Post-doctoral Fellow, Martin Buber Society of Fellows in the Humanities and Social Sciences, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 
  • 2013- 2014: Visiting Research Fellow in the framework of the ERC Project “Mobility, Empire and Cross-Cultural Contacts in Mongol Eurasia”, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 
  • June-September 2013: PhD scholarship, Graduate Center of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich.
  • June 2011: AAS-CIAC Small Grant Award for the co-organization of the Workshop “Ethnicity and Sinicization Reconsidered: Workshop on non-Han Empires in China”, Ghent, 15th -17th June. 
  • 2009-2011: PhD Scholarship, Gerda Henkel Foundation. 
  • 2003 – 2004: Erasmus Scholarship, Georg-August-University, Göttingen, Germany.
Publications: 
Books
  • Francesca Fiaschetti, Limits of Belonging: The Concept of Foreign Land in Yuan China, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz [in preparation].
  • Paul D. Buell, Francesca Fiaschetti, Historical Dictionary of the Mongol World Empire, Second Edition (Historical Dictionaries of Ancient Civilizations and Historical Eras), Lanham, MD:  Scarecrow Press, 2018.
Edited Volumes
  • Francesca Fiaschetti, Julia Schneider (eds.) Political Strategies of Identity Building in non-Han empires in China (Asiatische Forschungen 157), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2014.
  • Francesca Fiaschetti, Julia Schneider, Angela Schottenhammer (eds.) Ethnicity and sinicization Reconsidered: Workshop on non-Han empires in China, Crossroads: Studies on the History of Exchange Relations in the East Asian World, vol. 5, Special Issue, (April 2012), Gossenberg: Ostasien Verlag.
Articles and Book Chapters
  • Francesca Fiaschetti, “Translating Heaven: Divination and Political Authority under the Yuan Dynasty”, in: Patrick Manning, Abigail Owen (eds.), Found in Translation: World History of Science 1000-1800 CE, Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press [in press].
  • Francesca Fiaschetti, “Mongol Imperialism in the Southeast – Uriyangqadai (1201-1272) and Aju (1127-1287)”, in: Michal Biran (ed.) In the Service of the Khans: Elites in Transition in Mongol Eurasia, special issue of Asiatische Studien / Études Asiatiques, vol. 71.4 (2017), 1119-1135.
  • Francesca Fiaschetti, “The Six Duties: Yuan Diplomatic Interactions with Southeast Asia” in: Archivium Eurasiae Medii Aevii vol. 23 (2017), 81-101.
  • Francesca Fiaschetti, Paul D. Buell, “Est vs Ovest in termini mongoli: I Qan, le loro corti e il mondo esterno„ , in: Davor Antonucci (ed.), Ad Tartaros. La Mongolia tra Cina ed Occidente, Sulla Via del Catai, vol. 13 (2016), p. 41-63.
  • Francesca Fiaschetti, “Tradition, Innovation and the Construction of Qubilai’s diplomacy” in: Ming Qing yanjiu, vol. XVIII (2014), 65-96.
  • Francesca Fiaschetti, “The Borders of Rebellion: The Yuan Dynasty and the Rhetoric of Empire” in: Francesca Fiaschetti, Julia Schneider (eds.), Political Strategies of Identity Building in non-Han empires in China, (Asiatische Forschungen 157), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2014, p. 127-146.
  • Francesca Fiaschetti, Julia Schneider, “Introduction”, in: Francesca Fiaschetti, Julia Schneider (eds.), Political Strategies of Identity Building in non-Han empires in China (Asiatische Forschungen 157), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2014, p. 1-8.
  • Francesca Fiaschetti, “Fortuna e Ideologia Imperiale nei Documenti di Epoca Yuan”, in: Associazione Italiana di Studi Cinesi, Atti del XIV Convegno, Napoli: Il Torcoliere, 2014, p. 63-76.
  • Francesca Fiaschetti, "Fremde oder Barbaren? Zu den Auslandsbeziehungen in der Yuanzeit", in: Lena Henningsen, Martin Hofmann (eds.): Tradition? Variation? Plagiat? – Motive und ihre Adaption in China (XXI DVCS Jahrestagung), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2012, p. 99-111.
  • Francesca Fiaschetti, Julia Schneider, “Ethnicity and Sinicization Reconsidered: Workshop on non-Han Empires in China. Workshop Report”, in: Crossroads: Studies on the History of Exchange Relations in the East Asian World, vol. 4 (Oct. 2011), p. 243-247.
Reviews
  • Inner Asia and the Spatial Politics of Empire: Archaeology, Mobility, and Culture Contact, by William Honeychurch. in: Asian Highlands Perspectives vol. 39, p. 417-424.
  • China’s Encounters on the South and Southwest: Reforging the Fiery Frontier over Two Millennia, by James Anderson and John Whitmore (eds.) in: Asian Highlands Perspectives vol. 39, p. 403-425.
  • China as a Sea Power, 1127-1368. by Bruce A. Elleman and Lo Jung-Pang in: Journal of Asian History, 47.2 (2013), p. 254-256.
  • L’incontro fra l’Italia e la Cina: il contributo italiano alla sinologia, Atti del V Simposio Internazionale di Sinologia dell’Università Cattolica Fu Jen by Antonella Tulli, Zbigniev Wesolowski (eds.) in: Journal of Asian History, 47.2 (2013), p. 266- 268.
  • I Mongoli. Espansione, imperi, eredità. by Michele Bernardini and Donatella Guida, in: Journal of Asian History, vol. 47.1 (2013), p. 121-124.
  • A oriente. Città, uomini, dei sulle vie della seta. by Francesco D’Arelli and Pierfrancesco Callieri (eds.), in: Journal of Asian History, vol. 47.1 ( 2013), p.119-121.