Dr. des. Francesca Fiaschetti

Buber Fellow: 
2014
Tel: 
+972 (0) 2 5881945
Room: 
355
Academic interests: 

Chinese History; history of the Mongol Empire; ethnicity and identity; cross-cultural exchanges between Inner and East Asia; Yuan dynasty; non-Han dynasties.

Current Projects: 
  • The concept of foreign land in the Yuanshi.
  • The concept of foreign land in the Yuanshi
  • Charisma, Legitimation and Imperial Ideology between East 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: 
Articles
  • [with 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 [in press].
  • "Tradition, Innovation and the construction of Qubilai’s diplomacy" in: Ming Qing yanjiu, vol. XVIII (2014), p. 65-96.
  • "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, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2014, p. 127-146.
  • [with Julia Schneider], “Introduction”, in: Francesca Fiaschetti, Julia Schneider (eds.), Political Strategies of Identity Building in non-Han empires in China, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2014, p. 1-8.
  • "Fortuna e Ideologia Imperiale nei Documenti di Epoca Yuan," in: Paola Paderni (ed.) Associazione Italiana di Studi Cinesi, Atti del XIV Convegno, Napoli: Il Torcoliere, 2014, p. 63-76.
  • "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.
  • [with 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.
Books
  • Francesca Fiaschetti, The Concept of Foreign Land in the Yuan Period (Asiatische Forschungen), 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 [forthcoming, 2017].
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.
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.