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Cambridge Language Sciences

Interdisciplinary Research Centre
 

Research

I work mostly with classical and literary Chinese sources. My work involves translating and annotating forms of the Chinese language both in manuscripts and received sources. I also have a committed interest in lexicography and language didactics.

Publications (from Symplectic)

Book chapters

2024 (No publication date)

  • Sterckx, R., 2024 (No publication date). "To rule 'All under Heaven'"
  • 2023 (No publication date)

  • Sterckx, R., 2023 (No publication date). “To Rule ‘All under Heaven’”
  • 2023

  • Sterckx, R., 2023. “Gazing back to see China’s future”
  • 2019

  • Sterckx, R., 2019. Agronomy and Philosophy in Early China
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.20881
  • 2018

  • Sterckx, R., 2018. Animal to Edible
    Doi: 10.1017/9781108551571.004
  • Sterckx, R., 2018. Animals through Chinese History: Earliest times to 1911
  • Sterckx, R., 2018. Food and agriculture
  • Sterckx, R., 2018. Food and agriculture
  • Sterckx, R., 2018. Ritual, Mimesis, and the Animal World in Early China
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1017/9781316534663
  • Sterckx, R., 2018. The Limits of Illustration: Animalia and Pharmacopeia from Guo Pu to Bencao Gangmu 本草綱目
    Doi: 10.1163/9789004366183_009
  • 2017

  • Sterckx, R., 2017. Ritual, mimesis and the animal world in early China
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1017/9781316534663.012
  • 2015

  • Sterckx, R., 2015. Ideologies of the Peasant and Merchant in Warring States China
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1163/9789004299337_009
  • 2013

  • Sterckx, R., 2013. Mozi 31 : explaining ghosts, again
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1163/9789004246201_005
  • 2012

  • Sterckx, R., 2012. Feeding in the Afterlife
  • Sterckx, R., 2012. Animals, gaming and entertainment in traditional China
  • 2010

  • Sterckx, R., 2010. Religious Practices in Qin and Han.
  • 2009

  • Sterckx, R., 2009. Ancêtres, offrandes et esprits : la culture du sacrifice dans la Chine ancienne
  • Sterckx, R., 2009. A Symbolic Bestiary
  • Sterckx, R., 2009. Alimentar a los antepasados : Comida, ritual y autoridad en la China antigua
  • 2008

  • Sterckx, R., 2008. The economics of religion in Warring States and early imperial China
  • 2007

  • Sterckx, R., 2007. Chatu de juxian: Cong Guo Pu dao Li Shizhen de dongwu chatu (插图的局限:从郭璞到李时珍的動物插圖)
  • Duncan, JS., Johnson, NC. and Schein, RH., 2007. Introduction
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1002/9780470996515.ch1
  • 2006

  • Sterckx, R., 2006. Of a tawny bull we make offering?: Animals in Early Chinese Religion
  • Sterckx, R., 2006. The Bestiary of Han
  • 2005

  • Sterckx, R., 2005. Food and Philosophy in Early China
  • Sterckx, R., 2005. Food and Philosophy in Early China
  • 2004

  • Sterckx, R., 2004. Musique et animaux dans la Chine ancienne
  • 2003

  • Sterckx, R., 2003. Le pouvoir des sens : Sagesse et perception sensorielle en Chine ancienne
  • Sterckx, R., 2003. Attitudes towards wildlife and the hunt in pre-Buddhist China
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.4324/9780203641811
  • Journal articles

    2023

  • Sterckx, R., 2023. Excreted and Left Untreated? Human and Animal Waste: from Dunhuang to Laozi East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine, v. 53
    Doi: 10.1163/26669323-bja10005
  • 2020

  • Sterckx, R., 2020. Agrarian and Mercantile Ideologies in Western Han Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient, v. 63
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1163/15685209-12341520
  • 2017

  • Sterckx, R., 2017. Chang'an 26 BCE. An Augustan Age in China. BULLETIN OF THE SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES-UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, v. 80
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1017/S0041977X17000350
  • 2016

  • Sterckx, R., 2016. Ritual, mimesis, and the Nonhuman Animal World in Early China Society and Animals,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1163/15685306-12341404
  • Sterckx, R., 2016. Food and Environment in Early and Medieval China JOURNAL OF HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY, v. 53
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhg.2015.08.010
  • 2015

  • Sterckx, R., 2015. Alcohol and Historiography in Early China Global Food History, v. 1
    Doi: 10.1080/20549547.2015.11435410
  • Sterckx, R., 2015. Mozi. A Study and Translation of the Ethical and Political Writings BULLETIN OF THE SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES-UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, v. 78
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1017/S0041977X15000099
  • 2013

  • China, HXYJZLJFWZX. and bu, HXYJTXBJ., 2013. Zhi shen Shennong de tianyuan (置身神農的田園) Hanxue yanjiu tongxun (漢學研究通訊)= Newsletter for research in Chinese studies, v. 32
  • 2012

  • Sterckx, R., 2012. Zoomorphism and Sacrificial Religion in Early China = 古代中國的動物形象與祭祀 Han xue yan jiu(漢學研究), v. 30
  • Sterckx, R., 2012. Zoomorphism and sacrificial religion in Early China = 古代中國的動物形象與祭祀 漢學研究 = Hanxue yanjiu, v. 30
  • 2008

  • Sterckx, R., 2008. The Limits of Illustration: Animalia and Pharmacopeia from Guo Pu to Bencao Gangmu Asian Medicine, v. 4
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1163/157342009X12526658783619
  • 2007

  • Sterckx, R., 2007. Searching for Spirit : Shen and Sacrifice in Warring States and Han Philosophy and Ritual Extrême orient Extrême occident, v. 29
    Doi: 10.3406/oroc.2007.1083
  • 2006

  • Sterckx, R., 2006. Sages, cooks, and flavours in warring states and han china International Journal of Phytoremediation, v. 21
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1179/mon.2006.54.1.001
  • Sterckx, R., 2006. The pristine Dao: Metaphysics in early Daoist discourse. B SCH ORIENT AFR ST, v. 69
  • Sterckx, R., 2006. Material virtue: Ethics and the body in early China. J ASIAN STUD, v. 65
  • 2005

  • Sterckx, R., 2005. Animal Classification in Ancient China East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine, v. 23
  • 2004

  • Sterckx, R., 2004. A Chinese bestiary: Strange creatures from the guideways through mountains and seas. J ASIAN STUD, v. 63
  • 2003

  • Sterckx, R., 2003. Ancient China and its enemies: The rise of nomadic power in East Asian history HARVARD J ASIAT STUD, v. 63
  • Sterckx, R., 2003. The Grand Scribe's records, vol 2, The basic annals of Han China by Ssu-ma Chien TOUNG PAO, v. 89
  • 2002

  • Sterckx, R., 2002. The culture of sex in ancient China. J ASIAN STUD, v. 61
  • 2000

  • Sterckx, R., 2000. Transforming the beasts: Animal and music in early China TOUNG PAO, v. 86
  • 1999

  • Sterckx, R., 1999. Before Confucius: studies in the creation of the Chinese classics B SCH ORIENT AFR ST, v. 62
  • 1998

  • Sterckx, R., 1998. Debating the strange: animal anomalies in early China Working papers in Chinese Studies (Department of Chinese Studies,NUS), v. 1
  • 1996

  • Sterckx, R., 1996. Transcending habitats: authority, teritory and the animal realm in Warring States and early Imperial China BBACS : bulletin of the British Association for Chinese Studies.,
  • Sterckx, R., 1996. An Ancient Chinese Horse Ritual Early China, v. 21
    Doi: 10.1017/s0362502800003400
  • Theses / dissertations

    2022 (No publication date)

  • Dong, Q., 2022 (No publication date). Embryo, Body and Generation: A Comparative Study of Embryological Thought in Ancient Greece and Early China
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.83928
  • Internet publications

    2022 (No publication date)

  • Sterckx, R., 2022 (No publication date). China's neverending pigstory
  • 2021

  • Sterckx, R., 2021. The strong armed philosophy of the Chinese state isn’t new
  • 2019

  • Sterckx, R., 2019. The Use and Abuse of Nature. Ancient Chinese views of the balance between the human and natural worlds.
  • Books

    2022

  • Sterckx, R., 2022. 中国思想 从孔夫子到庖丁
  • 2021

  • Sterckx, R., 2021. Chinees denken. Over geschiedenis, filosofie en samenleving.
  • 2019

  • Sterckx, R., 2019. Chinese Thought From Confucius to Cook Ding
  • Sterckx, R., 2019. Ways of Heaven An Introduction to Chinese Thought
  • 2018

  • Schafer, D., Siebert, M. and Sterckx, R., 2018. Animals Through Chinese History Earliest Times to 1911
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1017/9781108551571
  • 2015

  • Sterckx, R., 2015. Gudai Zhongguo de dongwu yu lingy i(古代中国的动物与灵异)
  • 2012

  • Sterckx, R., 2012. Energia vitale: Il cosmo nel pensiero cinese antico
  • Sterckx, R. and Luca, D., 2012. Asian studies in the humanities : visions for the future
  • 2011

  • Sterckx, R., 2011. Food, Sacrifice, and Sagehood in Early China
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511736247
  • 2008

  • Sterckx, R., 2008. In the fields of Shennong
  • 2007

  • Graziani, R. and Sterckx, R., 2007. De l’esprit aux esprits: enquête sur la notion de shen = Of self and spirits : exploring shen in China
  • 2006

  • Wang, MC., Lai, G., Sterckx, R., Wang, EY. and Museum, ISG., 2006. A bronze menagerie: mat weights of early China
  • 2005

  • Sterckx, R., 2005. Of tripod and palate
  • Sterckx, R., 2005. Of tripod and palate: Food, politics, and religion in traditional China
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1057/9781403979278
  • 2002

  • Sterckx, R., 2002. The animal and the daemon in early China
  • Стеркс, Р., Китайская мысль: от Конфуция до повара Дина
  • Conference proceedings

    2008

  • Anonymous, , 2008. Introduction UNIFIED APPROACH TO BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS, v. 78
  • Joseph Needham Professor of Chinese History, Science and Civilisation
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    Professor Roel  Sterckx

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