Anne Cheng: Confucius reassessed, a Chinese export product.



Since 2008, Anne Cheng, a former student of the Ecole Normale Supérieure, leads in the Collège de France her research and teaching activities on the intellectual history of China, after having carried them under the CNRS and the National Institute of Oriental Languages ​​and Civilizations (INALCO).

Her translation of ” The Analects” of Confucius and her “Histoire de la pensée chinoise” have become classics. She was kind enough to analyse current events in the … Lire la suite

Intellectual history of China enters the”College de France”.

Originally published on Rue89- 12/14/2008 .

An opening speech can be of very high quality. Such was the case, last Thursday,with the opening lecture by Anne Cheng, newly appointed Professor of Intellectual History of China at the “College de France”.

A bridge between cultures:

“Daughter of Chinese parents, between a father who stayed in France ( Francois Cheng,  the novelist and poet, member of the Academie Française) and a mother who returned to Mao’s China … Lire la suite