何冠環博士 Dr. HO Koon Wan

Academic Qualifications:
1973-1977 The Chinese University of Hong Kong  B. A. (Honors, 1st Class), History, 1977.
1977-1979 The Chinese University of Hong Kong  M. Phil., History, 1979.
1980-1982 The Chinese University of Hong Kong  Diploma of Education, 1982
1983-1990 University of Arizona                                PhD., Oriental Studies, 1990.
 
Awards and Scholarships:
1974-1975 Cheung Chuk Shan Scholarship, United College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
1975-1976 N. C. Chan Scholarship, United College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
1976-1977 McDouall Scholarship, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
1979 Outstanding Student (History) of the year
1984-1986 Graduate Tuition Scholarship, University of Arizona
 
Professional Membership
Jan 1993 - Present Member, Association of Song Studies of China 中國宋史研究會
Aug 2006 – Present Board Director, (理事) Association of Song Studies of China
Aug 2014 – 2018 Vice President, (副會長) Association of Song Studies of China
Nov 2010 – Present Vice President, (副會長)Song Studies Group of the Lingnan Region 嶺南宋史研究會
July 2012 – Present Honorary Research Fellow (兼任研究員), Research Center of Southern Song Studies, Academia of Social Sciences, Hangzhou 杭州市社會科學院南宋研究中心
 
Community Service
Feb 2004 – Jan 2016 Subject Specialist, Hong Kong Council for Accreditation and Academic and Vocational Qualifications
 
Appointments:
Aug 1977 - Jul 1979 Tutor, Department of History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Sept 1979 - Aug 1983 Graduate Master, Panel Chairman (Chinese History & World History),  Po Leung Kuk Wu Chung College
Sept 1987 - Aug 1989 Graduate Master, Prefect of Studies & Panel Chairman of Chinese History,
Queen‘s College Old Boys’Association Secondary School.
Jan 1988 - Jun 1988 Lecturer (P/T),  Hong Kong Baptist Theological Seminary. (Course taught: History of Chinese Civilization)
Sept 1990 - Aug 1991 Graduate Master, Po Leung Kuk Li Shing Pik College
Sept 1990 - Jun 1991 Lecturer (P/T), History Department, Hong Kong Baptist University. (Course taught: China and the West since 1600)
Sept 1991 - Aug 1993 Lecturer, School of Arts & Social Sciences, The Open University of Hong Kong. (Courses coordinated: The Arts Foundation, Fifth Century Athens)
Sept 1993 - Aug 1995 Lecturer, Division of History, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. (Courses taught: Ancient East Asian Civilizations; Modern Far Eastern History; Peasantry Rebellions in Southeast Asia; Art and Religion in Asia; Imperialism and Nationalism in Southeast Asia; Introduction to Chinese Culture; Contemporary Chinese History and Literature; Chinese Religions and Society)
Aug 1995 - Feb 1998 Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences,  The Hong Kong Institute of Education. (Courses taught: Modern and Contemporary World; History of Hong Kong; Culture and Society; China Studies; Medieval World; China and the World) 
Jan 1998 - May 1998 Lecturer (P/T), Department of History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. 
(Course taught: History of Southeast Asia)
Mar 1998 – Aug 2000 Lecturer, General Education Centre,  The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Courses taught:History of Modern China; Appreciation of Chinese Music; Modern Southeast Asia)
Sept 2000 – June 2004 Senior Lecturer, General Education Centre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. (Courses taught: History of Modern China; Appreciation of Chinese Music; Introduction to Chinese Civilization, Appreciation of the Four Great Classical Chinese Novels, History of Hong Kong)
July 2004 – June 2005  Acting Head & Senior Lecturer, General Education Centre. (Courses taught: 
Introduction to Chinese Civilization, History of Modern China)
July 2005 – Dec 2008 Head & Senior Lecturer, General Education Centre.(Courses taught: Introduction to Chinese Civilization, China Studies (Chinese History))
May 2008 – July 2009 Acting Head, Department of Chinese Culture 
Dec 2008 – Feb 2015 (Retired) Associate Professor, Department of Chinese Culture. (Courses taught: Politics and Military Affairs in Imperial China; Chinese Folk Beliefs and Religions; Chinese Customs and Rituals; Introduction to the Study of Chinese Culture (MA subject); Studying Chinese Culture through fieldtrips (MA subject); Chinese Dietary Culture (MA subject); Special Topic E on Society and Culture: Special Topics on History of Song Dynasty)
Feb 2015 – Present    Visiting Professor, Department of History, The Hong Kong Shue Yan University. (Course taught: History of Chinese Culture; General Chinese History; History of Chinese Political Institutions; History of Sung and Yuan Dynasties) 
Sept 2018 – Present    Professor, New Asia Institute. (Course taught: Topics studies on History of Song Dynasty; Introduction to History of Song-Yuan Dynasties)
 
Area of Research Interest:
1.  Pre-modern Chinese History (From Song to Yuan Dynasties)
2.  History of Modern China
3.  History of Southeast Asia
 
Thesis and Dissertation
M. Phil. Thesis 論宋太宗朝之趙普 (The Role of Chao P‘u During the Reign of Emperor Sung T’ai-tsung), submitted in May 1979 in fulfillment of the M. Phil. Degree at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Ph. D. Dissertation Politics and Factionalism: K‘ou Chun and His T’ung-nien, submitted in August 1990 in fulfillment of the Ph. D. Degree at the University of Arizona.
 
Conference Attended: 
March 21-28, 1993 International Conference on Yuei Fei and Sung Studies (Hangchou).Paper presented: 論靖康之難中的种師道與种師中 (“Hero or Martyr: The Role of Chung Shih-tao and Chung Shih- chung in the 1126 Crisis”.
August 23-28, 1993 34th International Asian and North Africa Congress (Hong Kong).Paper presented:“ Politics & Factionalism: K‘ou Chun and his t’ung-nien”.
May 3-4, 1996 Conference on the Cultural Interaction between China and the West Since the Late Ming (Hong Kong) (Discussant)
May 7-9, 1996 International Conference on Quality Assurance and  Evaluation in Higher Education (Beijing)
May 19-23, 1997 International Conference on Yuan Studies and Sung-Yuan Culture 元史暨宋元文化國際學術討論會(Guangzhou, Zhuhai)Paper presented: 論宋初功臣子弟馬知節(955-1019) “On Ma Chi-chieh:A Case Study of Sons of Meritorious Ministers in early Northern Sung”
December 9-12, 1997 International Conference on Chinese Studies in Celebration of the Seventieth Anniversary of the Department of Chinese, University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)Paper presented: 敗軍之將劉平(973-1040後)——兼論宋代的儒將“Liu Ping:A Defeated Scholar-General in Northern Sung”
June 6-7, 1998 The Fourth Conference on the History of Historiography: Historical Characters and Historical Writings. 第四屆史學 史研討會: 人物與歷史撰述Organized by Department of History, National Chung-hsing University (Taichung, Taiwan) Paper presented: 《水滸》第一反派高俅(?-1126)事跡新考 “Reappraisal of Kao Chiu(?-1126) in Sung History: The Most Infamous Figure in the Novel Water Margin” 
August 20-23, 1998 The Eighth Conference of the Association of Sung Studies of China and the 960th Anniversary of Yinchuan as the Capital of Xi Xia Kingdom 中國宋史研究會第八屆年會暨西夏建都興慶府960周年學術研討會(銀川) Organized by the Association of Sung Studies of China and the Ningxia UniversityPaper presented: 狄青(1008-1057)麾下兩員虎將張玉(?-1075)與賈逵(1010-1078) “Chang Yu and Jia Kuei: The Two Most Bravest Subordinate Generals of Marshal Ti Qing”
February 5, 1999 Workshop on Networking in Chinese History: The Utility of a Concept Organized by Centre of Asian Studies, the University of Hong Kong. Paper presented: 中國士大夫的社會網絡——同年關係 “T’ung-nian Sworn Brotherhood: The Social Network of Chinese Scholar-Officials”
April 30- May 1, 1999 International Symposium: New Directions in the Study of Late Imperial Literature and History Organized by University of Arizona & Buddhist University of Taiwan (Taipei).Paper presented: 曹利用(971-1029)之死 “The Death of Tsao Li-yung(971-1029)”
October 8 – 10, 1999 Conference on Hong Kong Culture Organized by General Education Centre, Hong Kong Polytechnic University Chairman (The Music Culture in Hong Kong. The Politics of Local Identity)
August 2 –5 , 2002 The Tenth Conference of the Association of Sung Studies of China and the Studies of the Northern West Frontier of the Late Tang, Five Dynasties and the early Northern Sung Dynasty 中國宋史研究會第十屆年會暨唐末五代宋初西北史下研討會(蘭州) Organized by the Association of Sung Studies of China and the North-west Normal University.Paper presented: 宋遼唐河、徐河之戰新考 “Reappraisal of the Battle of Tang River in 988 and the Battle of Hsu River in 989 between Sung and Liao ”
November 15–18, 2002 International Conference in Memory of the 100th Years Birthday of Mr. Chen Le-su 紀念陳樂素教授百年誕辰國際學術研討會(珠海) Organized by the Chi-nan Unversity, Academia of the Social Sciences of China, Paper presented: 宋太祖的從龍功臣李處耘“A Study of Li Chu-yun(920-966): A Meritorious Minister of  Emperor Sung T’ai-tsu”
October 18-19, 2003 International Conference on the Studies of the Sources Materials from the Sung Tomb Inscriptions: Context Analysis and Application 宋代墓誌史料的文本父分析與實證運用(台北) Organized by the Soochow University and the Association of Sung Studies, Paper presented: 《全宋文》所收碑銘之宋初內臣史料初考 “A Study of the Sources Materials of Northern Sung Eunuchs found from the Tomb Inscriptions collected by the Chuan Sung Wen”
August 25-27, 2004 The Eleventh Conference of the Association of Sung Studies of China 中國宋史研究會第十一屆年會(廣安華蓥) Organized by the Association of Sung Studies of China and the West China Normal University(西華師範大學).Paper presented: 狄諮卒年考 “A Reappraisal of the Date of Death of Ti Zi ”
December 2-6, 2004 International Conference on the 1000th Anniversary of the Oath of Shan-yuan 1004 at Puyang and Anyang澶淵之盟一千周年國際學術研討會(濮陽市、安陽市)Organized by the Center of Ancient Chinese History Studies, Peking University (北京大學中國古代研究中心主辦)Paper presented:老將知兵:李繼隆(950-1005)與景德之役(1004) “The Role of Li Jilong(950-1005) in the Battle of Jingde(1004)”
August 20 – 25 2006 International Conference of Sung Studies and Twelve Conference of the Association of Sung Studies of China 國際宋史研討會暨中國宋史研究會第十二屆年會(上海) Organized by the Institute of The Study of Classical Chinese Text, Shanghai Normal University (上海師範大學古籍研究所主辦). Paper presented:宋初外戚將門陳州宛丘符氏考論
“A Study of the Fu Clan, the Imperial Relative of Early Sung, from Yuan-jiu, Zhen-zhou Prefecture”
March 16-18 2007 International Conference in Memory of Professor Deng Guangming’s 100th Anniversary 鄧廣銘教授百年誕辰國際學術研討會 Organized by the History Department and Centre of Ancient Chinese History Studies of Peking University (北京大學歷史系暨北京大學中國古代史研究中心主辦)Paper presented: 北宋內臣藍繼宗、藍元用及藍元震事跡考“A Study of the Lan Eunuch Family in Northern Sung Dynasty”
August 21-24 2007 First National Conference on the Study of the History and Culture of the Yang Military Family of Northern Sung 第一屆全國楊家將歷史文化研討會 Organized by the Academia of Social Sciences of Shensi Province (陝西省社會科學院)and Shensi Normal University(陝西師範大學). Paper presented: 將門學士:楊家將第四代傳人楊畋生平考述 (主題報告) “A Confucian General from the Yang Military Family: The Life and Career of Yang Tian” (Keynote speech)
March 7-9 2008 International Conference on the New Horizons of Sung Studies 宋史研究新視野研討會 Organized by the History Department of Sun Yat-sen University at Guangzhou (廣州中山大學歷史系主辦). Paper presented: 宋代內臣研究的新方向 “New Trend in the Study of Sung Eunuchs”
July 29-Aug 2 2008  International Conference of Sung Studies and Thirteen Conference of the Association of Sung Studies of China 國際宋史研討會暨中國宋史研究會第十三屆年會(昆明) Organized by the History Department of Yunnan University (雲南大學歷史系主辦). Paper presented:宋太宗朝外戚名將李繼隆 “A Study of Li Jilong(950-1005), the Most Distinguish General from Imperial Relatives During the Reign of Emperor Sung T’ai-tsung”
October 19-22 2008 International Conference of Southern Sung Studies 中國南宋史國際學術研討會 Organized by the Academia of Social Science of Hangzhou (杭州市社會科學院主辦). Paper presented: 南宋初年一則有關种師道的神話 “A Myth about Chung Shih-tao spread in early Southern Sung”
June 5-6 2009 3+3+4 Symposium on Culture Education and History Organized by Hong Kong Baptist University. Paper presented: “History Education at Hong Kong Polytechnic University”
Nov 27-30 2009 The Third China Fan Zhongyan International Academic Forum  第三屆中國范仲淹國際學術論壇 Organized by Association of Fan Zhong-yan Studies, China & Hangzhou Normal University (中國范仲淹研究會暨杭州師範大學主辦). Paper presented: 范仲淹麾下大將范恪(1011-1060)事蹟考
“The Military Career of General Fan Ke(1011-1060), A Great General Under the Command of Marshal Fan Zhongyan”
June 17-18 2010 The First International Conference on Ancient Texts and Traditional Culture  首屆中國古文獻與傳統文化國際學術研究會Organized by Department of Chinese Culture, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University; Institute of History, The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; School of Ancient Books and Traditional Culture, Beijing Normal University(香港理工大學中國文化學系 中國社會科學院歷史研究所  北京師範大學古籍與傳統文化研究院 主辦). Paper presented: 現存的三篇宋代內臣墓誌銘“The Three Extant Stone Tomb Inscriptions of Song Eunuchs”
Aug 19-21 2010 International Symposium on Development of Chinese History From 10 to 13 Centuries & The 14th Annual Conference of China Association For Song Dynasty Studies中國十至十三世紀歷史發展國際學術研討會暨中國宋史研究會第十四屆年會Organized by Wuhan University and University of Science and Technology of Central China (武漢大學及華中科技大學主辦). Paper presented: 宋初西北名將李繼和事蹟考述“The Military Career of Li Jihe, a Distinguished General at the North-western Frontier in the early Northern Song Dynasty”
Nov 5-7 2010 International Symposium on the Study of the Southern Frontiers of China from 10th to 13th Centuries and its Relationship with Foreign Countries & The Founding Conference of the Song Studies Group of the Lingnan Region  嶺南宋史研究會成立大會暨10 到13世紀中國南部邊疆和對外關係問題 Organized by Jinan University and the Song Studies Group of the Lingnan Region  (暨南大學及嶺南宋史研究會主辦). Paper presented: 越南漢喃古籍及碑銘史料對宋史研究的價值初探──介紹兩本研究越南漢喃古文獻的著作 “An Introductory Remarks to Two Works on the Study of Vietnamese Hannan Classical Texts and their Values to the Study of Song-Vietnam Relationship”
May 4-5 2011 The Sixth Annual Conference of ASAHK Organized by ASAHK and Department of History, CUHK Chairman of the session “Literary discourse in modern China”.
Oct 15-16 2011 The Second International Conference on Chinese Ancient Texts and Traditional Culture第二屆中國古文獻與傳統文化國際學術研究會Organized and hosted by School of Ancient Books and Traditional Culture, Beijing Normal University; and co-organized by Department of Chinese Culture, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Institute of History, The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; (北京師範大學古籍與傳統文化研究院主辦,香港理工大學中國文化學系及中國社會科學院歷史研究所合辦). Paper presented: 宋初內臣名將秦翰事蹟考“A Study of the Military Career of Qin Han, a Senior Eunuch in early Northern Song Dynasty”
Nov 25-27 2011 International Symposium on the Study of Chinese Politics, Society and Scholarship from 10th to 13th & The Second Conference of the Song Studies Group of the Lingnan Region  十至十三世紀中國的政治與社會學術研討會暨嶺南宋史研究會第二屆年會 Organized by Sun Yat-sen University and the Song Studies Group of the Lingnan Region (中山大學及嶺南宋史研究會主辦), Paper presented: 北宋外戚將門開封浚儀石氏第三代傳人石元孫事蹟考述“A Study of the Military Career of General Shi Yuan-sun(992-1063), the Key Figure of the Third Generation of the Family of Shi from Kaifeng City , an Eminent Family of Generals of Imperial Relatives in Northern Song Dynasty”
Aug 19-21 2012 International Symposium on the Capital of Sung Dynasty and Chinese History from 10th to 13th Centuries & the 15th Annual Conference of China Association for Sung Dynasty Studies 宋都開封與十至十三世紀中國史國際學術研討會暨中國宋史研究會第十五屆年會 Organized by Henan University & China Association for Sung Dynasty Studies (河南大學及中國宋史研究會主辦). Paper presented: 北宋邊將劉兼濟事蹟考 “A Study of the Military Career of General Liu Jianji, a Distinguish General at the North-western and the North-eastern Frontiers in the early Northern Song Dynasty”.
Oct 19-21 2012 The Third International Conference on Chinese Ancient Texts and Traditional Culture第三屆中國古文獻與傳統文化國際學術研究會Organized and hosted by Institute of History, The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and co-organized by the School of Ancient Books and Traditional Culture, Beijing Normal University; and by Department of Chinese Culture, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the; (中國社會科學院歷史研究所主辦,北京師範大學古籍與傳統文化研究院及香港理工大學中國文化學系合辦). Paper presented: 北宋保州保塞外戚將門劉氏事蹟考“A Study of the Clan of Liu from Baozhou Prefecture, an Eminent Family of Generals of Imperial Relatives in Northern Song Dynasty”
Dec 8-9, 2012 International Symposium on the Study of Chinese Politics, Society and Scholarship from 10th to 13th Centuries & The Third Conference of the Song Studies Group of the Lingnan Region  十至十三世紀中國的政治、文化與社會學術研討會暨嶺南宋史研究會第三屆年會 Organized by the History Department of the Lingnan University of Hong Kong & the Song Studies Group of the Lingnan Region  嶺南宋史研究會、香港嶺南大學歷史系合辦. Paper presented: 北宋功臣制度考釋 “A Study of the Granting System of the Meritorious Minister Title in Northern Song Dynasty”.
Dec 19-21, 2012 The Fourth China Fan Zhongyan International Academic Forum  第四屆中國范仲淹國際學術論壇 Organized by Association of Fan Zhongyan Studies, China and the Centre of History and Culture of Peking University (中國范仲淹研究會主辦及北京大學歷史文化研究中心). Paper presented: 嫉惡如仇:范仲淹與仁宗朝權閹閻文應之交鋒“Fan Zhongyan Vs Yan Wenying:The Battle fought between the Upright Minister and the Evil Senior Eunuch”.
May 3-4, 2013 The Ninth International Conference on Chinese Ancient Texts and History: From Society to Politics—Reemergence of Pre-Modern Chinese History第九屆史學與文獻學學術研討會:從社會到政治──再現中國近世史Organized by the History Department of Soochow University 東吳大學歷史系主辦. Paper presented: 北宋公主之楷模:李遵勗妻獻穆大長公主“Great Grand Princess Xianmu: The Model Princess in Northern Song Dynasty”
Dec 14-15, 2013 The Fourth International Conference on Chinese Ancient Texts and Traditional Culture第四屆中國古文獻與傳統文化國際學術研究會Organized and hosted by the Department of Chinese Culture, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Hong Kong Confucius Institute Institute of History, and co-organized by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and the School of Ancient Books and Traditional Culture, Beijing Normal University (香港理工大學中國文化學系及香港孔子學院主辦,中國社會科學院歷史研究所、北京師範大學古籍與傳統文化研究院合辦). Paper Presented: 宋初高級內臣閻承翰事蹟考“A Study of the Life and Career of Yen Zhenghan, a Senior Eunuch of Northern Song Dynasty”
August 20-22, 2014 International Symposium & the 16th Annual Conference of China Association for Sung Dynasty Studies 暨中國宋史研究會第十六屆年會 Organized by Hangzhou Normal University & China Association for Sung Dynasty Studies (杭州師範大學及中國宋史研究會主辦). Paper Presented: 北宋中後期外戚子弟李端懿、李端愿、李端慤事蹟考述“A Study of the Political careers of the Li’s brothers from the Eminent Li Clan of Generals and Imperial In-laws from the Shangdong Prefecture in the middle of Northern Song Dynasty”
May 13-14, 2015 Fighting Women: Heroines in Post-war Hong Kong Popular Culture「打的」的女人:戰後香港通俗文化的女英雄 Organized by Department of Chinese Culture, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (香港理工大學中國文化學系主辦). Paper Presented: 香港電影、電視劇的佘太君英雄形象簡論 “The Heroine Image of Lady She of the Yang Family of Generals of Northern Song Dynasty from the Hong Kong Movies and TV series”
July 5-7, 2015 Symposium on History and Culture of Northern Shensi and the Study of She Family of Generals from Fuzhou Prefecture in Song Dynasty 陝北歷史文化暨宋代府州折家將文化研究 Organized by the Centre of History and Culture of Northern Shensi of the Yenan University, and the Association of the Study of She Family & Culture 延安大學陝北歷史文化研究中心暨折氏文化研究會主辦. Paper Presented: 北宋綏州高氏蕃官將門研究 “ A Study of the non-Han Gao family of Generals from Suizhou Prefecture in Northern Song Dynasty”
Nov 8-10, 2015 Third International Symposium on Southern Song History 第三屆中國南宋國際學術研討會 Organized by Academy of Social Science of Hangzhou City 杭州市社會科學院主辦. Paper Presented: 兩宋之際內臣李中立事蹟考“A Study of the Life and Career of the Eunuch Li Zhonglap in Late Northern Song and Early Southern Song Dynasty”.
Aug 19-21, 2016 International Symposium & the 17th Annual Conference of China Association for Sung Dynasty Studies 中國宋史研究會第十七屆年會 Organized by Sun Yat-sen University & China Association for Sung Dynasty Studies (中山大學及中國宋史研究會主辦). Paper presented: 兩個被遺忘的北宋內臣馮從順與李知順“Feng Cong-shun and Li Zhi-shun: Two Northern Song Eunuchs who were forgotten by their Song Masters”
June 9-10, 2017 International Symposium on Tang-Song Studies in Memory of Prof Sun Kuotung紀念孫國棟教授暨唐宋史國際學術研討會Organized by the History Department of Hong Kong Shue Yan University, the Centre of Chinese History, the Department of History, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the Institute of New Asia. 香港樹仁大學歷史系  香港中文大學歷史系中國歷史研究中心  香港新亞研究所  合辦. Paper presented: 北宋閻氏內臣世家第三、四代人物閻士良與閻安“Yan Shiliang and Yan An: The Leading figures of the third and fourth generations of the Yan Eunuch Family in Northern Song Dynasty”.
 Aug 16-17, 2018 International Symposium & the 18th Annual Conference of China Association for Sung Dynasty Studies 中國宋史研究會第十八屆年會 Organized by School of History and Culture of the North-Western Normal University & China Association for Sung Dynasty Studies(西北師範大學歷史文化學院及中國宋史研究會主辦). Paper presented: 北宋中期西北邊將苗授早年生平事跡“The early career of General Miao Shao, an eminent border military administrator in mid-Northern Song Dynasty”

Oct 11-13, 2019 International Symposium on the Studies of Song Military and Administration from Multiple Perspectives 多元視角下的宋代軍政國際學術研討會 Organized by School of History and Culture of the North-Western University(西北大學歷史文化學院主辦). Paper presented: 北宋神宗朝西北邊將苗授事跡考“The Military career of General Miao Shao, an eminent border military administrator During the Reign of Emperor Shenzong in mid-Northern Song Dynasty”

Research Funding Obtained from Research Grants Council:
Project Title: New Aristocracy in the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1126): A Study of  the Eminent Li Clan of Generals and Imperial In-laws from the  Shangdang Prefecture
Duration: Jan 2012 to Dec 2013 (24 months)
Total Fund Awarded: HK$372, 554
 
Academic Journal Reviewer
June 1998 For Journal of Oriental Studies 《東方文化》Article being reviewed: 〈燭影斧聲事件考索〉
September 1998 For Journal of Centre for Chinese Language and Culture, Nanyang Technological University 《南大語言文化學報》Article being reviewed: 〈辛亥年前李曉生及同盟會新加坡活動佐証〉
May 2000 For Journal of Centre for Chinese Language and Culture, Nanyang Technological University 《南大語言文化學報》Article being reviewed: 〈《宋史‧日本傳》材料來源考〉
May 2003 For Journal of Oriental Studies 《東方文化》Article being reviewed: “Context Intellectual Change --- A Periodization Problem”
September 2003 For Journal of Oriental Studies 《東方文化》Article being reviewed: 〈田玨之獄與皇統黨獄論析〉
March 2005 For Journal of Chinese Studies 《中國文化研究所學報》Article being reviewed: 〈盛世辨〉
April 2009 For Journal of Tsinghwa 《清華學報》Article being reviewed: 〈北宋冗兵問題之研究──仁宗慶曆以前(公元960-1048)的政治軍事分析〉
October 2009  For Soochow Journal of History 《東吳歷史學報》Article being reviewed: “A Path to Civil Administration: The    Appointment of the “Peichen” and its Political Significance in the Early Northern Song Era”
September 2010  For New History  《新史學》Article being reviewed: 〈引介趙冬梅, 《文武之間:北宋武選官研究》〉
December 2011  For Journal of Chinese Studies 《中國文化研究所學報》Article being reviewed: 〈科舉兄弟異籍與南宋地域社會:湖州莫氏透視〉
October 2012  For New History  《新史學》Article being reviewed:〈從和戎到拓境──北宋中期對外政策的轉折〉
March 2014  For Journal of New Asia Institute 《新亞學報》Article being reviewed:〈「太平為娛」觀念是否靖康之難的成因──從宋南渡時人觀點說起〉
July 2014 For Soochow Journal of History 《東吳歷史學報》Article being reviewed: 〈北宋中後期(1041-1125)儒將的出身與任官分析:以陝西的軍政類安撫使為例〉
January 2019 For Journal of New Asia Institute 《新亞學報》Article being reviewed: 〈墓誌書寫與宋代溫州士人社會的構建〉〈呂頤浩與宋高宗關係考〉
 
External Examiner Served:
March 2003 External Examiner of Doctoral Dissertation, Department of East Asian Studies
University of Waikato, New Zealand
Title of Dissertation: “The Writing of Competing Histories of Hong Kong, with Special Reference to the Perspectives from Britain, Mainland China and Hong Kong”
 
Dec 2018    Internal Examiner of Doctoral Dissertation, Institute of New Asia
Title of Dissertation: “中國禪宗思想邅變研究──以《六祖壇經》為中心”
 
External Reviewer Served:
March 2007  External Reviewer for Associate Professor Kevin Blackburn, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Education, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
 
October 2007 External Reviewer for Associate Professor Wang Zhenping, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Education National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
 
Academic Journal Editor: 
October 2003 to Present   《宋史研究論叢》(河北大學宋史研究中心編)
December 2016 to Present  《新亞學報》
August 2018 to Present 《河北大學學報》(特邀顧問)
 
Publications:
Books:
1. 《皇仁書院歷史圖片集》,(香港:皇仁書院,1993年6月),192頁。(與陳文芬合編)
Chan Man Fun & Ho Koon Wan(ed.), The Pictorial History of Queen’s College, 1862-1992, (Hong Kong: Queen’s College, 1993), 192p.
2. 《宋初朋黨與太平興國三年進士》, (北京:中華書局,1994年10月),127頁。
Factional Strife and the Chih-shih of 978 in Early Sung, (Beijing: Zhong Hua Book Store, 1994), 127p.
3. 《北宋武將研究》, (香港: 中華書局,2003年6月),590頁。
A Study of the Northern Sung Military Officers, (Hong Kong: Zhong Hua Book Store, 2003), 590p.
4. 《攀龍附鳳:北宋潞州上黨李氏外戚將門研究》,(香港:中華書局,2013年5月),454頁。
New Aristocracy in the Northern Song Dynasty(960-1126: A Study of the Eminent Li Clan of Generals and Imperial In-laws from the Shangdong Prefecture, (Hong Kong: Zhong Hua Book Store, 2013), 454p.
5. 《北宋武將研究續編》,(新北:花木蘭文化出版社,2016年3月),646頁。
A Study of the Northern Sung Military Officers, Volume Two(Xin Bei: Hua Mu Lan Culture Publisher, 2016), 646p.
6. 《宮闈內外:宋代內臣研究》,(新北:花木蘭文化事業有限公司,2018年3月),392頁。
A Study of Sung Eunuchs(Xin Bei: Hua Mu Lan Culture Publisher, 2018), 392p.
7. 《宋初朋黨與太平興國三年進士》(修訂本)(上海:中西書局,2018年6月),422頁。
Factional Strife and the Chih-shih of 978 in Early Sung, revised edition(Shanghai: Zhong Xi Book Store, 2018), 422p.
8. 《拓地降敵:北宋中葉內臣名將李憲事蹟考述》,(新北:花木蘭文化事業有限公司,2019年3月),424頁。
A Forgotten Military Genius in Northern Song Dynasty: The Military Career of the Eminent Eunuch General Li Xian in mid-11th Century(Xin Bei: Hua Mu Lan Culture Publisher, 2019), 424p.
 
Journal Articles and Book Chapters
1. 〈試論華夷合治下的曾紀澤與馬格里〉,《史潮》,新刊號第三期(1977 年4月),頁10-27。
“The Role of Tseng Chi-tse and Halliday McCartney under the Synarchy”, History Journal of the History Society, United College, Chinese University of Hong Kong, New Series, Vol. 3(April 1977), pp. 10-27.
2. 〈金亡後完顏氏行蹤考略〉,《史潮》,新刊號第五期(1979年9月),頁60-63。
“The Movement of the Wen-yen Clan after the Fall of the Chin Dynasty”,  Journal of the History Society, United College, Chinese University of Hong Kong, New Series, Vol. 5(September 1979), pp. 60-63.
3. 〈司馬光通鑑與金之帝王學〉,《史潮》,新刊號第七期(1981年9月),頁5-10。
 “Ssu-Ma Kuang’s Tzu-chih t’ung-chien: Its Influence on the Art and Craft of the Chin Dynasty”, History Journal of the History Society, United College, Chinese University of Hong Kong, New Series, Vol. 7(September 1981), pp. 5-10.
9. 〈宋初三朝武將的量化分析---北宋統治階層的社會流動現象新探〉,《食貨月刊》復刊第十六卷,第三、四期合刊(1986年12月),頁115-127。
“The Social Mobility of the Military Officers in the Early Sung Dynasty: A Quantitative Analysis”, Shih-huo Monthly, Vol. 16, No. 3-4(September 1986), pp. 115-127.
10. 〈宋太宗箭疾新考〉,《香港中文大學中國文化研究所學報》,第20卷(1989年12月), 頁33-58。
“Emperor Sung T’ai-tsung’s Wound by Arrows: Reappraisal and Interpretation”, The Journal of the Institute of Chinese Studies of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Vol. 20(December 1988), pp. 33-58.
6. 〈金匱之盟真偽新考〉,《暨南學報》(哲學社會科學),第十五卷第三期( 1993年7月),頁83-89。
“A New Look on the Oath of the Golden Casket”, Journal of Jinan University (Philosophy & Social Sciences Edition), Vol. 15, No. 3(July 1993), pp. 83-89.
7. 〈論靖康之難中的种師道與种師中〉,載楊炎廷編:《羅球慶老師榮休紀念 專輯.宋史論文集》(香港:香港中國史研究會,1994年8月),頁46-69。
“Hero or Martyr: The Role of Chung Shih-tao and Chung Shih-chung in the 1126 Crisis”, in Yeung Yim-ting(ed.), Collected Articles in Sung Studies, (Hong Kong: Society of Chinese History Studies of Hong Kong, 1994), pp. 46-69.
8. 〈論宋太祖朝武將之黨爭〉,《中國史學》,第5卷( 1995年10月), 頁45-62。
“Factional Strife Among the Military Officials in the Reign of Emperor Song Taizu(960-976)”, Studies in Chinese History(Tokyo), pp. 45-62.
9.  〈論宋太宗朝武將之黨爭〉,《中國文化研究所學報》,新第四期( 1995年), 頁173-203。
“Factional Strife Among the Military Officers During the Reign of Emperor Song Taizong(976-997)”, Journal of Chinese Studies, New Series, No. 4(1995), pp. 173-203.
10. 〈論宋初功臣子弟馬知節(955-1019)〉,載廖伯源主編:《嚴耕望先生紀念論文集》(臺北: 稻鄉出版社,1998年10月),頁261-303。
“A Study of Ma Chih-chi(955-1019), An Offspring of the Meritorious Minister in Northern Sung” 
11. 〈水滸傳第一反派高俅(?-1126)事跡新考〉,《東吳歷史學報》,第五期(1999年3月),頁49-92。
“A Reappraisal of the Life of Kao Ch’iu(?-1126): The Most Infamous Figure in the Novel Water Margin”, Soochow Journal of History, In Memory of Professor Tung Wen Weng, No. 5(March, 1999), pp. 49-92.
12. 〈敗軍之將劉平(973-1040後) ——兼論宋代的儒將〉,《中國文化研究所學報》,新第八期(1999年),頁103-138。
“Liu Ping(973-after 1040): A Defeated Scholar-General in Northern Song Dynasty”, Journal of Chinese Studies, New Series, No. 8(1999), pp. 103-138.
13. 〈狄青麾下兩虎將——張玉與賈逵〉,《嶺南學報》,新第一期(1999年10月),頁201-226。
“Zhang Yu and Jia Kuei --- The Two Great Generals under the Command of Marshal Di Qing”, Lingnan Journal of Chinese Studies, New Series, No.1(October, 1999), pp. 201-226.
14. 〈曹利用(971-1029)之死〉,《新亞學報》,第二十卷(2000年8月), 頁137-195。
“The Death of Cao Li-yung(971-1029)”, Journal of New Asia Institute, New Series, Vol. 20(August 2000), pp. 137-195.
15. 〈北宋楊家將第三代傳人楊文廣事蹟新考〉,《嶺南學報》,新第二期(2000年12月),頁89-121。
“A Reappraisal of the Life of Yang Wen-guang, the third generation of the Yang Family in Northern Song Dynasty”, Lingnan Journal of Chinese Studies, New Series, No. 2(October 2000), pp. 97-130.
16. 〈宋太祖朝的外戚武將〉, 載詹福瑞等(編):《漆俠先生紀念文集》(保定:河北大學出版社, 2002年10月),頁309-319。
“The Imperial Relative Generals of the Reign of Emperor Sung Tai-tzu”
17. 〈宋太祖的從龍功臣李處耘(920-966)〉,《暨南學報》(哲社版), 第25卷第2期(2003年2月),頁99-115。
“ Li Chu-yun: An Outstanding Meritorious Minister of Emperor Sung Tai-tsu”,
Journal of Jinan Universtiy, Philosophy & Social Science Edition, Vol. 25, No.2 (March 2003), pp. 99-115.
18. 〈宋遼唐河、徐河之戰新考〉,《中國文化研究所學報》,新第十二期(2003年12月),頁107-120。
“A Reappraisal of the Battle of Tang 唐 River(988) and the Battle of Xu 徐 River(989) between Song 宋 and Liao 遼”, Journal of Chinese Studies, New Series, No. 12 (December 2003), pp.107-120. 
19. 〈《全宋文》所收碑銘之宋初內臣史料初考〉,《東吳歷史學報》,第十一期(2004年6月),頁29-58。
“A Preliminary Study of the Source Materials of the Early Northern Sung Eunuchs from the Stone Inscriptions Compiled in the Complete Sung Prose”, 
Soochow Journal of History, No. 11(June 2004), pp. 29-58.
20. 〈狄諮卒年考〉,載朱瑞熙、王曾瑜、蔡東洲 (主編):《宋史研究論文集》(第十一輯) (成都:巴蜀書社,2006年8月), 頁531-537。
“A Reappraisal of the Date of Death of Ti Zi”, in Zhu, Wang & Zhai (ed.), Collected Articles of Sung Studies, Vol. 11, (Zhengtu: Ba-shu Shu-she, 2006), pp. 531-537.
21.〈老將知兵:宋初外戚名將李繼隆(950-1005)與景德之役(1004)〉,載張希清、田浩、穆紹珩、劉鄉英(主編):《澶淵之盟新論》(上海:上海人民出版社,2007年3月),頁203-247。
“The Role of Li Jilong(950-1005) in the Battle of Jingde(1004)”, in Zhang Xiqing(ed.),  New Studies on the Peace Treaty of Shanyuan, Shanghai: Shanghai Jenmin Press, 2007, pp. 203-247.
22.〈北宋外戚將門陳州宛丘符氏考論〉,《中國文化研究所學報》,第47期(2007年11月),頁13-50。
“A Study of the History of the Fu Clan, an Eminent Family of Military Officers and Imperial Relatives from Chenzhou Prefecture in the Northern Song Dynasty”, 
Journal of Chinese Studies, Vol. 47 (November 2007), pp.13-50. 
23. 〈北宋內臣藍元震事跡考〉,載張希清(主編):《鄧廣銘教授百年誕辰紀念論文集》(北京:中華書局,2008年11月),頁502-512。
“A Study of the Life and Role of Lan Yuanzhen, a Senior Eunuch in mid-Northern Song Dynasty”, in Zhang Xiqing(ed.), The Symposium in Commemorating Professor Deng Guangming’s 100th Birthday Anniversary, (Beijing: Zhong Hua Bookstore, 2008), pp. 502-512.
24. 〈宋太宗朝外戚名將李繼隆(950-1005)〉,《東吳歷史學報》,第二十期(2008  年12月),頁75-153。
“The Military Career of Li Jilong, the Most Distinguished Member of the Empress Clan during the Reign of Emperor Song Taizong” Soochow Journal of History, No. 20(Dec 2008), pp. 75-153.
25.〈將門學士:楊家將第四代傳人楊畋生平考述〉,載李裕民(主編):《首屆全  
國楊家將歷史文化研究會論文集》(北京:科學出版社,2009年1月),頁31-68。
“A Confucian General from the Yang Military Family: The Life and Career of Yang Tian” in Li Yumin(ed.), The Symposium of the First National Conference on the Study of the History and Culture of the Yang Military Family of Northern Sung, Beijing: Science Press, 2009, pp. 31-68.
26. 〈楊家將研究的新史料:讀楊畋《楊畋妻陶氏墓誌》及王陶《楊畋墓誌銘》〉, 《楊家將文化》,2009年第3期(總第七期),頁5-14。
“New Sources of the Study of Generals of Yang Family of Song Dynasty: A Study of the Stone Tomb Inscriptions of Yang Tian and His Wife Madame Tao”, Studies of Generals of Yang Family, Vol. 7(Sept 2009), pp. 5-14.
27.  〈南宋初年一則有關种師道的神話〉,《九州學林》,第七卷一期(2009),頁194-205。
“A Legend about Zhong Shidao from the Early Southern Song”, Chinese Culture Quarterly, Vol. 7, No.1 (2009), pp. 194-205.
28. 〈北宋內臣藍繼宗事蹟考〉,《中國文化研究所學報》,第50期 (2010年1月),頁1-40。
“A Study of Lan Jizong, A Senior Eunuch in Early Northern Song Dynasty”, Journal of Chinese Studies, No. 50 (January 2010), pp.1-40.
29. 〈范仲淹麾下大將范恪事蹟考〉,《九州學林》,2010年秋季,頁153-185。
“The Military Career of General Fan Ke(1011-1060), a Great General Who Served under Marshal Fan Zhongyan(989-1052” Chinese Culture Quarterly, 2010 Fall, pp. 153-185.
30. 〈現存的三篇宋代內臣墓誌銘〉,《中國文化研究所學報》,第52期 (2011年1月),頁33-63。
“A Study of Three Extant Stone Tomb Records and Inscriptions of Song Eunuchs”, Journal of Chinese Studies, No.52 (January 2011), pp. 33-63.
31. 〈宋初西北邊將李繼和事蹟考述〉,《東方文化》,第44卷第1、2期合刊(2011年12月),頁181-213。
“The Military Career of Li Jihe, A Distinguished General at the North-Western Frontier in the Early Northern Song Dynasty”, Journal of Oriental Studies, Vol. 44, No. 1 & 2, pp. 181-213.
32. 〈北宋外戚將門開封浚儀石氏第三代傳人石元孫事蹟考述〉,《新亞學報》,第30卷 (2012年5月),頁99-161。
“A Study of the Military Career of General Shi Yuan-sun(992-1063), the Key Figure of the Third Generation of the Family of Shi from Kaifeng City , an Eminent Family of Generals of Imperial Relatives in Northern Song Dynasty”,Journal of New Asia Institute, New Series, Vol. 30(July 2012), pp. 99-161.
33. 〈宋初內臣名將秦翰事蹟考〉,《中國文化研究所學報》,第55期 (2012年7月),頁23-57。
“A Study of the Military Career of Qin Han, a Senior Eunuch in early Northern Song Dynasty” , Journal of Chinese Studies, No. 55(January 2012),pp. 23-57.
34. 〈北宋保州保塞外戚將門劉氏事蹟考〉,《新亞學報》,第31卷(下)(2013年6月),頁249-311。
“A Study of the Clan of Liu from Baozhou Prefecture, an Eminent Family of Generals of Imperial Relatives in Northern Song Dynasty”,
Journal of New Asia Institute, New Series, Vol. 31, No. 2 (June 2013), pp. 249-311.
35. 〈北宋邊將劉兼濟事蹟考〉,《九州學林》,2013年秋季(第32卷),頁79-95。
“The Career of Liu Jianji, a Military Officer of the Northern Song Dynasty”,  Chinese Culture Quarterly, 2013 Fall(Vol. 32), pp. 79-95.
36. 〈小文臣與大宦官:范仲淹與仁宗朝權閹閻文應之交鋒〉,《中國文化研究所學報》,第58期 (2014年1月),頁65-88。
“A Power Struggle between Fan Zhongyan and Yan Wenying during the Reign of Emperor Song Renzong”, Journal of Chinese Studies, No. 58(January 2014), pp. 65-88.
37. 〈北宋公主之楷模:李遵勗妻獻穆大長公主〉(上),《華中國學》,第二卷(2014年4月),頁101-127。
“Great Grand Princess Xianmu: The Model Princess in Northern Song Dynasty”, Part I, Chinese Studies of Central China, Vol. 2(April 2014), pp. 101-127.
38. 〈北宋公主之楷模:李遵勗妻獻穆大長公主〉(下),《華中國學》,第三卷(2015年1月),頁27-56。
“Great Grand Princess Xianmu: The Model Princess in Northern Song Dynasty”, Part II , Chinese Studies of Central China, Vol. 3(Jan 2015), pp. 27-56.
39. 〈宋初高級內臣閻承翰事蹟考〉,《中國文化研究所學報》,第61期(2015年7月),頁69-99。
“A Study of the Life and Career of Yan Chenghan, a Senior Eunuch of the Northern Song Dynasty”, Journal of China Studies, No. 61(July 2015), pp, 69-99.
40. 〈兩宋之際內臣李中立事蹟考〉,《新亞學報》,第三十三卷(2016年8月),頁129-163。
“The Life and Career of Li Zhong-li, an Eunuch who Survived after the Fall of Northern Song Dynasty in Early 12th Century”, Journal of New Asia Institute, New Series, Vol. 33, (Aug 2016), pp. 129-163.
 
Book Reviews & Translations
1.  Translation of “The Composition of the T’ang Ruling Class: New Evidence from Tunhuang”, in Jing-shen Tao(ed.), T’ang Shih Lun-wen Chi(Collected Articles of T’ang Studies), (Taipei: Yu Shih Press, 1990).
〈從敦煌文書看唐代統治階層的成份〉(譯文), 載陶晉生編譯:《唐史論文選集》(臺北:幼獅文化事業公司,1990年12月),頁87-130。
2.  Book Review on Chao P’u Ping-chuan(A Political Biography of Chao P’u), Hsin Shih-hsueh Quarterly, Vol. 2, No. 4(December 1991), pp. 161-169.
書評:《趙普評傳》,載《新史學》,第三卷,第一期(1992年3月),頁 161-169。
3. Translation of “Discourse on the Ban of the False Learning”〈論偽學之禁〉(譯文), 載陶晉生編譯: 《宋史論文選集》(臺北: 國立編譯館,1995年5月), 頁159-200。