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Hsia, R.P.

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Ronnie Hsia

Ronnie Hsia, born in Hong Kong, in 1955. Ph.D. from Yale University, New Haven. Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of History at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

Fellow (1 September 2005 - 30 June 2006)

CATHOLIC MISSION AND CONVERSION IN CHINA, 16TH TO 18TH CENTURIES

During my stay at NIAS, I made substantial progress toward completing my monograph, although less than I had expected. The most substantial progress was made by two short archival visits to Rome, where I worked in the Roman Archives of the Society of Jesus and the Historical Archive for the Propaganda Fidei. In addition to working with materials from the Sinological Institute in Leiden, I largely completed the collection of data for my project. Using this and other materials, I have continued to write the chapters for the monograph, about half of the 14 planned chapters are in draft form.
In addition to progress on my new monograph, I completed work on a project begun during my last leave: a book of documents and historical introduction on the correspondence between the Countess Maria Theresia von Fugger-Wellenburg and German-speaking Jesuits in 18th century Vietnam and China. It will be published in the Monumenta Historica Societatis Iesu, series this year.
All in all, this has been a very enjoyable and actually very productive year. In addition to the monograph mentioned, I have finished several articles and reviews, which were undertaken entirely during my stay at NIAS.



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