People

Zhigang Ji

Visiting Scholar (Jun 2018)

Professor

Zhiang Ji studied History of Mathematics at Northwest University China and graduated with a PhD in 1994. He has taught at Shanghai Jiao Tong University as professor in the School of History and Culture of Science since 2000. He is the president of the Chinese Society for the History of Mathematics (2015-2019), and also an executive member of the council of the Chinese Society for the History of the Science and Technology (2015-2019). His main research interest lies in exploring the communication and influences of Mathematical knowledge between China and the West, specializing the transmission of western mathematical knowledge in the late Ming and early Qing Dynasties. His main publications are: Communication and Transmission of Mathematical Knowledge along the Silk Road (Chinese, 2018), A Cultural Perspective on Mathematics (Korean version, 2011), and Mathematics in the Northern-Southern, Sui and Tang Dynasties (Chinese, 2000). He has directed two projects: Studies on the Cultural History of the Chinese Translation of the Jihe yuanbe, sponsored by the Fund Program of National Social Sciences; and Communication and Transmission of Mathematical Knowledge along the Silk Road, sponsored by the Fund Program of Humanities and Social Sciences of Ministry of Education.

Projects

Euclide's Elements in the West and China: Communication and Transmission of Mathematical Knowledge along the Silk Road

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Presentations, Talks, & Teaching Activities

The Second International Conference on Chinese Translation History: Why Did They Sponsor the Publication of Jihe Yuanben?

Institute of Chinese Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong

The International Symposium for the 410th Anniversary of the Chinese Translation of Elements: Studies on the Cultural History of the Chinese Translation of the Jihe Yuanben

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Symposium in the 7th ESHS Conference, Republic, 22-24, September: The Power of Knowledge of Geometry in the West and East

Prague, Czech

The 14th International Conference on the History of Science in East Asia: From Latin to Chinese. Some Analysis on Chinese Translation of the First Volume of Jihe Yuanben

Paris, France

The International Conference on the 350th Anniversary of Takebe Katahiro: Chinese Mathematics and Western Mathematics
Integrated in the Tongwen Suanzhi

Ochanomizu University, Tokyo