Prof. Dr. Marc Andre Matten

Professor für Zeitgeschichte Chinas


FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Forschung und Projekte

Aktuelle(s) Projekt(e)

Writing History with China – Chinese Concepts in Transnational Historiography
Produktion und Konsum von Authentizität — Vergangenheitspolitik in der Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft im sinophonen Raum


Monographien (und Dissertation)

Matten, Marc Andre: Die Grenzen des Chinesischen – Nationale Identitätsstiftung im China des 20. Jahrhunderts (2009). Harrassowitz-Verlag.
Matten, Marc Andre: Imagining a Postnational World -- Hegemony and Space in Modern China (2016). Leiden: Brill.


Turning away from the Big Brother: China’s Search for Alternative Sources of Knowledge during the Sino-Soviet Split, in: Comparativ, Nr. 1, 2019, S. 64-90.
Calendar, in: Heike Paul (Hg.) (2019): Critical Terms in Futures Studies. Cham: Palgrave McMillan, S. 45-51
On the Value of Philological Methods in Teaching PRC History, in: The PRC History Review, Vol. 4, 8/2019, S. 5-6.
Being Modern without the West? On the Futility of Self-Assertion in Chinese Thought, in: Iwo Amelung and Joachim Kurtz (Hg.): Reading the Signs: Philology, History, Prognostication (2018). München: Iudicium. S. 411-428.
Do not Fear the Future! The Legacy of Confucian Optimism in Modern China: A Response to ‚Science Fiction in North and South Korea'“, in: East Asian Science, Technology and Society, Vol. 12, 3/2018. S. 327-329.
Coping with Invisible Threats: Nuclear Radiation and Science Dissemination in Maoist China, in: East Asian Science, Technology and Society, Vol. 12, 3/2018. S. 235-256.
Worshipping Ancestors in modern China – Confucius and the Yellow Emperor as Icons of Chinese Identity, in: Tze-ki Hon and Kristin Stapleton (Hg.): Global Order, Political Pluralism, and Social Action: Twentieth-First Century New Confucianism (2017). New York: SUNY Press.
Global Ethics for a Failed World – The renaissance of political Confucianism in contemporary China, in: Manabu ISHIKAWA (Hg.): Universal Values in a post-secular Era (2016). Tokyo: Tokyo University Press. S. 7-33.
Producing and Reproducing a Revolutionary Tradition, or How the Memory of Anyuan Has Been Shanghaied in Contemporary China, in: The PRC History Review, Vol. 1, 2/2015, S. 9-10.
Yue Fei, in: Kerry Brown (Hg.): Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography (2014). Berkshire: Berkshire Publishing.
“China is the China of the Chinese”: The Concept of Nation and its Impact on Political Thinking in Modern China, in: Oriens Extremus, 51/2012, S. 63-106.
Zuowei minzu rentong fuhao de Huangdi —— bei chuangzao de chuantong? 《作为民族认同符号的黄帝——被创造的传统?》 In: Liu Fengyun 刘凤云; Dong Jianzhong 董建中; Liu Wenpeng 刘文鹏 (Hg.): Politics and National Identity in the Qing Dynasty 《清代政治与国家认同》(2012). Beijing: Shehui kexue wenxian chubanshe; S. 76-110.
Hermeneutics of Translation: A critical consideration of the term dao in two renderings of the Analects, in: Journal of Chinese Philosophy, Vol.31, 3/September 2004, S. 329–347.
Isolation in der Globalisierung – Geschichtsverständnis und nationale Identität in Ostasien, 《全球化中的封閉化--民族認同對中日韓本國歷史認識的影響》, in: Ershiyi shiji 《二十一世紀》, 94/2006, S. 80-88.
The Japanizing of a Chinese Hero and the Role of Koxinga in the Japanese Colonial Discourse, in: Peter Lutum (Hg.): Japanizing – The Structure of Culture and Thinking in Japan (2006). Berlin: Lit-Verlag, S. 158-195 (chines. Übersetzung: Zhongguo yingxiong de Riben hua – Riben zhimin huayu zhong de Guoxingye 《中国英雄的日本化–日本殖民话语中的国姓爷》, in: Sun, Jiang 孙江 (Hg.): Lishi yu jiyi (Xin shixue di 8 juan) 《历史与记忆(新史学 第八卷)》 (2014). Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, S. 245-270).
Li Dazhao: Greater Asianism and New Asianism, 1919, in: Sven Saaler und Christopher W. A. Szpilman (Hg.): Pan-Asianism – A Documentary History, 1860-2006 (2011). Lanham: Rowman&Littlefield.
The Worship of General Yue Fei (1103–1142) and His Problematic Creation as a National Hero in Twentieth Century China, in: Frontiers of History in China, Vol. 6, 1/2011, S. 74-94.

Herausgeberschaften und Editionen

Marc A. Matten (ed.) (2012): Places of Memory in Modern China. Leiden: Brill.
„Moving Knowledge – The Soviet Union and China in the Twentieth Century“, Sondernummer der Reihe Comparativ – Zeitschrift für Globalgeschichte und vergleichende Gesellschaftsforschung, hg. von Marc Matten und Julia Obertreis (2019)

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Forschungsinteressen und Arbeitsgebiete

Transnationale Begriffsgeschichte, Historiographiegeschichte Chinas, Globalgeschichte