Giulia Falato


Departmental Lecturer in Chinese

Faculty Address:

China Centre



Research Interests:

  • History of the cultural relations between China and Europe (Ming-Qing period)
  • Ming-Qing China Jesuit publications on moral philosophy 
  • Missionary linguistics (particularly lexicology)
  • Song-Ming pedagogy

Courses Taught:

  • Historiography of Early China
  • Unseen translation
  • Seminars on Song-Qing history
  • Readings in Classical Chinese

Recent and Current Projects:

  • Alfonso Vagnone's Tongyou Jiaoyu 童幼教育 (On the Education of Children). The earliest encounter between Chinese and Western pedagogy
  • An annotated translation of a selection of works by Xu Guangqi 徐光启 (in Italian)



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