Dr. Federico Brusadelli


Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter - Research Associate
Chair of Chinese Studies
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg 

Adjunct Professor, East Asian Philosophies
Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna (Italy) 

Adjunct Professor, Chinese Institutions and Chinese Literature
Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures
D’Annunzio University of Chieti-Pescara (Italy) 


2016 -2017                   
Adjunct Professor, History of Modern & Contemporary China                                                       
Postgrad. Specialization in Asian Languages and Cultures,                                                                                                      
International University of Languages and Media, Rome (Italy)


Editorial Duties:

2016 - present Managing Editor, Ming Qing Yanjiu, University of Naples “L’Orientale” / Brill



2016 (March)  

PhD, East & South Asian Studies, Dept. of Asian, African and Mediterranean Studies, University of Naples “L’Orientale” (Italy)


“ToChina Summer School”, Workshop on Contemporary China, Dept. of Cultures, Politics and Society, University of Turin (Italy)


Postgrad. Specialization Course, International Protection of Human Rights, Dept. of Political Science, Sapienza University of Rome (Italy)


MA cum laude, Oriental Languages and Cultures, Dept. of Oriental Studies, Sapienza University of Rome (Italy), [dissertation: ‘Political History of Amdo-Qinghai, 1916-1932’]


BA cum laude, Oriental Languages and Cultures, Dept. of Oriental Studies, Sapienza University of Rome (Italy), [dissertation: ‘Japan and the Chinese Revolution of 1911’]

Conference Presentations, Talks and Lectures:

“‘The Tsar’s Mirror. The 'Account of the Reforms of Peter the Great’ by Kang Youwei (1858-1927). A Russian Model to Save the Chinese Empire"
Seminar: “The Tsarist/Soviet empires and the history of modernity in Asia"
LMU, Munich (Germany), 12-13 September 2017 

“Chen Jiongming’s Zhongguo tongyi chuyi and the Rejection of Federalism in Modern China”
European Association for Chinese Philosophy, Second Biennial Conference
University of Basel (Switzerland), 7-9 September 2017

“La ‘Cina forte’ di Xi Jinping: Radici storiche e implicazioni geopolitiche del ritorno di una grande potenza”
Special Lecture, Postgrad. Specialization in Economic Security, Geopolitics and Intelligence
SIOI - The Italian Society for International Organization, Rome (Italy), 8 April 2017 

"La religione di Confucio: Nazionalismo, tradizione e modernità in Cina dalla fine dell’Impero all’inizio del ventunesimo secolo”
Special Lecture, Confucius Institute, University of Naples “L’Orientale” (Italy), 15 November 2016 

“Time, History and Modernity in Kang Youwei’s Datongshu : An example of Chinese Studies in a Global Intellectual History framework”
ICSSISU Conference “Methodology and System : An International Dialogue of China Studies”
Shanghai International Studies University (PRC), 05 November 2016 

“A Tale of Two Utopias: Unwitting Socialism and Unconscious Classicism in the Agendas of Kang Youwei and Mao Zedong”
European Association for Chinese Philosophy, Inaugural Biennial Conference
University of Vilnius (Lithuania), 09-11 June 2016 

“Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism and Religion in Late Imperial China”, with Chiara Ghidini
SISR - Società Italiana di Storia delle Religioni, National Conference
Sapienza University of Rome (Italy), 08 April 2016 

“Catholicism and the Political Role of Religion in Kang Youwei’s Italian Journal (1904)”
International Conference “Italy and China, Europe and East Asia: Centuries of Dialogue” University of Toronto (Canada), 07 April 2016 
“The Age of Empathy: Vegetarianism, Buddhism and Utopia in the Thought of Kang Youwei’”, Special Lecture, Graduate Class in East Asian Religions,
University of Naples “L’Orientale” (Italy), 15 January 2016 

“Empire, State, Nation: The Transformation of China from late Qing to the early Republic”, Lecture, TFA - Chinese Language Teachers Training Course,
University of Naples “L’Orientale” (Italy), 13 May 2015 

“L’ascesa cinese nel contesto internazionale”,
Panelist, Issmi - Centre for High Defense Studies, Rome (Italy), 08 January 2015



Associazione Italiana Studi Cinesi - Italian Association for Chinese Studies

European Association for Chinese Studies

European Association for Chinese Philosophy