Sino-Swedish Relations in a Historical Perspective –
From the 17thCentury to the Present An International Conference organised by The Nordic Confucius Institute in Stockholm, International Cultural Exchange School of Fudan University and the Nordic Centre, Fudan University.
Professor Torbjörn Lodén, The Nordic Confucius Institute in Stockholm
09.20 Mr. Lars Ellström, Rethinking Sino-Swedish Relations 10.00 Tea and coffee 10.30 Dr. Ingemar Ottosson, Reinventing the Wheel: Four Centuries of Sino-Swedish Relations 11.10 Professor Zhou Zhenhe and Ms. Ni Wenjun, Pehr Osbeck’s Chinese Travelogue 11.50 Professor Hans Aili, The First Swedish Doctoral Dissertation on China. 12.30 Lunch 14.00 Mr. Bengt Johansson, Anders Ljungstedt and the Debate on Sovereignty over Macao. 14.40 Dr. Martin Svensson Ekström, 18th Century Swedish Sinography
and Benedictus Svenonius’ Critique of the ‘Academic Imaginary’ 15.20 Tea and coffee 15.40 Professor Xin Deyong, “Ruidian guo jilüe”: Notes on an Early Chinese Account of Sweden 16.20 Ms. Inga Nyman, Chinese Literature in Sweden
Tuesday 12 September
Venue: Fudan University Yifu Science and Technology Building, 2nd Floor 09.00 Dr. Fredrik Fällman, Swedish Missionaries in China 1847-1955 09.40 Dr. Perry Johansson, 20th Century Swedish Images of China: The Case of Jan Myrdal and “Report From a Chinese Village 10.20-10.40 Tea and coffee 10.40 Håkan Lindhoff, “Swedish Media Images of China 11.20 Professor Xu Youyu, The Relevance of the Swedish Model for China 12.30 Lunch 14.00 Keynote speech by Ambassador Börje Ljunggren,
Sino-Swedish Relations: The Road Ahead 14.40 Professor Li Zhiyi, Astrid Lindgren in China 15.10 Tea and coffee 15.30 Mr. Chen Maiping, Harry Martinson and Chinese Culture 16.10 Torbjörn Lodén, Swedish Sinology: Past, Present and Future 16.50 Closing ceremony. Speeches by Professor Wang Shenghong, President of Fudan University, Dr. Börje Ljunggren, Ambassador of Sweden, and Madam Xu Lin, Director of China’s National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language