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Andreas Günter Weis

Andreas Weis

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Research Associate (Praedoc) in the project: "Conceptions of World Order and Their Social Carrier Groups"

Short Biography

Andreas Günter Weis visited Braunschweig, Sheffield, Cape Town, Taipei, Beijing and Göttingen, received a BA in English Studies and History as well as a BA in Modern Sinology, and concluded his master studies in Modern Sinology with a thesis in the field of material culture and cultural memory. Since January 2019, he is an academic employee at the Department of East Asian Studies in Göttingen. His doctoral thesis in the field of Modern and Early Modern History is currently in process and titled “The Sino-German Dimensions of China’s ‘Third Party’ between the early 1920s and the World War II Era”.

Research Project

China's "Third Party" conception of world order between social democracy and anti-colonialism

The research of Andreas Günter Weis is part of the project “Visions of World Order and Their Carrier Groups”. Within this framework, he investigates global networks and visions of world order of mostly Chinese students in Europe who organized themselves politically within the Zhōngguó Guómíndǎng Línshí Xíngdòng Wěiyuánhuì 中國國民黨臨時行動委員會 ever since 1927. Thus, a main focus lies on Chinese-German transfers of knowledge during the inter-war period.