MA, Tsang Wing Ben
馬增榮

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Freiburg, 2017-18
  • Research Assistant, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2007-12
  • Guest Researcher, Institute of Chinese Studies, Heidelberg University, 2017-18
  • 2019-22 Startup Research Grant, UM
  • 2017 Dissertation Fellowship, History Department, UCSB
  • 2016 William H. Ellison Prize, History Department, UCSB
  • 2015 Humanities & Social Sciences Research Grant, Graduate Division, UCSB
  • 2012-17 Regents Special Fellowship, UCSB
  • 2011-12 Hop Wai Short-term Research Grant, Institute of Chinese Studies, CUHK
  • 2007 Dr. Ch’en Mu Postgraduate Scholarships, New Asia College, CUHK

Books

  1. (2019)  Law, Administration, and Society in Eastern Han China: A Study of the Bamboo and Wooden Texts Excavated from May 1st Square, Changsha, Hunan Province 東漢的法律、行政與社會:長沙五一廣場東漢簡牘探索. Hong Kong: Joint Publishing (H.K.) Co., Ltd. (Co-edited with Ming-chiu Lai and Chun Fung Tong).

Articles and book chapters

  1. (Forthcoming in 2022) “Scribes, Assistants, and the Materiality of Administrative Documents in Qin-Early Han China: Excavated Evidence from Liye, Shuihudi, and Zhangjiashan” 秦西漢時期的史、佐及行政文書的物質性:睡虎地、里耶和張家山之出土證據. Trans. Wang Xiangyu 王翔宇. Excavated Documents 出土文獻 2022.1 [*A Chinese translation with revision of #12].
  2. (Forthcoming in 2021) “Shuihudi.” In The Encyclopedia of Ancient History: Asia and Africa. Edited by Daniel T. Potts, Ethan Harkness, Jason Neelis, and Roderick McIntosh. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
  3. (Forthcoming in 2021) “Zhangjiashan.” In The Encyclopedia of Ancient History: Asia and Africa. Edited by Daniel T. Potts, Ethan Harkness, Jason Neelis, and Roderick McIntosh. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
  4. (Forthcoming in 2021) “Categorizing Laborers: Glimpses of Qin’s Management of Human Resources from an Administrative Document from Liye, Hunan Province.” Early China 44.
  5. (2021) “A Study of the Registers of “Owners of Goods” Excavated from Wuyi Square, Changsha” 長沙五一廣場出土東漢臨湘縣外郡「貨主」名籍集成研究. Journal of East-West Humanities 동서인문 15: 175-205.
  6. (2020) “Notes on the Wooden Manuscripts Excavated from Tomb no. 147 at Tushantun, Shandong Province: Archaeological Context, ‘Household Account-Book of Tangyi County,’ Yiju and Qunju” 讀山東青島土山屯147號墓出土木牘札記──考古脈絡、「堂邑戶口薄(簿)」、「邑居」和「羣居」. Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts 簡帛 21: 199-216.
  7. (2020) “Between the State and Their Superiors: The Anxiety of Low-Ranked Scribes in the Qin and Han Bureaucracy.” Asia Major (3d ser.) 33.2: 25-59.
  8. (2020) “A Case Study of the Qin Wooden Administrative Documents: The Materiality, Textual Composition, and Delivery Methods of Slips 9-2283, [16-5], and [16-6] from the Liye Archive” 秦代簡牘文書學的個案研究──里耶秦簡9-2283、[16-5]和[16-6]三牘的物質形態、文書構成和傳遞方式. Bulletin of Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica 中央研究院歷史語言研究所集刊 91.3: 349-418.
  9. (2020) “The Qin and Han Economies in Modern Chinese and Japanese Historiographies.” In Handbook of Ancient Afro-Eurasian Economies. Volume 1: Contexts. Edited by Sitta von Reden, 619-40. Berlin and Boston: de Gruyter Press.
  10. (2020) “Qin and Han Evidence 12.b Excavated Texts.” In Handbook of Ancient Afro-Eurasian Economies. Volume I: Contexts. Edited by Sitta von Reden, 529-55. Berlin and Boston: de Gruyter Press.
  11. (2018) “The Zhifu System in the Han Local Administration” 漢代地方行政中的直符制度. Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts 簡帛 16: 253-77.
  12. (2017) “Scribes, Assistants, and the Materiality of Administrative Documents in Qin-Early Han China: Excavated Evidence from Liye, Shuihudi, and Zhangjiashan.” T’oung Pao 103-4-5: 297-333 [*Selected by the Editors-in-Chief to celebrate 130 years of the journal].
  13. (2015) “Two Murders in the Harem of Han Emperor Cheng, Considered in the Contexts of Communication and Imperial Affinal Politics” 從訊息傳遞與外戚政治探討漢成帝元延年間兩宗宮闈命案. Chinese Culture Quarterly 九州學林 36: 193-218.
  14. (2013) “On the Term dubi kun: Reconstructing the Image of Han Hired Laborers by Investigating their Clothing”「犢鼻褌」小考──從服飾看漢代傭作者的形象. Chinese Culture Quarterly 九州學林 33: 97-106.
  15. (2012) “Hired Activities and Movement of Population in Qin-Han Periods” 秦漢時期的僱傭活動與人口流動. Journal of Chinese Studies 中國文化研究所學報 54: 1-28.
  16. (2011) Buji on Han Wooden and Bamboo Strips Revisited: ‘Zu yong zuo mingji’ as a Case Study” 漢簡簿籍再探:以「卒傭作名籍」為例. Journal of Chinese Studies 中國文化研究所學報 53: 33-56 (Co-authored with Ming-chiu Lai).
  17. (2010) “Some Issues on the Liye Qin Wooden Documents and Qin Paleography” 試論里耶秦牘與秦代文書學的幾個問題. Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts  簡帛 5: 55-76 (Co-authored with Ming-chiu Lai).
  18. (2009) “An Essay on Duli and its Relation with Duyou in Han Bamboo and Wooden Slips” 試論漢簡所見的都吏及其與督郵的關係. Studies on Chinese Excavated Materials 中國出土資料研究13: 105-30 (Co-authored with Ming-chiu Lai).
  19. (2009) “Duli and its Duties as Seen in Han Bamboo and Wooden Slips” 漢簡所見的都吏及其職責. In Essays from the International Conference on Han Civilization 漢代文明國際學術研討會論文集. Edited by Beijing Museum of Dabaotai Han tomb 北京大葆台西漢墓博物館, 485-96. Beijing: Beijing yanshan chubanshe (Co-authored with Ming-chiu Lai).

Translations

  1. (2019) Li Andun 李安敦 (Anthony J. Barbieri-Low) and Ye Shan 葉山 (Robin D. S. Yates). “The Function and Effectiveness of the Qin and Han Laws: The Place of the Zhangjiashan Legal Texts in the Development of Traditional Chinese Law” 秦漢法律的功能和效用:張家山法律文獻在傳統法律發展中的地位. Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts  簡帛 19: 177-200.
  2. (2019) Li Andun 李安敦 (Anthony J. Barbieri-Low) and Ye Shan 葉山 (Robin D. S. Yates). “Book of Submitted Doubtful Cases Text and Scribal Officals” 《奏讞書》與史職官吏. Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts  簡帛 18: 199-215.
  3. (2018) Li Andun 李安敦 (Anthony J. Barbieri-Low) and Ye Shan 葉山 (Robin D. S. Yates). “Reconstruction and Study of the Statutes and Ordinances of the Second Year Text” 《二年律令》的復原與研究. Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts  簡帛 17: 165-80.

Others

  1. (2020) “Lenders or Merchants? A Note on the Excavated Texts of the Later Han from the May 1st Square in Changsha” 「貸主」?抑或「貨主」?──長沙五一廣場東漢簡牘讀記一則. Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts website 簡帛網. http://www.bsm.org.cn/show_article.php?id=3577. Published on August 7, 2020.
  2. (2018) “A Study of the Mirror-Inverted Imprints on Tablet nos. 9-2283, [16-5] and [16-6] from Liye, Hunan Province” 里耶秦簡9-2283、[16-5]和[16-6]三牘的反印文和疊壓關係. Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts website 簡帛網. http://www.bsm.org.cn/show_article.php?id=3209. Published on August 22, 2018.
  3. (2017) “Hired Activities and Movement of Population in Qin-Han Periods (A Revised Version)” 秦漢時期的僱傭活動與人口流動(修訂稿). Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts website 簡帛網. http://www.bsm.org.cn/show_article.php?id=2946. Published on December 14, 2017.
  4. (2010) “International Conference on ‘Institutions and Social Order in the Han Empire’” 「漢帝國的制度與社會秩序」國際學術會議綜述. Trends of Recent Research on the History of China 中國史研究動態 11: 22-25 (Co-authored with Man Tak Kwok and King Kwan Li).