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
  • 2023-24 Multi-Year Research Grant, UM
  • 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) Dong Han de falü, xingzheng yu shehui: Changsha wuyi guangchang Dong Han jiandu tansuo 東漢的法律、行政與社會:長沙五一廣場東漢簡牘探索 [Law, Administration, and Society in Eastern Han China: A Study of the Bamboo and Wooden Texts Excavated from May 1st Square, Changsha, Hunan Province]. Hong Kong: Joint Publishing (H.K.) Co., Ltd. (Co-edited with Ming-chiu Lai and Chun Fung Tong).

Journal Articles 

  1. (Forthcoming) “Qin Han de daozang dengji jiqi duiying xingfa” 秦漢的盜贓等級及其對應刑罰 [The Grades of Illicit Profit from Robberies and Their Corresponding Punishments in Qin-Han China]. Falü shi yiping 法律史譯評 [Legal History Studies] 10.
  2. (2022) “Qin Xi Han shiqi de shi, zuo ji xingzheng wenshu de wuzhi xing: Shuihudi, Liye, he Zhangjiashan zhi chutu zhengju” 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 [Scribes, Assistants, and the Materiality of Administrative Documents in Qin-Early Han China: Excavated Evidence from Liye, Shuihudi, and Zhangjiashan]. Trans. Wang Xiangyu 王翔宇.Chutu wenxian 出土文獻 [Excavated Documents] 2022.1: 135-52.
  3. (2021) “Categorizing Laborers: Glimpses of Qin’s Management of Human Resources from an Administrative Document from Liye, Hunan Province.” Early China 44: 351-91.
  4. (2021) “Changsha wuyi guangchang chutu Dong Han Linxinag xian waijun huozhu mingji jicheng yanjiu” 長沙五一廣場出土東漢臨湘縣外郡「貨主」名籍集成研究 [A Study of the Registers of “Owners of Goods” Excavated from Wuyi Square, Changsha]. Journal of East-West Humanities 동서인문 15: 175-205.
  5. (2020)“Du Shandong Qingdao Tushantun 147 hao mu chutu mudu zhaji: Kaogu mailuo, Tangyi hukoubo, yiju he 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」[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”]. Jianbo 簡帛 [Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts] 21: 199-216.
  6. (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.
  7. (2020) “Qin dai jiandu wenshuxue de ge’an yanjiu: Liye Qin jian 9-2283, [16-5] he [16-6] sandu de wuzhi xingtai, wenshu goucheng he chuandi fangshi” 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 [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]. 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.
  8. (2018) “Han dai difang xingzheng zhong de zhifu zhidu” 漢代地方行政中的直符制度 [The Zhifu System in the Han Local Administration]. Jianbo 簡帛 [Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts] 16: 253-77.
  9. (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 for free access to celebrate 130 years of the journal).
  10. (2015) “Cong xunxi chuandi yu waiqi zhengzhi tantao Han Chengdi Yuanyan nianjian liangzong gongwei ming’an” 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 [Two Murders in the Harem of Han Emperor Cheng, Considered in the Contexts of Communication and Imperial Affinal Politics]. Chinese Culture Quarterly 九州學林 36: 193-218.
  11. (2013) “Dubi kun xiaokao: Cong fushi kan Han dai yongzuozhe de xingxiang” 「犢鼻褌」小考──從服飾看漢代傭作者的形象 [On the Term dubi kun: Reconstructing the Image of Han Hired Laborers by Investigating their Clothing]. Chinese Culture Quarterly 九州學林 33: 97-106.
  12. (2012) “Qin Han shiqi de guyong huodong yu renkou liudong” 秦漢時期的僱傭活動與人口流動 [Hired Activities and Movement of Population in Qin-Han Periods]. Journal of Chinese Studies 中國文化研究所學報 54: 1-28.
  13. (2011) “Han jian buji zaitan: Yi Zu yong zuo mingji wei li” 漢簡簿籍再探:以「卒傭作名籍」為例 [Buji on Han Wooden and Bamboo Strips Revisited: Zu yong zuo mingji as a Case Study]. Journal of Chinese Studies 中國文化研究所學報 53: 33-56 (Co-authored with Ming-chiu Lai).
  14. (2010) “Shilun Liye Qin du yu Qin dai wenshuxue de jige wenti” 試論里耶秦牘與秦代文書學的幾個問題 [Some Issues on the Liye Qin Wooden Documents and Qin Paleography]. Jianbo 簡帛 [Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts] 5: 55-76 (Co-authored with Ming-chiu Lai).
  15. (2009) “Shilun Han jian suojian de douli jiqi yu duyou de guanxi” 試論漢簡所見的都吏及其與督郵的關係 [An Essay on Duli and its Relation with Duyou in Han Bamboo and Wooden Slips]. Chūgoku shutsudo shiryō kenkyū 中國出土資料研究 [Studies on Chinese Excavated Materials] 13: 105-30 (Co-authored with Ming-chiu Lai).

Book Chapters

  1. (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.
  2. (2020) “Qin and Han Evidence. 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.
  3. (2009) “Han jian suojian de duli jiqi zhize” 漢簡所見的都吏及其職責 [Duli and its Duties as Seen in Han Bamboo and Wooden Slips]. In Han dai wenming guoji xueshu yantaohui lunwenji 漢代文明國際學術研討會論文集 [Essays from the International Conference on Han Civilization]. 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).

Encyclopedia Entries

  1. (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.
  2. (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.

Translations

  1. (2019) Li Andun 李安敦 (Anthony J. Barbieri-Low) and Ye Shan 葉山 (Robin D. S. Yates). “Qin Han falü de gongneng he xiaoyong: Zhangjiashan falü wenxian zai chuantong falü fazhan zhong di diwei” 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 [The Function and Effectiveness of the Qin and Han Laws: The Place of the Zhangjiashan Legal Texts in the Development of Traditional Chinese Law]. Jianbo 簡帛 [Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts] 19: 177-200.
  2. (2019) Li Andun 李安敦 (Anthony J. Barbieri-Low) and Ye Shan 葉山 (Robin D. S. Yates). “Zouyan shu yu shizhi guanli” 《奏讞書》與史職官吏 [The Book of Submitted Doubtful Cases Text and Scribal Officials]. Jianbo 簡帛 [Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts] 18: 199-216.
  3. (2018) Li Andun 李安敦 (Anthony J. Barbieri-Low) and Ye Shan 葉山 (Robin D. S. Yates). “Ernian lüling de fuyuan yu yanjiu” 《二年律令》的復原與研究 [Reconstruction and Study of the Statutes and Ordinances of the Second Year Text]. Jianbo 簡帛 [Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts] 17: 165-80.

Others

  1. (2020) “Daizhu? Yihou huozhu? Changsha wuyi guangchang Dong Han jiandu duji yize” 「貸主」?抑或「貨主」?──長沙五一廣場東漢簡牘讀記一則 [Lenders or Merchants? A Note on the Excavated Texts of the Later Han from the May 1st Square in Changsha]. Jianbo website 簡帛網. http://www.bsm.org.cn/?hanjian/8290.html. Published on August 7, 2020.
  2. (2018) “Liye Qin jian 9-2283, [16-5] he [16-6] sandu de fanyin wen he dieya guanxi” 里耶秦簡9-2283、[16-5]和[16-6]三牘的反印文和疊壓關係 [A Study of the Mirror-Inverted Imprints on Tablet nos. 9-2283, [16-5] and [16-6] from Liye, Hunan Province]. Jianbo website 簡帛網. http://www.bsm.org.cn/?qinjian/7941.html. Published on August 22, 2018.
  3. (2017) “Qin Han shiqi de guyong huodong yu renkou liudong (xiuding gao)” 秦漢時期的僱傭活動與人口流動(修訂稿) [Hired Activities and Movement of Population in Qin-Han Periods (A Revised Version)]. Jianbo website 簡帛網. http://www.bsm.org.cn/?qinjian/7684.html. Published on December 14, 2017.
  4. (2010) “‘Han diguo de zhidu yu shehui zhixu’ guoji xueshu huiyi zongshu” 「漢帝國的制度與社會秩序」國際學術會議綜述 [A Summary of the International Conference on “Institutions and Social Order in the Han Empire”]. Zhongguo shi yanjiu dongtai 中國史研究動態 [Trends of Recent Research on the History of China] 11: 22-25 (Co-authored with Man Tak Kwok and King Kwan Li).