Benutzer:Petra Hildegard Roesch
Petra Hildegard Roesch: Education and Academic Career:
1986-1990 Friedrich-Alexander-Universität in Erlangen European Art History and Sinology
1990-1991 scholarship by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD): language program at the Mandarin Training Center, courses in art history at the National Palace Museum in Taibei, Taiwan.
1991-1996 Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg East Asian Art History, European Art History, Sinology II
1992 2 Months language courses and research trip to Taiwan
1994 2 Monate Language courses at the Institute of Foreign Languages (Waiguoyu Xueyuan), Beijing, PR China, Scholarship of the Institute of Sinology, Heidelberg University
Autumn 1996 Magister Artium East Asian Art History, European Art History, Sinology II. (grade: 1,4) Topic of MA-thesis: „Die Dazhushengku des Lingquan Tempels in der Provinz Henan, Ein Beispiel eines Chinesischen Buddhistischen Höhlentempels des 6. Jhs“. (Dazhushengku of Lingyansi in Henan Province, A Chinese Buddhist Cave temple of the 6th c.)
1997/1998 Language courses at the Japanese Cultural Institute in Cologne
08.03.2005: PhD East Asian Art History, European Art History, Sinology II (magna cum laude) Topic of Dissertation: “Chinese Wood sculptures of the 11th to 13th centuries: Images of Water-moon Guanyin in Northern Chinese Temples and Western Collections”.
November 1999 - January 2005: Assistant Professor at the Institute of East Asian Art History, Heidelberg University.
July 2005 to May 2009: Research Fellow at the Collaborative Research Center 649 „The Dynamics of Ritual“ at Heidelberg University, Institute of East Asian Art History. Topic of project (Habilitation): „Confession Rituals in Chinese Buddhist Cave-chapels from the 6th to the 8th century.
Since Oktober 2006 Lecturer at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University IMAT Program: (two courses per year, 32 hours): “Intercultural Communication: Through the Ritual Looking-glass. Japanese and German Religion and Culture” and „Media is the Message. Japanese and German History and Society.
02.01.2008 bis 31.03.2008: Visiting Lecturer at the Department of Art and Art History, Stanford University, USA.
1994 6 weeks internship at the Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst in Köln
September-December 1996: Internship at the Art Institute of Chicago, Asian Department
June 1997-November 1999: Assistant Curator at the Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst in Köln: Reorganizing of permanent exhibition of Chinese and Japanese Painting. Contributing to special exhibition and catalogue: „Im Licht des Großen Buddha: Schätze des Todaiji Tempels in Nara“.
Since May 2009: Vice-Director and Curator of Buddhist Art at the Museum of East Asian Art in Cologne
August 2001: Research trip to Shanxi und Hebei provinces. Topic: „Buddhist sculptures in Northern Chinese temples of the 11th to 13th centuries. DAAD scholarship.
March 2002: Research trip to Shandong und Hebei provinces. Research project: „Vermessen und Aufnehmen buddhistischer Steininschriften in Nord-China“ (Project director: Prof. Dr. L. Ledderose, funded by the German Research Council (DFG) together with the Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing
July 12th.-14th. 2002: Co-organizing the International Conference „Creativity“. Institute of East Asian Art History. Sponsored by the Volkswagen Foundation and the Metropolitan Fund, New York.
November 18th.-22th. 2003: Organization of and participating at the Conference: „Art in China, Collections and Concepts“ in Bonn. Cooperation between the Institute of East Asian Art History and the National Palace Museum Taiwan. Funded by the German Research Council and the National Science Council Taiwan.
July 12th -14th 2004: Organization of and paper at the Conference “Stone Inscriptions for Eternity” in Heidelberg, organized by the Institute of East Asian Art History, funded by the Volkswagen-Foundation und the Metropolitan Fund, New York.
August 2004: Participation at the Conference „Cave-temples at Longmen“ in Longmen, Hebei.
March 2005: 2. Reserach trip to Shandong and Hebei provinces. Research Project „Vermessen und Aufnehmen buddhistischer Steininschriften in Nord-China“ (Chair: Prof. Dr. L. Ledderose, funded by the German Research Council in Cooperation with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Beijing.
01.10.2005: Third Forbes Symposium on Scientific Research in the Field of Asian Art: Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, Studies of the Sculptural Arts of Asia using Scientific Methods. Topic of paper: “Chinese Buddhist Wood Sculptures of Water-Moon Guanyin: A Preliminary Research in their Wood Construction and Material”.
March 2006: The Fifth Chung-Hwa International Conference on Buddhism: Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin) and Modern Society (4th to 6th March 06). Topic of paper: “The Growing Audience of the Bodhisattva Guanyin”.
February to May 2006: Research Trip to China, Beijing, Shanghai, Henan, Hebei and Sichuan provinces
12.04.2006: The Chinese University of HongKong. Topic of paper: “The Growing Audience of the Bodhisattva Guanyin”.
Oktober 2006: Lecture at Ritsumeikan APU, IMAT Program: “Intercultural Communication: Through the Ritual Looking-glass”
25.10.2006: Ritsumeikan APU: Literary Evidence of Confession Rituals on Chinese Buddhist Cave temples
12.04.2006: The Chinese University of HongKong: The Growing Audience of the Bodhisattva Guanyin.
23.03.2007: AAS (The Association for Asian Studies) Annual Conference in Boston 22-25. 3.2007. Panel: Intersections of Buddhism, Art, and Culture in Tang China. Participants: Dorothy Wong, Mario Poceski. Stephen Teiser (discussant), Beata Grant (chair) Topic of paper: “Paving the Way to Enlightenment: Rituals of Confession at Chinese Buddhist Cave Temples from the 6th to 8th centuries”.
26.-27th.3. 2007: workshop at Duke University “History of Collecting Buddhist Sculptures”. Topic of paper: The German Collector Adolph Fischer and the Collection of Chinese Buddhist Sculptures”.
30.05. 2007: Presentation at the “2nd International Conference on Wood Culture 第二届木文化国际言论会 (Di erjie Mu Wenhua Guoji Yanlunhui)”. Nanjing, China 28-31.05.2007. “Constructions of Chinese Buddhist Wood Sculptures of Water-moon Guanyin: A Preliminary Survey”.
May, June 2007: research trip “Buddhist confession rituals at Chinese cave-temples” to Shanxi, Henan and Jiangsu provinces
23.-24.07.2007: Organization of Workshop at Heidelberg University „Buddhist confession Rituals of Monks and Laymen“. SFB 619 “Dynamics of Ritual” TP B6 “Buddhist Confession Rituals at Chinese Cave-temples”.
02.-04. November 2007: International Conference in Toronto: Visualizing Buddhist Worlds. “From Cave-temple to Iconic Niches: Questioning the Space of Performing Chinese Buddhist Confession Rituals”.
25th to 27th February 2008: Co-organizer of International Symposium at Heidelberg IWF: “How Purity is Made”. Topic of paper: “The Purifying Power of the Buddhas’ Names.
6th März 2008: Stanford University, Silk Road Lecture Series: “Space, Ritual, Vision: Meditative Practices of Confession and Repentance at Chinese Buddhist Cave-temples”.