INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

AROUND AND ABOUT THE SOUTH CHINA SEA

PORTS, ROUTES AND RARITIES INVOLVED IN MARITIME EXCHANGE, C. 1200 – 1750

Schedule

day one

9th november
10:30-10:45
Opening of the Symposium

Carmen Amado Mendes (CCCM) and

Isabel Murta Pina (CCCM)

10:45-11:30
Opening Keynote Presentation,
Looking South

Roderich Ptak
(Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich)

At the Southern Rim of the Nanhai, Chinese Routes through the SingaporeRiau-Lingga Area and the Terms / Names “Guanchang” 官厰 and “Guanyu” 官嶼 (15th and 16th Centuries).

11:30-11:45
Break
11:45-13:00
The South China Sea, Macau and Manila

Rethinking the Extension of the South China Sea and Its Names: General Discussion

Fabio Lee (online)
(National Tsing-Hua University)

After the Treaty of Lisbon in 1668: A Preliminary Discussion on the Study of Manila-Macau Retrade in the 1680s.

Discussion

13:00 - 15:00 Lunch
15:00-16:30
Trade: Reality and Mind

Arianna Magnani
(Università degli Studi di Enna “Kore”)

A Global and Interconnected World during the Ming Dynasty: Sailing the South China Sea in Search of Wealth.

 

Chiara Bocci
(Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich)

Xu Fuyuan’s 許 孚遠 (1535—1604) Memorial: A Plead to Lift the Ban on Sea Trade (Shutong haijin shu 䟽通海禁疏).

Discussion

16:30-17:00
Break
17:00-18:30
Maritime Exchange: Views and Expectations

Elisabetta Colla
(University of Lisbon)

Mazu, Macau and Maritime Exchange: The Spiritual World of Seafarers.

 

Marília dos Santos Lopes
(Universidade Católica Portuguesa)

Rarities in the Maritime Exchange of the South China Sea: Caspar Schmalkalden and his Travel Writing.

Discussion

day two

10th november

9:30 – 11:30
Precious Things: From Hormuz to China

Ralph Kauz
(University of Bonn),

At the Furthest End of the “Nanhai”: Some Final (?) Remarks on Hormuz.

James Chin (online)
(The University of Hong Kong)

Tanka, Pirates and Eunuchs: Pearling in the Tonkin Gulf. 

Li Qingxin and Shen Bin (online)
(Institute of History and Sun Yat-sen Studies―Center of Maritime History Studies)

China’s Foreign Trade and the Export Porcelain Industry from the 16th to the 18th Centuries.

Discussion

11:30-12:00
Break
12:00-13:30
The Portuguese in the Pearl River Estuary and Macau

Jin Guoping (online)
(Jinan University)

A(s) Ilha(s) da Veniaga na Foz do Rio das Pérolas, um topónimo variante e mutante. online

 

Jorge Santos Alves
(Universidade Católica Portuguesa),

Becoming Macanese: Simão Vicente Rosa and the Building of a Family Business (1738―1773).

Discussion

13:30 - 15:00 Lunch
15:00-17:00
Trade Routes and More

Elke Papelitzky
(KU Leuven)

Sailing around the Philippine Islands according to Chinese Sources.

 

Jorge Semedo de Matos
(University of Lisbon),

Portuguese and Spanish Rutters and Routes related to the China Sea after Ferdinand Magellan‘s Voyage.

 

Rui M. Loureiro
(ISMAT/Portimão & CHAM/NOVA),

Trade Routes, Exotic Commodities and Printing Strategies: Seville as a Centre of Information about East Asia between 1560 and 1580.

Discussion

17:00-17:30
Break
17:30
Closing Keynote Presentation,
Looking South and North

Luís Filipe Barreto
(University of Lisbon)

From Dangerous Outsider to Informal Partner: The Portuguese Connection in the Ming South China Sea.

 

Final Discussion / Closing Ceremony

day three

11th november

11:30 – 12:00
Visit to the CCCM Library

Helena Coelho (CCCM)

12:00-13:00
Visit to the CCCM Museum
Ana Cristina Alves (CCCM)

Venue

Centro Científico e Cultural de Macau
R. da Junqueira, nº 30, 1300 – 343 Lisbon | Portugal

(+351) 213 617 570