Grants and granted funds 2007-2017
Successfully applied for and was awarded grants for approx. 40
projects/conferences etc. (travel costs for speaker invitations,
salary for assistants, material costs). Most prominent
fund-awarding institutions since 1998 were the NRW State
Ministry of Science, the German Academic Exchange Service, the
EU (Third Party in Horizon 2020 project), PRC Language Council
International Hanban, PRC Ministry of Culture/Chinese Writers'
Association, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, several
Confucius Institutes, Taiwan National Science
Foundation, Taiwan Ministry of Education, Chiang-Ching-Kuo-Foundation
(through universities like Columbia University) and universities like Harvard University/USA, Peking Normal
University/China, Nanking University/China, Tongji
Shanghai/China, Folkwang Essen/Germany, Rome Three Rome/Italy.