Yichi Zhang

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Academic interests

  • Transnational Architectural Production
  • Garden History
  • Chinese Urban History
  • Transnational Urban History
  • The History of Foreign Settlements in China
  • Conservation of Historical Gardens and Heritage Sites
  • Landscape Architecture

Background

Trained as a landscape architect, conservator and garden historian, Yichi Zhang was a Postdoctoral Fellow (2019) at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art (Yale University) and Research Fellow (2015) in Garden and Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University.

Prizes

  • Mavis Batey 13th Annual Essay Prize 2017, The Gardens Trust, United Kingdom (2017).
  • Annual Awards for Post-Doctoral Scholars, Geographical Society of New South Wales, Australia (2017).

External fellowships and grants

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship 2019, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, United Kingdom (2019).
  • Asia Study Grant 2019, National Library of Australia, Australia (2019).
  • Grant for ‘The 9th International Congress of the Italian Association of Urban History’, Italian Association of Urban History, Italy (2019).  
  • Humanities Travelling Fellowships 2018, Australian Academy of the Humanities, Australia (2018).
  • Fellowship for Symposium of ‘From Garden Art to Landscape Architecture- Traditions, Re-Evaluations and Future Perspectives’, German Association of Garden Art and Landscape Culture and Leibniz University of Hanover, Germany (2018).
  • Publication Grant, Australian Centre on China in the World, Australian National University, Australia (2017).
  • 2015-2016 Summer Fellowship, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Trustees for Harvard University, United States (2015).
  • 2014–2015 Library Fellowship, Australian Centre on China in the World, Australian National University, Australia (2014).

Selected publications

Journal Articles

  1. Zhang, Y.* (2021). Hebei New Area in Tianjin, 1902-1912 – Implementing Japanese Commercial and Industrial Urbanism in China. Planning Perspectives (SSCI&AHCI), online first, https://doi.org/10.1080/02665433.2020.1867003.
  2. Zhang, Y., Wang, J.* (2021). Chinese Garden Research in the 21st Century International Academia – A Diachronic Analysis of Journal Studies in the History of Gardens & Designed Landscapes and Dumbarton Oaks Library and Collection, Landscape Architecture Frontiers, 9 (2), 14-23, https://doi.org/10.15302/J-LAF-1-020045.
  3. Zhang, Y., Wang, J.* (2021). 21世纪以来国际视野下的中国园林研究 ——于《园林与设计景观史》与敦巴顿橡树园的历时性考察 [Chinese Garden Research in the 21st Century International Academia – A Diachronic Analysis of Journal Studies in the History of Gardens & Designed Landscapes and Dumbarton Oaks Library and Collection], 景观设计学[Landscape Architecture Frontiers], 9 (2), 14-23, https://doi.org/10.15302/J-LAF-1-020045 (in Chinese).
  4. Zhang, Y.* (2021). 公共健康与近代租界公园建设——以上海公共租界为例 [Public Health and Parks in the foreign settlements of modern China – case studies on the International Settlements in Shanghai], 城市史研究 [Urban History Research], 43, 1-20 (in Chinese).
  5. Zhang, Y.* (2020). From ‘Arcadia of the Literati’ to ‘Extravagant Enclosure’: The Tianjin Salt Merchant Gardens of the Qing Dynasty. Landscape Research (SSCI), 45(7), 789-801 https://doi.org/10.1080/01426397.2020.1766005.
  6. Zhang, Y.* (2020). 十九、二十世纪之交的上海公共租界城市公园功能变迁研究 [Transforming Urban Parks in the International Settlement of Shanghai at the Turn of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries]. 中国园林[Chinese Landscape Architecture] 36(6), 125-9, DOI: 10.19775/j.cla.2020.06.0125 (in Chinese). 
  7. Zhang, Y.* (2020). 走向公众—伦敦皇家苑囿开放历程研究 [Open to the Public: The Opening up of Royal Parks in London]. 风景园林[Landscape Architecture], 27(10), 124-8, DOI:  10.14085/j.fjyl.2020.10.0124.05 (in Chinese).
  8. Wang, J., Zhang, Y.* (2019). The Renewal of Xinmin Food Market under the Background of “Relieving Beijing of Functions Nonessential to Its Role as the Capital”. E3S Web Conferences (EI), 143, 1-4,             https://doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/202014301043.
  9. Zhang, Y., Wang, J.* (2019). 阿尔方与 19 世纪巴黎城市公园建设 [Jean-Charles Adolphe Alphand and the promenades in the nineteenth century Paris]. 风景园林 [Landscape Architecture] (11), 108-12, DOI: 10.14085/j.fjyl.2019.11.0108.05 (in Chinese).
  10. Zhang, Y. * (2018). From Enclosure to Necessity: The Functions of Public Parks in the International Settlement of Shanghai, 1842-1943. Garden History, 46(2), 170-183.
  11. Zhang, Y. * (2013). 从文人纪事题咏看康雍乾时期天津盐商私家园林的转折 [Studying the Transformation of Tianjin Salt Merchant’s Private Garden in Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong Regions through the Literary Lyrics and Poems at that Time]. 中国园林 [Chinese Landscape Architecture] (10), 87–91 (in Chinese).
  12. Zhang, Y. * (2011). 从“东园西渐”到“西园东渐” [From “Eastern Landscape Designers Learn from the West” to “Western Landscape Designers Learn from the East”]. 风景园林 [Landscape Architecture] (2), 145–6 (in Chinese).
  13. Zhang, Y. * (2010). 天津首座英租界公园——维多利亚花园 [The First British Concession Garden of Tianjin-Victoria Garden]. 现代园林[Modern Landscape Architecture] (5), 44–7 (in Chinese).
  14. Zhang, Y., Meng, X.* and Liu, X. (2008). 北京清代园林建筑中什锦窗应用之研究 [The Multiform Windows Applied in Some Beijing Gardens of the Qing Dynasty]. 中国园林[Chinese Landscape Architecture] (5), 76–81 (in Chinese).
  15. Zhang, Y. *, Li, H. (2007). 基于供求平衡分析奥运会对我国花卉市场的影响 [The Effect of the Olympic Games on the Flower Market in China based on the Balance between Supply and Demand]. 现代园林 [Modern Landscape Architecture] (11), 33–5 (in Chinese).

Book Chapters (sole authored)

  1. Zhang, Y.* (2021). China’s Vauxhall: Pleasure Gardens in Modern Shanghai. In Wolschke-Bulmahn, J. & Clark, R (Eds.), From Garden Art to Landscape Architecture. Traditions, Re-Evaluations, and Future Perspectives (pp.33-42). Munich: AVM-Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, pp. 33-42.
  2. Zhang, Y.* (2021). Public Parks in the British Settlements in Shanghai and Tianjin, China, and the Hong Kong Plague, 1894, Epidemic Urbanism: How Contagious Diseases have Shaped Global Cities (pp.174-89). Bristol: Intellect Books.
  3. Zhang, Y. * (2020). Le Victoria Park, produit d’un colonialisme de peuplemen [Victoria Park, a product of populous colonialism]. In Aoki, N. (Eds.), Tianjin, Transferts Mondiaux et Appropriations. Architecture et Aménagement Urbain dans la Chine Moderne [Tianjin, Global Transfers and Appropriations. Architecture and urban planning in modern China]. Paris: Editions de la Sorbonne, accepted on 15 April (in French).
  4. Zhang, Y. * (2020). 定居殖民下的城市景观——天津维多利亚公园[A settler colonial urbanism – Victoria Park in Tianjin]. In Aoki, N. (Eds.), 近代中国的建筑与城市规划:在天津的传播与本土化 [Tianjin, Global Transfers and Appropriations. Architecture and urban planning in modern China]. Tianjin: Tianjin University Press, accepted on 15 April (in Chinese).
  5. Zhang, Y. * (2018). The Settler Urban Landscape of a British Concession— Victoria Park in Tianjin, China. In Huang, Y. (Eds.), Archiving Settler Colonialism: Culture, Race and Space (pp.49-66). Abingdon and New York: Routledge.
  6. Zhang, Y. * (2018). Holes in the Wall’. In Golley, J. (Eds.), China Story Yearbook 2017 (pp.200-1). Canberra: Australian National University Press.
  7. Zhang, Y. * (2015). 从文人纪事题咏看康雍乾时期天津盐商私家园林的转折 [Studying the Transformation of Tianjin Salt Merchant’s Private Garden in Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong Regions through the Literary Lyrics and Poems at that Time]. In Wang, Z.L. (Eds.), 九河寻珍 [Searching Treasures among the Nine Rivers] (pp.174-89). Tianjin: Tianjin Ancient Book Press (in Chinese).

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

  1. Zhang, Y.* (2020, June 16- 19). Victoria Park in Tianjin: British Colonial Heritage Shaped by Interaction with an Evolving Chinese Society [Paper presentation]. Architectures of Colonialism, Online / BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany.
  2. Zhang, Y.* (2020, June 11- 18). Adapting to a Subtropical Climate Constructions in 19th Century Lingnan Region, China [Paper presentation]. Architectural History + Climate Emergency: 2021 Annual Symposium, Online symposium.
  3. Zhang, Y.* (2020, August 31- September 3). Shaping urban community: Pocket parks in Guangzhou, China [Paper presentation]. RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2020, London, UK.
  4. Zhang, Y.* (2020, July 24). The Hong Kong Plague and the Park Movement of the British Settlements in Shanghai and Tianjin, China, 1894 [Paper presentation]. Global Visions on Cities and Historical Pandemics in the 20th Century, Online symposium.
  5. Zhang, Y.* (2020, July 5-8). Hebei New Area in Tianjin, 1902-1912 – Implementing Japanese commercial and industrial urbanism in China [Paper presentation]. The 19th Biennial International Planning History Society (IPHS) Conference, Moscow, Russia.
  6. Wang, J., Zhang, Y.* (2019, December 20-22). The Renewal of Xinmin Food Market under the Background of “Relieving Beijing of Functions Nonessential to Its Role as the Capital” [Paper presentation]. 2019 2nd International Symposium on Architecture Research Frontiers and Ecological Environment, Guilin, China.
  7. Zhang, Y. * (2019, September 11-4). Victoria Park in Tianjin: British Urbanism Shaped by Interaction during China’s Modernization [Paper presentation and conference proceedings]. The 9th International Congress of the Italian Association of Urban History, Bologna, Italy.
  8. Zhang, Y. * (2018, September 14-5). The Parlor of the Metropolis Public Parks and Open Space in the British Concessions of China [Paper presentation]. From Garden Art to Landscape Architecture- Traditions, Re-Evaluations and Future Perspectives, Hanover, Germany.
  9. Zhang, Y. * (2017, October 26-7). From Decoration to Necessity: the Functions of the Public Parks in the British Concessions of China, 1842-1937 [Paper presentation]. New Research on the History of Chinese Gardens and Landscapes, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
  10. Zhang, Y. * (2017, July 10-2). Islands in the City: Placing the British Settlements in China, 1845-1861 [Paper presentation]. Chinese Studies Association of Australia Conference, Sydney, Australia.
  11. Zhang, Y. * (2016, November 24-5). Sprouting from Various Flags: The Development Approaches of British and American Settlements in Shanghai and Tianjin, China [Paper presentation]. Colonial Formations: Connections and Collisions, Wollongong, Australia.
  12. Zhang, Y. * (2015, November 10-4). From Enclosure to Necessity: The Functions of the Public Parks in the International Settlement of Shanghai, 1842-1937 [Paper presentation and conference proceedings]. EAAC (International Conference on East Asian Architectural Culture) 2015, Gwangju, South Korea.
  13. Zhang, Y. * (2013, October 8-10). Constructing a Modern Memorial Landscape --- Tianjin Victoria Park: 1887–1945 [Paper presentation and conference proceedings]. Xi’an 2013 International Conference of Modern Architecture Heritage Conservation, Xi’an, China.
  14. Zhang, Y. * (2011, July 27-9). The Effect of Concession Garden to Landscape Architecture Development in Tianjin [Paper presentation and conference proceedings]. 48th IFLA (The International Federation of Landscape Architects) World Congress 2011, Zürich, Switzerland.

Other Published Output

  1. Zhang, Y. * (2018). Mapping the Urban Landscapes of Globalizing Encounters between Europe and Asia’, Newsletter of Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation (Spring), 4–6.
  2. Arapi, N., Augustini, M., De Roey, N. and Zhang, Y. (2011). Hotel Jussiant, Antwerp’, Newsletter of Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation (Autumn), 26–8.
Publisert 18. sep. 2019 13:10 - Sist endret 28. juni 2021 13:55

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