Short CV/Education and training

  • 1997 – 2004
    MA programme in Berlin (Humboldt-University) and Heidelberg: Chinese Studies, Musicology, Political Sciences

  • 2000 – 2001
    Exchange programme at Nanjing Normal University, PRC

  • 2004 – 2008
    PhD programme at Heidelberg University

  • 2004 – 2012
    Assistant Professor at the Institute of Chinese Studies, Heidelberg

  • since 2012
    Junior Professor at the Institute of Chinese Studies, Freiburg

Selected publications

Monographs:

  • Henningsen, Lena, Martin Hofmann [ed.]: Tradition? Variation? Plagiat? Motive und ihre Adaption in China, (Jahrbuch der Deutschen Vereinigung für Chinastudien 6), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2012.

  • Henningsen, Lena: Copyright Matters: Imitation, Creativity and Authenticity in Contemporary Chinese Literature, Berlin: Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag, 2010.

Papers:

  • "Individualism for the masses? Coffee consumption and the Chinese middle class' search for authenticity," in: Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, Vol.13, no.3 (2012), 408-427.

  • "Coffee, Fast Food and the Desire for Romantic Love in Contemporary China: Branding and Marketing Trends in Popular Contemporary Chinese-Language Literature", in: Transcultural Studies, 2/2011, 232-270.

  • "Nationale chinesische Musik und die Erfindung des 'Komponisten': Der Fall Liu Tianhua", in: Soffel, Christian, Daniel Leese, Marc Nürnberger [ed.]: Sprache und Wirklichkeit in China (Jahrbuch der Deutschen Vereinigung für Chinastudien 7), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2011, 149-161.

  • "Verhandlungen mit dem Original durch Verfälschung? Harry Potter Fakes", in: Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich [ed.]: Die Kunst des Verfälschens: Ethnologische Überlegungen zum Thema Authentizität, Zürich: Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich, 2010, 29-36.

  • "Reich der Fälscher – oder Land der Kreativen? Der chinesische Buchmarkt und (globale) Phänomene der Kreativität", in: Orientierungen 1/2009, 34-58.

  • "Musikalisches Leben in China", in: Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung [ed.] 2009: Dossier China, http://www.bpb.de/themen/5MWS7U,0,Musikalisches_Leben_in_China.html.

  • "Harry Potter with Chinese Characteristics, Plagiarism between Orientalism and Occidentalism", in: China Information, Vol.20, no.2 (2006), 275-311.



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