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Curriculum Vitae - Béatrice L'Haridon

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Professional experience

-  2016- : Director of the “China Team” at CRCAO (Research Center of East Asian Civilizations)  

- 2016-2021: Junior Member at Institut Universitaire de France

-    2013-2015: Chief-editor of the French journal Etudes chinoises, in collaboration with Vincent Durand-Dastès (Professor at Inalco)

-     2013, July-August: Visiting scholar at the Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

-    2011-: Associate Professor, Université Paris Diderot, Chinese Department (Teachings: History of Chinese Thought,History of Chinese Religions,Translation, Classical Chinese)

-     2010-2011Associate Professor, Collège de France, Chair of Chinese intellectual history.

-     2008-2010Assistant Professor at the History Department, FoGuang University (Taiwan)

- 2005-2007: Junior Lecturer, INALCO. Collaborator of the Ricci Institute (Establishment of a complete book list for the library of the Ricci Institute in Paris,teaching on Taoist texts, and organization of the InternationaSymposiuothRiccInstitutes, Paris, Centre Sèvres, September 2007).

2002-2005: Teaching Assistant, INALCO, dept. of Chinese Studies (TeachingsTranslation and Chinese grammar for undergraduate students; Methodology; Classical Chinese).



-   2007-2009: Post-doctoral studies, Ecole Pratique des Hautes EtudesAdvisor:ProfMarc Kalinowski. Research theme: ‘Reflections on the writing of biographical judgment from Han toTang dynasty’.

- 2002-2006: Ph.DSumma cum laude, Chinese Studies, Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientale(INALCO)Dissertation: “La recherche du modèle dans les dialogues du Fayan de Yang Xiong (53av. J.-C.–18 apr. J.-C.): écriture, éthique et réflexiohistorique à lfin des Han occidentaux” (“ThSearcfor a ModeithDialogueothFayan bYanXion(5B.C.-A.D18):  Writing, Ethics and Historical Thinking at the End of the Western Han”). Advisor: Prof. Anne Cheng.

-     2002: Postgraduate degree with honours in Chinese Classical Studies at INALCO. Thesis: “Timeliness and moral practice in the Analects by Confucius”

-     2000-2001Student in modern and classical Chinese at the Language Centre of Fujen Catholic University (Taiwan).

-   2000: Master of  Philosophy with honours, University oAix-Marseille.

Bachelor of Chinese studies with honours, Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales. Major: Classical Chinese


- 1994-1997: Preparatory classes in Literature.


Main publications and communications


- 2017: Dialogues de Meou-tseu pour dissiper la confusion (presentation and annotated translation of Mouzi Lihuo lun 牟子理惑論), Paris, Les Belles Lettres.

- 2012: Nouveaux Discours (presentation and annotated translation of Xinyu 新語 by Lu Jia), Paris, Les Belles Lettres (with Stéphane Feuillas).

- 2010: Maîtres mots (presentation and annotated translation of Fayan 法言by Yang Xiong), Paris, Les Belles Lettres.


Articles, chapters and communications (in international conferences):

- (To be published, 2018): “Ban Gu as a model and the Treatise of Economics in the Suishu”, in Karine Chemla, Damien Chaussende (dir.), The Treatises of the Suishu.

2017: organization of an international workshop on Fan Ye’s 范曄 (398-446) Hou Han shu 後漢書 (History of the Later Han),  Paris, Collège de France, 13 september ; conference internet site / personal communication: The Historian’s judgment and the peers’ judgment in the “Biographical Chapter on the Proscribed Party” 

- 2016a: “‘Wen’ yihuo ‘su feng’ : Handai shijia dui huozhi de pinglun wenti chutan” 「蚊」抑或「素封」: 漢代史家對貨殖的評論問題初探, in Lee Chi-hsiang, Martin Kern (dir.), Shiji xue yu Shijie hanxue xubian 史記學與世界漢學續編 [Second Collection of Articles on Shiji Studies and World Sinology], Taibei, Tangshan.

- 2016b: “The Merchants in Shiji: An Interpretation in the Light of Later Debates”, in Olga Lomova, Dorothee Schaab-Hanke, Han Van Ess (dir.), The Shiji and beyond, Harrassowitz Verlag.

- 2016c: organization of the Panel “Looking for the « Third History »: Compilation and innovation in Fan Ye’s 范曄(398-446) Hou Han shu 後漢書 (History of the Later Han) / personal communication: “The purpose of Fan Ye’s writing of disquisitions and eulogies (lun zan)”, 21st Biennal Conference of the European Association for Chinese Studies, Saint-Petersburg, August 23th-28th.

2014: «Yang Xiong and Confucius », International Conference on Confucian rituals 釋奠學國際學術大會, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, May 9th-11th, 2014

2013: “La controverse dans le Mouzi”, Etudes chinoises, n° 32.1, p. 77-96.

2012a: Ban  Biao  and  the  Idea   of    Dynastic   History, International Conference – “Reconsidering The Book of the Han” (Münich, July 13th-15th)

2012b: “Wang Mang: How to became an emperor?”, communication given in the panel entitle“DiarchoUsurpationThProbleof the Sovereignty of the MinisteiImperial China”, 19th European Association of Chinese Studies Conference, September 5th-8th.

- 2011: “'Zichang duo ai, ai qi ye' : Yang Xiong Fayan zhong dui Shiji de lunshu yu chuancheng. Yi Handai rujia de wenti wei li”「子長多愛,愛奇也」: 揚雄《法言》中對《史記》的論述與傳承. 以漢代儒家的問題為例 , in Lee Chi-hsiang 李紀祥 (dir.), Shiji xue yu shijie hanxue lunji 史記學與世界漢學論集 [L’étude du Shiji et la sinologie mondiale], Taibei, Tangshan, p. 359-373.

- 2010 : “L’ermite politique entre clair et obscur : le renoncement au pouvoir dans les textes historiques des deux dynasties Han”, Études Chinoises, n° 29, p. 69-97.

2009: “Yang Xiong yu jin/tui de wenti” 揚雄與「進「退」的問題  (YangXiong and the problem of involvement versus eremitism), Gyeongsang National University, Korea, January 8th.


Awards and Fellowships

-     Post-doctoral Fellowship of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange, 2007-2008.

-     Doctoral Dissertation Award of the AFEC (French Association for Chinese Studies), 2007.

-     Doctoral Fellowship of the French Board for Research, 2002-2005.

-     Fellowship for Foreign Students of the Republic of China Board of Education, 2000-2001.



French, Classical and Modern Chinese, English, German (written)



European Association for Chinese Studies (EACS) Member, Board Member

French Association for Chinese Studies (AFEC) Member

Article dans une revue3 documents

  • Béatrice L'Haridon. La Controverse dans le Mouzi . Études Chinoises, Association française d'études chinoises, 2013, 32 (1). 〈hal-01494008〉
  • Béatrice L'Haridon. L'ermite politique entre clair et obscur : le renoncement au pouvoir dans les textes historiques des deux dynasties Han . Études Chinoises, Association française d'études chinoises, 2010, XXIX, pp.69-97. 〈hal-00744545〉
  • Béatrice L'Haridon. « Le Fayan de Yang Xiong et le questionnement confucéen de l’Histoire », . Études Chinoises, Association française d'études chinoises, 2005, pp.233-248. 〈halshs-01456687〉

Ouvrage (y compris édition critique et traduction)3 documents

Chapitre d'ouvrage1 document

  • Béatrice L'Haridon. The Merchants in Shiji: An Interpretation in the Light of Later Debates. Views from Within, Views from Beyond: Approaches to the Shiji as an Early Work of Historiography, 2015. 〈hal-01494146〉