Adrian Krawczyk

Adrian Krawczyk

Research Fellow

Gesellschaft und Kultur des modernen China
Schillerstraße 6, Room S 319
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-37158
Fax: +49 341 97-37159


Since 2020, Adrian Krawczyk holds the position of university lecturer for Society and Culture of Modern China at Leipzig University. After his master studies in Sinology, History, and German Literature, he worked as a research assistant at the department of Sinology at Zurich University (2013-2017). In In the context of a joint PhD program of Hamburg University and Fudan University (Shanghai), his doctoral thesis focuses on "Concepts of Ideology in Chinese Marxism".

Professional career

  • 02/2013 - 01/2017
    Research Assistant, Sinology, Zurich University
  • 02/2015 - 06/2015
    Research Stay in Kunming, cultural exchange scholarship, City of Zurich
  • 09/2010 - 12/2010
    Research Stay, Shanghai Normal University


  • 09/2005 - 04/2012
    Master studies Sinology, History and German Literature at Leipzig University
  • 02/2008 - 07/2008
    Chinese language courses, Fudan University (Shanghai)
  • 09/2008 - 01/2009
    Chinese language courses, Shanghai Normal University
  • 03/2017 - 02/2020
    Doctoral Candidate, Hamburg University/ Fudan University
  • 08/2018 - 07/2019
    Studies and Research Stay at the Institute of Foreign Marxism, Institute of Philosophy, Fudan University

China in the 20th and 21st century

Intellectual and Conceptual History of Modern China

Chinese Marxism, Marxist Theory in China

Historiography of Republican China

Biography and History

Theories of Ideology

  • Krawczyk, A.
    Celebrating the Bicentennial of Marx's Birth in China: An Analysis of Xi Jinping's Speech and Official Media Coverage
    Oriens Extremus. 2019. 57 (2018-2019). pp. 71-98
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  • Krawczyk, A.
    Marxist Theories of Ideology in Contemporary China: The Pioneering Work of Yu Wujin
    Asian Studies. 2019. 7 (1). pp. 153-172
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more publications

  • Introduction to the Study of Sinology (2020)

  • Republican Fever in China and Taiwan (2016)

  • Biography and History in 20th Century China (2015)

  • China in the Second World War: Politics of Memory (2014)

  • Human Rights Discourses in 20th Century China (2014)