LI, Kin Sum Sammy 李建深博士
Assistant Professor, Department of History

Ph.D. Princeton University,
Certificate of the Princeton-in-Ishikawa Japanese Language Program,
M. Phil. and B.A. Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Tel: (852) 3411 7176
Email: kinsumli@hkbu.edu.hk
 
RESEARCH FOCUS  

Art History and Archaeology of Ancient China;
Cultural Exchanges along the Silk Routes;
History of Mass Production;
History of Industrial Revolutions across World Civilizations.
 
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS  
  Refereed Scholarly Books, Monographs and Chapters
  a. Research Book or Monograph
  LI, Kin Sum (Sammy). 2017. Universe within Inches: Bronze Mirrors Donated by Professor Mark Kai-keung 方圓天地——麥氏贈鏡. Bilingual (English and Chinese). Hong Kong: Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  b. Chapters in Edited Books
  LI, Kin Sum (Sammy). (Accepted). “Qingtongjing yanjiu de fansi yu fazhan” 青銅鏡研究的反思與發展 (Reflections on the field of bronze mirror studies and its development), in the 2020 issue of the Guoji Hanxue luncong 國際漢學論叢 (International Papers on Sinology), eds. Huang Kuan-yun 黃冠雲 and Yu I-fei 游逸飛.
  LI, Kin Sum (Sammy). (Accepted). “Chudi de daguimo shengchan – yi tongjing, sizhipin weili” 楚地的大規模生產——以銅鏡、絲織品為例 (Mass production in the Chu area – examples from bronze mirrors and textiles), in Chuwenhua yu Changjiang Zhongyou zaoqi kaifa 楚文化與長江中游早期開發 (Chu Culture and the Early Development of the Middle Reach of the Yangtze River), ed. Wuhan University.
  LI, Kin Sum (Sammy). 2018. “Cultural Interactions throughout the South China Sea,” in Voyages, Migration, and the Maritime World: On China’s Global Historical Role, eds. Ho, Clara Wing-chung, Ricardo K. S. Mak, and Tam Yue-him, pp. 91-120. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110587685
  LI, Kin Sum (Sammy). 2018. “Helihuo Dao yu wenwu jiaoyi” 荷李活道與文物交易 (Hollywood Road and Trades of Antiques), in Helihuo Dao: xunmi wangri fenghua 荷李活道:尋覓往日風華 (Hollywood Road: in search of past splendor), eds. Zheng Hongtai 鄭宏泰 and Zhou Wengang 周文港, pp. 81-104. Hong Kong: Chung Hwa Book Company.
  Refereed Journal Publications
  Wang, Jidong, Jiajia Dai, Kin-Sum Li, Jun Wang, Mingqiang Wei, *Mingyong Pang. 2018. “Cost-effective printing of 3D Objects with Self-Supporting Property,” The Visual Computer, pp. 1-13, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00371-018-1493-y
  LI, Kin Sum (Sammy). 2017. “The Component-Model Method of Mirror Manufacture in 300 BCE China,” Archives of Asian Art, vol. 67, issue 2, pp. 257-76. DOI: https://doi-org.lib-ezproxy.hkbu.edu.hk/10.1215/00666637-4229728
  LI, Kin Sum (Sammy). 2017. “The Design Origins of Qin Metal Weights,” Artibus Asiae, vol. LXXVII (77), no. 1, pp. 91-110.
  LI, Kin Sum (Sammy). 2017. “To Rule by Manufacture: Measurement Regulation and Metal Weight Production in the Qin Empire,” T’oung Pao, vol. 103, issue 1-3, pp. 1-32.
  LI, Kin Sum (Sammy). 2014. “Designs within Circular Frames: Bronze Mirrors in Northeast Asia, 600-100 BC,” in NMK 2014 Museum Network Fellowship Research Papers, ed. National Museum of Korea, pp. 2-13. Seoul: National Museum of Korea.
  Conference Papers
  a. Refereed
  Chan, Connie C.W., Li, K.S. (Sammy), Ngan, Henry Y.T. 2017. “Weaving Pattern Recognition of Ancient Chinese Textiles by Regular Bands Analysis,” Electronic Imaging, Intelligent Robotics and Industrial Applications using Computer Vision 2017, pp. 31-6. Society for Imaging Science and Technology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2352/ISSN.2470-1173.2017.9.IRIACV-263
  b. Invited
  LI, Kin Sum (Sammy). (Accepted). “Qindai liangqi de shengchan yu jingzhun kongzhi” 秦代量器的生產與精準控制, in Zhanguo ji Qin Han shiqi wenxian yu chutu wenshu de lishi kaocha: Zhongguo jianboxue guoji luntan 2019 戰國及秦漢時期文獻與出土文書的歷史考察:中國簡帛學國際論壇2019, Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 12-15, 2019.
  LI, Kin Sum (Sammy). 2018. “Chudi de daguimo shengchan” 楚地的大規模生產 (Mass production in the Chu area – examples from bronze mirrors and textiles), in Chuwenhua yu Changjiang Zhongyou zaoqi kaifa guoji xueshu yantaohui lunwenji (shang) 楚文化與長江中游早期開發國際學術研討會論文集(上) (Proceedings of the International Conference on Chu Culture and the Early Development of the Middle Reach of the Yangtze River), vol. 1, pp. 134-51. Wuhan: Wuhan University.
  LI, Kin Sum (Sammy). 2016. “The Qin faduliang Edict and the Design and Production of the Metal Weights,” in Excavated Manuscripts and Material Culture: Fifth Young Scholars Forum on Excavated Manuscripts, ed. Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology, pp. 307-38. Hong Kong Baptist University.
  LI, Kin Sum (Sammy). 2015. “Ancient Jade and Glass: Cultural Interactions throughout the South China Sea,” in Voyages, Migration and the Maritime Silk Road: An International Symposium on China’s Role in Global History, Hong Kong Baptist University.
  LI, Kin Sum (Sammy). 2009. “The Inheritance and Innovation of Buddhist Art: A Perspective of Cultural Dynamics of Chinese and Tibetan Buddhist Art” 佛教藝術的傳承與創新:中國與藏傳佛教藝術文化互動之初探, in Proceedings of the World Buddhist Forum: Buddhist Art and Cultural Enterprises 世界佛教論壇論文集 (佛教的藝文事業), pp. 156-61. Taiwan: Huafan University.
  Creative and Literary Works
  a. Research Exhibitions Curated
  LI, Kin Sum (Sammy). 2017. Invited guest curator of an exhibition: “Universe within Inches: Bronze Mirrors Donated by Professor Mark Kai-keung” 方圓天地:麥氏贈鏡, Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, August 12 to September 17, 2017. Reviews of the exhibition appear in multiple newspapers, including “Tongjing cang gushi jiagu xian wenming” 銅鏡藏故事 甲骨顯文明 (Stories hidden in bronze mirrors and civilizations revealed in oracle bones), Takungpao, August 25, 2017.
  LI, Kin Sum (Sammy). 2011-2012. Curator of the exhibition “High Over Asia: Politicization of the Sky – Selections from the Cotsen Children’s Library for the Mid-Atlantic Regional Association for Asian Studies Conference,” Cotsen Children’s Library, Princeton University, December 2011 to June 2012. http://blogs.princeton.edu/cotsen/2012/03/historical-chinese-language-childrens-literature-at-the-cotsen-childrens-library/
  b. Translation
  LI, Kin Sum (Sammy). (Forthcoming) 「中國銅鏡的技術分析」, 來國龍編. 《他山攻錯:西方中國青銅器技術研究論文精選集》. Chinese translation of the article “The Technical Analysis of Chinese Mirrors,” by David Scott, in The Lloyd Cotsen Study Collection of Chinese Bronze Mirrors, vol. 2, pp. 198-233.
  Other Outputs
  Book Review
  LI, Kin Sum (Sammy). 2016. Book review of Charles Sanft, Communication and Cooperation in Early Imperial China: Publicizing the Qin Dynasty, in Bulletin of the Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology 饒宗頤國學院院刊, vol. 3, pp. 361-5. This was translated into Chinese by Tan Ren 談仁, “評陳力強《早期帝制中國的溝通與協作——秦王朝的宣傳工程》,” “漢學英華——饒宗頤國學院院刊增刊,” eds. Meng Fei 孟飛 and Chan Chok Meng 陳竹茗, Hong Kong: Chung Hwa Book, 2018, pp. 303-8.