From Kaifeng to Shanghai — Jews in China


- In 1997the Monumenta Serica Institute and the China-Zentrum organized an exhibition and an international colloquium (September 22—26, 1997) on the history of Jews in China "From Kaifeng to Shanghai — Jews in China".

The exhibition was staged at the ethnological museum "Haus Völker und Kulturen" in Sankt Augustin and included the Shanghai woodcuts of the German-born Jewish artist David Ludwig Bloch who lived in exile in Shanghai from 1940—1949. On the occasion of the exhibition, these woodcuts were published in book-form in a trilingual edition (German — English — Chinese):

David Ludwig Bloch. Holzschnitte — Woodcuts
Shanghai 1940—1949. Herausgegeben von Barbara Hoster, Roman Malek und Katharina Wenzel-Teuber. (Sankt Augustin — Nettetal 1997), 249 pp.


The international colloquium "From Kaifeng to Shanghai — Jews in China" (September 22—26, 1997) was attended by some 20 scholars and subsidized by the Asia Committee of the European Science Foundation and the Pacific Cultural Foundation. The proceedings were published as volume 46 of the Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

From Kaifeng ... to Shanghai. Jews in China. Ed. by Roman Malek. Joint Publication of the Monumenta Serica Institute and the China-Zentrum (Sankt Augustin — Nettetal 2000), 706 pp.