Prof. Dr. Wei Liu has joined Peter Lang as new co-editor of its Chinesisch-deutsche Jahres- und Tageszeiten. The series, previously edited by Xiuli Jin, has published studies on the translation, mediation and reception of German-language literature in China and Chinese literature in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Under the new joint editorship of Xiuli Jin and Wei Liu, the series will change its name to Europäische Kulturen in China und chinesische Kultur in Europa. Übersetzung – Vermittlung – Rezeption / European Cultures in China and Chinese Culture in Europe. Translation – Communication – Reception. It will also broaden its focus to include English, Romance and Slavonic Languages & Literature, History and Sociology.
Prof. Liu studied German philology at the University of Tübingen and earned his doctorate at the University of Salzburg. He is deputy dean of the College of Foreign Languages and Literature at Fudan University, Shanghai and he is a Professor for German Literature.