政治学系

Department of Political Science

Introduction:

 

Dr. Huosheng Tan

Male, Born in Jan. 1968 in Ezhou, Hubei Province

Associate Professor of Department of Political Science

School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tsinghua University

Journal Editor, History of Political Thougt

 


Education background:

2006, Graduate, Workshop on Political Science Research Methods,jointly organized by Renmin University of China and Duke University of USA

2005, Ph.D., Department of Political Science, Renmin University of China

2004, Visiting student, Department of Political Science, University of Durham, UK

2002, M.A., Department of Political Science, Renmin University of China

1990, B.A., Department of the CCP’s History, Renmin University of China

 


Experience:

2009-2010, Associate professor, Department of Political Science, Renmin University of China

2005-2009, Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Renmin University of China

1996-1999, Lecturer, CCP’s School of Ezhou, Hubei Province

1990-1996, assistant, CCP School of Ezhou, Hubei Province


Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects:

Political Theory

Theories of Democracy in 20 Century

History of Political Thought


Honors And Awards:

2006, Excellent Ph.D. Dissertation of Renmin University


Academic Achievement:

Books

2009, Jean-Jacques Rousseau: One Hundred years in China (editor), Jilin Publishing Group Ltd.

2009, Civil Society in China and Its Growth During Wenchuan Earthquake (co-author), Peking University Press.

2007, Democratic Deliberation and Political Legitimacy, Law Press of China.

2007, Road to Great Powers’ Revival (vice-editor), People’s Press of China.

Works of Translation

2010, Frank Cunningham, Theories of Democracy: a Critical Introduction (translate chapters 1, 2, 5, 9, 10, 11), Jilin Publishing Group Ltd..

2007, Huosheng Tan, Deliberative Democracy (editor), Jiangsu People’s Press.

2001, Leslie Lipson, The Great Issues of Politics: An Introduction to Political Science (translate chapters 8, 9, 14), Huaxia Press.

Papers

“The Chinese Faces of Rousseau,” (coauthor), History of Political Thought, No. 1, Vol. 1, 2010, pp. 121-136.

“From the Sacred to the Secular: The Birth of the Idea of Popular Sovereignty,” in Political Thought and Political Culture in the West and China, edited by Riyun Cong, and Jinyou Pang, Social Science Academic Press (China), 2009, pp.3-15.

“Habermas’ Dual Track Model of Deliberative Democracy” (coauthor), Theory on CPPCC , No. 1, 2008, pp. 32-39.

“Debate in the West on Democratic Consolidation: Presidentialism vs. Parliamentarism,” Teaching and Research, No. 4, 2008, pp. 80-86.

“Rousseau’s Concept of the General Will,” in Political Culture in the West and China, Vol. 6, edited by Depu Ma, and Will Kymlicka, Tianjin People’s Press, 2007, pp. 357-383.

“Theories of Deliberative Democracy: Key Concepts and Schools,” Teaching and Research, No. 11, 2006, pp. 50-56.

“Between Hobbes and Machiavelli: The Foundation of Harrington’s Republicanism,” Academia Bimestris, No.4, 2006, pp.130-136.

“How Is the Concept of Legitimacy Possible in Social Science?” Chinese Social Sciences Review, Vol.3, 2005, pp.147-158.

“The Redefinition of the Word “Minzhu” (民主) in the Late Imperial China”, Studies on Qing History, Vol.2, 2004, pp.34-45.

“Does Administration Absorbing Politics Work?” 21st Century (Hongkong), Vol.4, 2003, pp.118-120.

“Soul and Body: Rural Chinese Catholics’ Status of Belief in the Calamity of 1900” (coauthor), Journal of Literature, History and Philosophy, Vol.1, 2003, pp.136-143.

'FenKeSheXue’(分科设学) and the Transformation of Academic System in the Late Imperial China,” (coauthor), Journal of Shanxi University (special issue for the 100th Anniversary of the Shanxi University), Vol.1, 2003, pp. 84-92.