Chinese Engineers Relational Database (CERD)

DatabaseHelpDownloadSourcesPublicationsTeam & Imprint

Publications, updated 2022/11
If you would like to have your publication added, please send us an email.

Publications about the Database

Ng, Chin Fung, Thorben Pelzer, et al., ed. “Annotations to the Zhōngguó gōngchéngrén mínglù.” Geneva, Budapest: Zenodo, 2021. [Download here]

Pelzer, Thorben. “Retracing Professional Mobility—Historical Network Analysis through CERD,” TRAFO, 11/2021. [Download here]

Pelzer, Thorben. “Chinese Engineers Relational Database (CERD) Design Manual.” Working Paper Series SFB 1199, no. 21. Leipzig: Leipzig University Press, 2020. [Download here]

Publications Citing the Database

Pelzer, Thorben. Engineering Trouble: US–Chinese Experiences of Professional Discontent, 1905–1945. Boston: Brill, 2023. ISBN: 978-90-04-54947-0.

Yi, Yuan. "Crafted for Mass Production: Imported Spinning Machinery on the Shop Floor, China, 1910s–1920s." Technology and Culture 63, no. 4 (2022): 979–1004. doi:10.1353/tech.2022.0154.

Presentations about the Database

Pelzer, Thorben. “Chinese Engineers Relational Database (CERD),” Tools of the Trade, Harvard University, Cambridge MA, 2023.

Pelzer, Thorben. “The Role of Engineers within the Guomindang Technostructure. A Database-Driven Assessment,” Elites in China, ENP-China, Aix-Marseille and Taipei, 2022/23.

Pelzer, Thorben. “Chinese Engineers Relational Database.” EACS Biennial Conference. Leipzig, 2021.

Cite this database: Pelzer, Thorben, et al., eds. (2022). "Chinese Engineers Relational Database (CERD)." Geneva, Budapest: Zenodo.
Leipzig University  SFB 1199  DFG  BMBF  Heurist