Books and edited volumes

  • Parteigeschichtsschreibung in der Volksrepublik China. Typen, Methoden, Themen und Funktionen (Party historiography in the PRC: Types, methods and topics). Harrassowitz: Wiesbaden: 1984, 248 pp.
  • (Guest editor) Party Historiography. Chinese Law and Government. Fall 1986, Vol. XIX, No.3, 110 pp. (Translation and comments, 10 p. introduction)
  • „Shi und lun“: Studien zur Methodologie der Historiographie in der VR China („Shi and lun“ Studies of the methodology of historiography in the PRC). Habilitation thesis, Ruhr University Bochum 1989.
  • Together with Li Zhenyi: Qiao – Die Brücke. Ein Lehrbuch für Schnell-Leseverständnis (Qiao – The Bridge. A textbook for acquiring high speed reading ability). Beijing: (Yuyan Xueyuan Chubanshe) 1994. (In the meantime out of print, revised new edition published in 2007).
  • Together with Rothermund, Dietmar and Reinhard, Wolfgang: Periplus 1995. Jahrbuch für außereuropäische Geschichte: Münster and Hamburg, 1995. In charge of the topic: World War II in Asia, 70 pp.
  • Together with Axel Schneider: Chinese Historiography in Comparative Perspective. Theme Issue 35, History and Theory Vol. 35, No.4, 1996, 122 pp.
  • Together with Dagmar Hauff (ed.): Ländliche Unternehmen in der VR China (Rural enterprises in the PRC). Duncker und Humblot: Berlin, 1999. (9 articles and preface, 256 pp.)
  • Together with Axel Schneider: Zhongguo shixueshi yantaohui: cong bijioa guandian chufa lunwenji. Conference proceedings (conference Chinese Historiography in Comparative Perspective), Daoxiang: Taibei, 1999, 240 pp.
  • Gao Xingjian: Nächtliche Wanderungen. Reflexionen über das Theater (Gao Xingjian. Reflections on theatre). Translated by Martin Gieselmann, Andrea Riemenschnitter, Irmy Schweiger and Susanne Weigelin-Schwiedrzik. Epilogue by Natascha Vittinghoff. Mnemosyne: Neckargemünd, 2000, 139 pp.
  • Together with Dietmar Rothermund (ed.): Der Indische Ozean: Das afro-asiatische Mittelmeer als Kultur- und Wirtschaftsraum (The Indian Ocean – The afro-asian Mediterranean as a cultural and economic space). Vienna: Promedia, 2004, 286pp.
  • Together with Sepp Linhart: Ostasien 1600-1900 (East Asia 1600-1900). Promedia: Vienna, 2004, 267 pp.
  • Together with Sascha Klotzbücher and Agnes Schick-Chen (eds.): As China Meets the World. China’s Changing Position in the International Community. Verlag der Akademie der Wissenschaften: Vienna, 2006, 210 pp.
  • Together with Sepp Linhart: Ostasien im 20.Jahrhundert (East Asia in the 20th century). Promedia: Vienna, 2007, 267 pp..
  • Together with Li Zhenyi: Qiao – duogongneng jiaocai (Die Brücke – a multi-funcional Chinese lnaguage textbook). Shanghai: Shanghai University Press (Shanghai Daxue Chubanshe), 2007.
  • Together with Franz Römer (ed.): William C. Kirby: Chinese, European and American Universities – Challenges for the 21st Century. Faculty lectures of the Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies Faculty 1, Göttingen. Vienna University Press: Vienna, 2007.
  • Together with Birgit Kellner: Denkt Asien anders (Does Asia think in a different way)? Vienna University Press: Vienna, 2009. 165 pp.
  • Together with Reinhard Neck and Heinrich Schmidinger: Kommunikation – Objekt und Agens von Wissenschaft (Communication as object or subject of the sciences), Vienna: Böhlau Verlag, 2013, 202 pp.
  • Broken Narratives. On Post Cold War History and Identity in Europe and East Asia (Leiden Series in Comparative Historiography), Brill: Leiden, 2014, 261 pp.
  • Together with Zhu Jiaming (朱嘉明):一战与中国。 一战百年会议论文集 (China and World War I. Edited volume of contributions to the Conference on China and WW I, Vienna 2014). Shanghai: Renmin Dongfang Chubanshe, 2015, 584 pp.
  • China und die Neuordnung der Welt, Brandstätter Verlag, Vienna 2023
  • In preparation: Together with Wolfgang Schwentker: Ostasien im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert (A history of East Asia in the 19th and 20th centuries). Neue Fischers Weltgeschichte (more than 90% of the manuscript completed)
  • Editor of the Leiden Series in Comparative Historiography (together with Axel Schneider)
  • Schmidt-Glintzer, Helwig et al. (eds.): Historical truth, historical criticism and ideology. Brill: Leiden, 2005
  • Hon, Tze-ki: The Politics of Historical Production in late Qing and Republican China. Brill: Leiden, 2007
  • Choy, Howard Yuen Fung: Remapping the past: Fictions of history in Deng’s China, 1979-1997. Brill: Leiden, 2008
  • Matten, Marc Aurel: Places of memory in modern China: history, politics, and identity. Brill: Leiden, 2011
  • Hon, Tze-ki: Revolution as Restoration – Guocui Xuebao and China’s Path to Modernity, 1905-1911. Brill: Leiden, 2013
  • Weigelin-Schwiedrzik, Susanne (ed.): Broken narratives – post-Cold-War history and identity in Europe and East Asia. Brill: Leiden, 2014
  • Murthy, Viren and Axel Schneider (eds.): The challenge of linear time: nationhood and the politics of history in East Asia. Brill: Leiden, 2014
  • Murthy, Viren: Political philosophy of Zhang Taiyan: The resistance of consciousness. Brill: Leiden, 2014
  • Standaert, Nicolas: The intercultural weaving of historical texts: Chinese and European stories about Emperor Ku and his concubines. Brill: Leiden, 2016
  • Schneider, Julia: Nation and ethnicity: Chinese discourses on history, historiography, and nationalism (1900s-1920s). Brill: Leiden, 2017
  • Elman, Benjamin et al. (eds.): The “global” and the “local”in early modern and modern East Asia. Brill: Leiden, 2017
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