Dr. Marco Caboara

Bild von Marco Caboara

Internationales Kolleg für Geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung "Schicksal, Freiheit und Prognose. Bewältigungsstrategien in Ostasien und Europa"

Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS), Karlgren Fellow, Uppsala, Sweden

Home Institution:The Department of English, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong)

IKGF Visiting Fellow September 2012 - August 2013

IKGF Research Project

Oracle Bone inscriptions from the Bingbian collection

Curriculum vitae

Marco Caboara studied Linguistics and History in Pisa, Scuola Normale Superiore (Laurea), Linguistics in Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong (MPhil), and Linguistics and Sinology in Seattle, University of Washington (PhD), and is teaching at the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong. His main interests are Chinese Manuscript Studies, Syntax and Rhetoric, Chinese Folktales, and Narratology.


Institution and Location Degree Year(s) Feld of Study
Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy Laurea 1995 History
City University of Hong Kong MPhil 2004 Linguistics
University of Washington, Seattle, USA PhD 2011 Chinese Linguistics

Selected Publications

Books and Editions

  • First complete translation of the fourth century BCE Chinese bamboo manuscripts from Guodian and the Shanghai Museum Collection, in the process of being uploaded on the Thesaurus Linguae Sericae online corpus, based in Oslo and Heidelberg http://tls.uni-hd.de/main/basic_ch_main.lasso


  • P.M Bertinetto, Marco Caboara, Livio Gaeta, Maddalena Agonigi. 1995. ‘Syllabic division and intersegmental cohesion in Italian’, in Phonologica, 1992: Proceedings of the 7th International phonological meeting, edited by W.U. Dressler, M. Prinzhorn, I.R. Rennison.Torino: Rosenberg & Sellier, 11-33.

  • Caboara, Marco. 1998. "Demografia del pianeta Cina (lo sviluppo demografico cinese in eta’ moderna, 1000-1850)" [Chinese Macrodemography in the Modern Age, an overview], in I Viaggi di Erodoto, anno 12, numero 34 (gennaio-aprile1998), 52-63