Dr Yinya Liu

Chinese Studies, School of Modern Languages

Lecturer

Arts Building
39
(01) 4747184

Biography

Yinya Liu, B.Phil., M.Phil., PhD, received both of her Bachelor and Master degrees in Philosophy from Sun Yat-Sen University in Guangzhou, China and obtained her PhD at Maynooth University (MU). She worked in the Department of Philosophy (MU), Department of Chinese Studies (DCU) and International Strategic Collaboration Programme (ISCP-China, Science Foundation Ireland) before joining the School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures in Maynooth University in 2015. 

Research Interests

Ethics, Chinese Philosophy, Chinese Literature, Comparative Philosophy, Philosophy in Literature, Chinese Buddhism

Books

  Year Publication
2012 The Outline of Chinese Classical Philosophy.
Feng, Dawen (original author), Liu,Yinya (translator) (2012) The Outline of Chinese Classical Philosophy. Chicago: KF Publishing Company Group. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2020 'Bruce Lee: His Jeet Kune Do, His Movies and His Legacy'
Yinya Liu (2020) 'Bruce Lee: His Jeet Kune Do, His Movies and His Legacy' In: The Routledge Handbook of Sport in Asia. Abingdon: Routledge. [Details]
2018 'The Development of Social Media and its Impact on the Intercultural Exchange of the Olympic Movement, 2004–2012'
Liu, Yinya (2018) 'The Development of Social Media and its Impact on the Intercultural Exchange of the Olympic Movement, 2004–2012' In: Olympics in Conflict From the Games of the New Emerging Forces to the Rio Olympics. London and New York: Routledge. [Details]
2016 'Neo-confucian theory on the self-other relationship: Rethinking the concept of responsibility'
Liu, Yinya (2016) 'Neo-confucian theory on the self-other relationship: Rethinking the concept of responsibility' In: Conflict and Communication: A Changing Asia in a Globalizing World - Social and Political Perspectives. New York: Nova Science Publishers. [Details]
2016 'Discussion of the Ethical Significance of Language in the Philosophy of Heidegger and Levinas'
Liu, Yinya (2016) 'Discussion of the Ethical Significance of Language in the Philosophy of Heidegger and Levinas' In: Maynooth Philosophical Papers, Issue 8. Ireland: Philosophy, Maynooth. [Details]
2013 '社会神学志向倫理としてのキリスト論の非宗教的解釈'
Liu, Yinya (2013) '社会神学志向倫理としてのキリスト論の非宗教的解釈' In: 東アジアでボンヘッファーを読む東アジア. Tokyo: ボンヘッファー学会. [Details]
2011 'Chinese Studies in Ireland (1979-2009)'
Wang, Zhanpeng; Sun, Chong; Liu, Yinya (2011) 'Chinese Studies in Ireland (1979-2009)' In: Sino-Irish Relations: Cross-Cultural Perspectives. Beijing: World Knowledge Publisher. [Details]
2008 'Non-Religious Interpretation of Christianity: Research of the Late Thought of Bonhoeffer'
Liu, Yinya (2008) 'Non-Religious Interpretation of Christianity: Research of the Late Thought of Bonhoeffer' In: Religious Theory and Contemporary Theology. Hong Kong: Han Yu Cultural Press. [Details]
2001 'Reflection Between Love and Life: Research on University Psychological Counselling'
Liu, Yinya, Et Al. (2001) 'Reflection Between Love and Life: Research on University Psychological Counselling' In: Reflection Between Love and Life: Research on University Psychological Counselling. Guang Dong: Guang Dong People’s Publisher. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2016 'The development of social media and its impact on the intercultural exchange of the Olympic movement, 2004–2012'
Liu Y. (2016) 'The development of social media and its impact on the intercultural exchange of the Olympic movement, 2004–2012'. International Journal of the History of Sport, 33 (12):1395-1410 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2014 'Criteria of Evaluation will provide space for the discussion on the development of knowledge – A perspective of Interdisciplinary Research Evaluation'
Liu, Yinya (2014) 'Criteria of Evaluation will provide space for the discussion on the development of knowledge – A perspective of Interdisciplinary Research Evaluation' Chinese Social Sciences Today, 653 . [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2013 Non-religious Interpretation of Christology as Social Theologically-Oriented Ethics
Liu, Yinya (2013) Non-religious Interpretation of Christology as Social Theologically-Oriented Ethics Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Contemporary World: Dietrich Bonhoeffer Conference in East Asia 2013 [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2019 National identity, religious identity and their impacts on the evaluation of subjective well-being from a reflective and tentative approach - Chinese Catholics in Ireland as a case study.
Yinya Liu (2019) National identity, religious identity and their impacts on the evaluation of subjective well-being from a reflective and tentative approach - Chinese Catholics in Ireland as a case study. [Oral Presentation], Chinese National Identity in the Age of Globalization, Maynooth [Details]
2018 Some Genetic Ideas on Ideogrammatic Writing for a Metaphysical Consideration of Artificial Intelligence.
Liu, Yinya (2018) Some Genetic Ideas on Ideogrammatic Writing for a Metaphysical Consideration of Artificial Intelligence. [Oral Presentation], World Congress on Metaphysics, Salamanca, Spain [Details]
2017 Ethical Significance for Understanding the Past and Meeting the Future.
Liu, Yinya (2017) Ethical Significance for Understanding the Past and Meeting the Future. [Oral Presentation], The Place of Memory and Memory of Place, Cambridge, UK [Details]
2014 Re-thinking Responsibility.
Liu, Yinya (2014) Re-thinking Responsibility. [Invited Oral Presentation], Re-thinking Responsibility, Beijing [Details]
2013 Ethical Transformation – A Comparative Approach inspired by Levinas’s Thought.
Liu, Yinya (2013) Ethical Transformation – A Comparative Approach inspired by Levinas’s Thought. [Oral Presentation], 18th International Conference of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy (ISCP), New York [Details]
2012 Some Reflections on Teaching Chinese Philosophy in Ireland.
Liu, Yinya (2012) Some Reflections on Teaching Chinese Philosophy in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], 4th Annual Conference of the Asian Studies Ireland Association, Cork, Ireland [Details]
2010 Difficult Freedom.
Liu, Yinya (2010) Difficult Freedom. [Oral Presentation], Readings of Difficult Freedom, Toulouse, France [Details]
2010 Responsibility, the Other and Language.
Liu, Yinya (2010) Responsibility, the Other and Language. [Oral Presentation], Responsibility, the Other and Language, Maynooth [Details]
2009 “‘Truth’ and ‘Religion’ in Bonhoeffer and Levinas.
Liu, Yinya (2009) “‘Truth’ and ‘Religion’ in Bonhoeffer and Levinas. [Oral Presentation], the Irish Philosophical Society Autumn Conference, Belfast [Details]
2008 Dasein, the Other, and the Sacred.
Liu, Yinya (2008) Dasein, the Other, and the Sacred. [Oral Presentation], the North American Levinas Society (NALS) Third Annual Conference and Meeting: “Levinas and the Sacred”, Seattle [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
2014 Unthinkable: Which ‘golden rule’ of ethics is best, the Christian or Confucian?.
Liu, Yinya; Humphreys, Joe (2014) Unthinkable: Which ‘golden rule’ of ethics is best, the Christian or Confucian?. The Irish Times, Dublin. [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
The Association of China-Ireland Academics The Association of China-Ireland Academics (ACIA) is a non-political, non-religious and non-profit organisation. The Association actively participates, organizes and promotes cooperative activities in the areas of science, technology and cultural exchange, particularly interested in promoting bi-national cooperation between Ireland and China in education and academic research. 15-AUG-16 /