As Principal Investigator
Project Title: "Global Encounters between China and Europe: Trade Networks, Consumption and Cultural Exchanges in Macau and Marseille (1680-1840)", (ref. number: 679371 – GECEM), ERC (European Research Council)-Starting Grant, 2016-2021.
Project Title: "The Silk Road Belt and its Socio-Economic and Cultural Impacts in China and Mediterranean Europe" - 丝绸之路地带及其对中国和欧洲地中海地区的社会、经济以及文化影响, Ministry of Education of China-Renmin University of China, Beijing (China), 2015-2016.
Project Title: "Global Ports: The transformation of the big city ports of Macau and Marseille", Marie Curie Actions (International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands), 2013-2014.