Category: Fieldwork Committee


Wang, Michelle

Institution: Georgetown University
Department: Department of Art and Art History

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Michelle C. Wang is Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History at Georgetown University. As a specialist in medieval Chinese art, her publications have addressed Buddhist maṇḍalas, Dunhuang painting, and Silk Road material culture. Continue reading

Heller, Natasha

Institution: University of Virginia
Department: Religious Studies

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Natasha Heller studies Chinese Buddhism in the context of cultural and intellectual history. Her research includes both the pre-modern period (10th through 14th c.) and the contemporary era.Continue reading

ter Haar, Barend

Institution: University of Oxford
Department: Faculty of Oriental Studies

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Barend ter Haar teaches Chinese studies at the University of Oxford, with a strong focus on cultural and religious history. Although first of all a social and cultural historian, the religious dimension is so central to Chinese traditional life that much of his research up to now has dealt with religious phenomena.Continue reading

Keyworth, George

Bingenheimer, Marcus

Rusk, Bruce

Institution: University of British Columbia
Department: Department of Asian Studies

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Bruce Rusk is an Associate Professor in the Department of Asian Studies. His main areas of research and teaching are the cultural history of China, especially the Ming (1368–1644) through early Qing (1644–1911) dynasties. He has worked on the history of textual studies, literary culture, writing systems, and connoisseurship. Continue reading