Institution: Tel-Aviv University
Department: Department of East Asian Studies

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Shahar, Meir

Shahar, Meir

Meir Shahar (Hebrew: מאיר שחר, born in 1959 in Jerusalem, Israel) is a professor in the Department of East Asian Studies at Tel Aviv University.

After studying at the University of Jerusalem, he studied Chinese in Taipei. He obtained a PhD in Asian languages and civilizations at Harvard University in 1992.

His current research focuses on interactions between Chinese religions, the Chinese literature, and Chinese martial arts.